Tonight is premiere of the six-episode mini-series TIME: The Kalief Browder Story and it’s the tale of a 16-year-old high school student who committed suicide in 2015 after being imprisoned for three years for allegedly stealing a backpack. Two of the years that he was on Rikers Island were in solitary confinement. We have all the details for you on what channel to watch, the documentary synopsis and more. Read on below.
PREMIERE DATE: March 1, 2017
TIME SLOT: 10 p.m. ET/PT Wednesdays
TV CHANNEL: Spike TV
PLOT SYNOPSIS: A comprehensive look at Kalief Browder, who spent three years in prison without being convicted of a crime, and the injustices present in the criminal justice system.
STARRING: Donell E. Smith as Kalief Browder
DIRECTOR: Jenner Furst
LOCATION: Bronx, New York
EXECUTIVE PRODUCERS: Harvey Weinstein and Shawn “Jay-Z” Carter
See Kalief Browder in the below news clip, going over what his life could have been and some of the treatment he endured in prison.