Press release -
Crime+Investigation Highlights August 2020
Fridays from 28 August at 22:00
Court Cam returns this August to take you back inside America's most dramatic courtroom moments.
From frightening outbursts to furious judges, this series brings you back to where it happened for the story behind the story.
Hosted by Dan Abrams (picutred), Court Cam will also include interviews with judges, witnesses, and victims to tell the true crime story behind the wildest, most emotional court moments caught on video.
THE FIRST 48
Thursdays from 6 August at 21:00
For homicide detectives, the first 48 hours is everything. Detectives in major cities around the country race against the clock in the wake of homicides, once that line is breached without a lead, the odds of solving a case are cut in half. Each passing hour means more time for suspects to flee and for crucial evidence to be lost.
The series shows how detectives use forensic evidence and witness interviews to help identify suspects.
The First 48 ® is a gritty, fast-paced race against the clock as detectives and homicide teams work furiously to solve breaking cases.
ACCUSED: GUILTY OR INNOCENT?
Episodes continue Tuesdays at 21:00
Accused: Guilty or Innocent? takes viewers inside the lives of people alleged to have committed serious crimes, offering an intimate account of what happens when someone is formally charged with a crime and sent to trial.
Presented solely from the perspective of the accused, their legal team and family members, each episode follows the accused person’s journey through the planning of their legal defense, the trial and, ultimately, the verdict.
As evidence mounts and the trial approaches, these emotional stories provide a first-hand look at what it is like when your freedom is on the line.
CRUISE SHIP KILLER
Episodes continue Wednesdays at 21:00
Cruise Ship Killers is a true crime series that tells the stories of people who never returned home after taking a holiday on a cruise ship.
Since 2011, more than 200 cruise line travellers have gone missing and are presumed dead. Many are murdered. While some of the murders have officially been solved, questions still linger and others remain covered up for wicked reasons.
Featuring interviews with family, friends, investigators and experts this series shines a light on these cases and aims to uncover the truth of what really happens abroad at sea.
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Our award-winning factual and entertainment content includes global hit franchises like Forged in Fire and Born this Way, must see dramas Knightfall and Vikings as well as original local commissions including: Al Murray’s Why Does Everyone Hate the English and Murdertown with Katherine Kelly (UK), Married at First Sight (Africa) and The Hunt for Baltic Gold (Poland). We complement our programming with innovative talent-led exclusive digital content and top rated podcasts.
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