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Netflix locks in prison-based reality series “Jailbirds” from 44 Blue Productions

Los Angeles-based non-fiction and unscripted content prodco 44 Blue Productions is producing a prison-based reality show for streaming giant Netflix. Jailbirds (pictured) takes viewers inside the Sacramento County Jail to see ...
April 26, 2019

Los Angeles-based non-fiction and unscripted content prodco 44 Blue Productions is producing a prison-based reality show for streaming giant Netflix.

Jailbirds (pictured) takes viewers inside the Sacramento County Jail to see how incarcerated women live, featuring interpersonal struggles, romance and systemic conflict.

44 Blue co-founder and CEO Rasha Drachkovitch serves as executive producer.

The series joins other 44 Blue series centered on the American justice system, like Pit Bulls & Parolees (Animal Planet), Nightwatch (A&E), Lockup (MSNBC) and First Week In (Discovery).

Jailbirds launches globally on Netflix May 10.

Watch the trailer below:

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