American Crime Season 2: ABC Releases Premiere Episode Early

How’s this for an arresting offer: You can watch the Season 2 premiere of American Crime now — for free.

ABC has made the first episode of the Emmy-winning, Golden Globe-nominated drama’s upcoming second season available (for free!) on iTunes three weeks ahead of its Jan. 6 debut.

Season 2 of American Crime — which finds Season 1 regulars Timothy Hutton, Felicity Huffman, Lili Taylor, Elvis Nolasco, Regina King and Richard Cabral returning in new roles — delves into issues of sexual orientation and socioeconomic disparity when lurid photos of a Midwest high school basketball player make their way onto social media, triggering accusations of rape. Watch the trailer below.