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Plenty Of Real Life Drama To Choose From This May On CBS Reality
By James W, Monday 5th May 2014

Heir Hunters - Series 1
Weekdays at 5pm

Heir Hunters focuses on attempts to find missing or unknown heirs, entitled to deceased people's estates before the British Treasury lawfully collects the money. The show follows the work of Probate researchers from a number of different firms to show how the results of time-consuming research turned out.

In each programme of the first two series, three unclaimed estates from Bona Vacantia are mentioned in the hope of information being given by a viewer which could help find an heir or heirs. One of these mentioned in the first series resulted in information that led to some heirs being found for an estate. Nadia Sawalha presented series 1 with subsequent series being narrated by Lisa Faulkner.

Caught On Camera - Season 5
Weeknights at 11pm from 19th May

This show features some of the most dramatic, compelling events ever caught on tape. Cops, criminals, and ordinary citizens captured in extreme situations---whether teetering on the edge of life and death, battling an attacker, or surviving a deadly explosion. Hear it from those who saw it, filmed it, and lived it.

Bait Car - Season 1
20th May weekdays at 9.30am and 3pm

Bait Car takes us inside stolen cars with outlaws burning rubber in a real-life game of Grand Theft Auto! In Oakland, high-tech “bait cars,” rigged with hidden cameras and sophisticated satellite trackers. The specially equipped car records every nervous glance, ecstatic laugh and bone-headed conversation from the unlucky opportunists inside. We’ll be there for all the action – from the moment the car is stolen to the inevitable bust.

24 Hours To Kill - Season 4
Weeknights at 10pm from 26th May

24 Hours To Kill looks at some of Ireland's most brutal and sinister killings and the perpetrators who carried them out. The series relives the last 24 hours leading up to these heinous crimes and looks at what instigated the killers to take such drastic action. Each episode shows how greed, lust, revenge and hatred play a part in some of Ireland's most shocking murders. The show’s host Dyane Connor has been working in the TV3 newsroom since July 2004 and has reported on a wide range of stories for TV3 news.

Season 4 episode 1 features 17-year-old Alan Higgins' murder at the hands of Christopher Dunne, a schoolboy who was two years his junior. Retracing events that led up to the crime, which took place in October 2002, the programme considers how a combination of drink and drugs fuelled Dunne's violent rampage that culminated in him stabbing Higgins to death.


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Fatal Vows Season 3
By Dave Macleod, Thursday 1st April 2021

FATAL VOWS
Season 3
Weeknights at 22:00, from 6th May until 24th May. 

Fatal Vows traces the deadly and tragic path from “I do” to “you’re dead” in stories of marriages beyond repair. The series uses personal interviews, family photos, expert commentary and dramatic reenactments to understand how the relationships deteriorate so tragically.

Fatal Vows answers the who, what, when, where, how and why it happened, showing us again that… Love may be blind, and marriage bliss, but divorce is murder.

Each hour-long episode of Fatal Vows objectively profiles the details of a settled and closed murder case associated with a couple's divorce.  Each episode is objectiv...

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Go behind the headlines with 48 Hours
Posted on Wednesday 24th February 2021
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48 Hours investigates the most intriguing crime and justice cases that touch on all areas of the human experience. Each week the show spearheads in-depth investigations into emotionally compelling stories.

For multiple seasons, 48 Hours 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 changed lives along the way.

48 Hours goes behind the headlines and gets to the truth behind some of the most talked about and challenging stories from around the globe.

Season 32 of 48 Hours continues weeknights at 8pm on CBS Reality.

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More Killer Couples this March on CBS Reality
Posted on Wednesday 24th February 2021
Killer Couples

Snapped: Killer Couples is a gripping series that features couples whose passion drove them to commit terrible criminal acts.

Through recreations and first-hand accounts, each episode delves into the stories behind the couple's romance, how their relationship evolved once love transformed into manipulation, and what ultimately drove them to commit heinous crimes.

From teenage lovers who embark on a multi-state crime spree to lesbian lovers who stop at nothing to eliminate one of their husbands, viewers are given unprecedented access into these relationships gone awry.

Snapped: Killer Couples continues Mondays and Tuesdays at 8pm on CBS Reality.

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UK Premiere - Fatal Vows: Season 7 continues through March
Posted on Wednesday 24th February 2021
Fatal Vows Season 7

The UK Premiere of Season 7 of Fatal Vows traces the deadly and tragic path from “I do” to “you're dead” in thirteen stories of marriages beyond repair. The series uses personal interviews, family photos, expert commentary and dramatic re-enactments to understand how the relationships deteriorate so tragically.

Fatal Vows answers the who, what, when, where, how and why it happened over 13 episodes, showing us again that... Love may be blind, and marriage bliss, but divorce is murder.

Each hour-long episode of Fatal Vows objectively profiles the details of a settled and closed murder case associated with a couple's divorce. Each episode is objectively told from di...

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UK Premiere - Evidence of Evil Season 3
Posted on Monday 1st February 2021
Evidence of Evil

Season 3 of the original true crime 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 testimony, 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 3 continues every Wednesday at 10pm on CBS Reality.

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UK Premiere - Homicide's Elite: Season 3
Posted on Wednesday 30th December 2020
Homicides Elite Season 3

Detectives David Quinn and Vince Velazquez have worked hundreds of homicides together - if these two are on the case, the bad guys are going to prison.

Homicide’s Elite features the most baffling, shocking and heartbreaking cases Quinn and Velazquez have worked in their combined 50 years on the street. From the minute the 911 call comes in, to each twist and turn, to arrest and conviction, this compelling new series takes viewers on a wild ride with these partners in crime.

The UK Premiere of Homicide's Elite: Season 3 starts 8th January at 10pm on CBS Reality.

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UK Premiere - Forensics: Season 2
Posted on Wednesday 30th December 2020
Forensics Season 2

Forensics is the critically acclaimed documentary series exploring the world of Forensic Science in solving real crimes from New Zealand.

Each programme focuses on a real single crime case that has occurred in the last decade and that was solved by the combination of clever crime investigation and forensic science. The cases are pulled straight from the files of our New Zealand forensic experts, police and scene-of-crime officers. This is in-depth, fact- based, high-tech dramatic storytelling.

Viewers are taken through the events as they unfolded for the police and the forensics team, finding clues directly from the crime scene and as the data is assessed, the intricate puzzl...

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UK Premiere - World's Most Unexplained
Posted on Wednesday 30th December 2020
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The UK TV premiere of World's Most Unexplained this January investigates some of the greatest and most enduring mysteries of history and life on earth and beyond.

Science is powerful, but there is much it can't explain. And when people see, hear or believe something that is not explained, science finds itself trying to prove things don’t exist.

How, for example, is it possible that some people have stigmata - the wounds inflicted on Jesus, with no apparent medical or scientific explanation? How can these wounds disappear and reappear? Why, forty years after his reported death, do sightings of Elvis Presley happen every year? Was Mozart poisoned by his arch rival Antonio Sa...

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Murder by the Sea continues in January
Posted on Wednesday 30th December 2020
Murder by the Sea Season 5

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.

The CBS Reality series Murder by the Sea continues to uncover some of the most disturbing cases throughout January.

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.

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