Unbreakable: Live To Tell
From Tuesday 4 June at 21:50
What could be worse than seeing a loved one murdered? Living to tell the tale. In a twist on traditional tales of survival, this powerful series chronicles the real-life events that changed a victim's life forever, leaving them to recount the terror in harrowing detail. These survivors lived through shocking acts of violence, not only witnessing the horror of a murder but being seriously wounded themselves. Through intimate, emotional interviews, victims tell their stories of life and death, supported by the first-hand accounts of the investigators and prosecutors who put a killer away for good.
The 1990s: The Deadliest Decade
From Monday 10 June at 21:50
The 90s was the decade of peace, economic prosperity and the rise of the Internet; but the cosy lens of nostalgia is shattered as this chilling series journeys back in time to recount murder investigations in a fondly-remembered decade. Each of these stories taps into major themes, giving a snapshot of the national mood, the major new stories of the time, and the pop culture trends. But lurking underneath is the occurrence of a shocking murder. As the investigators struggle to piece together what happened, the sinister side of the nineties emerges. From the cold-blooded murder of a beautiful mother who had an affair that started in an internet chatroom, to the harrowing case that leads back to witchcraft and a surprising love triangle, these gripping tales reveal why the 90s was actually one of the darkest and deadliest decades in recent history.
The Face Of Evil
From Tuesday 25 June at 21:00
In a murder investigation, detectives must gather all the evidence they can - from the physical like bullet shells, broken glass and DNA, to the intangible of potential motives, mindset and profile of the killer. This fascinating series looks at the techniques and specialists that detectives use to help them solve crimes, from medical examiners, ballistic experts and forensic psychologists to artists and botanists. Every detail helps when cracking a case, and these expert skillsets can make all the difference when bringing a heartless killer to justice. Whether it's catching a murderer in a remote village in Alaska or tracking down a serial killer that stalks the streets of Los Angeles, this series will show how all this different evidence combines to create an inarguable case that sends the perpetrators of these chilling crimes to jail.
Rebecca Zahau: An ID Murder Mystery
From Thursday 27 June at 21:50
On July 13th, 2011, Rebecca Zahau is found hanging from a second-floor balcony at her boyfriend, Jonah Shacknai's Coronado mansion. Just two days before, her boyfriend's son, 6-year-old Max Shacknai took a fatal fall under her watch. The circumstances of Rebecca's death are so bizarre that her family refuses to accept she took her own life. They believe Jonah's brother, Adam Shacknai, knows what really happened to Rebecca. Featuring exclusive interviews with Rebecca's family, as well as detectives, journalists and attorneys, this series delves deep inside the investigations into the mysterious deaths in a bid to find the truth behind this strange and tragic case.