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Five teens from Harlem become trapped in a nightmare when they're falsely accused of a brutal attack in Central Park. Based on the true story. Academy Award nominee Ava DuVernay ("Selma," "13th") directs this powerful retelling of a case that gripped the nation.

"When They See Us" stars: Asante Blackk, Caleel Harris and Ethan Herisse. Be sure to check out our series information page HERE, and find out who else is in it.

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When They See Us (2019)

When They See Us chronicles the notorious case of five teenagers of color, labeled the Central Park Five, who were convicted of a rape they did not commit.


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Four-Part Limited Series


episode 1:01:
"Part One"

In the spring of 1989, five boys of color are arrested, interrogated and coerced into confessing to the vicious attack of a woman in Central Park.


episode 1:02:
"Part Two"

As the jogger case stirs tensions nationwide, the families of the boys and their lawyers prepare for a bitter legal fight against the city of New York.


episode 1:03:
"Part Three"

The boys struggle with the difficult reality of life behind bars. Years later, Raymond, Antron, Yusef and Kevin return home as men to a changed world.


episode 1:04:
"Part Four"

At age 16, Korey begins a brutal journey through the adult prison system. A shocking turn of events reveals the truth of the crime, long ignored.



"When They See Us" stars: Asante Blackk; Caleel Harris; Ethan Herisse; Jharrel Jerome; Marquis Rodriguez; Jovan Adepo; Chris Chalk; Justin Cunningham; Freddy Miyares; Michael Kenneth Williams; Marsha Stephanie Blake; Kylie Bunbury; Aunjanue Ellis; Vera Farmiga; Felicity Huffman; John Leguizamo; Niecy Nash, and more!