1. 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 documentary 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.
2. CBS 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.
3. CBS News 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
TOTAL Running Time 1 Hour 42 Minutes