The History Channel is set to premiere the new nonfiction series “Great Escapes with Morgan Freeman” hosted and executive produced by the Academy Award-winning actor on Tuesday, November 9 at 10pm ET/PT.
Filmed in Mississippi, the eight one-hour episode series will reveal in detail history’s greatest escapes from some of the most notorious prisons in the world.
Famous jailbreaks are the stuff of legend as their true stories are often untold. Now, with dramatic recreations, dynamic storytelling and cutting-edge visual effects, escapes from infamous prisons like Alcatraz will come to life in graphic detail. Hosted by Freeman, each episode will unearth every step of an inmate’s meticulous plan, the escape route and the intense manhunt that immediately followed.
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