About the Series
What would you do with your last 24 hours of freedom? “24 To Life” follows 16 unexpected individuals as they go through their final 24 hours before they must enter prison to serve a significant sentence for their non-violent crime. In each of the eight one-hour episodes, two seemingly average people on their final day of freedom say their goodbyes and prepare their loved ones for the years they’ll be away. The series offers a startling look at the consequences of crime and incarceration, and the devastation their sentences have wrought on their families. It’s an emotional, unexpected look inside the machinery of the criminal justice system.