By James, Tuesday 27th March 2018
Top investigation series Unsolved Mysteries has been trying to crack the great bizarre stories and cold cases for years. Originally hosted by Robert Stack and then Dennis Farina (pictured), no stone is left unturned in this addictive series as the team search for the truth. But there are some stories that just cannot be solved, here’s our Top 5.
Known under many different names across the globe, the legend of Bigfoot has stomped across the decades leaving tracks bigger than bin lids! Also known as Sasquatch, this folklore favourite has grown in sightings over the last five decades or so. Some say “it” is trying to save its environment from developers, others say people use “it” is used by locals as an excuse to save the environment, either way the stories over the years are all very similar; a large, upright beast, possibly 7 foot or taller is seen lurking around heavily wooded areas, frightening the locals and scaring tourists.
4: Crop circles
Are they messages from outer space, written as a warning to humans by intelligences far beyond our galaxy or are they just people trying to drum up some headlines for themselves? Whatever crop circles are they really do spark up the imagination of even the hardest to please skeptic. The first recorded incident was back in the 1670s though some archaeologists say that some markings found in stone ground in South America resemble the crop circles we know today.
3: Dogs who sense diseases
Man (and woman’s) best friend has supposedly a 6th sense when it comes to discovering ailments in humans. Dogs are used across the world for their sniffing abilities but Marty Becker D.V.M, an expert in this field of scientific research believes that canines truly can sniff out life-threatening diseases. She has compiled many incidents where dog’s have “sensed” that something about their owner is wrong and in a kennel full of cases have been correct.
2: Unidentified Flying Objects
UFOs, flying saucers, foo fighters, call them what you want but thanks to the introduction of the home video camera, sightings of these “visitors from another world” have increased dramatically over the last 30 years or so. Coming to prominence after the famous Roswell crash of 1947, we’ve been looking to the skies for signs of life and the ultimate in close encounters. For some they are all too real and incidents have changed their lives irrevocably, but most just say they’re Air Force projects being tested by the Government.
Since the dawn of time, or thereabouts, we’ve been fascinated with what happens when we die and if there is something for us in an afterlife? Even more intriguing is what happens if we get stuck in some sort of limbo? Are we destined to walk the Earth searching for an escape or do we hang around waiting for loved ones to try and contact us? There’s been countless accounts of hauntings but there has yet to be any hard evidence. Do you believe?
Related show tags: UNSOLVED MYSTERIES MORE FEATURES Like some gossip? We have plenty in April!
Posted on Tuesday 27th March 2018
With commentary from public relations experts, pop culture examiners and lawyers, Celebrity Damage Control puts a spotlight on Hollywood’s most notorious scandals.
From driving under the influence and shoplifting, to battery charges and soliciting prostitution, we take a look at the moments before the fall, and find out what some stars did to survive the upheaval.
With more watercooler moments than you could wish for, Celebrity Damage Control starts April 2nd at 10pmSHARE: READ MORE Donal MacIntyre opens more Murder Cases in April
Posted on Tuesday 27th March 2018
Donal MacIntyre’s Murder Files continues each Wednesday in April at 10pm. Presented by the renowned undercover reporter and criminologist, Donal MacIntyre examines some of the most horrific and fascinating crimes of recent times through the first-hand experiences of the men and women who ensured justice was carried out.
Episode 6 April 4th: Donal MacIntyre interviews Detective Chief Inspector Martin Brunning to discover how the capture of killer Joanne Dennehy led to the discovery of a string of victims.
Episode 7 April 11th: Donal MacIntyre interviews former Detective Chief Inspector Clive Driscoll to discover how he investigated the suspected mur...SHARE: READ MORE What Sins & Secrets will we reveal in March?
Posted on Monday 5th March 2018
Exclusive to CBS Reality, Sins & Secrets reveals the grim truth of the criminal underworld which can be found in every neighbourhood.
As slick and pacey as a contemporary cop drama, this new series uncovers brutal crimes which shook neighbourhoods leaving communities wondering who would be next and paranoid of every stranger in town.
This series shows no one can ever be sure of what is really happening behind the net curtains of suburbia. Using real life footage, dramatic reconstructions and witness interviews, the sins and secrets criminals have tried so desperately to bury are exposed.
Sins & Secrets Season 4 starts March 15th at 10pm.... SHARE: READ MORE Donal MacIntyre’s Murder Files remain open during March
Posted on Monday 5th March 2018
Donal MacIntyre’s Murder Files is presented by renowned undercover reporter and criminologist Donal MacIntyre, who examines some of the most horrific and fascinating crimes of recent times through the first-hand experiences of the men and women who ensured justice was carried out.
Each episode includes an in-depth interview with the key detective who solved the case in question. Using dramatic reconstruction, archive footage and police tapes, MacIntyre takes the viewer through all the twists and turns, the setbacks and the dangers, to the turning point that led to the case being solved. The viewer will find out what it takes to solve a complex case while witnessing ...SHARE: READ MORE Donal MacIntyre’s Murder Files open in February
Posted on Thursday 15th February 2018
In the bold new studio based series, Donal MacIntyre's Murder Files the renowned undercover reporter and crime journalist examines the most horrific and fascinating crimes.
In-depth interviews by Donal with the individuals who were central to solving each case - from the detective on duty to the undercover agent to the forensic scientist – are the spine of each episode. Donal will expertly lead them through their story step by step, uncovering the dramatic twists and turns of each and every case. The stories will be illustrated by dramatic reconstruction of the case and archive, including police tapes and undercover evidence.
Through these intimate and probing interviews, Donal will also reveal th...SHARE: READ MORE Sniff out crime with the Dog Patrol
Posted on Thursday 25th January 2018
This exciting series follows the integral roles that working dogs and their handlers play on the frontline protecting our streets, prisons, national parks, airports and borders.
We’re right in with the action following the real scenarios that unfold as a result of these dedicated hardworking dogs, in the Correction Service, Customs, MAF, Aviation Security, Department of Conservation and Search and Rescue. While examining the relationship between these loyal canines and their handlers, we get an intimate insight of how they mutually perform their jobs. We explore the bond each duo have together and watch each dog’s unique style of operating.
Dog Patrol weekdays at 4pm and 4:30pm fro...SHARE: READ MORE Toxic relationships are uncovered in February
Posted on Wednesday 24th January 2018
Uncovering: Intimate Partner Abuse (Wednesday 7th February at 10pm) is a one-hour CBS Reality Original documentary which explores and highlights the different elements of domestic abuse, including coercion and stalking, that so often lead to serious violence or homicide.
The programme reveals the patterns and warning signs that are present in almost all abusive relationships and explains the definitive characteristics of most abusers.
Jemma Cadle and Samantha Howlett describe their abusive relationships and how with support they eventually regained control and secured convictions. Other key contributors include criminologist and leading expert in domestic homicide, Jane Monckton-Smith (pictu...SHARE: READ MORE January on CBS Reality
Posted on Tuesday 2nd January 2018
VOICE OF A SERIAL KILLER
Wednesdays at 22:00 from 3rd till 31st January
This thrilling 5X60 CBS Reality Original series takes a fresh approach by bringing to life the nerve-jangling real audio taken from the killers’ confessions, which in season 2 belong to Dennis Nilsen, Aileen Wuornos, Peter Manuel, Stephen Griffiths, Robert Pickton and Gary Ridgway. Using actors and lip-sync technology, the audio will be bought to life and will allow the audience will be taken inside the confessions of serial killers, face to face with evil. These police interrogations will be complimented by drama recon of the crimes themselves and further supported by expert and Police interviews. Professor...
Posted on Tuesday 5th December 2017
Every night from 23rd until 31st December at 9pm, CBS Reality is giving you the chance to binge on your favourite shows with nights stacked with the best in true life drama.
Saturday 23rd: Troubled Teens – Jail Shock
Sunday 24th: Voice Of A Serial Killer
Monday 25th: Urban Legends
Tuesday 26th: Murder For Hire
Wednesday 27th: Hoarders: Family Secrets
Thursday 28th: Stalkers Who Kill
Friday 29th: 48 Hours
Saturday 30th: Killer Doctors On Death Row
Sunday 31st: Unsolved Mysteries
Tuesday 24 April
Saturday 21 April
Thursday 26 April