PRESIDENT TRUMP

EPISODE 1

STORYLINE
Interviews with key players provide insight into the life, character and moments that shaped President-elect Donald Trump.


DIVIDED STATES OF AMERICA (1)

EPISODE 2

STORYLINE
An in-depth examination of the partisanship that gridlocked Washington, D.C., during the Obama presidency; the rise of populist anger on both sides of the aisle; the increase of racial tensions throughout the country.


DIVIDED STATES OF AMERICA (2)

EPISODE 3

STORYLINE
An in-depth examination of the partisanship that gridlocked Washington, D.C., during the Obama presidency; the rise of populist anger on both sides of the aisle; the increase of racial tensions throughout the country.


TRUMP'S ROAD TO THE WHITE HOUSE

EPISODE 4

STORYLINE
Donald Trump's path to the presidency is chronicled including remarks from key players in his campaign.


BATTLE FOR IRAQ / HUNTING ISIS

EPISODE 5

STORYLINE
A look at what's going on in areas of Iraq freed from ISIS. Also: the battle for Mosul.


OUT OF GITMO / FOREVER PRISON

EPISODE 6

STORYLINE
A detainee is released from the Guantanamo Bay detention camp after serving 14 years; the struggle to free prisoners who are deemed international terrorists; the history of the prison.


IRAQ UNCOVERED

EPISODE 7

STORYLINE
Militias work with the military to fight for control in Iraq; the impact of the fighting on civilians; a look at areas where the Islamic State group has been pushed out.


LAST DAYS OF SOLITARY

EPISODE 8

STORYLINE
The U.S. is the world leader in solitary confinement, with more than 80,000 prisoners being held in isolation. But in recent years, more than 30 states have begun to experiment with reforms aimed at reducing the use of solitary. On Tuesday, April 18, FRONTLINE presents “Last Days of Solitary” — a searing, two-hour exploration of this controversial practice. Filmed over three years, “Last Days of Solitary” goes inside one state’s ambitious attempt to decrease its use of solitary and investigates what happens when prisoners who have spent considerable time in isolation try to integrate back into society.


THE FISH ON MY PLATE

EPISODE 9

STORYLINE
“What fish should I eat that’s good for me and good for the planet?” Bestselling author and lifelong fisherman Paul Greenberg (“Four Fish”; “American Catch”) sets out to answer that question in “The Fish on My Plate,” a 90-minute FRONTLINE special. As part of his quest to investigate the health of the ocean — and his own — Greenberg spends a year eating seafood at breakfast, lunch and dinner. With people worldwide consuming more seafood than ever, Greenberg also explores questions of sustainability and overfishing, traveling to Norway, where modern fish farming was invented; Peru to witness the world’s largest wild fishery; Alaska, where 200 million salmon can be caught each year; and Connecticut to visit a sustainable ocean farming pioneer who is trying to transform the fishing industry.


SECOND CHANCE KIDS

EPISODE 10

STORYLINE
Inside the fight over the fate of juveniles in prison for murder, following a landmark Supreme Court ruling. The film examines the impact of the order to re-evaluate thousands of juvenile murder cases and follows two of the first convicts to be released.


POVERTY, POLITICS AND PROFIT

EPISODE 11

STORYLINE
An examination of the billions spent on housing the poor and why so few get the help they need.


AMERICAN PATRIOT

EPISODE 12

STORYLINE
An examination of the conflict between the Bundy family and the federal government, which has reinvigorated "patriot" groups due to what they see as federal overreach. Beginning in 1993, Nevada rancher Cliven Bundy began grazing his cattle on federal land sans permit. The resulting dispute culminated in a 2014 standoff with federal officials trying to take his cattle. In 2016, his sons led the occupation of a federal preserve in Oregon as a protest against the arson convictions of two ranchers.


BANNON'S WAR

EPISODE 13

STORYLINE
Examine Trump advisor Stephen Bannon's war—with radical Islam, Washington, and White House rivals. Learn about his fight to deliver on Trump's promises, with a confrontational style based on his personal crusade to dramatically transform America.


LIFE ON PAROLE

EPISODE 14

STORYLINE
The challenges faced by former prisoners during their first year on parole are chronicled. Included: an effort to change the way parole works in Connecticut in order to reduce the number of people returning to prison.


ABACUS: SMALL ENOUGH TO JAIL

EPISODE 15

STORYLINE
Director Steve James ("Hoop Dreams") chronicles the story of the only U.S. bank prosecuted after the financial crisis, and a Chinese immigrant family's fight to clear their names.


NORTH KOREA'S DEADLY DICTATOR

EPISODE 16

STORYLINE
The intentions and capabilities of North Korean leader Kim Jong-un and claims that he ordered the assassination of his brother.


WAR ON THE EPA

EPISODE 17

STORYLINE
Conservative political forces and causes, including skepticism about climate change, propel Scott Pruitt to become administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency.


MOSUL / INSIDE YEMEN

EPISODE 18

STORYLINE
Inside the battle to defeat ISIS in Mosul, Iraq. Included: combat footage of an Iraqi Special Forces unit that bore the brunt of the fighting. Also: a rare look at airstrikes on Yemen by a Saudi Arabia-led coalition.


PUTIN'S REVENGE (1)

EPISODE 19

STORYLINE
For months, reports of Russian interference in the 2016 election have dominated the headlines. Now, FRONTLINE tells the story of how Vladimir Putin came to see the United States as an enemy — and why he decided to target an American election. In a special, two-part documentary with in-depth reporting from Moscow and Washington, D.C., Michael Kirk and the team behind “The Choice 2016“ examine Putin’s rise, rule and motivations.


PUTIN'S REVENGE (2)

EPISODE 20

STORYLINE
For months, reports of Russian interference in the 2016 election have dominated the headlines. Now, FRONTLINE tells the story of how Vladimir Putin came to see the United States as an enemy — and why he decided to target an American election. In a special, two-part documentary with in-depth reporting from Moscow and Washington, D.C., Michael Kirk and the team behind “The Choice 2016“ examine Putin’s rise, rule and motivations.


POOR KIDS

EPISODE 21

STORYLINE
FRONTLINE spent months following three young girls who are growing up against the backdrop of their families’ struggles against financial ruin. At a time when one in five American kids lives below the poverty line, Poor Kids is an is an intimate portrait of the economic crisis as it’s rarely seen, through the eyes of children.


Season Two Thousand Seventeen