In this handout photo from the California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation, Charles Manson, 74, poses for a photo on March 18, 2009 at Corcoran State Prison, California. Manson is serving a life sentence for conspiring to murder seven people during the “Manson family” killings in 1969. The picture was taken as a regular update of the prison’s files. (Getty)

Tonight, ABC News will air a new documentary special, “Truth and Lies: The Family Manson”, which will chronicle the life of one of the most infamous cult leaders in history– Charles Manson.

The documentary will show never-before-seen footage of Manson and his family, and will investigate the murder of actress Sharon Tate.

Read on to learn when and where you can watch the show tonight.


DATE: Friday, March 17, 2017


TIME: 9-11 p.m. ET/PT


TV CHANNEL: ABC – Check with your local TV provider (ie. FIOS, Optimum, Time Warner) to find out what channel ABC is in your area.


SYNOPSIS: An updated look at the Manson murders in the summer of 1969 includes crime-scene footage; and prison interviews with Charles Manson and “Family” members Leslie Van Houten and Patricia Krenwinkel, as well as remarks by family and friends of the victims.


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