New Russell Crowe series coming to M-Net

Russell Crowe as Roger Ailes. (Backgrid USA)
Russell Crowe as Roger Ailes. (Backgrid USA)

Cape Town – M-Net has snagged the upcoming drama series, The Loudest Voice about America's controversial Fox News channel and the man who created it, Roger Ailes.

The miniseries that is based on Gabriel Sherman's book and stars academy-award winner Russell Crowe.

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If you work in media, love media, watch TV news or are a journalist, or are interested in how the media and TV news works, you will want to watch this.

M-Net told Channel24 this week that it just acquire the 7-episode series that starts in the United States on 30 June.

The show has been scheduled to start on Wednesday, 3 July at 22:00 on M-Net (DStv 101).

The eight-episode series focuses primarily on the past decade in which Ailes arguably became the Republican party in America's de facto leader, as well as the defining events in his life – including his experiences with world leaders that gave birth to his political career, and the sexual harassment accusations and settlements that brought his Fox News reign to an end.