By Dave Macleod, Wednesday 26th January 2022
Season 1. Channel Premiere.
ORIGINAL TRUE CRIME SERIES
Sundays at 19:00 from 13th February until 17th April
1 in 5 murders in the UK are committed by an ex-prisoner. Why did they kill and could they have been stopped? From violent offenders to cold-blooded killers, this chilling series reveals how these criminals, once released from prison, went on to kill innocent people - some in a matter of days. “Released to Kill” is a ten part series, presented by respected criminologist and investigative journalist Donal MacIntyre, that takes an in depth look into these criminals and their crimes.
Each episode tells the story of one terrifying case as it unfolds, and we hear from both the victims’ and the murderers’ families, witnesses and experts. At key moment when revisiting the case, Donal and a panel of experts, including a forensic psychiatrist, a former prison officer and a retired probation officer, examine if there were any warning signs about the potential evil of this person, as they answer the ultimate question: could a life have been saved?
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By Dave Macleod, Tuesday 3rd May 2022
Season 1. Channel premiere
Sundays at 20:00 from 15th May until 5th June
Virginia’s Colonial Parkway, a dark and isolated lovers’ lane, was the scene of four brutal double murders between 1986-1990, with each year a new young couple meeting their untimely death. Chilling and eerie similarities connect the four cases, but no one has ever been arrested for the crimes. Now, a team of former FBI special agents led by former FBI Profiler Jim Clemente, intends to change that, with the goal of bringing a monster to justice and providing answers to the victims’ families.SHARE: READ MORE Living With A Serial Killer
Posted on Monday 4th April 2022
Sundays at 19:50 from 24th April until 8th May
“Living with a Serial Killer” asks: what is it like to discover that the person you shared your life with is really a vicious murderer? Former prosecutor/Investigative journalist Beth Karas will explore the cases and investigations of three of the UK’s most infamous serial killers - Joanne Dennehy, Steve Wright and Peter Tobin. With a new approach to true crime, we will hear from the family members who lived with the killers during the most heinous offences, in hopes to better understand the extraordinary double lives these deadly criminals were living. Through unprecedented family interviews, the series explores the deva...SHARE: READ MORE Killer Cases
Posted on Tuesday 1st March 2022
Season 2. Channel premiere
Weeknights at 20:00 from 21st March until 1st April
All the emotion, drama, and suspense of America’s most chilling murder trials are captured on Killer Cases. Weaving together interviews and gripping footage, it’s an immersive true crime roller coaster in two acts. At first, viewers play armchair detective as they hear from police officers, forensic experts, witnesses, and sometimes even the defendants themselves.
Then with cameras inside the courtroom capturing every twist—the legal drama unfolds as the evidence stacks up and the final verdict is revealed. It’s a journey through the criminal justice process, and every case has its own fascinating backstory whe...SHARE: READ MORE Coastal Killers
Posted on Monday 10th January 2022
ORIGINAL TRUE CRIME SERIES
Weeknights at 19:00 from 31st January until 11th February
Every summer, thousands of holidaymakers ﬂock to the British seaside to enjoy the warm weather, pebble beaches and amusement arcades. But there’s a dark side to the British seaside, a sinister underbelly where sins are washed away by the tide. The quaint and idealistic seafront is also stalked by killers who, like the sea itself, have no respect for human life.
This new series of Coastal Killers takes viewers on a journey to the cliﬀ’s edge, where the land meets the sea, and where life meets death. At ﬁrst glance, our seaside towns are all fun fairs, candy ﬂoss and breezy...SHARE: READ MORE Murder In The Outback: The Falconio And Lees Mystery
Posted on Thursday 25th November 2021
Sundays at 20:00, from 5th until 26th December
The Peter Falconio Case is a story that just won’t be put to rest. For some experts and onlookers, the guilty verdict in Bradley Murdoch’s murder trial still feels clouded with doubt. They are left with an uneasy feeling that there was a lot more to what happened in the remote Australian outback on the night of Falconio’s disappearance.
This was no open and shut case. Too many questions, doubts, grey areas have left the door ajar. Inconsistencies and forensic question marks abound, and some key leads have laid unfollowed all this time, waiting for new investigators to pick up the thread. The Falconio case haunts lives of those it touched....SHARE: READ MORE A Wedding And A Murder
Posted on Wednesday 3rd November 2021
Weeknights at 19:00 from 8th until 17th November.
Continues at 19:00 and 20:00 on 18th and 19th November.
A wedding is supposed to be a joyous celebration of love, not the scene of a deadly crime.
"A Wedding and a Murder" explores shocking true stories of engagements, weddings and honeymoons that tragically ended in death. Each episode delves into a real life instance of matrimonial murder. The killer could be anyone – from the bride or the groom, to a family member or even a wedding guest – leaving investigators scrambling to identify the culprit.
The motives and outcomes may differ, but in each case, a couple’s happily ever ...SHARE: READ MORE Injustice With Nancy Grace
Posted on Thursday 7th October 2021
Season 1 & 2. Channel premiere
Weeknights at 19:00
From 11th October until 4th November
Renowned legal analyst and former felony prosecutor Nancy Grace draws upon her vast knowledge and expertise as she unravels mysterious and shocking true crime cases. Each standalone episode delves into a captivating, multi-layered story of injustice, from wrongful accusations to botched investigations to unjust sentences and more.
Through first-hand interviews, archival footage and Nancy’s unique perspective, the series shines a light on these untold cases and the fight for justice.... SHARE: READ MORE The Good Cop
Posted on Monday 6th September 2021
Sundays at 19:00
From 5th September until 10th October
Based on the bestselling book “The Good Cop” by Justine Ford. The best Homicide detective Australia has ever seen. This is the story of an old-school cop who is tough, inventive and incorruptible. A man who solved the unsolvable with his head and his heart. For many years, television companies have dreamt of doing a series with Ron Iddles. Ron has just retired ... and is ready to tell his story.
How did this intuitive cop put more murderers behind bars than any other homicide detective in Australia? Each episode will take us behind the scenes of one of Ron’s most challenging murder cases. Ron’s v...SHARE: READ MORE Snapped: Killer Couples
Posted on Friday 30th July 2021
Season 10 & 11. Channel premiere
Weeknights at 19:00
From 2nd until 27th August
“Snapped: Killer Couples” is a gripping series that features couples whose passion drove them to commit terrible criminal acts. Through re-creations and first-hand accounts, each episode delves into the stories behind the couples’ romance, how their relationship evolved once love transformed into manipulation and what ultimately drove them to commit crimes.
From teenage couple who embark on a multi-state crime spree to lesbian lovers who stop at nothing to eliminate one of their husbands; viewers are given unprecedented access into these relationships.... SHARE: READ MORE PICK OF THE WEEK
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