TIME: The Kalief Browder Story
Six-Part Documentary Event from Weinstein Television and Shawn “JAY Z” Carter
Premieres on Spike Wednesday, March 1 at 10 PM, ET/PT
Weinstein Television and Shawn “JAY Z” Carter have teamed up with Spike TV for a groundbreaking event series that will forever change the way we look at the criminal justice system in this country. Premiering on Wednesday, March 1 (10:00-11:00pm ET/PT) on Spike, “TIME: The Kalief Browder Story” is a compelling, six-part documentary event series tells the story of Kalief Browder, a 16 year old African-American student who spent three years in jail on Rikers Island without ever being convicted of a crime.
“TIME: The Kalief Browder Story” will be an important television event that takes a comprehensive look at Browder’s story using first-person accounts, archival footage, and cinematic recreations of key scenes from Browder’s life to present a definitive narrative of the shocking story that became a symbolic touchstone for criminal justice activism and reform. The groundbreaking series features exclusive interviews from a wide range of those connected to the story, from politicians to close friends and family members to social reformers.
Executive Producers for “TIME: The Kalief Browder Story” include Shawn “JAY Z” Carter, Harvey Weinstein, David C. Glasser, Jenner Furst, Nick Sandow, Julia Willoughby Nason, and Michael Gasparro with Jenner Furst as director.
For more information, go to Kalief.spike.com