Dirty John Season 2: The Podcast

By USA Network | L.A. Times Studios

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"Dirty John Season 2: The Podcast" is a 3-episode series that goes behind the scenes of the USA Network's’ new television series "Dirty John: The Betty Broderick Story," a re-telling of the riveting and complex tale of Betty Broderick. Betty was a San Diego mother of four who murdered her ex-husband and his new wife more than 30 years ago. The divorce, crime, and trial captivated the nation and dominated headlines then, and continues to fascinate today. "Dirty John Season 2: The Podcast" is a series paid for by USA Network and produced by LA Times Studios. The Los Angeles Times Newsroom was not involved in the creation of this series.

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Bringing the Characters to Life | 3
00:11:06

In this episode, the actors from Dirty John: The Betty Broderick Story talk about prepping for their roles – including the challenges of playing Betty Broderick herself, a character brought to life by Amanda Peet.

Paid for by USA Network and produced by LA Times Studios; the Los Angeles Times Newsroom was not involved in the creation of this series.

Dirty John: The Betty Broderick Story - two episode premiere event Tuesday June 2nd - on USA Network.

May 27, 2020
A Fresh Approach to an Enduring Story | 2
00:09:40

The creators of Dirty John: The Betty Broderick Story share their insights on what it took to bring a fresh approach to this enduring story, including the role of female directors in the re-telling the infamous murder. Among the directors whose work shaped the series are Maggie Kiley and Series Director Alexandra Cunningham, who made her directorial debut.

Paid for by USA Network and produced by LA Times Studios; the Los Angeles Times Newsroom was not involved in the creation of this series.

Dirty John: The Betty Broderick Story - two episode premiere event Tuesday June 2nd - on USA Network.

May 27, 2020
The Cultural Climate | 1
00:16:16

To understand why the story of Betty Broderick endures, the creative minds behind the series – Executive Producer, Writer and Director Alexandra Cunningham, along with Executive Producer Jessica Rhoades – explain the importance of the cultural climate of the late 1980s and early 1990s, as well as how they approached this complex case so many years later.

Paid for by USA Network and produced by LA Times Studios; the Los Angeles Times Newsroom was not involved in the creation of this series.

Dirty John: The Betty Broderick Story - two episode premiere event Tuesday June 2nd - on USA Network.

May 27, 2020