Check out a sneak peek of OWN’s When They See Us Live. The event airs this Wednesday June 12 at 10 p.m. EST following the season premiere of Ava DuVernay‘s Queen Sugar.
When They See Us Live was taped Sunday evening in front of a live audience during the Netflix FYSEE space and featured an intimate conversation between Winfrey and the series’ actors Niecy Nash, Jharrel Jerome, Michael K. Williams, Joshua Jackson, Asante Blackk, Caleel Harris, Ethan Herisse, Jovan Adepo, Chris Chalk, Freddy Miyares and Justin Cunningham. Winfrey also talked to executive producers Jane Rosenthal and Berry Welsh.
The second portion of the show features her interview with the Exonerated Five – Antron McCray, Korey Wise, Kevin Richardson, Raymond Santana and Yusef Salaam.
Based on a true story that gripped the country, 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.
In addition, Winfrey also sits down with DuVernay, who co-wrote and directed all four parts.