Unprecedented: Explosive Trump Documentary–July Release Date, Reveals Trailer

The preview for the film, which attracted the attention of the House select committee investigating Jan. 6, shows footage from the 2021 attack on the Capitol.


The three-part docuseries Unprecedented will premiere on Discovery+ on Sunday, July 10, the platform announced on Wednesday. Unprecedented, which focuses on Trump’s 2020 attempt to get re-elected and how he and his family reacted to Joe Biden winning the election, features interviews with the former president, former vice president Mike Pence, Ivanka Trump, Eric Trump, Donald Trump Jr. and Jared Kushner, as well as footage shot from the Capitol on Jan. 6, 2021.

General view of the Supreme Court of the United States.
The existence of the docuseries — and Holder’s close access to the Trump family during production — wasn’t widely known the Jan. 6 select committee sent a subpoena to the filmmaker, asking for raw footage.
Holder has since testified before the committee and hasn’t said much publicly about the experience.

Also on Wednesday, Discovery+ released a trailer for Unprecedented that showed new footage from the series. At one point, Donald Trump Jr. is shown washing his hands, and he explains that he is doing so “after a bunch of fist bumps.” In another clip, Eric Trump explains that during the re-election process, “My father was getting calls from many people who knew politics, ‘Congratulations Mr. President, you have won once again.’ ”

The trailer also shows footage shot from the Capitol on Jan. 6, 2021.

Holder explained that, beyond documenting the events of the 2020 election, “the series really goes into this somewhat Succession-type vibe” among the family. He added that he believes viewers of Unprecedented will see “a portrait of a complicated, fascinating, controversial family in a way that I don’t really think has been seen before.”