Multiple women detail harrowing accusations of sexual, mental and physical abuse against one of R&B’s most celebrated singers in the new trailer for Surviving R. Kelly. The six-hour Lifetime docuseries will air in three installments: Thursday, January 3rd at 9 p.m. ET/PT; Friday, January 4th at 9 p.m. ET/PT; and Saturday, January 5th at 9 p.m. ET/PT.
The series is set to trace the singer’s past from 1970 up to the present. According to Rolling Stone, it will feature 50 interviews, with commentary from notables like Tarana Burke, Wendy Williams, and John Legend. Also set to talk to the cameras are Kelly’s brothers Carey and Bruce, his ex-girlfriend Kitti Jones, and his ex-wife, Andrea.
The docuseries was first announced in a statement in May. “Some very brave black women have trusted us with their stories, their truth, and their trauma," said executive producer Dream Hampton. “They are survivors, and I’m honored to share their stories with the world."