Netflix has unveiled the official trailer for their upcoming docuseries, Waco: American Apocalypse. The series tells the story of what transpired in Waco, Texas, in 1993 during the violent 51-day standoff between David Koresh’s cult and the federal government. You can catch the three-part series on the streaming service on March 22, 2023.
Tiller Russell (Night Stalker) serves as the director of the series. Original Productions, Tillerman Films & The Cut are the production companies. Executive producers include Tiller Russell and Greg Tillman for Tillerman Films, Jeff Hasler and Brian Lovett for Original Productions, William Green and Aaron L. Ginsburg for The Cut, and Dane Reiley and Edwin Zane for Looseworld.
About Waco: American Apocalypse TV Show
This immersive three-part Netflix documentary series is the definitive account of what happened in Waco, Texas in 1993 when cult leader David Koresh faced off against the federal government in a bloody 51-day siege.
The conflict began with the biggest gunfight on American soil since the Civil War and ended with a fiery inferno captured live on national television. In between, it riveted TV viewers across the globe, becoming the biggest news story in the world.
Released to coincide with the 30th anniversary of this national tragedy, the series is directed by acclaimed filmmaker Tiller Russell (Night Stalker) and features exclusive access to recently unearthed videotapes filmed inside the FBI Crisis Negotiation Unit, as well as raw news footage never released to the American public, and FBI recordings.
It is driven by intimate and revealing interviews with people from all sides of the conflict, including one of David Koresh's spiritual wives, the last child released from the compound alive, a sniper from the FBI Hostage Rescue Team, the FBI Crisis Negotiation Unit Chief, the key journalists covering the story, as well as members of the ATF tactical team who watched their colleagues die in the shootout against members of the religious sect.
Using cutting-edge visual technology, Waco: American Apocalypse plunges viewers inside the multifaceted clash between the Branch Davidians and federal law enforcement in an epic drama about God and guns in America.Keep track of the cancel/renew status of all your favorite shows. Check out and bookmark our TV shows cancelled in 2019-20 season and TV shows renewed for 2020-21 season lists.