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To Miss CBS Reality In December Would Be A Crime!
By James Whittington, Thursday 28th November 2013

December is a time for giving but witness what happens to those who just like taking as CBS Reality presents Christmas from a very different perspective.

We’re also spending an entire night with catching criminals on the job. Here’s a quick look at these unmissable shows.

Christmas in Jail - 25th December 9pm-3am
Forget sitting down to a soppy feel good movies and a box of chocolate this Christmas Day and get a dose of other’s people reality with back to back episodes of Las Vegas Jailhouse. Viewers are given a rare insight inside the Las Vegas' Clark County Detention Center where the LVPD handle the detention and booking process of various criminals arrested in Los Vegas. For one couple it’s a night behind bars as a result of getting too amorous in public, there’s a working girl booked on solicitation charges showing off her hidden talents, and a belligerent tourist who claims she's a CIA agent refusing to show Officer Nicole Sittre any respect.

Bait Car Night - News Years Eve, 9pm-3am
What better way to see the New Year in then a whole evening of Bait Car. This is the show that goes inside stolen cars as the theft is taking place with hidden cameras! We’ve picked the very best from across the series so that you can see some of the most brazen, foolhardy and colourful moments when these criminals try to get away with the bait car. Let ‘s hope those involved make a new year’s resolution to amend their ways.


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