In a reality TV landscape filled with competitions and romance, The Last Defense definitely breaks the mold. The show takes an in-depth look at crimes and trials in which the defendant may have been wrongly convicted, trying to reopen their cases. It’s a show that could literally mean life or death for the featured defendants, and in a country where some think the justice system is broken, executive producer Viola Davis says it’s a show America needs to see. (Click on the media bar below to hear Viola Davis)
The Last Defense airs Tuesday nights at 10/9c on ABC.