48 Hours

48 Hours

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48 Hours

48 Hours is an American documentary/news magazine television show broadcast on CBS. The show has been broadcast on the network since January 19, 1988. The show airs Saturdays at 10:00 p.m. Eastern and Pacific Time, as part of the network's placeholder Crimetime Saturday block; as such, it is currently one of only two remaining first-run prime time shows (excluding sports) airing Saturday nights on the major U.S. broadcast television networks (along with Univision's Sabadazo). The show sometimes airs two-hour editions or two consecutive one-hour editions, depending on the subject involved or to serve as counterprogramming against other networks. Judy Tygard was named senior executive producer in January 2019, replacing Susan Zirinsky, who served as executive producer since 1996 until her early 2019 appointment as president of CBS News.

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Created by
Howard Stringer
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Directed by
Rob Klug
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Country of origin
United States
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Original language
English
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No. of seasons
31
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No. of episodes
991
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PRODUCTION

Executive producer
Judy Tygard
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Producer
Chuck Stevenson, Liza Findley, Paul La Rosa, Ruth Chenetz, Alec Sirken, Chris O'Connell, Marc Goldbaum, Chris Young Ritzen, Marcella Spencer, Lisa Freed
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Editor
Doreen Schecter, Greg McLaughlin, Phil Tangel, Marlon Disla, Richard Barber, Mike McHugh, Ken Blum, Diana Modica, Grayce Arlotta-Berner, David Spungen, Jud Johnston, Joan Adelman, Michelle Harris, Gary Winter, Marcus Balsam
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Running time
42 minutes
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RELEASE

Original network
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Picture format
480i (4:3 SDTV)
(1988–2011)
1080i (16:9 HDTV)
(2011–present)
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Original release
January 19, 1988 (1988-01-19)
present
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CHRONOLOGY

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