Returning Citizens

Three black men sitting in front of a mural on the side of a building facade, an example of one of the projects showcased in the docuseries Returning Citizens: Life Beyond Incarceration.

Returning Citizens

Executive Producers: Al Roker, Brian O’Reilly, and Tracie Brennan
Producer: 
Purple Sage Productions
Writers: Brian O’Reilly, Paul Butler
Host: Paul Butler
Distributor
: American Public Television
Presented by: WHYY

In the docuseries, Returning Citizens: Life Beyond Incarceration, Georgetown Law Professor and MSNBC Contributor, Paul Butler, hosts six half-hour episodes, each examining a different aspect of the post-prison experiences of everyday citizens trying to live peaceful and productive lives. Returning Citizens sheds light on those navigating reentry after incarceration, offering hope amid a system often lacking opportunities.

The series, produced by Purple Sage Productions in partnership with Al Roker Entertainment, will be presented nationally by WHYY in Philadelphia and distributed by American Public Television, premiering March 2024 (check local listings nationwide).