HBO today announced Confirmation will debut at 8 PM Saturday, April 16 at 8 PM, exclusively on the pay cable network.

Kerry Washington, Wendell Pierce, Greg Kinnear, Jeffrey Wright, Eric Stonestreet and Jennifer Hudson star in the film that details the explosive 1991 Clarence Thomas Supreme Court nomination hearings, which brought the country to a standstill and forever changed the way we think about sexual harassment, victims’ rights and modern-day race relations. The film is written by Susannah Grant and directed by Rick Famuyiwa; executive producers are Michael London, Janice Williams, Kerry Washington and Susannah Grant. Dylan Baker, Erika Christensen, Kimberly Elise, Malcolm Gets, Grace Gummer, Bill Irwin, Zoe Lister-Jones, Peter McRobbie, Treat Williams and Alison Wright also star.