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Conviction (2016)Conviction (2016)
ABC, 2016 Cancelled/Ended | Drama, Crime | ► Trailer
Rating: 3.6/5

The show tells the story of Carter Morrison, the brilliant but rebellious daughter of a Clinton-like political family who is forced into taking a job as the head of Los Angeles' newly created Conviction Integrity Unit. She, along with her team of lawyers, investigators and forensic experts, has two weeks to examine cases where there's credible suspicion that the wrong person may have been convicted of a crime.


When They See UsWhen They See Us
Netflix, 2019 Cancelled/Ended | Drama, Crime, History, Mini-Series | ► Trailer
Rating: 4.4/5

Based on a true story that gripped the country, the limited series will chronicle the notorious case of five teenagers of color who were convicted of a rape they did not commit.


RectifyRectify
Sundance, 2013 Cancelled/Ended | Drama | ► Trailer
Rating: 4.4/5

The show follows the life of Daniel Holden upon his release from jail after serving nineteen years on Georgia's Death Row before DNA evidence disputed the State's original case.


Proven InnocentProven Innocent
FOX, 2019 Cancelled/Ended | Drama, Crime, Mystery | ► Trailer
Rating: 3.2/5

Proven Innocent follows an underdog criminal defense firm led by Madeline Scott, a fierce and uncompromising lawyer with a hunger for justice. There is no one who understands the power of setting an innocent person free more than Madeline. At age 18, she was wrongfully convicted, along with her brother, Levi, in a sensational murder case that made her an infamous media obsession, a household name and a national cause célèbre. Madeline runs the firm with her partner, Easy Boudreau, the very lawyer who helped set her free after 10 years in prison. Their team also includes investigator Bodie Quick and communications director Violet Bell, who runs a true-crime podcast that follows each investigation. While a hero and a victim to some, Madeline's bold and bullish tactics earn her a number of enemies - especially Gore Bellows, the prosecutor who initially put her away and still believes in her guilt. Despite Bellows' ceaseless quest to see her behind bars again, Madeline will continue to defend others, even as she fights to maintain her innocence and searches for the real killer in her own case.


The Thing About PamThe Thing About Pam
NBC, 2022 Cancelled/Ended | Drama, Crime | ► Trailer
Rating: 3.5/5

The Thing About Pam is based on the 2011 murder of Betsy Faria that resulted in her husband Russ's conviction, but he insisted he did not kill her. His conviction was later overturned. This brutal crime set off a chain of events that would expose a diabolical scheme deeply involving Pam Hupp.


The Family (US)The Family (US)
ABC, 2016 Cancelled/Ended | Drama, Mystery | ► Trailer
Rating: 3.4/5

The show follows the return of a local politician's young son, who was presumed dead after disappearing more than a decade earlier, sending shock waves throughout his tight-knit community. But as the mysterious young man is welcomed back into his community, the neighbor sitting in jail for his murder is released and the cop responsible is forced to re-examine what truly happened so many years ago.


Who Killed Sara?Who Killed Sara?
Netflix, 2021 Cancelled/Ended | Drama, Crime, Mystery, Thriller | ► Trailer
Rating: 4/5

Hell-bent on exacting revenge and proving he was framed for his sister's murder, Álex sets out to unearth much more than the crime's real culprit.


InnocentInnocent
ITV, 2018 On Hiatus | Drama, Crime, Mystery | ► Trailer
Rating: 3.9/5

The four-part drama series tells the compelling story of David Collier (Lee Ingleby) who is living a nightmare. Convicted of murdering his wife Tara, David has served seven years in prison. He's lost everything he held dear: his wife, his two children and even the house he owned. He's always protested his innocence and faces the rest of his life behind bars. His situation couldn't be more desperate. Despised by his wife's family and friends, his only support has been his faithful brother Phil (Daniel Ryan) who has stood by him, sacrificing his own career and livelihood to mount a tireless campaign to prove his brother's innocence.


Guilty PartyGuilty Party
Paramount+, 2021 Cancelled/Ended | Comedy | ► Trailer
Rating: 4.4/5

Guilty Party is about a discredited journalist desperate to salvage her career by latching on to the story of a young mother sentenced to life in prison for maiming and murdering her husband, crimes she claims she didn't commit. In trying to uncover the truth, Beth finds herself in over her head as she contends with Colorado gun-smugglers, clickbait culture, the doldrums of marriage and her own tarnished past.


The Case Against Adnan SyedThe Case Against Adnan Syed
HBO Max, 2019 Cancelled/Ended | Crime, Documentary | ► Trailer
Rating: 2.5/5

Popularized by the podcast, "Serial," the ongoing story of Adnan Syed who was convicted of murdering a high school student.


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