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A Very English ScandalA Very English Scandal
BBC One, 2018 Cancelled/Ended | Comedy, Drama, Crime, History | ► Trailer
Rating: 4/5

A Very English Scandal is a gripping drama based on the true story of British politician Jeremy Thorpe, who was accused of murder. Set in the late 1970s, the series follows Thorpe's scandalous trial after he is accused of killing his ex-lover. With excellent performances and a captivating plot, this show is a must-watch for fans of true crime and political dramas.


The Pembrokeshire MurdersThe Pembrokeshire Murders
ITV, 2021 Cancelled/Ended | Drama, Crime | ► Trailer
Rating: 2.8/5

In The Pembrokeshire Murders, the story centers around two unsolved double murders from the 1980s. In 2006, newly promoted Detective Superintendent Steve Wilkins decided to reopen both cases. Employing pioneering forensic methods, Wilkins and his team found microscopic DNA and fibres that potentially linked the murders to a string of burglaries committed in the 80s and 90s. The perpetrator of those robberies was nearing the end of his prison sentence, but if Steve Wilkins was right, he was also a serial killer. Could Steve and his team find enough forensic evidence to charge their suspect before he was released to potentially kill again?


A ConfessionA Confession
ITV, 2019 Cancelled/Ended | Drama, Crime, Mystery, Biography | ► Trailer
Rating: 4/5

'A Confession' tells the story of how Detective Superintendent Steve Fulcher deliberately breached police procedure and protocol to catch a killer, a decision that ultimately cost him his career and reputation.


MikeMike
Hulu, 2022 Cancelled/Ended | Drama, Sports, Biography | ► Trailer
Rating: 4.1/5

The series will explore the wild, tragic and controversial life and career of heavyweight champion Mike Tyson - one of the most polarizing figures in sports culture.


UnsolvedUnsolved
USA, 2018 Cancelled/Ended | Drama, Crime, Biography | ► Trailer
Rating: 3.6/5

Unsolved is based on the experiences of former LAPD Detective Greg Kading, author of the book Murder Rap: The Untold Story of Biggie Smalls & Tupac Shakur Murder Investigations, who led multiple law-enforcement task forces investigating the murders.


Conversations with a Killer: The Ted Bundy TapesConversations with a Killer: The Ted Bundy Tapes
Netflix, 2019 Cancelled/Ended | Crime, History, Documentary, Biography | ► Trailer
Rating: 3.9/5

Conversations with a Killer, from Emmy winner Joe Berlinger (Paradise Lost), features previously unheard audio of interviews with Bundy while he was on death row in Florida. The four-episode series also details Bundy's killings - he was convicted of or confessed to murdering more than 30 women in the 1970s - and the media frenzy around his trials, including the adoration of a number of women and his in-court marriage to Carole Ann Boone, who was testifying on his behalf.


Fosse/VerdonFosse/Verdon
FX, 2019 Cancelled/Ended | Drama, Romance, Music, Arts & Crafts | ► Trailer
Rating: 4.4/5

Fosse/Verdon tells the story of the singular romantic and creative partnership between Bob Fosse and Gwen Verdon. He was a visionary filmmaker and one of theater's most influential choreographers and directors. She was the greatest Broadway dancer of all time. Together they changed the face of American entertainment - at a perilous cost. Featuring Fosse's choreography, the series explores the hidden corners of show business, the price of pursuing greatness and the suffering inflicted in the name of art.


Exit (2019)Exit (2019)
NRK1, 2019 Cancelled/Ended | Drama
Rating: 4.9/5

From the top of their glass skyscraper, Adam, William, Henrik, and Jeppe feel like they rule Oslo's financial empire. But behind the dazzling veneer, these 30-somethings who have already got it all are desperately trying to escape their daily lives filled with ever-more-demanding family obligations and professional expectations. A shocking tragi-comedy about the hidden side of Norway, based on real-life experiences.


LoreLore
Prime Video, 2017 Cancelled/Ended | Mystery, Horror, Documentary | ► Trailer
Rating: 3.5/5

Launched in March 2015 by Aaron Mahnke, podcast Lore traces the cultural origins of legendary horror characters and myths such as zombies, vampires, and werewolves, based on eyewitness accounts, documented stories and historical events. The series will continue from that, combining narration, historical mixed media and cinematically shot scripted scenes. Produced by Propagate Content and Valhalla Entertainment, the Lore television series will be executive produced by Valhalla's Gale Anne Hurd, Propagate's Ben Silverman, Howard T. Owens, and Brett-Patrick Jenkins, and by Mahnke.


Show Me a HeroShow Me a Hero
HBO Max, 2015 Cancelled/Ended | Drama, Crime, History, Mini-Series | ► Trailer
Rating: 3.5/5

Mayor Nick Wasicsko took office in 1987 during Yonkers' worst crisis when federal courts ordered public housing built in the white, middle class side of town, dividing the city in a bitter battle fueled by fear, racism, murder and politics.


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