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Press Release

May 21, 2019

The Weather Channel’s Fan Favorite STORM STORIES Returns this Summer

In partnership with Towers Productions, the series will premiere on Aug. 18th

The Weather Channel television network announced today the highly-anticipated return of fan favorite original series, STORM STORIES: The Next Chapter, in partnership with Towers Productions LLC.

Each hour-long episode will feature first-person accounts of extreme weather disasters and celebrate how these disasters inevitably bring out the very best in people. These incredible stories of bravery, fortitude, and ingenuity illustrate our compassion for one another in the face of nature’s most violent storms. Each episode will highlight two stories, with The Weather Channel on-camera meteorologist Jim Cantore serving as the narrator.  

“Since STORM STORIES originally launched in 2003, it has continued to elicit positive reactions from fans and we’re excited to bring it back to our slate of original programming,” said Nora Zimmett, Chief Content Officer and EVP at The Weather Channel television network. “In addition to our continued live coverage, STORM STORIES serves as another way to provide viewers with personal and relatable weather stories that will give them even more life-saving information.”

STORM STORIES: The Next Chapter will return for its 10th season on August 18, 2019 at 8:00 p.m. ET.

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About The Weather Channel

Since its launch over 35 years ago, The Weather Channel television network has become the top-rated and most widely distributed weather network in America. The Weather Channel television network has been the leader in severe weather coverage, providing the most comprehensive analysis of any media outlet and serving as the nation’s only 24-hour source of national storm coverage. With trusted meteorologists who analyze, forecast and report the weather, its expertise is unrivaled. The network posted its highest ratings in its history during 2017’s historic Hurricane Irma and was the highest-rated cable network during recent hurricanes Harvey and Michael. In 2018, The Weather Channel was nominated for an Emmy for its coverage of Hurricane Harvey and brought new life to weather forecasting by introducing its award-winning Immersive Mixed Reality (IMR) presentation. For nine years in a row, Harris Poll has ranked The Weather Channel as the “TV News Brand of the Year,” and in 2018, the Ipsos poll ranked The Weather Channel as the most trusted name in news media.