Declassified: Untold Stories of American Spies

Featuring Eric Maddox on Sunday, June 26, 2016

Declassified: Untold Stories of American Spies” is an eight-part CNN Original Series that debuted on Sunday, June 19, 2016 at 10 p.m. ET/PT. Hosted by former U.S. Congressman Mike Rogers, also the former chairman of the House Intelligence Committee, each episode features a newly declassified mission told first-hand by the agents who lived it, providing viewers with unprecedented access to the riveting and secret world of espionage. Eric Maddox’s story is featured on the June 26, 2016 episode chronicling the capture of Saddam Hussein.

“Declassified” covers missions set in fascinating locations and time periods from Cold War era Moscow to modern day Iran, from the streets of 1980s Cuba to today’s bustling Beijing. All 16 intelligence agencies from the CIA to the FBI are represented, revealing the unbelievable true stories of America’s covert operations in the United States and around the world. The hour-long series is produced by All3Media America with Gregory J Lipstone, Domini Hofmann, Aaron Saidman, Stephen Lambert and Mike Rogers serving as executive producers.

The season three premiere of “The Hunt with John Walsh” preceded the debut of “Declassified” at 9 p.m. ET/PT. Host Walsh, a passionate victims’ rights activist and spokesperson for the National Center for Missing & Exploited Children, exposes the criminal investigation stories of fugitives at large. Through interviews with victims, loved ones and law enforcement, the hour-long series provides the public with salient information to facilitate the capture of the profiled criminals.

After two seasons, 10 cases had been resolved following the show’s exposure. “The Hunt with John Walsh” was produced by the Peabody and Emmy Award-winning Zero Point Zero Production, Inc. (“Anthony Bourdain: Parts Unknown”).

About CNN Original Series

The CNN Original Series group develops non-scripted programming for television via commissioned projects, acquisitions and in-house production. Amy Entelis, executive vice president of talent and content development, oversees CNN Original Series and CNN Films for CNN Worldwide. Lizzie Fox, vice president of current programming, supervises production of all CNN Original Series.
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