Airdate: Shots Fired

New US event drama Shots Fired, is coming to Showcase in April.

The 10 part FOX series is about the situation following a racially charged shooting in North Carolina.

It stars Sanaa Lathan, Helen Hunt, Richard Dreyfuss, Stephen Moyer, Will Patton and Jill Hennessy.

But it will also screen in Australia around three weeks after its US premiere, which is next week.

Update: Foxtel advised: “Foxtel aims to consistently deliver programs express, however sometimes outside factors mean this isn’t possible.”

Examining the dangerous aftermath of racially charged shootings in a small Southern town, this dramatic new series that is a “why done it?” and a “who done it?” is an explosive look at the criminal justice system. When an African-American police officer kills an unarmed white college student, a small town in North Carolina is turned upside down. Before the town has a chance to grapple with this tragedy, the neglected murder of an African-American teen is brought to light, re- opening wounds that threaten to tear the town apart. Leading the Department of Justice’s inquiry into these shootings is seasoned investigator Ashe Akino and a young Special Prosecutor, Preston Terry, both of whom are African-American.

Mondays from April 10 at 8.30pm on Showcase.

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