New Channel 5 documentary Bad Girls Behind Bars has openly explored some hard-hitting truths when it comes to life in jail.

The series takes an in-depth look at the lives of inmates within the all-women Massachusetts Regional Women’s Correctional Centre.

With a high percentage of the inmates pregnant, there are a lot of complications when it comes to surviving. Especially as one of the women, Vanessa, is a heroin addict.

Here’s everything you need to know about the rest of the documentary and how to catch up online.

Vanessa looking at her bump

Bad Girls Behind Bars: How Many Episodes?

The brand new Channel 5 series has a collection of four episodes in total.

Bad Girls Behind Bars will finish tonight (Thursday, February 7th).

The final episode airs on Channel 5 at 10 pm.

Each episode in the documentary focuses on the life of a different inmate. Episode 1 concentrated on gang leader Baby D and pregnant Vanessa, with episode 2 moving on to transgender Franklin.

In this fourth and final episode, we are introduced to Julia, who is serving time for murdering her ex-boyfriend.

Franklin rec dec. Curtessa Franklin. Western Massachusetts Regional Women’s Correctional Center 
Franklin rec dec. Curtessa Franklin. Western Massachusetts Regional Women’s Correctional Center

Watch Bad Girls Behind Bars Online

You can catch up with any missed episodes of Bad Girls Behind Bars online via the official Channel 5 media player, MY5.

Each episode will be uploaded to MY5 shortly after airing, and will definitely be there come Friday morning. Simply search ‘Bad Girls Behind Bars’ on the homepage.

Unfortunately, there are no previous seasons and no other methods to watch Bad Girls Behind Bars online.

It is not on Netflix, Amazon Prime, Hayu, Youtube or any other streaming platform.


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Liam Curtis
Liam Curtis

Liam is our head of Entertainment and Gaming, managing teams globally. His journalism experience has covered everything from sport to health and fitness with companies such as Men's Health and HITC. Before moving into management, writing about the ridiculous antics of the Made in Chelsea crew was by far his most enjoyable topic.

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