Untimely death is explored by interviews with family members. The experience of the ones left behind is that all death is untimely. It's particularly hard with the death of a child but spouses of many years may suffer similarly difficult grief . In the pilot episode of Untimely Vicky Jacobs describes her experience losing a child and a spouse in the same year. She explains how she's interviewed other parents who've experienced similar tragedy. The show will highlight her work with the grieving and focus on the way people cope differently through interviews.