Based off the success of “Surviving R.Kelly.” Lifetime will release a new season of the multi-episode series.
Surviving R. Kelly Part II: The Reckoning is a six-hour series that will run for two hours a night for three consecutive nights, concluding on Saturday, Jan. 4. It will premiere January 2nd.
This season will include new accusers and interviews from music industry insiders including Damon Dash, Mathew Knowles, Jimmy Maynes from the entertainment industry, activist #MeToo founder, Tarana Burke, and other celebs such as W. Kamau Bell, Sheryl Lee Ralph, Angela Yee, and Gloria Allred.
The first season garnered 27 million viewers, was nominated for a Primetime Emmy and won a Critics’ Choice Award. That’s pretty impressive.
R.Kelly is in jail right now and charged with 10 felony counts of aggravated sexual assault involving four alleged victims. He is currently awaiting trial.