Starting Monday CNBC will present a daily series of four new documentaries for us tech junkies.
Monday, January 4th at 9:30PM ET—“WELCOME TO MACINTOSH”(macheads.cnbc.com)— the story of Apple told by the people who build, use, love, hate, and obsess over the company's revolutionary products. When Steve Jobs and Steve Wozniak launched Apple Computers in 1977, they had no idea the impact their company would have on the world. Now, more than thirty years later, filmmakers Robert Baca and Josh Rizzo take an in-depth look how Apple has created a cult fan base and how Steve Jobs has become a modern day hero.
Tuesday, January 5th at 10PM ET—“MACHEADS” (macheads.cnbc.com)— a 60-minute documentary, explores the loyalty of Apple fanatics and their obsession with the company and its products. The documentary takes an in-depth examination of just what makes the Mac, the iPhone, and Apple's other products seem like cultural phenomena rather than just consumer electronics.
Wednesday, January 6th at 10PM ET—“MARRIAGE FROM HELL: BREAKUP OF AOL TIME WARNER” (marriagefromhell.cnbc.com)—reported by CNBC’s David Faber, the one-hour documentary takes viewers inside the story of what has been called the worst deal ever made. Included: candid comments from one of the chief architects of the deal: former Time Warner CEO Gerald Levin- who underwent a stunning reversal of fortune.
Thursday, January 7th at 10PM ET—“PLANET OF THE APPS: A HAND-HELD REVOLUTION!” (planetoftheapps.cnbc.com)— hosted by CNBC’s Scott Wapner, the one-hour documentary looks at the recent "app" explosion and how they have changed the way we live. Meet the creators who are designing applications and making money. From engineers to everyday people, see how anyone can become an app developer.