- Network: Lifetime
- Series Premiere Date: Jan 3, 2019
Generally favorable reviews- based on 23 Ratings
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Negative: 5 out of 23
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As a programme, Surviving R Kelly is deeply flawed. At best, it treads a fine line between attesting to the apparent pain of those taking part and exploiting it – and often gives in to temptation.
An extremely effective piece of entertainment journalism--though it may be more accurate to think of it as an extremely effective piece of activist entertainment journalism. The series is comprehensively damning and powerfully disturbing--while also being riveting.