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Chasing Life with Dr. Sanjay Gupta

Chasing Life with Dr. Sanjay Gupta

  • Premiered: 
    April 13, 2019
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  • Network: CNN
  • Category: Series
  • Genre: Documentary
  • Type: Live Action
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Plot Synopsis

CHASING LIFE WITH DR. SANJAY GUPTA is a six-part docuseries that follows Gupta as he travels the globe to explore the unusual traditions and modern practices that constitute a healthy and meaningful life. "There are places around the world where people are living happier, healthier and longer than we ever thought possible," said Gupta. "I found their secrets, proved they worked and now get to bring them to the viewers of CNN." In each one-hour episode, Gupta visits a different country, including:

Japan (Episode premieres April 13, 2019 at 9pm ET/PT): Gupta goes to Japan to see how inhabitants of Tokyo deal with work induced stress, and to learn why people in Okinawa, the "Land of the Immortals," live such long lives.

India (Episode premieres April 13, 2019 at 10pm ET/PT): Gupta travels to India to find the connection between the reemergence of traditional Indian health techniques, Ayurveda and Yoga and his Western medical training.

Bolivia (Episode premieres April 20, 2019 at 9pm ET/PT): Gupta explores Bolivia to learn new perspectives and to seek answers about heart health, a topic that has directly affected him and his family.

Norway (Episode premieres May 4, 2019 at 9pm ET/PT): Gupta explores the dark, desolate and chilly regions of Northern Norway to find out how Norwegians have unlocked the secret to happiness.

Italy (Episode premieres May 11, 2019 at 9pm ET/PT): Gupta explores how a powerful tradition of food, family, and faith contribute to the surprising health of a country otherwise known for its vices.

Turkey (Episode premieres May 18, 2019 at 9pm ET/PT): Gupta travels to Turkey, a cultural crossroads where science and mysticism coexist, to find alternative ways of managing health and fighting disease.

Production & Distribution

  • Produced by Part2 Pictures