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December 23, 2019

ABC News Announces Two-Hour Special and Eight-Part Podcast on Jeffrey Epstein and the Women Who Survived His Crimes

ABC News Announces Two-Hour Special and Eight-Part Podcast on Jeffrey Epstein and the Women Who Survived His Crimes

ABC NEWS ANNOUNCES TWO-HOUR SPECIAL AND EIGHT-PART PODCAST ON JEFFREY EPSTEIN AND THE WOMEN WHO SURVIVED HIS CRIMES

‘Truth and Lies: Jeffrey Epstein’ Airs Thursday, Jan. 9 (9:02 – 11:00 p.m. EST), on ABC 
and the Podcast Debuts the Same Day

ABC News today announced a two-hour broadcast special and eight-part podcast on Jeffrey Epstein and the powerful story of the women who survived his crimes and fought back to reclaim their lives. The accusers open up with emotional accounts of the abuse they endured, their resilience, strength and life now. The ABC News special features material from a 2003 interview in which Epstein discusses his life; deposition tapes of Epstein and his alleged co-conspirators; police interviews with the young girls and their personal reactions today to seeing Epstein appear in court last summer. “Truth and Lies: Jeffrey Epstein” dives into Epstein’s life and background, raising questions and uncovering details about how he made his money; his relationships with many notable individuals; his decades of sexually abusing young girls, including emotional accounts from two sisters about how he manipulated them; and the federal sex trafficking charges he faced before he died. “Truth and Lies: Jeffrey Epstein” airs Thursday, Jan. 9 (9:02 – 11:00 p.m. EST), on ABC. The podcast, hosted by ABC News’ Mark Remillard, is available for free on Apple Podcasts, Google Podcasts, Pandora, Spotify, Stitcher, TuneIn and the ABC News app starting Jan. 9 with new episodes posting every Thursday.

“Truth and Lies: Jeffrey Epstein” is the ninth installment in the No. 1-rated “Truth and Lies” series that premiered in 2017. The previous installments featured the Menendez brothers, Charles Manson, Watergate, Laci Peterson, Waco, Tonya Harding, Jonestown and Monica Lewinsky/Bill Clinton. ABC News is the producer of the special with David Sloan serving as senior executive producer, Terri Lichstein as executive producer and James Hill as senior producer. 

The podcast is produced by the award-winning ABC News Investigative Unit and ABC Audio, creators of the No. 1 True Crime podcast “Have You Seen This Man?” Chris Vlasto is senior executive producer, and Cindy Galli is chief of investigative projects. ABC Audio also produced the No. 1-rated “The Dropout” and “A Killing on the Cape” podcasts.

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