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'Alec Baldwin: Unscripted', times, how and where to watch

The American actor speaks for the first time in an exclusive interview with ABC on the fatal shooting on the set of the film 'Rust' and claims: "I didn't pull the trigger".

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'Alec Baldwin: Unscripted', times, how and where to watch
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Alec Baldwin maintains that he "never pulled the trigger" of the gun with which he allegedly accidentally killed cinematographer Halyna Hutchins during the shooting of the film "Rust" last October.

"I would never point a gun at anyone and pull the trigger, ever," the actor stated in an advance excerpt of the interview he has granted to ABC television network, to be aired on Thursday.

The 63-year-old actor does not provide further details about whether the gun went off by itself or describe the accident, although he does assure that he could not imagine that there was live ammunition in the studio. Reports had suggested that some staff members had walked off set on the morning of the tragic accident in a dispute over safety measures on the set. 

"Someone put live ammunition in that gun, a bullet that wasn't even supposed to be in the building," he added.

The actor, who also served as a producer on the film, broke down in tears when talking about Hutchins' death: "It doesn't seem real to me," he said.

She was someone "loved and admired by everyone who worked with her," he recalled.

This is Baldwin's first interview after the accident on October 21.

FILE PHOTO: Actor Alec Baldwin gestures before walking on the red carpet during the commemoration of the Elton John AIDS Foundation 25th year fall gala at the Cathedral of St. John the Divine in New York CityFILE PHOTO: Actor Alec Baldwin gestures before walking on the red carpet during the commemoration of the Elton John AIDS Foundation 25th year fall gala at the Cathedral of St. John the Divine in New York City, in New York, U.S. November 7, 2017. REUTERS/Shannon Stapleton/File Photo

Where to watch Alec Baldwin: 'Unscripted'

The 60 minute Alec Baldwin special will be broadcast via ABC and will begin streaming later on the Hulu service later that evening.

A 2 hour ABC 20/20 special investigating the incident on the set for the film "Rust" will also air on 10 December starting at 21:00 ET and this too will also be available to stream via the Hulu platform.

Alec Baldwin: 'Unscripted': times and dates

The ABC exclusive interview (conducted by George Stephanpopulos) with Baldwin will be broadcast on Thursday, 2 December at 20:00 ET/17:00 PT and runs for one hour.