Lockup takes us inside maximum security prisons, showing us what life is really like for those that are spending several years there, their whole life, or even those waiting to be executed.
Inmate violence including riots, shanks and attacks on officers.Watch Now:iTunes
On a regular basis camera crew explore where even the most heinous violations are an every day activity.Watch Now:iTunes
There is never a dull moment in prison.Watch Now:iTunes
Tennessee Prison for Women along the banks of the Cumberland River is home to more than 700 inmates.
Some inmates leave prison by "paroling legit" or in a body bag and others earn time for early parole, but a few will attempt escape.Watch Now:iTunes
Inmates who become disruptive or violent are transferred to the lock-up units in levels five and six.Watch Now:iTunes
Prison officials initiate a shakedown after gang members in Level 6 overpower an officer in the recreation area, take her keys and stab a rival gang member.Watch Now:iTunes
Three inmates prepare to cross the threshold to freedom.
Behind the bars of Maricopa County Jail.Watch Now:iTunes
Serving life sentences or death sentences in prison.
Unexcused absences create staff shortages at Alabama's Holman Correctional Facility.
An anonymous tip puts Internal Affairs on high alert.Watch Now:iTunes
The many meanings of 'cutting' at Indiana State Prison.Watch Now:iTunes
While visiting Limon Correctional, the Lockup crew is greeted by angry inmates and the cell extraction team is called in to help.Watch Now:iTunes
Travis Trani becomes the warden of the Limon Correctional Facility in 2008 and implements policies to curtail the violence.
Five grueling cell extractions at Colorado State Penitentiary.
Violence at the Limon Correctional Facility in Colorado.
Some inmates don't know when someone is getting too close until it's too late.
In this hour, the killer of a corrections officer fights to be freed from 16 years of solitary confinement, and boyhood friends struggle to parent their kids from behind prison walls.Watch Now:iTunes
Bobby Ray Gilbert is easily one of the most volatile inmates to ever appear on Lockup. Is it possible that he has discovered true love? David Boltjes ranks as one of the most talked-about inmates featured on Lockup, but now he's out of prison and his tattooed eyeballs continue to ...
Inside Orange County Jail where most inmates stand charged and are still working their cases so some try to make their jail cells home.Watch Now:iTunes
An inmate behaves erratically; an accused murderer faces the death penalty while his girlfriend is being held in the women's wing; a new female inmate raises havoc; a raid catches an inmate by surprise.
A repeat offender tries to smuggle contraband into the jail; an inmate is targeted for allegedly killing a local rap star; prescription drug abuse becomes epidemic; an inmate's drug abuse may keep him in jail; officials fret about one inmate's influence.
A troubled inmate tries to make an impression; another inmate acts out; a woman who gave birth in the jail watches her baby grow up without her; an inmate faces a 25 years-to-life sentence.