Unveiling History: "In the Bubble with Jaime" Sets the Stage for Local, USA's Season 8 Premiere

Francis Page Jr. | 2/2/2024, 3:40 p.m.
As Black History Month unfolds, Houston Style Magazine is thrilled to announce the much-anticipated launch of season 8 of WORLD's …

As Black History Month unfolds, Houston Style Magazine is thrilled to announce the much-anticipated launch of season 8 of WORLD's acclaimed documentary series, Local, USA. Kicking off this extraordinary season is "In the Bubble with Jaime," a Charlamagne tha God-executive produced film that offers an intimate glimpse into the historic Senate run of Democratic National Committee (DNC) Chair Jaime Harrison. Join us as we explore the impactful narrative of this groundbreaking documentary premiering on February 5.

Houston Welcomes "In the Bubble with Jaime" to the World Stage

BOSTON (February 2, 2024) – The excitement is palpable as WORLD unveils the eighth season of its award-winning documentary series, Local, USA, with a riveting film titled "In the Bubble with Jaime." Charlamagne tha God, a prominent executive producer, and acclaimed filmmaker Emily Harrold take the audience on a journey through the daring 2020 Senate campaign of Jaime Harrison against U.S. Senator Lindsey Graham in South Carolina.

A Glimpse into a Herculean Effort

The documentary unfolds against the backdrop of the COVID-19 global pandemic, adding an extra layer of complexity to Harrison's historic Senate run. Viewers are treated to behind-the-scenes moments and reflections from Harrison himself, offering a rare and personal insight into his childhood, rise in politics, and the challenges faced during this pivotal campaign.

Exclusive Premiere Event on WORLD

"In the Bubble with Jaime" will debut on WORLD at 8 p.m. on February 5. The one-hour special will not only showcase the documentary but will also feature a compelling conversation between Charlamagne tha God and filmmaker Emily Harrold, both proud natives of South Carolina. Set your calendars for this unique opportunity to delve into the depths of history and political resilience.

Local, USA: A Series of Untold Stories

As a series committed to shedding light on untold stories and unsung heroes, Local, USA continues to be a beacon of cultural preservation and historical enlightenment. The upcoming season promises a diverse array of episodes, each crafted by independent producers or local public television stations from different corners of the nation.

A Season Packed with Insightful Narratives

Following the season opener, Local, USA's journey unfolds with a deep dive into segregation in Chicago, presented by WTTW, on February 12 at 9 p.m. HBCU Week takes center stage on February 19 and February 26, presenting a comprehensive exploration of Historically Black College and Universities' culture, community, and legacy.

Mark Your Calendars for a Season of Discovery

Houston Style Magazine invites its readers to mark their calendars for the upcoming episodes, including "Minnesota’s Alt-Meat Revolution" on March 25, "Freedom Hill" on April 22, "Fire Tender" on April 24, and "Chinatown Auxiliary" on May 13. These episodes promise to unravel captivating narratives, from environmental resilience to the vigilance of elderly volunteers patrolling New York City's Chinatown.

Join the Conversation: Engage Digitally

Local, USA can be accessed on WORLD, WORLD’s YouTube channel, WORLDChannel.org, and the PBS App. Engage digitally on social media platforms such as Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, TikTok, and WORLD’s YouTube channel for exclusive content and conversations surrounding each episode.

Embrace the Journey with Local, USA

As we embrace Black History Month and beyond, Local, USA invites viewers to embark on a journey of discovery, resilience, and celebration of diverse voices. Tune in to WORLD and witness the transformative power of storytelling as Local, USA continues to bring untold stories to the forefront.

Stay updated on Local, USA and more by visiting www.worldchannel.org. Let's celebrate history in the making with "In the Bubble with Jaime" and the entire season 8 lineup of Local, USA.