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Locked Up Abroad

Travelers share stories of being arrested in foreign countries. 

7/12/14
03:00 AM
"Malaysia"  Terrorists kidnap a couple taking a driving holiday in Malaysia.  (Repeat) NGC
7/12/14
04:00 AM
"Backstabbed in Thailand"  A Thailand vacation becomes a nightmare when a woman discovers her friend's plan to smuggle heroin back to the U.S.  (Repeat) NGC
7/12/14
05:00 AM
"Uganda"  A safari party's journey of a lifetime turns into a bloodbath when members of the group, including safari guide Mark Ross, are kidnapped by rebels in Uganda.  (Repeat) NGC
7/19/14
03:00 AM
"Bangkok"  Australian teacher Tim Schrader tries to smuggle heroin from Bangkok to the U.S.  (Repeat) NGC
7/19/14
04:00 AM
"Barbados"  A pregnant single mother is apprehended attempting to bring drugs back from Barbados and is sentenced to five years in prison.  (Repeat) NGC
7/19/14
05:00 AM
"The Orchid Hunters"  Columbian guerrillas capture two backpackers traveling to Columbia via the Darien Gap.  (Repeat) NGC
Locked Up Abroad

Premise
Dream adventures turn into hellish nightmares for the travelers featured in this series, which recounts through first-hand interviews and re-enactments their experiences of being arrested in a foreign country for drug smuggling, and how they coped with the resulting lengthy prison terms.

Program data from Tribune Media Services, Inc.