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The Preppy Murder: Death in Central Park

Sundance, AMC
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The Preppy Murder: Death in Central Park, a five-part series, which reexamines one of the most infamous crimes in recent American history - the 1986 killing of Jennifer Levin at the hands of Robert Chambers - will air over three consecutive nights, Wednesday, November 13th-Friday, November 15th at 9:00pm ET on AMC and Sundance TV.

"The Preppy Murder, made with the participation of groundbreaking prosecutor, Linda Fairstein, the Levin family and friends of Jennifer Levin and Robert Chambers, shines a startling light on how gender, socioeconomics and the cultural climate of the time profoundly influenced the course of justice," said Sarah Barnett, president of AMC Network's Entertainment Group. "The series examines the circumstances that made Jennifer's case play out the way it did - as a victim-blaming led narrative that fueled a tabloid media war. This story of sexism, elitism and an imperfect justice system both illuminates the past and has relevance to a vital conversation today."

The Preppy Murder: Death in Central Park will expose evidence that was inadmissible in the trial and also examine the circumstances that made the story unfold the way it did: America's untamed ambition in the mid-1980s, the rarified lifestyle of New York's privileged prep school kids, sexism, elitism, an all-out tabloid media war that blamed the victim and an imperfect justice system.

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