"The Weekly" is a narrative documentary series focusing on the stories behind The New York Times's headlines. Each half-hour episode features a 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" tells one of these stories in a visual way. The series is FX's and The New York Times's first major foray into TV news.
American arms manufacturers are supplying bombs in a war that is considered the world's worst humanitarian crisis; schools, hospitals and mosques are often targets.
Balaraba shares her story of being kidnapped by Boko Haram fighters as a teenager and refusing to carry out a suicide bombing.
A notorious cartel hit man who has admittedly killed about 100 people may walk free without being charged with a single crime.
aired 32 days ago
Reporter Benjamin Weiser discovers a terrible case of abuse inside a group home in The Bronx, New York and explores how and why the state fails to shield these inhabitants and what happens when society forgets the most vulnerable.
aired 39 days ago
The siege of Hong Kong Polytechnic University stirred up 12 days of absolute chaos as the world watched in real time on social media.
aired 46 days ago
When Mexican forces come to arrest the son of the notorious drug lord, "El Chapo", it is the spark that ignites all-out war on the streets of Culiacán; investigating how the Sinaloa Drug Cartel took on the Mexican army, and won.
aired 51 days ago
A circle of young activists pushes the Democratic Party further to the left as its presidential candidates vie to unseat President Trump.
aired 58 days ago
An investigation into whether police breathalyzers are fundamentally flawed, and if they even work.
aired 65 days ago
The process behind The New York Times editorial board's endorsement of a presidential candidate every four years is revealed to the public.
aired 72 days ago
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.
aired 79 days ago
Investigating who pays the bill and who reaps the profits when the medicine a family needs to survive costs $1.5 million a year.
aired 86 days ago
Law enforcement interviews with Navy SEAL Eddie Gallagher's fellow SEALs shed new light on the war-crimes case that created a clash between the Navy and President Trump.
aired 93 days ago
The story of former White House counsel Donald McGahn, one of the most influential people in the Trump administration.
aired 107 days ago
Rudy Giuliani becomes a national hero after the events of 9/11, but his back-channel work in Ukraine helps spark an impeachment process that may forever tarnish both him and his client, President Trump.
aired 114 days ago
A mysterious man emerged with the explosive claim that 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.
aired 121 days ago
Going inside the race to create the first perfect deepfake: an ultrarealistic fake video that could permanently undermine the ability to trust what one sees and hears.
aired 135 days ago
Investigating the culture of sexualized yoga, unwelcome adjustments and outright assault in one of the most accessible, affordable forms of group fitness in America.
aired 156 days ago
Student activists demand change in New York's school system, one of the most segregated in the country; a new schools chancellor hopes to deliver equal opportunities for all.
aired 170 days ago
Johnson & Johnson publicly insists that its baby powder is safe, but asbestos is a concern inside the company for years.
aired 177 days ago
An investigation into an overlooked moment when top U.S. law enforcement officials had an opportunity to take on the drugmaker that was planting the seeds for the opioid crisis, but instead chose a less aggressive path.
aired 184 days ago
The lives of an idealistic American couple bicycling around the world and a group of young men radicalized by ISIS tragically intersect on a remote mountain pass.