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“48 Hours” uncovers the narrative behind crime and justice cases that have left a lasting mark on society. Award-winning CBS News correspondents thoughtfully examine the complexities of each crime by transporting you to the heart of the investigation through key evidence and gripping interviews with critical figures from the case. The unmatched reporting has made a tangible difference in countless lives, leading to the exoneration of wrongly convicted individuals and the reopening — and resolution — of previously closed cold cases. Listen to a new “48 Hours” episode every Monday and then go deeper into the case on Tuesdays with the immersive “Post Mortem” series — producers and correspondents join host Anne-Marie Green to discuss key evidence, dead ends, mishaps, and stranger-than-fiction twists they faced in the field. Plus, every Thursday, we’ll revisit a classic “48 Hours” episode. Watch “48 Hours” Saturdays 10/9c on CBS and Paramount+.

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United States

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True Crime

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“48 Hours” uncovers the narrative behind crime and justice cases that have left a lasting mark on society. Award-winning CBS News correspondents thoughtfully examine the complexities of each crime by transporting you to the heart of the investigation through key evidence and gripping interviews with critical figures from the case. The unmatched reporting has made a tangible difference in countless lives, leading to the exoneration of wrongly convicted individuals and the reopening — and resolution — of previously closed cold cases. Listen to a new “48 Hours” episode every Monday and then go deeper into the case on Tuesdays with the immersive “Post Mortem” series — producers and correspondents join host Anne-Marie Green to discuss key evidence, dead ends, mishaps, and stranger-than-fiction twists they faced in the field. Plus, every Thursday, we’ll revisit a classic “48 Hours” episode. Watch “48 Hours” Saturdays 10/9c on CBS and Paramount+.

Language:

English


Episodes

An Invisible Enemy

2/22/2024
Nearly five years after Todd Sommer's death, his wife Cynthia was convicted of murdering her Marine Sergeant husband with a lethal dose of arsenic. But ten months after her conviction, she was granted a new trial due to decisions the defense made that deprived her of a fair trial. Then questions arose about the validity of the lab tests. Would this be enough to exonerate her? “48 Hours" correspondent Richard Schlesinger reports. This classic "48 Hours" episode last aired on 4/24/2010. Watch all-new episodes of “48 Hours” on Saturdays, and stream on demand on Paramount+. See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

Duration:00:41:00

Post Mortem | The Assassination of Jeff German

2/20/2024
Correspondent Peter Van Sant and Producer Liza Finley discuss the suspicious evidence collected at the home of Robert Telles, a Clark County elected official with a history of domestic violence. In their interview with Robert, he claims he’s being framed for the murder of Journalist Jeff German, who built a career exposing government corruption and corporate crime. See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

Duration:00:25:45

The Assassination of Jeff German

2/19/2024
A Las Vegas journalist is stabbed to death while investigating claims a boss was toxic. Did his reporting make him a target? See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

Duration:00:41:18

Every Picture Tells a Story

2/15/2024
On February 15, 2009, Cathy McNaughton was stabbed to death in her home in Sharpsburg, Georgia. Her husband, Alec, claimed he had served her breakfast in bed and then went to his mother's house, about an hour away. But cell phone records placed him just two miles away. Police discovered a secret file in Cathy's closet that included photographs of a bruised and battered Cathy. “48 Hours" correspondent Richard Schlesinger reports. This classic "48 Hours" episode last aired on 8/31/2013. Watch all-new episodes of “48 Hours” on Saturdays, and stream on demand on Paramount+. See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

Duration:00:39:21

Post Mortem | Justice for Amie Harwick

2/13/2024
Go behind the scenes with Correspondent Erin Moriarty and producers Lauren White and Richie Fetzer on a murder case they've been covering for the past four years. In 2020, Amie Harwick was killed by her ex-boyfriend and stalker, Gareth Pursehouse. Now that the case has gone to trial, the 48 Hours team digs into startling evidence from the crime scene, including a syringe filled with nicotine, and new interviews with friends and family who loved Amie. See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

Duration:00:27:25

Justice for Amie Harwick

2/12/2024
Amie Harwick's roommate speaks out about trying to save her and helping to convict her killer. "48 Hours" correspondent Erin Moriarty reports. See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

Duration:00:41:15

Taken: The Amber Dubois Story

2/8/2024
On February 13, 2009 Amber Dubois disappeared just blocks from Escondido High School in Southern California. Almost a year later, another teenage girl, Chelsea King, went missing. Chelsea had been running just ten miles from where Amber disappeared. Police found Chelsea’s underwear with DNA evidence that would lead them to the arrest of convicted sex offender, John Gardner, who was out on parole. “48 Hours" correspondent Troy Roberts reports. This classic "48 Hours" episode last aired on 11/6/2010. Watch all-new episodes of “48 Hours” on Saturdays, and stream on demand on Paramount+. See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

Duration:00:40:08

Post Mortem | Who Took Our Dad? The Abduction of Ray Wright

2/6/2024
Correspondent Natalie Morales and Producer Greg Fisher take you inside their interview with the accused mastermind behind the disappearance of Ray Wright, a family man unknowingly in the center of a terrifying plot for revenge. The two discuss the high speed car chase and the treasure trove of evidence that authorities say linked defendants Bob Manor and Victor Gray to the crime. See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

Duration:00:21:15

Who Took Our Dad? The Abduction of Ray Wright

2/5/2024
A family man abruptly vanishes. Police tie his disappearance to a monstrous plot for revenge. "48 Hours" correspondent Natalie Morales reports. See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

Duration:00:40:03

Murder at the Manor

2/1/2024
Harold “H” Landry, a self-made Cajun millionaire, left behind his life in Louisiana to pursue an international romance with a British woman, Lucy Davies, whom he met online. This seemingly perfect relationship ended when Lucy Landry was murdered at their home over a decade later in February 2010. Landry didn't deny killing her, but when the trial began, the past came back to haunt him. “48 Hours" correspondent Richard Schlesinger reports. This classic "48 Hours" episode last aired on 6/19/2012. Watch all-new episodes of “48 Hours” on Saturdays, and stream on demand on Paramount+. See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

Duration:00:40:09

Post Mortem | Capturing Moriah Wilson's Killer

1/30/2024
CBS Correspondent Jonathan Vigliotti and Field Producer Hannah Vair go behind the scenes of reporting on the tragic murder of rising gravel cycling star Moriah Wilson. They’ll discuss the international chase that led a team of US Marshals to a remote beach town in Costa Rica, how plastic surgery almost kept the case unsolved, and the legacy that Moriah Wilson left behind. See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

Duration:00:24:03

Capturing Moriah Wilson’s Killer

1/29/2024
A promising young athlete is murdered. Her suspected killer disappears and an international manhunt by U.S. Marshals begins. “48 Hours” contributor Jonathan Vigliotti reports. See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

Duration:00:41:37

Spies, Lies, and Secrets

1/25/2024
Shane Todd, a high-tech engineer, was found dead in his Singapore apartment in 2012.. He was scheduled to leave the country in a matter of days when he was found dead. To the police in Singapore, he was just an American who killed himself. But his parents believed he was killed because he was unwilling to go along with a plan to share cutting-edge American technology with China. “48 Hours" correspondent Peter Van Sant reports. This classic "48 Hours" episode last aired on 6/28/2014. Watch all-new episodes of “48 Hours” on Saturdays, and stream on demand on Paramount+. See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

Duration:00:38:56

Post Mortem | For the Love of Cayley Mandadi

1/23/2024
The team behind the episode takes you inside their reporting and what you didn't hear about the death of Cayley Mandadi. 48 Hours correspondent Peter Van Sant and producer Chris Ritzen discuss following this case for over five years, two trials, and the unconventional investigation that Cayley’s parents undertook to seek the truth about what happened to their daughter. See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

Duration:00:19:54

For the Love of Cayley Mandadi

1/22/2024
After their daughter’s violent death, a mother and stepfather track down the suspect’s car for answers. "48 Hours" correspondent Peter Van Sant reports. See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

Duration:00:41:48

Body of Lies

1/18/2024
31-year-old Leisha Hurst attended Barstow College to become a teacher and began dating a fellow student, 34-year-old Jeami Chiapulis. He bragged about being a war hero and cancer survivor. Chiapulis seemed to be the man she could finally settle down with. The couple had plans to marry when Hurst vanished on January 22, 2009. “48 Hours" correspondent Maureen Maher reports. This classic "48 Hours" episode last aired on 7/9/2011. Watch all-new episodes of “48 Hours” on Saturdays, and stream on demand on Paramount+. See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

Duration:00:40:31

Post Mortem | Shootout at the Shaughnessys'

1/16/2024
A gunfight in the middle of the night left Texas jeweler Ted Shaughnessy dead in his home. His wife, Corey, was the sole survivor. Was it a random attack, a robbery gone wrong, or a murder conspiracy? CBS News Chief Correspondent Jim Axelrod and Producer Jenna Jackson discuss Corey’s emotional journey to realizing her own son had hired hitmen to kill her and her husband for money. See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

Duration:00:25:02

Shootout at the Shaughnessys'

1/15/2024
A gunfight in the dead of night. The targets fire back. Their son in the crosshairs of suspicion. "48 Hours" contributor Jim Axelrod reports. See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

Duration:00:41:30

Blaming the Babysitter

1/11/2024
Thirteen-year-old Ashley Howes was a mother’s helper for Morningstar Garden, a family friend, over the Martin Luther King, Jr. holiday weekend in 2005. A change of plans put Ashley in sole charge of two children: five-year-old Madeline and 19-month-old Freya. While Morningstar and her boyfriend Gracian Cline were out, Ashley said she heard a thud from the room where Freya was sleeping. On finding Freya in a fetal position groaning, Ashley called 911, and an ambulance rushed the child to a hospital where, two hours later, she was pronounced dead. “48 Hours" correspondent Harold Dow reports. This classic "48 Hours" episode last aired on 9/9/2006. Watch all-new episodes of “48 Hours” on Saturdays, and stream on demand on Paramount+. See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

Duration:00:42:00

Post Mortem | The Suspicious Death of Megan Parra

1/9/2024
A father’s determination successfully reopened the investigation into the death of his daughter, Megan Parra. What do Correspondent David Begnaud and Producer Judy Rybak think about the evidence that left viewers wondering, what really happened to Megan Parra? See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

Duration:00:25:49