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ABC News’ hit podcast The Dropout returns with new episodes as Elizabeth Holmes – once the youngest self-made female billionaire – goes on trial for alleged fraud, facing decades in prison, if convicted.
“The Dropout: Elizabeth Holmes on Trial” is hosted by ABC News Chief Business, Technology & Economics Correspondent Rebecca Jarvis, who’s spent five years investigating Holmes.
The Stanford University dropout turned founder and CEO of the blood-testing company Theranos suffered an astounding fall from grace amid the accusations of alleged widespread fraud. “The Dropout: Elizabeth Holmes on Trial” debuts with two new episodes on Tuesday, Aug. 31, to coincide with jury selection. New episodes post Tuesdays throughout the trial with bonus episodes as news warrants.
The upcoming Hulu Original limited series “The Dropout,” from Searchlight Television and Disney Television Studios’ 20th Television, is based on the ABC News podcast of the same name. The series stars Amanda Seyfried as Elizabeth Holmes and Naveen Andrews as Sunny Balwani. “The Dropout” comes from creator, executive producer and showrunner Liz Meriwether and is scheduled to debut in 2022.