American Crime (Season 3)
3.01 – Season Three: Episode One
aired on March 12, 2017
Directed by: So Yong Kim | Written by: John Ridley


An undocumented Mexican worker discovers modern servitude thriving in an agricultural community; a woman learns the shocking truth behind a family’s wealth; a social worker wants a young prostitute to testify against her pimp in court.
3.02 – Season Three: Episode Two
aired on March 19, 2017
Directed by: Julie Hébert | Written by: John Ridley


Luis finds himself sinking into servitude on the farm, while field captain Isaac forms a complicated relationship with Coy. Jeanette comes to realize her family’s role in exploiting farm workers.
3.03 – Season Three: Episode Three
aired on March 26, 2017
Directed by: Victoria Mahoney | Written by: Janine Salinas Schoenberg, Moisés Zamora


Luis gets important information about his missing son. Coy witnesses an horrific incident. Shae wonders if she should stay at the shelter.
3.04 – Season Three: Episode Four
aired on April 2, 2017
Directed by: Steph Green | Written by: Sonay Hoffman


Jeanette tries to find her voice in the Hesby family, and Kimara explores financial options to pay for in vitro fertilization. Shae comes to a decision about her own pregnancy.
3.05 – Season Three: Episode Five
aired on April 9, 2017
Directed by: Tanya Hamilton | Written by: Keith Huff


Dustin introduces Shae to the world of online sex work. After leaving her husband, Jeanette struggles to find a place to live and the means to support herself. Nick and Clair’s business and personal troubles worsen.
3.06 – Season Three: Episode Six
aired on April 16, 2017
Directed by: Ramsey Nickell | Written by: Steve Harper


Nick takes his frustrations out on Clair, while Clair becomes increasingly abusive and controlling of her nanny, Gabriella. Shae struggles adjusting to online prostitution.
3.07 – Season Three: Episode Seven
aired on April 23, 2017
Directed by: John Krokidas | Written by: Kirk A. Moore


Dustin’s life is in danger after another incident at the webcam house. He reaches out to Kimara who is having a moral dilemma and wants time off from work. The Coates’ marriage continues to unravel causing Gabrielle to act out in self-preservation. Jeanette is concerned about Raelyn’s reaction to a random drug test.
3.08 – Season Three: Episode Eight
aired on April 30, 2017
Directed by: Jessica Yu | Written by: Julie Hébert


Kimara tries to get Dustin to tell the police about the crimes at the webcam house. Detectives upon an investigation into the Coates. Jeanette wonders what the costs of social changes are.