TV’s True Crime Obsession Is Reaching A Tipping Point

The genre has seen a boom in the streaming age, but even the most respectful offerings are overshadowed by the most exploitative.

Lifetime Expands True Crime Programming With Themed Monday Nights

Tegna, Law&Crime Productions And Cineflix Rights To Produce True Crime And Investigative Originals

Tegna Inc. today announced a multi-year partnership with Law&Crime Productions, a production company founded by Dan Abrams, and Cineflix Rights, the UK’s largest independent TV content distributor, to co-produce original docuseries leveraging Tegna stations’ library of true crime and investigative content for a worldwide market. Tegna’s Vault Studios, Law&Crime Productions and Cineflix Rights will launch the partnership with the production of […]

Sony To Launch True Crime Channel In U.K.

A Primetime True-Crime Spree

Cable and broadcast network audiences can’t seem to get enough of true crime all the time. For programmers, crime pays like no other genre; they are offering more homicides than ever — real murders, not those conjured by Hollywood scriptwriters. The documentary accounts of husbands slaying wives, strangers killing for sex or money, and people on drugs committing murder for more drugs have become a staple of weekly network television through series like 48 Hours Mysteries on CBS on Saturday nights and Dateline on NBC on Friday nights.