‘The Jinx,’ Netflix Drive More Documentaries

The success of The Jinx and Netflix’s push into documentaries has helped fuel a resurgence of interest in non-fiction filmmaking and television programs.

‘Jinx’ Proves Docs Can Draw Big Audiences

The nation buzzed about the Sunday finale of the HBO documentary series The Jinx: The Life and Deaths of Robert Durst as if it was the shocking twist of a Shonda Rhimes drama series or a marriage proposal gone wrong on The Bachelor.

As TV Show Ends, Durst Arrested For Murder

Robert Durst, a wealthy eccentric linked to two killings and his wife’s disappearance, was arrested on a murder warrant just before Sunday evening’s showing of HBO’s serial documentary The Jinx about his links to three sensational killings.