Painkiller Season 1: Release Date, Time, & Where To Watch

Painkiller Season 1

Netflix’s obsession with true crime or shows based on real-life events is not stopping any soon with new shows releasing on the platform every single month. This month is set to release a limited series based on America’s infamous opioid crisis. 

The show stars Uzo Aduba, Matthew Broderick, Sam Anderson and Taylor Kitsch in the lead roles and focuses with an emphasis on Purdue Pharma, a pharmaceutical company, the manufacturer of OxyContin. 

If you’ve been following this one, you may be curious to know when this new TV series will release. Well, wonder no more!

Here is everything you need to know about Painkiller, including its release date, time and where you can watch this.

What Is Painkiller About?

Painkiller is an upcoming American drama limited series created by Micah Fitzerman-Blue and Noah Harpster. The show is based on Patrick Radden Keefe’s New Yorker article – ‘The Family That Built an Empire of Pain’ and ‘Pain Killer: An Empire of Deceit’.

Painkiller will focus on the birth of the opioid crisis in America with an emphasis on Purdue Pharma, the manufacturer of OxyContin.

Where Can I Watch Painkiller?

Painkiller is a Netflix original and will stream exclusively on the platform. The show will be available on the platform globally with a relevant subscription and as this is an original, this is the only place you’re going to be able to watch this one.

Painkiller Season 1 Release Date

Season 1 of Painkiller will release on Thursday 10th August at 12:00am (PT) / 3:00am (ET) / 8am (GMT). All episodes of the show will drop at the same time.

Expect the episodes to drop with English subtitles too, along with multiple other languages as well as dubs in several languages too.

How Many Episodes Will Painkiller Season 1 Have?

Netflix original Painkiller will have a total of six episodes in the first season. The show will be releasing all episodes at once with each having a runtime of approximately 40 minutes.

Is There A Trailer For Painkiller?

There is indeed! You can find a trailer for Netflix’s Painkiller below:

What do you hope to see as the series progresses? What’s your most anticipated moment of Painkiller based on the trailer so far? Let us know in the comments below!

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