The Program Ticker: Teens, Weed, Sports

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By Chris Ariens Comment

  • Al Jazeera America premieres “Edge of Eighteen” from filmmaker Alex Gibney about teens and education. The six hour-long episodes were filmed by students who were given Canon XA10 cameras, tripods, microphones and other gear and learned storytelling, interviewing skills, cinematography, sound recording, and editing. The series debuts Sunday, September 7.

  • Fusion’s Chief Cannabis Correspondent Ryan Nerz explores the role of marijuana in professional sports for the latest installment of “The Cannabusiness Report” tomorrow night at 10pmET. Several former and current NFL players talked to Nerz about the widespread use of marijuana and pain killers in the league.

  • NBC Sports Group debuts NBCSN Sunday Sports Report this weekend. Host Liam McHugh will showcase news and highlights of the sports properties that primarily air on NBC and NBCSN, including the Olympics, NFL, NASCAR, NHL, Premier League, golf, Triple Crown horse racing, Notre Dame Football, Formula One, and more.

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