AUSTIN, Texas — The premiere of the new Greg Kelley documentary is airing Friday night, April 3, at 9 p.m.
Cable network Showtime in February released the trailer for the upcoming documentary series "Outcry," which follows the story of Kelley, a Leander football star who served time and was eventually exonerated for aggravated sexual assault of a child.
"Outcry" was supposed to make its world premiere at this year's SXSW Festival in Austin on March 14, ahead of its television premiere, but the festival was canceled due to coronavirus concerns
The series was produced by Emmy Award-winning filmmaker Pat Kondelis. It will consist of five parts.
Kelley was heading into his senior year when his life came to a halt in 2013. He was arrested that summer and convicted for the crimes against a four-year-old boy. He was then sentenced to 25 years in state prison without the possibility of parole.
Despite the conviction, a flood of supporters emerged calling the entire investigation, prosecution and conviction into question. The documentary follows the three years that followed and the principal participants on both sides of the appeal process as they work to expose the truth.
Kelley's story was followed closely by KVUE, and Daybreak Anchor Bryan Mays makes an appearance in the trailer.
"Outcry" is produced and directed in association with Kondelis and his production team at Bat Bridge Entertainment. It's the latest installment in a series of unscripted Sports Documentary Films programming at Showtime.