Lifetime has set a premiere date and released a trailer for its sequel documentary series Surviving R. Kelly Part II: The Reckoning: The follow-up to the much-watched, Emmy-nominated Surviving R. Kelly series debuts January 2 and will air on three consecutive nights.
Part II: The Reckoning will feature interviews with new survivors, supporters, psychologists and cultural and legal experts. Lifetime also promises “more insights into the ever-growing saga of the R&B singer, who is currently facing federal and state charges.”
The three-night event will include new stories and details, exploring “why the voices of the girls that spoke up decades ago are only now being heard.”
Lifetime will air a six-hour marathon of Part 1, in its entirety, starting at 3 p.m. January 2. The marathon leads up to the two-hour premiere of Part II at 9 p.m. The two-hour second episode of Part II begins at 9 p.m. January 3, with the 90-minute conclusion set for 8 p.m. January 4.
Produced by Kreativ Inc, Surviving R. Kelly Part II: The Reckoning is executive produced by Joel Karsberg and Jesse Daniels of Kreativ Inc.; dream hampton; Tamra Simmons; Maria Pepin; and Brie Miranda Bryant who executive produces for Lifetime. Sudi Khosropur is co-executive producer.
Watch the trailer for Surviving R. Kelly Part II: The Reckoning above.