The TV docu-series that will follow Caitlyn Jenner on her journey as a transgender woman has a title: “I Am Cait.”
The E! network, which will air the program starting July 26, unveiled the title and a trailer Wednesday amid the public’s fascination with the Olympic gold medal-winner’s transition.
The former Bruce Jenner announced her new name and presented a postoperative look in an interview and photo spread in Vanity Fair released Monday. The pictures and details generated worldwide attention and reaction, mostly supportive, on social media.
Caitlyn Jenner’s new Twitter account attracted 1 million followers in under five hours, surpassing the previous record for quickest achievement of that milestone that had been set on May 18 by President Obama. It was the leading topic of discussion over the past two days on cable news channels.
Jenner, who is 65 years old, first went public about her transition in an ABC News interview with Diane Sawyer that aired April 24. It was during that interview that the eight-part E! series was announced.
In the minute-long trailer for “I Am Cait,” Jenner is heard pondering the new circumstances of her life. Seen doing her makeup in front of a vanity, she says, “You start learning kind of the pressure that woman are under all of the time about their appearance.”
Jenner describes herself as “the new normal.’”
The eight-part series produced by Bunim/Murray Productions will air in 120 countries internationally.