By James W, Sunday 28th July 2019
On August 2012, three fishermen chanced upon a most unusual cache of intimate sex toys, abandoned in a reservoir situated just south of Dublin, Ireland. When police linked the items to the discovery of a decomposed body in a forest seventeen miles away, their investigation took on a more sinister dimension…
In three gripping installments, brand new CBS Reality Original, Secrets of a Psychopath takes the viewer through the many coincidences, twists and turns of the investigation, uncovering an obsessive and unconventional relationship which ultimately ended in tragedy. Dark and disturbing text messages reveal a psychopath who groomed his trusting victim under the guise of extreme sadomasochistic practice and, more alarmingly, demonstrate the blood-lust obsessions of the killer as well as the level to which his victim was willing to acquiesce.
The investigation, which spanned three police stations, over five thousand hours of CCTV, numerous digital devices, hundreds of lines of inquiry and an online world involving domination, submission and torture, eventually saw police put the pieces together to identify the killer; a manipulative man hiding his evil fantasies behind a reputable and unassuming mask.
The programme recounts the facts behind the most complex and surprising murder to come before the courts in Irish criminal history. “Secrets of a Psychopath” is narrated through the first-hand accounts of experts, observers closest to the case, and journalists who reported on the crime as it happened.
Secrets of a Psychopath starts August 24th on CBS Reality.
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Posted on Thursday 30th January 2020
Season 1. Premiere.
Premiering episodes continue on Wednesdays at 22:00, until 11th March.
Suspenseful, engrossing and dramatic, Murder Wall turns viewers into detectives as they see clues to some of the most challenging homicides unfolding right before their eyes.
Expect twists, turns, false leads, and truly inspired detective work, as we follow the extraordinary investigations taking shape, with each episode focusing on an individual case. From a guidance counsellor found murdered in a graveyard, to a model in a canal, each case required the dedication and dogged efforts of those who bring killers to justice.
SHARE: READ MORE Murder by the Sea: Season 4 starts 7th January
Posted on Friday 3rd January 2020
Perhaps it's the sea air or too much sun. But despite the jollity associated with sandcastles and ice creams, breezy promenade walks and donkey rides, many British seaside towns have a dubious reputation for hosting the most remarkable crimes.
Some of the most strange and terrifying murders ever recorded in British criminal history have taken place at our famous seaside resorts; the grand hotels playing host to some of the deadliest murderers imaginable, and the seafronts doubling as stalking grounds for the serial killers.
Best-selling true crime writer Geoffrey Wansell presents an astonishing collection of real life murder cases from the coast of Britain, which will dispel the holid...SHARE: READ MORE Catch the UK premiere of 48 Hours: Season 31 this January
Posted on Sunday 29th December 2019
48 Hours investigates the most intriguing crime and justice cases that touch on all areas of the human experience. Each week, the series spearheads in-depth investigations into emotionally compelling stories.
It has been a leader in original reporting and impact journalism that has helped exonerate wrongly convicted people, caused cold cases to be reopened and solved, and along the way changed lives.
Season 31 of 48 Hours will run weekdays at 8pm until 10th February.SHARE: READ MORE Evenings packed with your CBS Reality favourites in December
Posted on Tuesday 3rd December 2019 CBS Reality delivers marathons of the most gripping series, every evening from Saturday 21st to Tuesday 31st December with each one starting at 9pm.
Here's the full line up, click the links for more info.
Women on Death Row Weekend - Saturday 21st and Sunday 22nd.
48 Hours' Night - Monday 23rd.
Evil Twins' Night - Tuesday 24th.
Scandal Made Me Famous Night - Wednesday 25th.
Cold Blood Night - Thursday 26th.
It Takes a Killer Night - Friday 27th.
Medical Detectives' Night - Saturday 28th.
Wives With Knives' Night - Sunday 29th.
Ice Cold Killers' Night - Monday 30th.
Unsolved Mysteries' Night - Tuesday 31st (from 7pm)... SHARE: READ MORE November on Reality
Posted on Wednesday 6th November 2019
Mondays and Tuesdays at 22:00 from 11th to 19th November
Continues Monday to Friday from 25th November to 2nd December
Kelly Siegler, a Texas prosecutor for 21 years who has successfully tried 68 murder cases, and her team of crime scene investigators and trained detectives, put their vast knowledge and experience to work helping local law-enforcement officers and families of violent-crime victims get to the truth. In the first episode, Kelly and Steve Spingola head to Wisconsin to investigate an unsolved homicide. The case becomes personal after they receive a letter from the victim’s daughters. Their search uncovers a town’s dark s...SHARE: READ MORE Donal MacIntyre opens more Murder Files in October
Posted on Sunday 22nd September 2019
Renowned undercover reporter and criminologist Donal MacIntyre returns to present the second season of this CBS Reality Original series, examining some of the most intriguing and challenging crimes of recent years, as seen through the first-hand experiences of the men and women who ensured justice was carried out.
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.
Donal MacIntyre's Murder Files continues Thursdays at 10pm.... SHARE: READ MORE Evidence of Evil - Season 2 continues in October
Posted on Sunday 22nd September 2019
Season 2 of the CBS Reality Original series Evidence of Evil explores and reconstructs some of the most intriguing and startling criminal cases of the past two decades where technology changed the course of the investigations and brought the guilty to justice.
Featuring key witness testimonies, new interviews, reconstructed sequences and archive footage, the series showcases the hard work and dedication of investigators, police, scientists, and other experts in their fields.
Evidence of Evil Season 2 continues Wednesdays at 10pm.... SHARE: READ MORE The Real Prime Suspect starts September 3rd on CBS Reality
Posted on Wednesday 28th August 2019
A CBS Reality Original Series
Premieres on Tuesday 3rd September at 22:00.
Continues on Tuesdays at 22:00 until 5th November.
“The Real Prime Suspect” is a 10-part series led by Jackie Malton, a former Scotland Yard detective, one of the first female members of the Flying Squad and the inspiration for the character of DCI Jane Tennison, played by Helen Mirren, in the multi-award winning drama “Prime Suspect” by Lynda La Plante.
Using her unparalleled list of contacts, Malton will get access to ten case files and revisit the investigations with the police, detectives, and other professionals who experienced them first hand. Malton is the heart of the ...SHARE: READ MORE Important information for CBS Reality +1 viewers in Cumbria, south west Scotland and the south Lakes
Posted on Sunday 28th July 2019
We’re sorry to announce that due to signal changes as of the Wednesday 31 July 2019, CBS Reality +1 will no longer be available on Freeview in the Cumbria, south west Scotland and the south Lakes areas.
However, you can still watch all your favourite shows on CBS Reality on channel 66. If you have Freeview Play you can also access all our great content via our dedicated player CBS Catch Up Channels UK.
Visit Freeview TV for information on changes to TV signals.... SHARE: READ MORE PICK OF THE WEEK
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