"Impeachment: American Crime Story" Marathon Set on FX This Saturday
First Five Episodes Air Back-To-Back on Saturday, October 9th
Beginning at 6 p.m. ET/PT on FX
Get Caught Up Before Impeachment: ACS Resumes Next Week with Episode 6, "Man Handled"
LOS ANGELES, October 6, 2021 - Settle in for a Saturday night with one of the best shows of the year as FX hosts a five-episode marathon of Impeachment: American Crime Story. The marathon, airing Saturday, October 9 from 6 p.m. ET/PT to 12:11 a.m. ET/PT on FX, features the first half of the series that has drawn rave reviews from critics and fans.
The Impeachment marathon will feature the first five episodes in sequence:
· Episode 1 - "Exiles"
After the death of her boss, White House staffer Linda Tripp is moved to The Pentagon where she meets Monica Lewinsky. Paula Jones decides to sue The President for sexual harassment. Written by Sarah Burgess; directed by Ryan Murphy.
· Episode 2 - "The President Kissed Me"
Monica reveals to Linda that she is having an affair with the most powerful man in the world. Written by Sarah Burgess; directed by Michael Uppendahl.
· Episode 3 - "Not to be Believed"
Tensions rise between Monica and the President. Paula is offered a settlement. Linda begins to feel that she has a target on her back. Written by Sarah Burgess; directed by Michael Uppendahl.
· Episode 4 - "The Telephone Hour"
Monica leans on Linda for support. Linda begins documenting their conversations. Written by Flora Birnbaum; directed by Laure de Clermont-Tonnerre.
· Episode 5 - "Do You Hear What I Hear?"
As Monica prepares to leave D.C., she grows concerned that someone is sharing news about her affair. Linda meets with the FBI. Written by Halley Feiffer; directed by Laure de Clermont Tonnerre.
Impeachment: American Crime Story returns on October 12th at 10 p.m. ET/PT with episode 6: "Man Handled" - The Office of the Independent Counsel ensnares Monica Lewinsky, holding her for 12 traumatizing hours in a hotel room. Written by Sarah Burgess; directed by Ryan Murphy.
Impeachment: American Crime Story has been drawing rave reviews, including:
· "Brisk, addictive storytelling, stellar casting and high-end soap appeal" Los Angeles Times
· "Engrossing, undeniably juicy limited series" CNN
· "It stands on the top tier of 2021 dramatic programming" RogerEbert.com
· "Addictively watchable political noir thriller and character study" Chicago Sun Times
· "[Impeachment: American Crime Story] push[es] viewers to reconsider a moment when media, partisanship, sexual politics and celebrity took a hard turn toward the reality we're now living in today. It's not always comfortable viewing... .But to understand how far we have come - and have not - on these issues, it might come close to essential viewing" NPR
· "A high degree of execution in the acting and writing... .The casting is impeccable throughout" TVInsider / TV Guide Magazine
Impeachment: American Crime Story is a limited series examining the national crisis that led to the first impeachment of a U.S. President in over a century. It tells this story through the eyes of the women at the center of the events: Monica Lewinsky (Beanie Feldstein), Linda Tripp (Sarah Paulson) and Paula Jones (Annaleigh Ashford). All three were thrust into the public spotlight during a time of corrosive partisan rancor, shifting sexual politics and a changing media landscape. The series shows how power lifts some and disposes of others in the halls of our most sacred institutions.
Impeachment: American Crime Story is executive produced by Ryan Murphy, Nina Jacobson, Brad Simpson, Alexis Martin Woodall, Sarah Burgess, Sarah Paulson, Brad Falchuk, Scott Alexander, Larry Karaszewski and Michael Uppendahl. The series is produced by 20th Television and FX Productions.
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