Lockup is a prison documentary series, produced by 44 Blue Productions, which airs on MSNBC. The Lockup franchise also includes Lockup: Raw, Lockup: World Tour, Lockup: Extended Stay, Lockup: Special Investigation, and Life After Lockup. Lockup explore prison facilities throughout the United States, profiling notable inmates, incidents, and prison operations. A typical episode usually follows one or two inmates as they attend disciplinary hearings, receive visits from family, and interact with other inmates. In some episodes, inmates are provided with personal video cameras to use in their cells for recording their thoughts. Titles within the franchise deal in specific areas as follows: ⁕Raw - Previously unaired footage from visits to various prisons, interspersed with comments from the production crew ⁕Extended Stay - Blocks of episodes that each focus on a long-term visit to one prison ⁕World Tour - Visits to prisons in countries other than the United States ⁕Special Investigation - Focus on a specific aspect of the prison system, usually the juvenile justice system ⁕Life After Lockup - Inmates who have been released from prison and are trying to return to society
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S01 E01Jun 5, 2005
Inside Riverbend Jun 5, 2005 Riverbend Maximum Security Prison inmates tell their stories.
S01 E02Jun 12, 2005
Return to Valley State Jun 12, 2005 Inmates of California's Valley State Prison for Women try rehabilitation.
S01 E03Jun 19, 2005
Return to Rikers Island Jun 19, 2005 A look at how this once infamous jail has reinvented itself.
S01 E04Jun 26, 2005
Inside Utah State Prison Jun 26, 2005 Inside the largest maximum security facility in Salt Lake City.
S01 E05Jul 3, 2005
Inside North Carolina Women's Prison Jul 3, 2005 Revealing of how these women deal with relationships and struggles.
S01 E06Jul 10, 2005
Inside Kentucky State Penitentiary Jul 10, 2005 Behind the walls of Kentucky's only maximum security prison.
S02 E01Jul 25, 2006
Inside Kern Valley Jul 25, 2006 California's Kern Valley State Prison opens its doors in 2005.
S02 E02Aug 29, 2006
Inside Iowa State Penitentiary Aug 29, 2006 Behind the walls of the Iowa State Penitentiary in Fort Madison.
S02 E03Nov 28, 2006
Inside Brushy Mountain Nov 28, 2006 The Brushy Mountain facility has an unusual population of lifers and first-time inmates.
S02 E04Dec 5, 2006
Inside Holman Correctional Facility Dec 5, 2006 Alabama's Holman maximum security prison.
S02 E05Dec 12, 2006
Inside Indiana State Prison Dec 12, 2006 Originally built to house prisoners during the Civil War, the Indiana State Prison is now home to nearly 2,000 maximum security inmates.
S02 E06Dec 19, 2006
Inside Spring Creek Alaska Dec 19, 2006 Life inside Alaska's Spring Creek Correctional Center.