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Karen PirieKaren Pirie
ITV, 2022 On Hiatus | Drama, Crime | ► Trailer
Rating: 4.1/5

Karen is a refreshingly normal and charmingly unfashionable young woman. While she is not slick or a maverick cop, her quick mouth and ingenuity make her an impressive investigator. Following her promotion to Police Scotland's Historic Cases Unit, Karen is tasked with reopening the investigation into a murder that has been the subject of a provocative true crime podcast. When teenage barmaid Rosie Duff was stabbed to death in 1995, suspicion fell on the three drunken students who discovered her body. But despite police suspicion, the boys were never charged. Nearly 25 years on, DS Karen Pirie is determined to uncover what happened that fateful night. Do the men know more than they previously revealed? When Karen uncovers flaws in the initial investigation, she finds herself in conflict with the very officers who led the original hunt for the killer.


DesDes
ITV, 2020 Cancelled/Ended | Drama, Crime, Thriller, History
Rating: 3.4/5

Des is based on material from the book Killing for Company by Brian Masters, which focuses on one of the most infamous cases in UK criminal history, that of serial killer Dennis Nilsen. Told through the prism of three men - Dennis Nilsen, Detective Chief Inspector Peter Jay and biographer Brian Masters - the series exploring the personal and professional consequences of coming into contact with a man like Nilsen.


Secret CitySecret City
Showcase, 2016 Cancelled/Ended | Mystery, Thriller | ► Trailer
Rating: 3.4/5

Journalist Harriet Dunkley uncovers a secret city of conspiracies beneath the placid facade of Canberra, putting innocent lives - including her own - in danger. As tensions rise between China and America, Harriet must navigate a web of interlocked conspiracies in this thrilling political drama.


LimetownLimetown
Facebook, 2019 Cancelled/Ended | Crime, Mystery, Thriller, Sci-Fi | ► Trailer
Rating: 3.7/5

Limetown follows Lia Haddock, a journalist for American Public Radio (APR), as she unravels the mystery behind the disappearance of over 300 people at a neuroscience research facility in Tennessee.


Patriot Act with Hasan MinhajPatriot Act with Hasan Minhaj
Netflix, 2018 Cancelled/Ended | Comedy, Talk Shows, News | ► Trailer
Rating: 4.6/5

In this weekly show, Hasan Minhaj brings his unique comedic voice and storytelling skill to explore the larger trends shaping our fragmented world.


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?


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.


NOVANOVA
PBS, 1974 Running | Discovery/Science, Educational, Documentary | ► Trailer
Rating: 4.5/5

Seen in more than 100 countries, NOVA is the most watched science television series in the world and the most watched documentary series on PBS. It is also one of television's most acclaimed series, having won every major television award, most of them many times over.


Dirty Money (2018)Dirty Money (2018)
Netflix, 2018 Cancelled/Ended | Crime, Documentary | ► Trailer
Rating: 4.5/5

From rigged cars to wildly inflated drug prices, this documentary series lifts the lid on shocking acts of corporate greed and corruption.


Penn & Teller: Bullshit!Penn & Teller: Bullshit!
Showtime, 2003 Cancelled/Ended | Comedy, Documentary | ► Trailer
Rating: 3.7/5

In society, there are many products and ideas that we buy in to. Some of these products, services or ideas are just plain bullshit. Well known magicians: Penn and Teller are here to knock some sense into people in a humorous and informal way and to explain why some things in life are just plain bullshit.