Exposé: America's Investigative Reports

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Exposé: America's Investigative Reports
Format News/Documentary
Created by Stephen Segaller
Narrated by Sylvia Chase
Theme music composer Douglas J. Cuomo
Country of origin United States
Production
Executive producer(s) Tom Casciato
Running time 23 minutes
Broadcast
Original channel PBS
Picture format 480i (SDTV)
Original run September 1, 2006 (2006-09-01) – 2009
External links
Website

Exposé: America's Investigative Reports was a half-hour PBS documentary series that detailed some of the most revealing investigative journalism in America. Thirteen/WNET and the Center for Investigative Reporting launched the series as AIR: America's Investigative Reports on September 1, 2006.[1][2] When the second season premiered on June 22, 2007, the series was retitled Exposé: America's Investigative Reports. Also in 2007, the series won the News & Documentary Emmy Award for Outstanding Story In A News Magazine for the episode "Blame Somebody Else." Exposé's third and final season began on February 22, 2008, and aired as part of the hour-long series Bill Moyers Journal.

Episodes[edit]

Season 1[edit]

# Title Original airdate
101 "Crisis Mismanagement" September 1, 2006 (2006-09-01)
102 "A Bitter Pill" September 8, 2006 (2006-09-08)
103 "An Inside Job" September 15, 2006 (2006-09-15)
104 "A Sea of Trouble" September 22, 2006 (2006-09-22)
105 "Blame Somebody Else" September 29, 2006 (2006-09-29)
106 "Shooting the War" October 6, 2006 (2006-10-06)
107 "Policing the Force" October 13, 2006 (2006-10-13)
108 "Question 7" October 20, 2006 (2006-10-20)
109 "Nice Work If You Can Get It" October 27, 2006 (2006-10-27)
110 "Becoming the Story" November 3, 2006 (2006-11-03)
111 "Science Fiction" November 10, 2006 (2006-11-10)
112 "Charity Begins at Home" November 17, 2006 (2006-11-17)

Season 2[edit]

# Title Original airdate
201 "Think Like a Terrorist (Part 1)" June 22, 2007 (2007-06-22)
202 "Think Like a Terrorist (Part 2)" June 29, 2007 (2007-06-29)
203 "Friends in High Places" July 13, 2007 (2007-07-13)
204 "The Scientific Method" July 20, 2007 (2007-07-20)
205 "Money for Nothing" July 27, 2007 (2007-07-27)
206 "Death is Different" September 7, 2007 (2007-09-07)
207 "Eyes on the Road" September 14, 2007 (2007-09-14)
208 "In a Small Town (Part 1)" September 28, 2007 (2007-09-28)
209 "In a Small Town (Part 2)" October 5, 2007 (2007-10-05)
210 "Quid Pro Quo" October 19, 2007 (2007-10-19)
211 "Security Theater" October 26, 2007 (2007-10-26)
212 "Sustained Outrage" November 2, 2007 (2007-11-02)

Season 3[edit]

# Title Original airdate
301 "Mr. Heath Goes to Washington" February 22, 2008 (2008-02-22)
302 "Cash Cows & Cowboy Starter Kits" April 11, 2008 (2008-04-11)
303 "Chemistry War Zone" May 23, 2008 (2008-05-23)
304 "20,000 Cuts a Day" June 27, 2008 (2008-06-27)
305 "Poverty, Inc." August 8, 2008 (2008-08-08)
307 "No Justice Out Here" November 14, 2008 (2008-11-14)
308 "Beneath the North Texas Dirt" November 21, 2008 (2008-11-21)
309 "A Private War" December 19, 2008 (2008-12-19)

References[edit]

  1. ^ Karen Everhart (2006-05-15). "Segaller emulates CSI, but it’s nonfiction about how reporters got scoops". Current. Retrieved 2009-01-27. "The series of half-hour documentaries, tentatively titled Airtime, debuts on PBS in September with a 12-week pilot season." 
  2. ^ "PBS Pressroom - AIR". Retrieved 2009-01-27. "... a series of 12 weekly episodes, premieres on PBS Friday, September 1, 2006 ..." [dead link]

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