‘America Inside Out With Katie Couric’ is a six-episode documentary series produced by National Geographic Studios and Lincoln Square Productions in association with Katie Couric. It documents some of the most socially relevant and urgent issues in America through interviews and research.
The American program premiered on April 12, 2018, on Nat Geo. Now the question is, will there be an ‘America Inside Out With Katie Couric’ Season 2? We will delve into that question, but first, let’s quickly look into the details of the series.
Who is the Host of America Inside Out With Katie Couric?
‘America Inside Out With Katie Couric’ stars Katie Couric as the host. Katie is also a co-producer of the show. Katie Couric is an American journalist and author. Katie has been a television host on NBC News, CBS News and ABC News which are together termed as the Big Three Television Networks.
Katie is thus regarded as one of the most prominent journalists in America. She was the host of the syndicated talk show ‘Katie’ (2012) that was produced by Disney. In 2011, she published a book titled, ‘The Best Advice I Ever Got: Lessons from extraordinary lives’ which became a New York Times bestseller. Katie was inducted in the Television Hall of Fame in 2004.
Katie Couric as the main host should return in ‘America Inside Out With Katie Couric’ along with Nancy Cheever who is the main researcher on the series.
What is America Inside Out With Katie Couric About?
‘America Inside Out With Katie Couric’ follows American journalist, Kati Couric as she tries to understand some of the most socially relevant topics affecting America in present times. Season 1 of the series has 6 episodes, each of which revolves on a single issue or problem faced by the people. ‘America Inside Out With Katie Couric’ documents interviews of people who give their opinions on several of these issues.
The show thus aims to understand the psyche of the people towards such social issues. Katie suggests that the best way to understand the nerve of the country is by getting on the streets. The series also captures opinions and tries to understand the advice and research of prominent personalities who have been studying such social issues.
One of the topics covered by ‘America Inside Out With Katie Couric’ is gender equality which is currently one of the most widely followed topics across the globe. The show tries to understand the true meaning of feminism, the gender pay gap, and the me-too movement. Another episode documents the rise of dependency and addiction of the youth towards technology. It includes the study of social networking applications, their addictive designs and their effect on young minds.
‘America Inside Out With Katie Couric’, in one episode, also talks about white supremacy in America and its effect on the social structure. Another episode follows the treatment of Muslims in America and issues related to immigration. She has met with comedian and actor Aasif Mandvi, a Muslim community in Raleigh, North Carolina and had a chat with multiple Muslim celebs including a young model, hip-hop artist, tech entrepreneur, and an Olympic medalist.
‘America Inside Out With Katie Couric’ also explores topics like political correctness, guarantees of the First Amendment and the rise of frustration among America’s working-class white families.
The show takes a deep dive into the origins and intricacies of these topics. Thus, it manages to build its understanding and spread awareness based on ample research. Katie Couric handles the show in an extremely rational manner. She manages to put her thoughts and opinions aside while listening to people irrespective of what side they are on. She also manages to listen to people with the utmost care and it is apparent how connected she feels towards them.
Katie Couric and National Geographic channel regularly use their twitter handle to spread awareness about the show and the issues they are dealing with. Katie manages to engage people through discussions after every episode. This model thus helps the show to go beyond its standard limits and reach the maximum people to spread awareness.
America Inside Out With Katie Couric Season 2 Release Date: When will it premiere?
‘America Inside Out With Katie Couric’ Season 1 premiered on April 11, 2018, and ran until May 16, 2018, for 6 episodes. The series was widely acclaimed by critics, politicians, leaders and audiences alike. The show received an IMDb rating of 8 out of 10. The possibility of a second season is high due to its success.
If renewed, we expect ‘America Inside Out With Katie Couric’ Season 2 to release in 2020. We will keep you posted as we find out more.
America Inside Out With Katie Couric Trailer:
Here’s a trailer of ‘America Inside Out With Katie Couric’ that will give you a better idea of the show.
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