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Take your seat in The Jury Room this May on CBS Reality
By James Whittington, Friday 21st Apr 2017

What happens behind the closed doors of the jury room? How do twelve ordinary people
balance their emotions with the cold hard facts? Will they handle the pressure of reaching their all-important verdict?

The Jury Room is a brand new 6X60 CBS Reality original series that re-examines real murder cases where convicted killers have always maintained their innocence. The accepted facts of each case are presented, as originally seen by the actual trial judge and jury, to the twelve members of our specially selected CBS Reality Jury and simultaneously to our audience at home. Ex-Detective Chief Inspector Colin Sutton represents the prosecution and barrister Matt Stanbury speaks for the defense, while renowned crime reporter Will Hanrahan helps the jury and the viewers to connect the dots.

Each sitting offers either r...

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The original and still the best, Judge Judy Season 15 starts in April
By James Whittington, Wednesday 29th Mar 2017

With her outspoken style and hard-hitting decisiveness, Judge Judith Sheindlin has single-handedly reinvented the courtroom genre, becoming a pop culture icon in the process.

A former New York family court judge known for her ability to cut through a dispute and get to the core of the emotional issue at hand, Judge Judy acts as a moral compass for people seeking guidance, resolution and common sense in their lives. Judge Judy’s goal is to make a lasting impression that will discourage repeat offenders and help heal families and victims of injustice.

There are many imitators, but only one Judge Judy!

In Season 15, a tenant and a landlord fight over rent and damages, and a bed-and-breakfast owner is sued for taking his house off a ghost tour.

Judge Judy weeknights at 6pm on CBS Reality.

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Teens Who Kill continues into April on CBS Reality
By James Whittington, Wednesday 29th Mar 2017

Teens Who Kill is an exclusive premiere series that explores how young people with the briefest experience of life are prepared to kill. Are these teens inherently evil or are they the victims of a system that failed them? Featuring key witness testimony, new interviews, archive footage and reconstructions, this sad and disturbing series explores such questions through extraordinary cases.

Episode 3 tells the story of Ben Moynihan, the Portsmouth teenager who stabbed three women as revenge for being unable to lose his virginity. Meanwhile, episode 4 explores the case of 12-year-old Sharon Louise Carr from Surrey, who was obsessed with death and violence, securing her place in criminal history as being Britain’s youngest female murderer. Also this month we investigate the cases of Brian Blackwell and The Doran Brothers from Liverpool, and Steven Miles of Surrey, whose stories are both grip...

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New to CBS Reality, Teens Who Kill
By James Whittington, Saturday 4th Mar 2017

It seems impossible. Young people, with the briefest experience of life, prepared to kill and in some cases, kill their own parents. But it has happened in many countries and in many ways. Are these teens inherently evil, or are they victims of a system that failed them? Featuring key witness testimony, new interviews, archive footage and reconstructions, this series explores such questions through eleven extraordinary cases.

From James Fairweather, who at fifteen became Britain’s youngest serial killer after murdering two strangers then plotting to slay 15 more victims, to William Cornick, who stabbed his teacher to death while she was teaching a Spanish lesson at Corpus Christi Catholic College in Leeds, these stories are both gripping and horrifying.

Teens Who Kill starts March 19th at 10pm.

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Tales of women pushed to the edge this March on CBS Reality - Wives with Knives
By James Whittington, Monday 27th Feb 2017

Gripping, shocking and disturbing, Wives with Knives tells the stories of various women who have committed crimes on their partners.

Within each episode, the women tell the tales of the crimes they committed and what led each couple to their demise. Interviews with the victims are also shown.

In this season, a New York City mother of four meets the man of her dreams, until he starts using drugs and repeatedly abusing her. Just when she thinks he’s gotten rid of his demons, he brutally attacks her and in a fight for her life she stabs him to death.

Wives with Knives Season One begins March 2nd at 9pm.

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Meet the couples who kill this March on CBS Reality
By James Whittington, Monday 27th Feb 2017

Snapped: Killer Couples tells the stories of people who commit murder or attempted murder, with the cases usually involving a woman trying to kill her partner.

Using recreations and first-hand accounts, each episode digs into a case, telling the story of the couple's romance, how the relationship evolved from love to manipulation, and what ultimately led the couple to commit the crime.

The stories range from teenage lovers who go on a multi-state crime spree, to lesbian lovers who want to eliminate one of their husbands.

Snapped: Killer Couples Season 6 premieres 13th March at 10pm.

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Be ready for 48 Hours Season 28!
By James Whittington, Tuesday 7th Feb 2017

48 Hours is the news magazine that focuses on a single story per episode, told from several perspectives by a group of correspondents and gained world-wide acclaim.

Cases investigated this season include that of Ashton Sachs, who was allegedly fascinated by the 1989 Menendez brothers murder case, and charged with gunning down his parents and paralysing his younger brother in their plush California home in 2014.

Season 8 of 48 Hours starts February 20th at 9pm.

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Wives with Knives is back!
By James Whittington, Tuesday 7th Feb 2017

Wives with Knives is back on CBS Reality and Season 5 promises even more true stories that will have you on the edge of your seat.

Each one tells the story of various women who committed crimes on their partners. Within each episode, the women tell the tales of the crimes they committed, and what led each couple to their demise. Interviews with the victims are also shown. Included in this season is the case of a woman who, after surviving a brutal gang attack aged 17, vowed to never let anyone hurt her again, using a knife to defend herself in three relationships with volatile men.

Wives with Knives Season 5 starts February 20th at 10pm.

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Do you believe in Urban Legends?
By James Whittington, Tuesday 7th Feb 2017

Three incredible stories - only one of them is true - which is it?

That’s the compelling question that lies at the heart of Urban Legends, a unique, entertaining and addictive new format that revels in the magic of storytelling and the irresistible draw of extreme trivia.

Each episode brings to life three amazing tall tales so wonderful and far-fetched we're dying to believe in them, such as the story of the man from London who was run over by a steamroller and lived.

Don't miss an episode when it starts February 20th at 4pm.

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