Premise: ``Lockdown'' plunges viewers headfirst into life in the ``big house,'' the gritty underworld of America's maximum-security prisons, where gangs are prevalent, predators stalk their next prey and inmates are armed with deadly weapons. But prison officials have their own weapons in the form of modern surveillance and old-time isolation -- plus steel batons and pepper spray -- to help keep the peace in these miniature war zones.
S03, E02 (First Aired: Sep. 14, 2008)
After 14 years in prison, a convicted armed robber finds his first 90 days on the outside even tougher than the world he is leaving behind.
S02, E05 (First Aired: Jan. 13, 2008)
Iowa's Fort Dodge Correctional Facility staff must find unique ways to handle the impulsive, immature and often violent men, ages 18 to 25, that it houses.