Airdate: Impeachment: American Crime Story

Third chapter in US crime saga centres around Bill Clinton's relationship with Monica Lewinsky.

Impeachment: American Crime Story, the third tale in the Ryan Murphy franchise, will screen in September.

The series will chronicle Bill Clinton’s (Clive Owen) relationship with Monica Lewinsky (Beanie Feldstein).

The cast includes Sarah Paulson as Linda Tripp, Edie Falco as Hillary Clinton, Annaleigh Ashford as Paula Jones, Margo Martindale as Lucianne Goldberg plus Judith Light, Kathleen Turner, Billy Eichner, Cobie Smulders, Blair Underwood, Colin Hanks & Mira Sorvino.

Based on Jeffrey Toobin’s book, ‘A Vast Conspiracy: The Real Story of the Sex Scandal That Nearly Brought Down a President’, Impeachment: American Crime Story examines the national crisis that led to the first impeachment of a U.S. President in over a century through the eyes of the women at the centre of the events: Monica Lewinsky, Linda Tripp and Paula Jones.

All three were thrust into the public spotlight during a time of corrosive partisan rancour, shifting sexual politics and a changing media landscape.

Beanie Feldstein (Lady Bird, What We Do in the Shadows, Bad Neighbors 2) stars as Monica Lewinsky, Clive Owen (Closer, The Knick) as Bill Clinton, Edie Falco (The Sopranos, Nurse Jackie) as Hillary Clinton, Sarah Paulson (Mrs. America, Ratched) as civil servant Linda Tripp, Annaleigh Ashford (Bad Education, B Positive) as civil servant Paula Jones, and Cobie Smulders (How I Met Your Mother, The Avengers) as journalist Ann Coulter.

The 10-part series will drop new episodes weekly express from the U.S. Weekly episodes will be available on the platform for a period of 35 days.

The series written by Sarah Burgess is produced by 20th Television and FX Productions. Lewinsky, Feldstein, Henrietta Conrad and Jemima Khan also serve as producers, with Burgess, Murphy, Paulson, Nina Jacobson, Brad Simpson, Alexis Martin Woodall, Brad Falchuk, Scott Alexander, Larry Karaszewski and Michael Uppendahl exec producing.

Updated: Wednesday September 8 at 9.00pm on FOX One and Binge.

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