20/20 – September 3 2021 – Jim and Tammy Faye Bakker – ABC

On Friday September 3 2021 at 10 p.m. ET/PT and 9 p.m. CT, ABC broadcasts a new episode of 20/20, where they examine Jim and Tammy Faye Bakker, televangelists and founders of the Christian-themed park Heritage USA, who became notorious after Jim was found at the center of outrageous sex and financial fraud scandals.



‘20/20’ Presents Two-Hour Program on Televangelists Jim and Tammy Faye Bakker’s Religious Empire and the Sex and Financial Fraud Scandals That Engulfed It

Features Interviews With Filmmakers About Their Documentary ‘The Eyes of Tammy Faye’

‘20/20’ Airs on Friday, Sept. 3 (9:01-11:00 p.m. EDT), on ABC

Televangelists Jim and Tammy Faye Bakker, hosts of the popular religious talk show “PTL (Praise The Lord) Club” and founders of the Christian-themed park Heritage USA, became notorious after Jim was found at the center of outrageous sex and financial fraud scandals. Now, over 30 years after the demise of their religious empire, “20/20” re-examines exactly what transpired at their television studios and theme park, featuring interviews with those who knew Jim and Tammy Faye well and footage from the ABC News archives. “20/20” also features interviews with filmmakers Fenton Bailey and Randy Barbato. They discussed their documentary, “The Eyes of Tammy Faye,” that they filmed with Tammy Faye 12 years after the collapse of “PTL” which is now the inspiration for the upcoming feature film of the same name, starring Jessica Chastain and Andrew Garfield. “20/20” airs on Friday, Sept. 3 (9:01-11:00 p.m. EDT), on ABC. (Rebroadcast. ABC OAD: 1/18/19)


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