ABC Gives Bruce Jenner Interview an Official Air Date
ABC has announced that Diane Sawyer‘s Bruce Jenner – The Interview will air April 24 at 9 p.m. ET.
Sawyer interviewed Jenner right around the time his decision t transition to a woman became public.
The interview with Sawyer was supposed preface Jenner’s docuseries about his transition. However, production on the show has been suspended due to Jenner feeling that the production company, may not be the right fit.
“Bruce’s primary goal is to bring awareness to this issue in order to help others [in the transgender community],” a source told PEOPLE. “He is not sure that E! and a reality show is the best format to do that.”
Jenner “wants this to be taken seriously so that [his situation] can have the most positive impact on society’s perception of the transgender community,” said the source.