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CNN International: August 2019 Programming Highlights

Coming up on CNN International in-flight during September 2019 (Times are in GMT and subject to change):

Vital Signs with Dr. Sanjay Gupta – Bhutan

Hosted by Dr. Sanjay Gupta, CNN’s Chief Medical Correspondent and practicing neurosurgeon, Vital Signs is a half-hour monthly program that educates and enlightens viewers around the world about the latest topics, trends and discoveries in health, wellness and medicine. Engage with medical pioneers and leaders of the health profession, on the cutting edge of their fields. Be informed about your own health and global medical breakthroughs – and how they could impact your life. Find inspiration in lessons from around the world about ways to live longer, better lives. The health and medical field affects us all – no matter what country you live in or what language you speak. CNN’s ‘Vital Signs with Dr. Sanjay Gupta’ is a truly global look at the world of medicine.

Saturday 7 September at 1130 GMT

Sunday 8 September at 0530 GMT / 1830 GMT

Wednesday 11 September at 0730 GMT / 1630 GMT

Saturday 14 September at 0530 GMT / 1830 GMT 

Sunday 15 September at 1130 GMT


Innovative Cities

More than half of the world’s population currently lives in urban areas. But as our planet’s major cities become denser and more populated, our supply of natural resources is being stretched to the limit. From the air we breathe, to the water we drink, and the food we eat – our demand for these basic necessities show no sign of slowing down. But thanks to innovative new technology in major cities around the world, we’re already bringing new life into these daily essentials.

Saturday 7 September at 1230 GMT / 1630 GMT / 2030 GMT

Sunday 8 September at 0230 GMT 

Monday 9 September at 0030 GMT 

Tuesday 10 September at 1630 GMT 


The Young and Gifted

Across Thailand, a cadre of superstars under the age of 30 is leading the charge in defining their respective fields. From the beaches of Krabi to the hubbub of Bangkok, CNN meets the Young and Gifted luminaries of conservation, philanthropy, classical music and equestrian sport.

Saturday 21 September at 0630 GMT / 1530 GMT / 2130 GMT

Sunday 22 September at 1930 GMT / 1630 GMT

Monday 23 September at 0130 GMT


Call to Earth – Ted Turner: Captain Planet

Call To Earth is a call to action for the environment. It is CNN’s commitment to help create a sustainable future and turn the tide on critical issues like climate change and deforestation. In the coming years our production teams will be filming all over the world, to share incredible stories about the people, projects and places shaping our future, at Earth’s frontlines. And across the largest multi-platform news hub in the world, it is also a platform for our audience to form a community that helps drive awareness, action and education on key local and global issues.

Saturday 28 September at 1900 GMT

Sunday 29 September at 0500 GMT 

Monday 30 September at 0000 GMT