The returning dramas are Bull, Hawaii Five-0, Madam Secretary, MacGyver, SEAL Team and SWAT, while the news programs are 48 Hours and 60 Minutes.
NEW YORK (AP) — The CBS News crime franchise “48 Hours” this week launches a series of episodes on cold cases that’s aimed at satisfying an increased appetite among viewers to get involved solving mysteries. The first “48 Hours: Cold Case” episode on Saturday focuses on the 1994 murder of Amy Gellert, a Florida woman […]
CBS said Wednesday it is going ahead and insists that its 48 Hours episode Saturday on the case of former Survivor producer Bruce Beresford-Redman is balanced. Beresford-Redman is on trial for murder in the 2010 death of his wife, Monica Beresford-Redman, while the California couple was vacationing in Cancun, Mexico, with their two children. Her naked body was found in the sewer of the resort where they were staying.
This Saturday’s 48 Hours focuses on the 2012 murder of Weight Watchers executive Danielle Thomas by her live-in boyfriend, lawyer Jason Bohn, in New York. During Bohn’s trial, it was revealed that Thomas’ phone recorded a four-minute message that includes her screams and pleas for her life.
The news divisions of the big three broadcasters dominated prime time Saturday night. 20/20 at 10pmET/PT was the night’s No. 1 show drawing 5.51 million viewers, and a 1.1 A18-49 rating, more than doubling CBS’s 48 Hours in the time period in viewers and in the demo.
Programs on the life and legacy of Nelson Mandela will take their place in ABC and CBS’ primetime lineups this weekend, but there won’t be any changes to their schedules, they will air on 20/20 and 48 Hours, respectively.