Air Date: Thursday, April 23, 2015
Time Slot: 10:00 PM-11:00 PM EST on ABC
Episode Title: (#108) "Episode Eight"
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Regina King ("Southland") and Lili Taylor ("Six Feet Under") Guest Star

"Episode Eight" - As news of Aliyah's organized march for Carter's cause spreads, tensions and emotions within the community rise. The city tries to stifle the demonstration and the DA attempts to offer Carter a plea deal. Demonized and the target of violent threats, Barb refuses to back down and desperately rallies her own group of supporters to attend the march. Once again placed in juvenile detention, Tony could be charged as an adult. Alonzo urges him to testify against Carter to gain some leniency. Hector reconnects with his girlfriend and promises to turn his life around for her and their daughter. Unemployed and out of options, Russ turns to Mark for help in allowing him to move into Matt and Gwen's house, on "American Crime," THURSDAY, APRIL 23 (10:00-11:00 p.m. ET) on the ABC Television Network.

"American Crime" stars Felicity Huffman as Barb Hanlon, Timothy Hutton as Russ Skokie, W. Earl Brown as Tom Carlin, Richard Cabral as Hector Tontz, Caitlin Gerard as Aubry Taylor, Benito Martinez as Alonzo Gutiérrez, Penelope Ann Miller as Eve Carlin, Elvis Nolasco as Carter Nix, Johnny Ortiz as Tony Gutiérrez and guest starring Regina King as Aliyah Shadeed.

Guest Starring Lili Taylor as Nancy Straumberg, David Hoflin as Mark, Lily Knight as Colleen Sherrod, Julian Works as Edgar, Gwendoline Yeo as Richelle, Luis Acevedo as Officer Rodriguez, Gene Bolton as Troublemaker 2, Ricky Catter as Sanchez, Cedric Duplechain as Timothy Little, Patrick Gathron as Belligerent Protestor, Rey Herrerra as Hayes, Timothy Hoppock as Officer Roberts, Shelton Jolivette as Minister Yousef, Joe Nemmers as Rick Soderbergh, Sarah Niarkos as Doris, Kattia Ortiz as Sibila Nunez, Christopher Dontrell Piper as Malik, Kira Pozehl as Gwen Skokie, Jennifer Savidge as Ruth Taylor, Jennifer Sydney as Jessie, Scott Takeda as Mike Narasaki, Marshall Teague as Ben Callahan, Todd Terry as Jackson, Emily Warfield as Lisa and Jack Watkins as Darrel.

"Episode Eight" was written by Julie Hébert and directed by Rachel Morrison.

"American Crime" is created and executive produced by Oscar(R) winner John Ridley ("12 Years a Slave"). Michael J. McDonald also serves as executive producer. "American Crime" is produced by ABC Studios.

"American Crime" is broadcast in 720 Progressive (720P), ABC's selected HDTV format, with 5.1-channel surround sound. This program carries a TV-14,D,L,V parental guideline.

For more information about "American Crime" visit ABC.com/American Crime

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