20/20 July 1 2022: “While He Was Sleeping…”

20/20 July 1 2022: "While He Was Sleeping..." 17On July 1 2022 at 9 p.m. ET/PT and 8 p.m. CT, ABC broadcasts an episode of 20/20 where w man who claims to have killed his wife while sleepwalking opens up about the incident, his children and his life in prison..

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When Scott Falater’s neighbor witnessed him drag his wife into their backyard pool and hold her head underwater after he stabbed her, it may have seemed to be an open-and-shut case. That was until Falater acted utterly stunned at the accusations and maintained he had no recollection of killing his wife. With no criminal record and a seemingly good marriage, Falater’s actions also puzzled his family and friends. But when Falater claimed to have a sleepwalking disorder, it raised the stunning question: Was he asleep during the murder? The intriguing case quickly made headlines as the media covered the trial gavel to gavel. “20/20” co-anchor Amy Robach sits down for a jailhouse interview with Falater in his first interview since his conviction 22 years ago. In the emotional interview, Falater opens up about the killing, his children and his life in prison. “20/20” features a conversation between Falater from prison and his son, Michael, who was just 12 years old at the time of the murder. The two-hour program also features the first interviews with Joel Tranter and Steven Stanowicz; the first network TV interview with Kemp Layden; and members of the Phoenix Police Department at the time of the murder about what they saw when they were some of the first to arrive at the crime scene. “20/20” also includes interviews with the renowned sleep experts who testified that they believed Falater was sleepwalking and some of the jurors. “20/20” airs FRIDAY, JULY 1 (9:01-11:00 p.m. EDT), on ABC. (Rebroadcast. ABC OAD: 1/29/21)

ABC News’ “20/20” is an award-winning primetime program anchored by David Muir and Amy Robach. A proven leader as a long-form newsmagazine for over 40 years, “20/20” features unforgettable, character-driven true-crime mysteries, exclusive newsmaker interviews, hard-hitting investigative reports and in-depth coverage of high profile stories. The two-hour “20/20” events air Fridays from 9:00-11:00 p.m. EDT on ABC and are available to stream on ABC News digital platforms and Hulu.

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