“Season 3 is very close to my heart. The stories are really good, and we’re really excited to tell them to people. Then again… if you’re looking for a murder mystery, this is not it.” —Sarah Koenig https://t.co/ZErfeGxLnn
— Serial (@serial) September 6, 2018
Former Concord Monitor reporter Sarah Koenig, now the host of the podcast Serial, recently sat down with Elle Magazine to discuss the upcoming third season of the series, which will premiere on Sept. 20. Subsequent episodes will be released each Thursday.
Koenig, along with her co-reporter Emmanuel Dzotsi, spent more than a year inside Cleveland’s criminal courts, learning the ins and outs of cases. The first two episodes will drop on September 20, with new episodes released each Thursday after that (though you can listen to a trailer right now).
Season 1 of Serial detailed the murder of Maryland teenager Hae Min Lee and the conviction of her ex-boyfriend, Adnan Syed. Koenig began to question if Syed had been wrongfully convicted of a crime he didn’t commit, and many listeners seemed to agree. In the time since then, Syed has been granted a new trial, largely thanks to Koenig’s reporting.
Season 2 took a look at the case of Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl.
Catch up on the last two seasons of Serial, as well as Season 3, here.