Original Series
Studio: FX

Each half-hour episode features a New York Times journalist investigating one of the most pressing issues of the day. With more than 1,550 journalists scattered across 160 countries, The Times produces 2,500 stories a week – investigative reports, political scoops, cultural dispatches. And each week, The Weekly chooses to tell one of these stories in a visual and unforgettable way.

The Weekly Episode List

Season 1

Episode Date Title Description
27 2/21/2020 The Promise After a year-long investigation, metro reporter Benjamin Weiser comes across a horrific case of abuse inside one group home in The Bronx, New York.
26 2/14/2020 Fire And Water The siege of Hong Kong Polytechnic University incited 12 days of pure chaos as the world watched in real time on social media. The Weekly reconstructs what happened through the eyes of the reporters and the protesters who were there.
25 1/19/2020 The Endorsement For more than a century, The New York Times editorial board has endorsed a presidential candidate every four years. And now, for the first time, their decision-making process will be filmed & revealed to the public in this exclusive episode of The Weekly.
24 1/12/2020 My Blood A 16-year old girl is the youngest person to receive an experimental treatment that could be the first genetic cure for a common disease. If it works, millions of people around the world could benefit.
23 12/27/2019 The Gallagher Effect THE WEEKLY has obtained exclusive videos, including confidential law enforcement interviews with Eddie Gallagher’s fellow Navy SEALs.
22 12/1/2019 The Hot List A mysterious man emerged with an explosive claim: he said he had thousands of hours of surveillance footage from Jeffrey Epstein’s mansions that showed some of the most powerful men in America having sex. Then his story took a turn.
21 11/24/2019 Fake Believe Don’t trust your eyes. The Weekly goes inside the race to create the first perfect deepfake – an ultrarealistic fake video that could permanently undermine your ability to trust what you see and hear.
20 11/17/2019 El Chapo’s Son: The Siege of Culiacán When Mexican forces came to arrest the son of a notorious drug lord, it ignited war on the streets of Culiacán. Using never-before-seen video and eyewitness accounts, The Weekly investigates how the Sinaloa Drug Cartel took on the Mexican army and won.
19 11/10/2019 Hands On THE WEEKLY investigates the culture of sexualized yoga, unwelcome adjustments and outright assault in one of the most accessible, affordable forms of group fitness in America.
18 11/3/2019 Guilty by Machine Are police breathalyzers fundamentally flawed? Do they even work? The Weekly investigates one of the most widely used forensic tools in law enforcement.
17 10/27/2019 Mr McGahn Most Americans don’t know Donald McGahn’s name. But they will be living with his legacy for decades to come. THE WEEKLY tells the story of perhaps the most influential person in the Trump administration. An FX Original Series. Sundays at 10 PM.
16 10/20/2019 Segregated City New York’s school system is among the most segregated in the country. Student activists are demanding change. Can a new schools chancellor finally deliver equal opportunities for all? An FX Original Series. Sundays at 10 PM.
15 10/13/2019 Rudy! Rudy? After 9/11, he was a national hero: America’s Mayor. Now his back-channel work in Ukraine has helped spark an impeachment process that may forever tarnish both him and his client, President Trump. What happened to Rudy Giuliani? An FX Original Series. Sundays at 10 PM.
14 10/6/2019 v. Johnson and Johnson Johnson & Johnson publicly insisted that its baby powder was safe. But asbestos was a concern inside the company for years. Only now is the truth coming out.
13 9/8/2019 The Blueprint Russia’s meddling in the 2016 U.S. election felt like a bolt from the blue. It wasn’t. Moscow used crude versions of the same tactics, to great effect, a decade earlier in faraway Estonia.
12 9/1/2019 Apple’s Gold How can gold from illegal Colombian mines make its way to the phone in your pocket? “The Weekly” traces the supply chain run by violent paramilitaries.
11 8/25/2019 The Six Million Dollar Claim What happens when the medicine a family needs to survive costs $1.5 million a year? Who pays the bill? And who’s reaping the profits?
10 8/18/2019 The Memo In 2007, the Justice Department had a chance to hold drug company executives accountable for the escalating opioid epidemic, yet at the last minute the charges were watered down. In the years since, the opioid epidemic has claimed tens of thousands of lives.
9 8/11/2019 The Rabbit Hole YouTube played a major role in the election of an extreme right-wing president in Brazil. If YouTube can change a huge country’s trajectory, what else can YouTube do?
8 8/4/2019 Hard Left How far is too far? Inside the circle of young activists who are pushing the Democratic party further to the left as its presidential candidates vie to unseat President Trump.
7 7/28/2019 Connecting The World A horror story about Facebook scammers who pose as American servicemen and prey on vulnerable women – and the tech company that does little to stop it.
6 7/7/2019 The End of the Line As an iconic car company transforms itself into a tech company, thousands of auto workers will lose their jobs. No one thinks it’s fair, but does the American economy have room for fairness anymore?
5 6/30/2019 Inauguration, Inc. With exclusive documents, photos, interviews and found footage, The Weekly and The New York Times’s Washington reporters piece together an anatomy of President Trump’s inauguration, the most expensive inaugural weekend the country has ever seen.
4 6/23/2019 Collision An idealistic American couple bicycling around the world. A group of young men radicalized by ISIS. The Weekly investigates how these lives tragically intersected on a remote mountain pass.
3 6/16/2019 Baby Constantin The separation of children from their families at the border remains among the most controversial practices of the Trump administration. The Weekly uncovers the untold story of Baby Constantin, who spent most of his first 10 months of life separated from his parents by the American government.
2 6/9/2019 The Myth of the Medallion New York City taxi drivers have been pushed to bankruptcy, foreclosure – even suicide. A yearlong investigation into the collapse of the taxi medallion industry reveals how the system was rigged against the drivers, and who profited from it.
1 6/2/2019 The Education of T.M. Landry A tiny school in rural Louisiana attracted national attention for sending students to the Ivy League. But a New York Times investigation shows that the viral success stories were full of deception, and that the truth was much darker.

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