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Take your seat in The Jury Room this May on CBS Reality
By James Whittington, Friday 21st April 2017

What happens behind the closed doors of the jury room? How do twelve ordinary people
balance their emotions with the cold hard facts? Will they handle the pressure of reaching their all-important verdict?

The Jury Room is a brand new 6X60 CBS Reality original series that re-examines real murder cases where convicted killers have always maintained their innocence. The accepted facts of each case are presented, as originally seen by the actual trial judge and jury, to the twelve members of our specially selected CBS Reality Jury and simultaneously to our audience at home. Ex-Detective Chief Inspector Colin Sutton represents the prosecution and barrister Matt Stanbury speaks for the defense, while renowned crime reporter Will Hanrahan helps the jury and the viewers to connect the dots.

Each sitting offers either revelatory new evidence or a more advanced analysis of  pre-existing evidence that may influence the jury’s judgment. We watch the action unfold in real time as the women and men in the jury room consider each defendant’s fate. As our jury reaches its verdict, we ask: in the CBS Reality Jury’s view and in the eyes of our audience – are the convicted killers Guilty or Innocent?

Take your seat for The Jury Room starting 28th May at 10pm exclusively on CBS Reality.


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