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Locked Up Abroad

Travelers share stories of being arrested in foreign countries. 

5/23/15
08:00 PM
"From Hollywood to Hell"  A Hollywood actor, Erik Aude, finds himself locked up in Pakistan for opium smuggling.  (Repeat) MSNBC
5/23/15
09:00 PM
"High Heels and Heroin"  A family vacation on the island of Mauritius becomes a nightmare for a young woman, Brigene Young, who is busted for smuggling drugs in her shoes.  (Repeat) MSNBC
5/24/15
09:00 PM
"Dangerous Liaisons"  British gay nurse Stephen Comiskey is arrested in Saudi Arabia where homosexuality is punishable by execution.  (Repeat) MSNBC
5/24/15
10:00 PM
"Wine, Whiskey and Waylaid"  Scottish chef Gordon Malloch embarks on a lucrative sideline as a bootlegger in Saudi Arabia.  (Repeat) MSNBC
5/25/15
04:00 PM
"Dangerous Liaisons"  British gay nurse Stephen Comiskey is arrested in Saudi Arabia where homosexuality is punishable by execution.  (Repeat) MSNBC
5/25/15
05:00 PM
"Wine, Whiskey and Waylaid"  Scottish chef Gordon Malloch embarks on a lucrative sideline as a bootlegger in Saudi Arabia.  (Repeat) MSNBC
5/25/15
06:00 PM
"Black Palace of Horrors"  A man, Dwight Worker, busted for smuggling attempts a daring escape from one of Mexico's most notorious prisons.  (Repeat) MSNBC
5/25/15
07:00 PM
"Trouble in the Jungle"  A young American backpacker, Mark Wedeven, and his companions are taken hostage by armed guerrilla soldiers while traveling through the jungle in Colombia.  (Repeat) MSNBC
5/30/15
08:00 PM
"Black Palace of Horrors"  A man, Dwight Worker, busted for smuggling attempts a daring escape from one of Mexico's most notorious prisons.  (Repeat) MSNBC
5/30/15
09:00 PM
"Trouble in the Jungle"  A young American backpacker, Mark Wedeven, and his companions are taken hostage by armed guerrilla soldiers while traveling through the jungle in Colombia.  (Repeat) MSNBC
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.