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BREAKING BIG

Fridays, June 15- August 10, 2018 and August 31- September 14, 2018 at 8:30-9:00 p.m. ET

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Why and how did some of the world's most influential artists, innovators, athletes and leaders break big? Talented men and women recount their most difficult, dramatic and serendipitous turning points. Emmy-winning journalist Carlos Watson hosts.

Upcoming Episodes

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  • BREAKING BIG: Eddie Huang

    Follow restaurateur, author and television host Huang on his unique path to the American Dream.

    Airdate: 6/22/2018

    Time: 8:30 - 9:00 PM

    102

    OB: 6/22/2018

  • BREAKING BIG: Danai Gurira

    See how Tony Award-nominated Gurira made the leap from storyteller to Hollywood superstar.

    Airdate: 6/29/2018

    Time: 8:30 - 9:00 PM

    103

    OB: 6/29/2018

  • BREAKING BIG: Jason Aldean

    See how country singer Aldean beat early career setbacks, ultimately turning rejection into triumph.

    Airdate: 7/6/2018

    Time: 8:30 - 9:00 PM

    104

    OB: 7/6/2018

  • BREAKING BIG: Ruth Zukerman

    Find out how Zukerman turned her passion for indoor-cycling into a massive business—twice.

    Airdate: 7/13/2018

    Time: 8:30 - 9:00 PM

    105

    OB: 7/13/2018

  • BREAKING BIG: Roxane Gay

    See how Gay, a child of Haitian immigrants, became a leading voice in the modern feminist movement.

    Airdate: 7/20/2018

    Time: 8:30 - 9:00 PM

    106

    OB: 7/20/2018

  • BREAKING BIG: Michael Strahan

    Follow Super Bowl champ Strahan’s trajectory from football star to sports commentator and TV host.

    Airdate: 7/27/2018

    Time: 8:30 - 9:00 PM

    107

    OB: 7/27/2018

  • BREAKING BIG: Christian Siriano

    Learn how sartorial savant Siriano parlayed his singular vision into a “Project Runway” victory.

    Airdate: 8/3/2018

    Time: 8:30 - 9:00 PM

    108

    OB: 8/3/2018

  • BREAKING BIG: Senator Kirsten Gillibrand

    Discover how Senator Gillibrand became known as a politician willing to transcend simple ideology.

    Airdate: 8/10/2018

    Time: 8:30 - 9:00 PM

    109

    OB: 8/10/2018

  • BREAKING BIG: Lee Daniels

    Trace Daniels’ path from West Philly to the red-hot center of Hollywood.

    Airdate: 8/31/2018

    Time: 8:30 - 9:00 PM

    110

    OB: 8/31/2018

  • BREAKING BIG: Gretchen Carlson

    See how former news anchor Carlson became an advocate for working women everywhere.

    Airdate: 9/7/2018

    Time: 8:30 - 9:00 PM

    111

    OB: 9/7/2018

  • BREAKING BIG: Mayor Carmen Yulín Cruz

    Track Cruz’ route from San Juan mayor to leader of post-hurricane Puerto Rico and its people.

    Airdate: 9/14/2018

    Time: 8:30 - 9:00 PM

    112

    OB: 9/14/2018

  • BREAKING BIG: Trevor Noah

    Learn how Noah used his painful life stories to create a unique voice on the comedy circuit.

    Airdate: 9/21/2018

    Time: 8:30 - 9:00 PM

    101

    OB: 6/15/2018

Press Materials

  • PBS and OZY MEDIA ANNOUNCE THE PREMIERE OF A NEW PRIMETIME DOCUMENTARY SERIES, BREAKING BIG, AIRING THIS SUMMER ON PBS STATIONS

    Press Release

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