The Eighties

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  • 2016
  • 1 Season
  • 8.3  (1,221)

The Eighties is a news television series that is about the events that went on in the 1980s. For people who did not live through that decade, they can learn about many of the highlights that embodied that decade. One of the biggest events in the 1980s was the decision to destroy the Berlin Wall that was erected in 1961 to separate East and West Berlin. The Eighties is a television series that talks about the evolution of Michael Jackson's music career during his young adult years and the impact it had on the music industry. The Eighties gave us Prince and Madonna. This series shows how cable television came about, including the first all news network and all music networks.

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Seasons
Greed Is Good
7. Greed Is Good
May 5, 2016
Greed and excess ran wild with Wall Street corruption, junk bonds, bailouts and Reaganomics.
Video Killed the Radio Star
6. Video Killed the Radio Star
May 19, 2016
The music industry embraces change in the '80s as CDs push vinyl aside and big-budget music videos make stars of Madonna and Michael Jackson.
The Tech Boom
5. The Tech Boom
April 28, 2016
The tech boom takes off in the '80s when everything from personal computers to video games to cell phones begin to hit the mainstream.
Tear Down This Wall
4. Tear Down This Wall
April 21, 2016
The events that concluded the decades-long Cold War are examined.
The Fight Against AIDS
3. The Fight Against AIDS
June 2, 2016
The discovery of the mysterious AIDS virus leads to a pandemic with enormous political and cultural consequences.
The Reagan Revolution
2. The Reagan Revolution
April 14, 2016
Ronald Reagan's two-term presidency is explored highlighting his landmark legislative achievements and political setbacks.
Raised on Television
1. Raised on Television
March 31, 2016
VCRs, remote controls, family sitcoms, adult dramas and prime-time soaps all changed TV enjoyment.
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The Eighties is a news television series that is about the events that went on in the 1980s. For people who did not live through that decade, they can learn about many of the highlights that embodied that decade. One of the biggest events in the 1980s was the decision to destroy the Berlin Wall that was erected in 1961 to separate East and West Berlin.

The Eighties is a television series that talks about the evolution of Michael Jackson's music career during his young adult years and the impact it had on the music industry. The Eighties gave us Prince and Madonna. This series shows how cable television came about, including the first all news network and all music networks.The Eighties is a series that is currently running and has 1 seasons (7 episodes). The series first aired on March 31, 2016.

Where to Watch The Eighties

The Eighties is available for streaming on the CNN website, both individual episodes and full seasons. You can also watch The Eighties on demand at HBO Max and Sling.

  • Premiere Date
    March 31, 2016
  • IMDB Rating
    8.3  (1,221)