Sat May 9 8:00pm
Black Palace of Horrors(Season 6, Episode 5) msnbc

Dwight Worker details his daring 1975 escape from the notorious Mexican penitentiary Palacio de Lecumberri, where he was serving a six-year sentence for attempting to smuggle 780 grams of cocaine out of Mexico City.

Sat May 9 9:00pm
Panama(Season 4, Episode 6) msnbc

An American backpacker is taken hostage by armed guerrilla soldiers while hiking from Panama to Colombia.

Sun May 10 9:00pm
Backstabbed in Thailand(Season 5, Episode 10) msnbc

Faced with an impending manslaughter trial, a military veteran travels to Thailand for a quick getaway. While there, she learns her travel companion is planning on smuggling heroin back to the U.S., and she agrees to help her out.

Sun May 10 10:00pm
The Real Midnight Express(Season 4, Episode 1) msnbc

Season 4 opens with the story of Billy Hayes, whose autobiography inspired the 1978 Oscar-winning film "Midnight Express." Hayes details the time he spent in an infamous Turkish prison for trying to smuggle hashish out of the country, and his daring escape (more…)

Fri May 15 5:00am
Hunting Mr. Nice(Season 7, Episode 10) NGC

A profile of former drug smuggler Howard Marks.

Sat May 16 12:00pm
Highway to Hell(Season 6, Episode 4) NGC

Thomas Hamill, an American truck driver taken hostage by Iraqi insurgents on April 9, 2004, recounts the ordeal.

Sat May 16 1:00pm
Ecuador(Season 2, Episode 16) NGC

Life in one of Ecuador's most notorious prisons is discussed by an American who was caught transporting cocaine out of the country.

Sat May 16 2:00pm
Kidnapped in the Philippines(Season 3, Episode 3) NGC

The story of Greg Williams, a Christian missionary who was kidnapped by members of the militant Islamic group Abu Sayyaf and tortured for 13 days in the southern Philippines.

Sat May 16 3:00pm
Black Palace of Horrors(Season 6, Episode 5) NGC

Dwight Worker details his daring 1975 escape from the notorious Mexican penitentiary Palacio de Lecumberri, where he was serving a six-year sentence for attempting to smuggle 780 grams of cocaine out of Mexico City.

Sat May 16 4:00pm
Brazil(Season 3, Episode 5) NGC

A nightclub promoter agrees to smuggle cocaine from Brazil to Hungary for some extra income, but he doesn't make it out of South America.

Sat May 16 5:00pm
Cuba(Season 3, Episode 8) NGC

An American woman is forced into being a drug mule and spends six years in a Cuban prison after she's caught at an airport with 18 pounds of cocaine.

Sat May 16 6:00pm
The Juggler Smuggler(Season 6, Episode 2) NGC

Life in a Nepalese prison is detailed by a professional magician who got caught trying to smuggle hashish out of the country.

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  • Premiered: July 24, 2007
  • Rating: TV-14
  • User Rating:4.8 out of 5 (116 ratings)
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  • Premise: Travelers who've been locked up in a foreign land share their stories in this documentary series. (more)

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