Bruce Jenner's docuseries about life as a transgender woman formally announced by E!
UPI News Service, 04/25/2015
E! has officially announced plans to air a new documentary series about Bruce Jenner's life as a transgender woman.
"The series will tell Bruce's intimate story and will join him as he seeks out his 'new normal,'" the cable network said in a news release.
"Living for the first time as the person he feels he was born to be, the docuseries will also explore what Bruce's transition means for the people in his life and how those relationships are affected, while offering a better understanding of many of life's challenges."
The eight-part, one-hour series is scheduled to premiere July 26 on E! and will also air on the E! channels internationally.
A series title will be announced at a later date.
"Bruce is incredibly courageous and an inspiration, and we are proud to be entrusted with this deeply personal and important story," Jeff Olde, executive vice president of programming and development at E!, said in a statement. "This series will present an unfiltered look as Bruce boldly steps into uncharted territory and is true to himself for the first time."
The announcement came shortly after the reality TV personality and former Olympian discussed his transition from male to female in an in-depth interview with ABC's Diane Sawyer, which aired Friday night.
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