This docuseries “Surviving R Kelly” premiered on Lifetime January 4th and 5th 2019 in the US with the first four of six episodes airing January 4th and episodes five and six the following night on the 5th of January. This in-depth documentary revolves around the allegations made against the artist. The series features a number of interviews from many women who Lifetime claims are “emerging from the shadows and uniting their voices to share their stories”.
This 3 DVD Set is the first time this documentary series is available on DVD anywhere. ALL commercials edited out of the entire 6 episode series. Each of the three DVD “Volumes” contains TWO Episodes each totaling 4 Hours 52 Minutes on a THREE DVD Set PLUS BONUS DVD listed at the end of this auction description “Gayle King interviews R. Kelly” plus MORE!
Surviving R. Kelly Documentary Volume I
Episode 1: “The Pied Piper of R&B” Air Date 01/04/19 TV-14 D,L As R. Kelly rises to fame and power as an R&B icon, he forms relationships with younger singers and dancers. Rumors about his marriage to a fifteen-year-old Aaliyah do little to stop his meteoric trajectory.
Episode 2: “Hiding in Plain Sight” Air Date 01/04/19 TV-14 D,L After his marriage to Aaliyah is annulled, R. Kelly continues to soar on top of the charts. A talented choreographer becomes the new Mrs. Kelly in a secret ceremony
Volume I Total Running Time: 1 Hour 26 Minutes (All commercials edited out)
Surviving R. Kelly Documentary Volume II
Episode 3: “Sex Tape Scandal” Air Date 01/04/19 TV-14 D,L As journalists uncover a trail of lawsuits and confidential settlements concerning underage girls, an underground sex tapes emerges that puts R. Kelly in a compromising position.
Episode 4: “The People vs. R. Kelly” Air Date 01/04/19 TV-14 D,L R. Kelly goes to trial in Chicago on multiple counts of child pornography for his alleged participation in a sex tape involving a minor.
Volume II Total Running Time: 1 Hour 31 Minutes (All commercials edited out)
Surviving R. Kelly Documentary Volume III
Episode 5: “All The Missing Girls” Air Date 01/05/19 TV-14 D,L Parents of girls in R. Kelly’s camp accuse him of keeping them psychologically and sexually imprisoned. One mother fights to get her daughter back – and wins.
Episode 6: “Black Girls Matter” Air Date 01/05/19 TV-14 D,L As other major public figures fall from grace, women’s groups come forward to take aim against the sexually brazen superstar. Is R. Kelly’s time finally up?
Volume III Total Running Time: 1 Hour 55 Minutes (All commercials edited out)
Total Running Time for the THREE DVD Set is 4 Hours 52 Minutes
R. Kelly The Aftermath Since “Surviving R. Kelly”
- Dateline 1/18/19: “Accused: The R. Kelly Story” Dateline reveals new information about the scandal-ridden music artist and his decades-long trail of alleged sexual abuse and predatory behavior. The hourlong special will also include an exclusive interview with a former intern who will speak out for the first time. Andrea Canning sat down with the intern, along with a number of other Kelly accusers, for the special, which comes just weeks after a searing documantary series on Lifetime in which many of Kelly’s accusers and critics spoke out. Since the series aired, Kelly’s accusers have been applauded for their bravery and strength, but they’ve also been subjected to a torrent of harassment. Last week, Kelly supporters created a Facebook page called “Surviving Lies,” where they posted personal details about the women. Facebook pulled the page down after an inquiry from Fast Company. An in-depth look at the history of allegations against singer R. Kelly including interviews with several women (some of which were featured in “Surviving R. Kelly docuseries) who accuse Kelly of misconduct.
- This Morning 09/08/19: Opening reaction to R. Kelly interview along with interviews with survivors. Later in the show interview with the parents of one girlfriend still allegedly held captive.
- The Gayle King Interview with R. Kelly 03//08/19: Although the network already aired parts of the interview on Wednesday, the special will include additional segments of the interview that haven’t yet aired. It’ll also feature interviews with Azriel Clary and Joycelyn Savage, the two women who currently live with R. Kelly. During the interview portions already released, Kelly was defiant and lashed out at his accusers. He claimed innocence, screamed on camera, and hurled expletives. An image from the interview showing Kelly standing over a composed, seated King has gone viral. ALL COMMERCIALS EDITED OUT-COMMERCIAL FREE