It’s about to be a year since George Floyd’s passing and we’re all pretty much sitting at the edge of our seats as Derek Chauvin and the other officers’ trial approaches. Court TV, the multi-platform network devoted to live and in-depth legal reporting and expert analysis of the nation’s most important and compelling trials, will world premiere “I Can’t Breathe.”
As per the press release:
The hour-long special will set the stage for the trials of the four Minneapolis police officers charged in the case, taking viewers through Floyd’s life, with origins in Houston, Texas, and his tragic death which launched a national movement on race in America. Court TV will present extensive, live, and gavel-to-gavel coverage of the Floyd trials, the first of which is set to begin in March.
“I Can’t Breathe” – A Court TV Special will feature exclusive interviews with Floyd’s friends Herbert Mouton, Travis Cains and Vaughn Dickerson, Jim Lane, the brother of Officer Thomas Lane, one of the officers charged in the case, Houston Forward Times associate editor Jeff Boney, Houston Community activist Carl Davis, Minneapolis Community Activist Michelle Gross and more.
Court TV Anchor Michael Ayala hosts the special, along with reporting from Court TV legal correspondent Julia Jenae and contributions by members of the network’s acclaimed team of anchors and reporters.
The special will air on Sunday, January 17th at 9:00 p.m. (ET).