Watch This is Life with Lisa Ling

Add to Watchlist

This documentary series takes a look at the lives of a wide range of people living and working in the U.S. Host Lisa Ling is well known for traveling to different areas of the world to get a story, but in this series remains firmly grounded in the U.S. where she looks at some of the most diverse cultures in the country.

Ling travels to different areas to interview those who are members of varied communities and groups; the host goes so far as to take part in some aspects of the communities she enters and reveals small pieces of information from her own life that are similar to the stories she is discussing in each documentary. Among the subjects of this documentary series are the phenomenon of sugar daddies and gay rodeo performers. During the series some of the edgier aspects of American life are also discussed, including the subjects of drug abuse and satanism.

This is Life with Lisa Ling is a series that is currently running and has 7 seasons (56 episodes). The series first aired on September 28, 2014.

Where do I stream This is Life with Lisa Ling online? This is Life with Lisa Ling is available for streaming on CNN, both individual episodes and full seasons. You can also watch This is Life with Lisa Ling on demand at HBO Max, Amazon, Vudu, Microsoft Movies & TV, Sling, Google Play, Apple TV online.

Sunday 10:00 PM et/pt on CNN
7 Seasons, 56 Episodes
September 28, 2014
Documentary & Biography
Cast: Lisa Ling
Watch Episodes
Clips & Extras

This is Life with Lisa Ling Full Episode Guide

  • Lisa Ling explores the medical uses of psychedelics and examines how, for some, the hallucinogenic toolbox might hold the key to a healthier future.

  • Lisa Ling meets people from all walks of life who have joined "the club no one wants to be a part of"

  • Lisa Ling investigates the illicit massage parlor industry, from the police struggling to curtail trafficking to the desperate circumstances that lead women into this lucrative yet exploitative trade.

  • Lisa Ling witnesses what happens when heroin addiction hits home. From children forced to grow up way too soon, to people in the throes of addiction fighting to get clean and keep their babies, to families and agencies working with addicts to create safe homes and win custody of their children.

  • Lisa explores the critical transition when boys become men, and investigates how the digital age is impacting a generation of young boys.

  • Lisa witnesses the melding of two worlds: a prison and a prep school, and experiences the surprising outcome of the unlikeliest of bonds.

  • In the weeks leading up to New Year's Eve, Lisa Ling embeds with the NYPD to find out what it takes to keep NYC safe from terror threats.

  • Lisa Ling attends the country's largest swingers party in New Orleans and learns how the swinging lifestyle is evolving into a movement for total sexual freedom.

  • Lisa Ling meets two convicted female killers to explore what led them to their crimes, and the unique circumstances that connect the women who commit murder.

  • Lisa Ling explores our endless fascination with identical twins and the unfathomable bond shared between them.

  • Lisa Ling explores the inner workings of Mississippi's fastest-growing gang, The Simon City Royals, and how some members are walking away from the brotherhood and turning their lives around.

  • Lisa Ling gets a rare look inside the Marines' initiative to integrate the men and women in combat training, where they learn to fight and kill.

  • Lisa Ling delves into the world of benzodiazepine use and uncovers the troubling threat these drugs pose when used long term, and the challenges facing patients who try to quit.

  • Ling explores how pornography is shaping a generation's perception of sex and intimacy.

This is Life with Lisa Ling Video Clips & Extras

This Is Life with Lisa Ling Trailer (1 min 4 sec)