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Part 1 | Philly D.A. | Episode 1

Civil rights champion Larry Krasner defies precedent with a landslide win to become Philadelphia’s District Attorney. Pledging sweeping reform, the new top prosecutor in America’s most incarcerated city fires 31 resistant attorneys, alienating many he needs on his side to enact change. As the staff reels, his team uncovers a secret that shakes the police department.

Part 1 | Philly D.A. | Episode 1

58m 59s

Civil rights champion Larry Krasner defies precedent with a landslide win to become Philadelphia’s District Attorney. Pledging sweeping reform, the new top prosecutor in America’s most incarcerated city fires 31 resistant attorneys, alienating many he needs on his side to enact change. As the staff reels, his team uncovers a secret that shakes the police department.

Previews + Extras

  • Official Teaser | Philly D.A.: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    Teaser | Philly D.A.

    S22 E13 - 30s

    Go inside the tumultuous first term of Philadelphia’s unapologetic District Attorney Larry Krasner and his team of outsiders as they attempt to change the criminal justice system from the inside.

  • Official Trailer #2 | Philly D.A.: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    Official Trailer #2 | Philly D.A.

    S22 E13 - 30s

    His promise to use the power of the District Attorney’s office for sweeping reform is what got civil rights attorney Larry Krasner elected. Now, that stubborn idealism threatens to alienate those he needs to work with the most. Go inside the tumultuous first term of Philadelphia’s unapologetic D.A. and his team of outsiders as they attempt to change the criminal justice system from the inside.

  • Official Trailer | Philly D.A.: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    Official Trailer | Philly D.A.

    S22 E13 - 2m 35s

    His promise to use the power of the District Attorney’s office for sweeping reform is what got civil rights attorney Larry Krasner elected. Now, that stubborn idealism threatens to alienate those he needs to work with the most. Go inside the tumultuous first term of Philadelphia’s unapologetic D.A. and his team of outsiders as they attempt to change the criminal justice system from the inside.

  • Binge Philly D.A. with PBS Passport: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    Binge Philly D.A. on PBS Passport

    S22 E13 - 30s

    All eight episodes of Philly D.A. are streaming now for PBS station members via the PBS Video app. Go inside the tumultuous first term of Philadelphia’s unapologetic D.A., Larry Krasner, and his team of outsiders as they attempt to change the criminal justice system from the inside.

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