Where to Watch The Case Against Adnan Syed

If you follow the “Serial” podcast, you’ve likely heard of the widely broadcasted Adnan Syed case. In 1999, Syed was convicted of murdering his 18-year-old ex-girlfriend, Hae Min Lee. Syed served 20 years in prison before his conviction was officially vacated. He was released from prison on September 19, 2022, in a highly publicized event.

If you’re interested in the details of this case, The Case Against Adnan Syed lets you delve deeper into the famed courtroom drama. Directed by Amy Berg, this true-crime docuseries is divided into four parts. It leads all the way up to Syed’s then-current status, which goes back to 2018.


Here’s everything you need to know about the documentary series, including where you can stream it online and when the next episode is expected to be released. The Case Against Adnan Syed is streaming on HBO Max.

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When Will There Be More Episodes of The Case Against Adnan Syed?


Ever since its premiere in March 2019, The Case Against Adnan Syed has captured the attention and interest of viewers all over the country, many of which were already captivated by his story from listening to the "Serial" podcast, which helped get Syed a new trial in 2016. Each episode explores various issues and questions related to Syed’s case, helping to shine light on the reality of his alleged murder as well as his prison sentence.

Syed’s unexpected release has cast doubt on the murder conviction that put him behind bars for more than 20 years. With so much public scrutiny aimed toward the convict, loyal viewers of the documentary are now grappling with new questions. Luckily, the producer of the series has been paying attention.

A follow-up episode to the docuseries is slated to debut in 2023. This exclusive episode will reportedly give viewers behind-the-scenes access to Syed, including his recent release from prison. If you were drawn in by the footage in the original series, you’ll be glad to know that this follow-up episode even includes the filmed moment where Syed’s murder conviction is officially vacated by the judge.

Here’s Where to Watch The Case Against Adnan Syed

The first four episodes of The Case Against Adnan Syed are available to stream on HBO Max. Each episode is a little over an hour long. In light of Syed’s release from prison, the original four episodes of the documentary series take on a whole new meaning. If you want to get the most out of the release of the follow-up episode, it’s a good idea to watch (or re-watch) Season 1 so you’re all caught up.

Watch The Case Against Adnan Syed on HBO Max