Follow Up 'Surviving R. Kelly' With Lifetime's 'The Impact'

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Broadcast journalist Soledad O'Brien is to host a 2-hour special called Surviving R. Kelly: The Impact, Lifetime announced.

The follow-up to the January docuseries Surviving R. Kelly is scheduled to air Saturday. It will include interviews with journalists, legal experts, mental health professionals and the representatives of non-profit organizations.

Happy Anniversary Lifetime! A Look Back on 35 Years of Reality, Drama & Original Movies

Happy Anniversary Lifetime! A Look Back on 35 Years of Reality, Drama & Original Movies

From 'The Jessica Savitch Story' to 'Dance Moms' to 'Surviving R. Kelly,' Lifetime keeps churning out successes.

"In the days following the debut of Surviving R, Kelly on Lifetime, vital conversations erupted throughout the country," a press release said.

"Calls to sexual assault hotlines increased by 35 percent and #MuteRKelly activists were galvanized to protest for R. Kelly's record label to drop him."

All the Legal Action That's Taken Place Since 'Surviving R. Kelly' Premiered

All the Legal Action That's Taken Place Since 'Surviving R. Kelly' Premiered

The disgraced singer could be facing a criminal investigation in Georgia.

The titular R&B singer was recently indicted on 10 felony counts of aggravated sexual assault involving four victims over the course of a decade. He has denied any wrongdoing.

By Karen Butler

Originally published in UPI Entertainment News.