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Scoop: Coming Up On Viola Davis & Julius Tennon Documentary Series THE LAST DEFENSE on ABC - Today, June 19, 2018

Scoop: Coming Up On Viola Davis & Julius Tennon Documentary Series THE LAST DEFENSE on ABC - Today, June 19, 2018On "DARLIE ROUTIER: The Trial" - Amid a media frenzy, Darlie Routier's trial begins in the small, conservative town of Kerrville, Texas. Prosecutors know they will be up against a formidable adversary when Darlie's family hires one of Dallas' top attorneys, Doug Mulder. For the first time in the series, we hear from Darlie on DEATH ROW and her first-hand account of what happened that night, an account investigators say was 100% fabricated after Darlie staged the crime scene. The state's investigators will present its evidence pointing to Darlie as the killer, but 20 years later, defense experts examine their theories, one by one, on "The Last Defense," TUESDAY, JUNE 19 (10:01-11:00 p.m. EDT), on The ABC Television Network, streaming and on demand.

"DARLIE ROUTIER: The Trial" was directed by Jeremiah Crowell.

"The Last Defense" is executive produced by Viola Davis, Julius Tennon and Andrew Wang for JuVee Productions; Christine Connor and Lee Beckett for XCON Productions; Vanessa Potkin, Aida Leisenring and Morgan Hertzan for Lincoln Square Productions. The series will air on The ABC Television Network.

"The Last Defense" is broadcast in 720 Progressive (720P), ABC's selected HDTV format with 5.1- channel surround sound. A TV parental guideline will be assigned to this program at a later date.

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