Podcast 6: American Crime Series Episode 5

Podcast 6: American Crime Series Episode 5

The American Crime Podcast, hosted by film critic and radio personality Elvis Mitchell, takes an in-depth look at the groundbreaking new television drama American Crime THURSDAYS 10|9c on ABC. Each week will feature a candid conversation with the show's creator and Executive Producer, Oscar®-winning screenwriter John Ridley, along with an array of show talent as we discuss the latest episode, character storylines, and other timely topics and themes. We'll also share an insider's look at the creative and technical process that brings each episode to life, including scriptwriting, directing, editing, scoring, and more.


In the sixth episode, show creator John Ridley, composer Mark Isham and music supervisor Madonna Wade-Reed discuss episode 5 of ABC's American Crime.

Plus, check out these riveting moments from "Episode 5"

Where's Doreen?: Aliyah (Regina King) takes Carter (Elvis Nolasco) to his new apartment and the two bicker about his lifestyle. When he calls her by her birth name "Doreen," she gets offended, but he reasons that he just needs his sister right now. 

Love at First Sight: When Aubry and Carter finally reunite, the two take a trip down memory lane and reminisce about the first time they met. Carter opens up and tells her what he initially thought of her. 

Jenny Gets Jumped: Walking home from school, Jenny is followed by a group of guys. When one of them talks trash about Tony (Johnny Ortiz), Jenny defends her brother by punching the culprit, causing him to retaliate. He continues to beat her until his friends take him away. 

Aubry Fights for Carter: In an attempt to score some drugs, Aubry and Carter go to a drug dealer's house. There, a man identifies Carter as the one who ripped him off. Aubry saves Carter in a fight and ends up slicing a guy's neck before fleeing. 

Is Aubry Dead?: At a motel, Aubry shrugs off what happened and continues to get high by herself - Carter refuses to do the drugs with her. She overdoses and Carter frantically calls for help. He gets taken away by the police, while Aubry is taken away by the EMTs. 

Tune in THURSDAY APRIL 9 10|9c for the next episode of American Crime.

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