In Houston, Texas, the epicenter of human trafficking in the United States, Brown and his team of victim's advocates and other volunteers, embark on a mission to help some of the thousands of young women forced into prostitution each year in America.
With the help of strategically placed hidden cameras, the team undertakes harrowing undercover missions to offer help to women they believe may be in danger. In a non-descript hotel room, Brown poses as a client and once he established his credentials, he then brings in a victim's advocate — a woman who has successfully escaped being trafficked herself. Throughout the season, we meet over forty women; ranging from one who saw her twin sister killed in front of her to another woman sold at the age of 10 by a family friend. The stakes are high and there isn't much time to decide if they want to take the offer of help or return to their life on the streets.
"8 Minutes" is produced for A&E Network by Relativity Television. Executive producers for Relativity Television are Tom Forman, Brad Bishop, Paul Harrison and Bryan Valderrama. Executive producers for A&E Network are Drew Tappon and Sean Gottlieb.