This series is based on the true story of two convicted murderers who escaped from a New York prison with the help of a female prison employee in 2015. Benicio Del Toro, Paul Dano, and Patricia Arquette star.
The small sleepy town of Dannemora is home to the Clinton Correctional Facility, a maximum security prison. Two inmates, Richard Matt, and David Sweat become entangled in the life of a married female prison employee in the summer of 2015. Tilly Mitchell, an employee at Clinton Correctional Facility, becomes romantically entangled with both convicts and aids in their escape from the facility. Emmy winner Ben Stiller executive produces and directs all episodes.