The president of A+E Networks announced that a sequel series to Lifetime’s Surviving R. Kelly, titled The Aftermath, is in development at the network. Surviving R. Kelly: The Aftermath will be a four-part series featuring interviews with new survivors, psychologists and experts on the singer’s case. 

The original series, released in January, chronicled the sexual assault allegations against Kelly. The show was followed by Kelly being charged with 10 counts of aggravated criminal sex abuse between 1998 and 2010. In June, he pleaded not guilty to 11 new charges related to alleged sexual assault of a teenage fan in 2010.

Surviving R. Kelly was nominated for an Emmy has been viewed by nearly 30 million people. Sudi Khosropur is co-executive producing and serving as showrunner on The Aftermath.

‘Surviving R. Kelly’ follow-up series in the works


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