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This Week In True Crime TV: 09/20/2020-09/26/2020

Written by 20 September, 2020

Here is a rundown of all the new true crime television premiering this week:

SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 20TH, 2020:
Evil Lives Here (Investigation Discovery)
In the episode entitled "My Love For My Boy Is Unchanged," a more intimate interview with the Keller family surfaces new information. They never suspected the man terrorizing their city could be one of their own.

How It Really Happened (HLN)

Signs Of A Psychopath (Investigation Discovery)
In the episode entitled "Dug A Hole And Said A Prayer," police question a man in the disappearance of his pregnant ex-girlfriend and her young son. They discover he has a terrifying capacity for violence.

The Curious Life And Death Of...Series Premiere (Smithsonian)
Dr. Fitzharris investigates the fascinating and often strange world of the deceased.

MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 21ST, 2020:
20/20 On ID (Investigation Discovery)
In the two-part episode entitled "Undercover Girlfriend," University Of Illinois graduate Yingying Zhang disappears after climbing into a stranger's car. Police enlist the suspect's girlfriend to wear a wire and record their conversations.

Your Worst Nightmare (Investigation Discovery)
In the episode entitled "Do You Love Me?," Jenny Smith and her two daughters, Marie and Anna, make for a tight-knit family trio. When Jeanine and Anna go looking for love in all the wrong places, it ends in heartbreak, lies and murder.

TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 22ND, 2020:
Homicide City (Investigation Discovery)
In the episode entitled "The Thin Blue Line," a skeleton is discovered on the edge of a high school football field during a game of catch. It takes a forensic sculptor, tireless detective work and some luck to finally bring the mysterious killer to justice.

Living A Nightmare (Investigation Discovery)
In the episode entitled "Karma Comes Late," a young mother is murdered and dumped into an alley. Police have plenty of suspects, including her former beau, but the trail soon runs cold. A ghost from the past suddenly reappears, giving the family renewed hope for justice.

WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 23RD, 2020:
Chaos In Court (Investigation Discovery)
In the episode entitled "If I Can't Have You," a grieving father goes on the attack, jealous obsession ends in murderous rage, a victim faces her stalker, a prosecutor throws a temper tantrum in court and a hero judge chases prisoners who bolt.

Crime Gone Viral (Investigation Discovery)
In the episode entitled "Snatched," a young woman walks home after a family gathering; a young woman goes out to get cold medicine; with no warning, danger strikes and both women are kidnapped.

THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 24TH, 2020:
Impact Of Murder (Investigation Discovery)
In the episode entitled "The Betrayal," in Newfoundland, 19-year-old Greg Parsons ushers in 1991 by wishing his estranged mother, Catherine, a Happy New Year. Two days later, Greg is charged with her murder.

The Killer Beside Me (Investigation Discovery)
In the episode entitled "Hostage To Greed," the brutal murder of a legal secretary in her Georgia home leaves police with few clues as to who would want her dead. A co-worker's alibi falls apart, revealing a callous conspiracy of greed that shocks this genteel Southern town.

FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 25TH, 2020:
The Lost Boys Of Bucks County (Investigation Discovery)
Four young men disappear from Bucks County, Pennsylvania and the entire country is left wondering what became of them.

 




This Week In True Crime TV: 09/13/2020-09/19/2020

Written by 13 September, 2020

Here is a rundown of all the new true crime television premiering this week:

SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 13TH, 2020:
Evil Lives Here (Investigation Discovery)

How It Really Happened (HLN)

Signs Of A Psychopath (Investigation Discovery)
In the episode entitled "Where Evil Grows," a charming 20-year-old wants to help authorities with a murder investigation. He claims to have met one of the victims and says he has no knowledge of the crime, but detectives suspect otherwise.

The Curious Life And Death Of...Series Premiere (Smithsonian)
Dr. Fitzharris investigates the fascinating and often strange world of the deceased.

MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 14TH, 2020:
20/20 On ID (Investigation Discovery)
In the two-part episode entitled "Last Seen Walking," before Leah Freeman's body was found outside of her hometown of Coquille, Oregon in 2000, her gym shoes, one of them bloody, were virtually the only physical clues police had to figure out what happened to the missing 15-year-old.

Your Worst Nightmare (Investigation Discovery)
In the episode entitled "The Grudge," with her good looks and sunny demeanor, doctor's assistant and part-time model Christine Kent attracts her fair share of admirers. After one encounter ignites jealosuy and obsession, Christine is blindsided by the devastating consequences.

TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 15TH, 2020:
Cold Case Files Classic Series Premiere (Netflix)
Through forensic science and criminal psychology, an elite breed of detectives reexamine long-unsolved crimes to deliver justice and the truth.

Homicide City (Investigation Discovery)
In the episode entitled "Point Blank," the city of Philadelphia is in shock after hard-working mother Trish McDermott is gunned down on a Center City sidewalk. Detectives work around the clock to catch the killer, who turns out to be far more dangerous than they could ever imagined.

Living A Nightmare (Investigation Discovery)
In the episode entitled "Deadly Message," a young man who overcome a devastating brain injury enter a taxi and never resurfaces. Police are at a loss until they receive a mysterious text that pivots the case in a new direction and intensifies the race to bring home Julian Williams home alive.

WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 16TH, 2020:
Chaos In Court (Investigation Discovery)
In the episode entitled "Predators Among Us," infamous sex abuse sports doctor attacked by angry parent; a gang member, snitch and the FBI collide; defiant defendant curses out judge and murderer taunts mother of two teenage sons.

Crime Gone Viral (Investigation Discovery)
In the episode entitled "Snatched," a young woman walks home after a family gathering; a young woman goes out to get cold medicine; with no warning, danger strikes and both women are kidnapped.

THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 17TH, 2020:
Impact Of Murder (Investigation Discovery)
In the episode entitled "Stolen Dreams," a 911 dispatcher in Colorado receives a call from a woman in distress; seven-months pregnant, another woman has slashed her throat and as a dispatcher uncovers the horrific event linking these women, she forges a fast friendship with the victim.

The Killer Beside Me (Investigation Discovery)
In the season three premiere episode "Danger Travels," a retail stor employee's crush on manager Antoinette Vendetti Bruce escalates into an obsession after he's fired for inappropriate behavior. She's transferred out of state for work and the stalker tracks her down to carry out his twisted plan.

SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 19TH, 2020:
In the episode entitled "Marriage On The Rocks," when Susan, a wife and mother of two, dies from ingesting antifreeze and oxycodone, it's ruled a suicide. But her parent suspect that Susan's husband, Brent, is behind it.

 




Review: 'Almost Perfect Crimes'

Written by 04 August, 2020

There is a lot of true crime television available to the average American viewer and entirely too much of what is available is depressingly similar.

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