BROADCAST DATE : Mar 25, 2016

The Trial of Jian Ghomeshi

It was a case that captivated the country: a CBC celebrity accused of sexual assault against three women. The stakes were high. Not only was Jian Ghomeshi on trial, but many felt Canada’s justice system was as well.

Now, Mr. Ghomeshi has been found not guilty on all counts against him. The judge had "no hesitation" in reaching his conclusion and ruled that the evidence of each complainant `suffered not just from inconsistencies and questionable behaviour, but was tainted by outright deception".

So what happened inside that courtroom during those eight intense days? Why were there so many surprises? With dramatic recreations of key turning points, the fifth estate takes viewers deep inside one of the most watched trials in this country’s history.