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Uncover is an investigative series from CBC Podcasts. Season 6: Satanic Panic. Season 5: Sharmini. Season 4: The Cat Lady Case. Season 3: The Village. Season 2: Bomb on Board. Season 1: Escaping NXIVM.

Uncover is an investigative series from CBC Podcasts. Season 6: Satanic Panic. Season 5: Sharmini. Season 4: The Cat Lady Case. Season 3: The Village. Season 2: Bomb on Board. Season 1: Escaping NXIVM.

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United States

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Uncover is an investigative series from CBC Podcasts. Season 6: Satanic Panic. Season 5: Sharmini. Season 4: The Cat Lady Case. Season 3: The Village. Season 2: Bomb on Board. Season 1: Escaping NXIVM.

Language:

English


Episodes

S6 E5: The Many Martensvilles

2/25/2020
As devastating as the Martensville Nightmare is for all involved, it’s just one piece of a much bigger picture. FBI special agent Ken Lanning spent the ‘80s trying to figure out what the hell was happening across North America, and why.

Duration:00:51:00

S6 E4: ‘There is still time to wake up'

2/18/2020
A local activist in Saskatoon, Marjaleena Repo, says she knew instantly that the accused were innocent, victims of nothing less than mass hysteria. Though she sounds the alarm in any forum she can find, her warnings are ignored.

Duration:00:49:10

S6 E3: ‘You got to be friggin’ kidding me’

2/11/2020
As the number of suspects continues to grow, rumours of an underground Satanic cult whose members include police officers have taken root. Saskatoon Police Officer John Popowich finds himself facing “the worst things that a human being can be accused of.”

Duration:00:39:00

S6 E2: 'It was hell'

2/4/2020
By June 1992, nine people face nearly 180 charges related to the sexual abuse of children who have attended a home daycare in Martensville. Journalist Dan Zakreski revisits the sites of the story that dominated everyone's attention, including a ‘Devil Church,’ and reflects on his own role in spreading the story. Then, we meet a young mother searching for answers who shares her own heartrending story of a childhood turned upside down by the Martensville Nightmare.

Duration:00:41:07

S6 E1: 'It was such a perfect place'

2/4/2020
Police Officer Claudia Bryden is drawn into a bizarre case unfolding in the peaceful Prairie town of Martensville, Saskatchewan. What starts with a single complaint about an alleged sexual assault in a home daycare grows into something bigger and more disturbing than anyone could have imagined.

Duration:00:37:49

S6: Satanic Panic - Trailer

1/22/2020
Throughout the 1980s, Satanic cults were widely believed to be preying on children — torturing and terrorizing them as part of dark rituals. Across North America, there were hundreds of false allegations, scores of unjust criminal trials and countless lives torn apart. But never any real proof. By the early 90s, the panic reached the tiny Prairie town of Martensville, Saskatchewan. And nearly 30 years later, the people touched by it all are still picking up the pieces. So what happened? And...

Duration:00:04:01

S5 Sharmini Bonus: Potential Witnesses Emerge

1/20/2020
Two new sources come forward with statements on Sharmini Anandavel’s murder. One claims he has carried the image of Sharmini with Stanley Tippett for twenty years. The other says that a photograph of Tippett published in fall 2019 brought back a memory---a jog near where her body was found.

Duration:00:27:20

Introducing Chasing Cosby by the L.A. Times

1/14/2020
For decades, Bill Cosby brought warmth and laughter across the country, cementing his image as “America’s Dad.” But behind that disguise was the real Bill Cosby – the monster who preyed on women by promising them mentorship, only to then drug and violate them. Hosted by Nicki Egan, the lead investigative journalist on this case, the series features jurors, lawyers, and over a dozen survivors telling their story together for the first time. “Chasing Cosby” is the definitive take on the rise...

Duration:00:07:42

S1, S3 & S5 BONUS: The Story I Didn’t Tell

12/20/2019
Join Ian Hanomansing and the hosts of Uncover, Missing and Murdered and Hunting Warhead as they share never-before-told stories from their podcasts in front of a live audience at the Hot Docs Podcast Festival. Josh Bloch asks if he was duped by his friend and subject of Uncover: Escaping NXIVM, Sarah Edmondson. Connie Walker reveals why she became a journalist and her hidden motivation behind her true crime podcast Missing and Murdered. Justin Ling, host of Uncover: The Village dives deep...

Duration:00:44:01

Introducing Hunting Warhead

11/5/2019
A new investigative series from CBC Podcasts and the Norwegian newspaper VG. Hunting Warhead follows an international team of police officers as they attempt to track down the people behind a massive child-abuse site on the dark web. Listen at hyperurl.co/huntingwarhead

Duration:00:04:03

Introducing Bad Batch

10/23/2019
When a group of patients wind up in a Texas hospital in critical condition, the trail leads back to one stem cell company and its charismatic CEO. What happens when a supposed miracle cure leaves you worse off than before? Listen to Wondery’s new series Bad Batch at wondery.fm/UncoverBadBatch

Duration:00:05:56

S5 E6: Searching for Justice

9/24/2019
Sharmini, episode 6 - Sharmini's brother Kathees shares the last time he saw her and recalls their interactions with Stanley Tippett before she went missing. The Toronto Police shares why no one was charged for Sharmini's murder, with context of another case around the same time. We hear her voice for the first time. Also, after the credits, an update from the team.

Duration:00:34:41

S5 E5: I Don't Recall

9/24/2019
Sharmini, episode 5 - Michelle questions Tippett on the shifting details of his stories, while he firmly maintains his innocence. His own words from months ago —and from 1999— contain many contradictions.

Duration:00:29:52

S5 E4: Behind Bars

9/17/2019
Sharmini, episode 4 - Michelle talks to Stanley Tippett for the first time in twenty years. Face to face.

Duration:00:30:20

S5 E3: Stranger to the Truth

9/17/2019
Sharmini, episode 3 - In the years between being a suspect in Sharmini's killing and his 2009 conviction, Stanley Tippett exhibited disturbing patterns. Michelle talks to law enforcement officers, old neighbours, and witnesses about Tippett's behaviour as he moved from Oshawa to Collingwood to Peterborough.

Duration:00:35:54

S5 E2: Saturday Morning

9/9/2019
Sharmini, Episode 2 - Michelle visits Woodbine Junior High in North York to learn about Sharmini’s life as a Grade 9 student. Her friends, teachers, and community recall the days after the teen's disappearance, and the false stories born out of prejudice.

Duration:00:29:08

S5 E1: The Crime Beat

9/9/2019
Sharmini, Episode 1 - On June 12, 1999, 15-year-old Sharmini Anandavel left her family’s Toronto apartment around 9 a.m. She never returned. Her remains were found in a wooded ravine four months later. Investigative journalist Michelle Shephard revisits the case that has haunted her for twenty years and hears—for the first time—police theories about the only suspect.

Duration:00:31:32

The ethical true crime podcast: How to make one, what not to do

9/4/2019
Rebecca Lavoie, host of Crime Writers On..., speaks with four distinguished podcasters who work with true crime: Justin Ling, host of Uncover: The Village, Connie Walker, host of Missing & Murdered, Natalie Jablonski, producer on In The Dark, and Amber Hunt, host of Accused. They break down the ethics behind true crime podcasts, what good podcasts should work to achieve, and what to take into consideration when dealing with stories that affect real lives. This bonus episode was recorded in...

Duration:00:43:03

S5: Sharmini - Trailer

9/3/2019
On June 12, 1999, 15-year-old Sharmini Anandavel disappeared. Michelle Shephard returns to an investigation that has haunted her for 20 years.

Duration:00:03:15

S4 The Cat Lady Case Bonus - The Press Conference

9/1/2019
Season 4 update: Detective Rob Matthews keeps his promise, and someone phones Zander with a tip.

Duration:00:21:50