Podcasting is being adapted by a variety media as its popularity grows.
Now, Stitcher’s successful documentary podcast Heaven’s Gate will be the basis for a four-part docuseries about the cult and its mass suicide, to be produced by CNN Originals. The 10-part documentary podcast series, hosted by Glynn Washington, will be adapted for TV audiences as part of HBO Max’s first-ever CNN Originals program slate. HBO Max is a new streaming platform soon to be introduced by Warner Media.
“Two years since its initial launch, Heaven’s Gate remains an enduring hit within the Stitcher catalog,” said Stitcher CEO Erik Diehn. “The tremendous success of this documentary podcast is a testament to the power of this medium to thoughtfully explore events that captivate people across the globe. We are thrilled that the original reporting for this series will serve as the framework for telling the story from behind the camera lens to reach even more engaged audiences.”
Listen to Heaven’s Gate on Stitcher HERE.