- 1 Season
Outcry is a five-part documentary series that premiered on Showtime in 2020. The show follows the story of Greg Kelley, a high school football star who was wrongfully convicted of child sexual abuse and sentenced to 25 years in prison in 2014. The series begins with Kelley's arrest and the subsequent media frenzy that surrounded the case. It then delves into the trial and the evidence presented by the prosecution, including testimony from the victim and forensic evidence that seemed to implicate Kelley.
Despite maintaining his innocence, Kelley was found guilty and given a lengthy prison sentence. However, the story doesn't end there. Outcry reveals a number of twists and turns in the case that put Kelley's guilt into question, including new evidence and allegations of misconduct by the district attorney's office.
Central to the series is the role played by a woman named Gaebri Anderson, who comes forward with her own allegations of abuse against the same person accused of abusing the original victim in Kelley's case. Anderson's story raises serious doubts about the prosecution's case and leads to Kelley being granted a new trial.
The documentary also examines the impact that Kelley's conviction had on his family, friends, and community. In particular, it highlights the efforts of Kelley's supporters who worked tirelessly to clear his name and bring him home.
Throughout the series, viewers are taken on a rollercoaster ride of emotions as the case unfolds. The series is both gripping and heart-wrenching, offering a detailed and thoughtful exploration of a complex legal case.
Outcry is an important reminder of the flaws inherent in the criminal justice system and the impact that wrongful convictions can have on the lives of innocent people. It is a must-watch for true crime fans and anyone interested in exploring the ways in which justice can sometimes go wrong.
Outcry is a series that is currently running and has 1 seasons (5 episodes). The series first aired on July 5, 2020.