DirecTV to Air LA Times Doc Series

Films Focus on Variety of Social Issues

The LA Times Documentaries series will debut Sept. 13 on DirecTV's Audience Network, covering a wide range of social issues and aimed at creating awareness for individuals and impacted communities.

This marks the first video production under the new banner, Los Angeles Times Originals. Each documentary runs between 20 and 30 minutes, and the series will premiere with A Soldier’s Wife, followed by Beyond 7 Billion (pictured). The films will air solely on the Audience Channel for 90 days.

“Our relationship with the LA Times allows DirecTV access to exceptional content from some of the nation’s most respected journalists,” said DirecTV senior vice president, original content and production Chris Long. “We’re proud to present our viewers with a series that will both enlighten and entertain."

The docs are available as follows:

  • A Soldier’s Wife (Sept. 13) –A husband’s return from war and the struggle he brought back…
  • Beyond 7 Billion (Part I Sept. 27, Part II Oct. 25) – The new generation and what that monumental number will soon mean…
  • Caught in the Crossfire (Nov. 8) – A story of the repercussions for gang violence victims and their families…
  • Losing Stu & Breaking the Cycle of Abuse (Nov. 22) – A close look into two families affected by disease and trauma…
  • Dying for Relief (Nov. 29) – The harsh reality of those suffering from prescription drug addictions...

To view the complete documentaries, visit LA Times.