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Executioner's Song

Executioner's Song

Air Date Rating Share Against the
Sunday, November 28, 1982 20.7 32 1
Monday, November 29, 1982 24 34 1
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  • Season: 1982-83
  • Network: NBC
  • Genre: Drama
  • Category: Miniseries
  • Subject Matter: True Crime, Prison and Prison Camp, Biography
  • Misc.: Based On Book/Play

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Plot Synopsis

Based on the book by Norman Mailer. The last nine months of convicted killer Gary Gilmore's life in prison before he was executed in 1977 Utah. He demanded that had the right to chose the method of his death and forced the state to execute him by firing squad.


Production Company:

  • Lawrence Schiller Prods.

Production Type:

  • Independent
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