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American Race

American Race

  • Premiered: 
    May 11, 2017
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  • Network: TNT
  • Category: Series
  • Genre: Documentary
  • Type: Live Action
  • Concept: 
  • Subject Matter: Current Events
  • Tags: race relations

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Plot Synopsis

AMERICAN RACE is a two-night, four-episode event series that follows Charles Barkley as he takes a journey across America to explore the issue of race from different angles and engage in thoughtful but spirited dialogue with a diverse cross section of Americans. He brings with him a truly ambitious goal of building the kind of mutual understanding that can lead to productive solutions. Troubled by the way racism and other forms of discrimination have affected so many communities, Barkley has made it his personal mission not only to learn about varying perspectives but also to give a voice to those most impacted by discrimination. In AMERICAN RACE, he hones in on such topics as police and race relations, Muslims in America, immigration issues and Hollywood stereotyping. The results are shockingly provocative and strikingly emotional, with Barkley finding his own preconceived notions being examined and challenged in each episode. Along the way, he engages with everyday people as well as cultural and academic experts, eventually realizing that his own views continue to evolve. Late night Sunday, May 7, 2017 (early Monday, May 8 on the East Coast) at 12:30am ET/9:30pm PT -- immediately following Game 4 of the NBA Western Conference Semifinals between the San Antonio Spurs and the Houston Rockets and the post-game on INSIDE THE NBA -- TNT premiered a one-hour sneak peek of AMERICAN RACE. On Monday, May 8, all four episodes are made available to subscribers through VOD and on the TNT app. Then, the series has its official premiere three days later on Thursday, May 11 at 9pm, as TNT debuts back-to-back one-hour episodes from 9-11pm on consecutive nights: Thursday, May 11 and Friday, May 12.


Production & Distribution

  • Produced by Studio T
  • In association with DocShop Inc.
  • In association with KIN TV Studios