Catch and Kill: The Podcast Tapes is a six-part series that brings to life, Ronan Farrow’s hit podcast, which exposes the powers that tried to silence survivors and journalists behind Hollywood’s most unforgettable story.
The half-hour documentary series, debuts with two back-to-back episodes on Tuesday, July 13 at 9am exclusively on HBO GO and HBO (Astro Ch 411). Two new episodes will air back-to-back every subsequent Monday at the same time.
The documentary series directed by Emmy winners Fenton Bailey and Randy Barbato (HBO’s “Carrie Fisher: Wishful Drinking”) brings to life Ronan Farrow’s intimate, revealing interviews with whistle-blowers, journalists, private investigators, and other sources, conducted for the Pulitzer-Prize winning journalist’s podcast and bestselling book “Catch and Kill: Lies, Spies and A Conspiracy to Protect Predators”.
Catch and Kill: The Podcast Tapes expands on the podcast and the book, with never-before-seen footage and new insights into this culture-shaking story, enhanced by Bailey and Barbato’s creative weaving of additional sound and imagery from documents, audio tapes, photos, archive footage and striking illustrations.
With fresh perspectives and detail — not just on the harrowing effort to expose one powerful predator, but on the systems that help cover up terrible crimes to this day — there are revelations in this series that may surprise even those familiar with the reporting.
The first episode titled ‘The Wire’ kicks off the series with Filipina-Italian model Ambra Gutierrez revealing the high-stakes police sting operation that captured a chilling admission from Harvey Weinstein—and her plan to preserve the evidence after authorities declined to prosecute.
Catch Catch and Kill: The Podcast Tapes exclusively on HBO and HBO GO. Check out the trailer here.