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Epstein's Shadow: Ghislaine Maxwell
GenreDocumentary
Directed byBarbara Shearer
Country of originUnited States
Original languageEnglish
No. of episodes3
Production
Executive producers
  • Barbara Shearer
  • Jennifer Harkness
  • Emma Cooper
  • Nina Burleigh
  • Sam Sniderman
  • Laura Michalchyshyn
  • Jack Oliver
  • Jamie Morris
  • Poppy Dixon
Running time46–58 minutes
Production companies
DistributorAbacus Media Rights
Release
Original network
Original releaseJune 24, 2021 (2021-06-24)

Epstein's Shadow: Ghislaine Maxwell is an American-British Documentary miniseries revolving around Ghislaine Maxwell and her association with convicted sex offender Jeffrey Epstein. It consists of three episodes and premiered in the United States on June 24, 2021, on Peacock and in the United Kingdom on June 28, 2021, on Sky Documentaries.[1]

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Television documentary

Television documentary

Television documentaries are televised media productions that screen documentaries. Television documentaries exist either as a television documentary series or as a television documentary film.Television documentary series, sometimes called docuseries, are television series screened within an ordered collection of two or more televised episodes. Television documentary films exist as a singular documentary film to be broadcast via a documentary channel or a news-related channel. Occasionally, documentary films that were initially intended for televised broadcasting may be screened in a cinema.

Ghislaine Maxwell

Ghislaine Maxwell

Ghislaine Noelle Marion Maxwell is a British convicted sex offender and former socialite. In 2021, she was found guilty of child sex trafficking and other offences in connection with the financier and convicted sex offender Jeffrey Epstein. In June 2022, she was sentenced in a New York court to 20 years imprisonment.

Jeffrey Epstein

Jeffrey Epstein

Jeffrey Edward Epstein was an American sex offender and financier. Epstein, who was born and raised in Brooklyn, New York City, with his brother Mark began his professional life by teaching at the Dalton School in Manhattan, despite lacking a college degree. After his dismissal from the school, he entered the banking and finance sector, working at Bear Stearns in various roles; he eventually started his own firm. Epstein developed an elite social circle and procured many women and children whom he and his associates sexually abused.

Peacock (streaming service)

Peacock (streaming service)

Peacock is an American over-the-top video streaming service owned and operated by the Television and Streaming division of NBCUniversal, a subsidiary of Comcast. Named after the NBC logo, the service launched on July 15, 2020. The service primarily features series and film content from NBCUniversal studios and other third-party content providers, including television series, films, news, and sports programming. The service is available in a free ad-supported version with limited content, while premium tiers include a larger content library and access to additional NBC Sports, Hallmark Channel, and WWE content.

Sky Documentaries

Sky Documentaries

Sky Documentaries is a British pay television channel owned and operated by Sky, a division of Comcast, which launched on 27 May 2020. Sky Documentaries broadcasts imported programming from HBO alongside new original programming. The channel can also be watched via a live stream and box sets on Sky's streaming service, Now.

Plot

The series follows Ghislaine Maxwell and her association with convicted sex offender Jeffrey Epstein, leading to her arrest and upcoming trial, prior to her conviction.

Episodes

No.TitleDirected byOriginal air date [2]
1"Episode 1"Barbara ShearerJune 24, 2021 (2021-06-24)
2"Episode 2"Barbara ShearerJune 24, 2021 (2021-06-24)
3"Episode 3"Barbara ShearerJune 24, 2021 (2021-06-24)
Epstein's lawyers argue that the 2019 New York federal prosecution is tantamount to double jeopardy since he had obtained a 2008 federal immunity agreement for the same alleged crimes after he pleaded guilty to lesser Florida state charges.

Production

In May 2021, it was announced Barbara Shearer had directed a 3-episode limited series revolving around Ghislaine Maxwell and her association with convicted sex offender Jeffrey Epstein, with Peacock and Sky Documentaries, to distribute in the United States and United Kingdom, respectively, and Abacus Media Rights distributing worldwide.[3]

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Ghislaine Maxwell

Ghislaine Maxwell

Ghislaine Noelle Marion Maxwell is a British convicted sex offender and former socialite. In 2021, she was found guilty of child sex trafficking and other offences in connection with the financier and convicted sex offender Jeffrey Epstein. In June 2022, she was sentenced in a New York court to 20 years imprisonment.

Jeffrey Epstein

Jeffrey Epstein

Jeffrey Edward Epstein was an American sex offender and financier. Epstein, who was born and raised in Brooklyn, New York City, with his brother Mark began his professional life by teaching at the Dalton School in Manhattan, despite lacking a college degree. After his dismissal from the school, he entered the banking and finance sector, working at Bear Stearns in various roles; he eventually started his own firm. Epstein developed an elite social circle and procured many women and children whom he and his associates sexually abused.

Peacock (streaming service)

Peacock (streaming service)

Peacock is an American over-the-top video streaming service owned and operated by the Television and Streaming division of NBCUniversal, a subsidiary of Comcast. Named after the NBC logo, the service launched on July 15, 2020. The service primarily features series and film content from NBCUniversal studios and other third-party content providers, including television series, films, news, and sports programming. The service is available in a free ad-supported version with limited content, while premium tiers include a larger content library and access to additional NBC Sports, Hallmark Channel, and WWE content.

Sky Documentaries

Sky Documentaries

Sky Documentaries is a British pay television channel owned and operated by Sky, a division of Comcast, which launched on 27 May 2020. Sky Documentaries broadcasts imported programming from HBO alongside new original programming. The channel can also be watched via a live stream and box sets on Sky's streaming service, Now.

Source: "Epstein's Shadow: Ghislaine Maxwell", Wikipedia, Wikimedia Foundation, (2023, February 27th), https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Epstein's_Shadow:_Ghislaine_Maxwell.

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References
  1. ^ Kanter, Jake (May 26, 2021). "Peacock & Sky Team For Doc Series 'Epstein's Shadow: Ghislaine Maxwell'". Deadline Hollywood. Retrieved May 27, 2021.
  2. ^ "Epstein's Shadow: Ghislaine Maxwell". The Futon Critic. Retrieved May 27, 2021.
  3. ^ Low, Elaine (May 26, 2021). "'Epstein's Shadow: Ghislaine Maxwell' Doc to Premiere on Peacock in June". Variety. Retrieved May 27, 2021.
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