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48 Hours

Experience the best in intriguing crime and justice cases that touch on all areas of the human experience, including greed and passion, presented by the award-winning team at CBS News' "48 Hours." The team’s in-depth approach storytelling takes listeners inside the most difficult crime cases and human drama. For 27 seasons, "48 Hours" has developed a rich history of original reporting that has helped exonerate wrongly convicted people, caused cold cases to be reopened and solved, and along the way changed lives.

  • Sunday, November 27th
  • The Long Road Home

    42:27
    "48 Hours" Live to Tell: A father and basketball star is caught in a terror attack. Sebastien Bellin's remarkable story of recovery. CBS News correspondent Vladimir Duthiers reports.
  • Tuesday, November 22nd
  • Hunted

    42:58
    48 Hours goes inside the mind of a serial rapist hunting his victims while two detectives were hunting him. Correspondent Maureen Maher investigates.
  • Sunday, November 20th
  • Live to Tell: Sophia's Secret

    43:17
    A teen attacked by her abusive ex-boyfriend -- held at knifepoint, her room set on fire -- reveals her emotional story of survival. CBS correspondent Tracy Smith reports.
  • Sunday, November 13th
  • Buried Truth

    41:48
    A real estate broker kept a woman chained for two months; now Todd Kohlhepp says he killed seven people -- "48 Hours" unravels the twisted life of an alleged serial killer
  • Sunday, October 30th
  • Bad Boy

    42:28
    A young mom vanishes after visiting her ex-husband -- could his accidental "butt dial" to 911 hold clues to what happened? CBS News correspondent Michelle Miller investigates.
  • Sunday, October 23rd
  • Death After Midnight

    42:58
    A Colorado mom of three shot dead in her bedroom -- was it murder or suicide? "48 Hours" correspondent Erin Moriarty investigates.
  • Sunday, October 16th
  • Driven to Extremes

    41:59
    A Texas-sized case of love, infidelity, road rage and possibly murder. Peter Van Sant investigates.
  • Shadow of Death

    43:58
    A stunning new twist in the case of a couple shot dead in bed. It looked like a hit job, but was it? "48 Hours" Troy Roberts and Erin Moriarty investigate.
  • Sunday, October 9th
  • Killer Performance

    43:35
    A young woman is murdered, police thought her killer was on the run ... or was he? Correspondent Tracy Smith investigates.
  • Sunday, October 2nd
  • The Mortician, The Murder, The Movie

    43:20
    Did a mortician kill and freeze a widow to live off of her millions or was it a desperate act to end abuse? "48 Hours" correspondent Peter Van Sant investigates.
  • My Mother's Murder

    44:26
    A blockbuster new twist upends the case against a young woman charged with killing her mother. "48 Hours" correspondent Richard Schlesinger investigates.
  • Wednesday, September 28th
  • Killer App

    43:24
    Was a teenage girl lured to her death with a few keystrokes on a smartphone app? Correspondent Peter Van Sant investigates.
  • Sunday, September 18th
  • Death and the Dentist

    42:56
    In his only TV interview, a New York dentist vows that he didn't kill his lover's husband, who happens to be his best friend. Richard Schlesinger investigates.
  • A Mother Accused

    44:21
    In her only interview, a mother convicted of murder by poisoning her son with salt claims it was the hospital's mistake. Is she right? "48 Hours" correspondent Troy Roberts investigates
  • Sunday, September 11th
  • Student of Murder

    43:28
    Was the shooting of a Seattle man a random incident of road rage, or was the gunman a self-taught killer intent on finding the perfect moment to kill? Peter Van Sant investigates.
  • Sunday, September 4th
  • 48 Hours Presents: Temptation in Texas

    42:07
    A 48 Hours interview with the wife of a millionaire shot dead turns the case upside down. Is there more to the story of what happened? Correspondent Peter Van Sant investigates.
  • Hollywood Secrets

    44:20
    An aspiring actress is brutally strangled. DNA was left all over the crime scene -- leading police to a surprising suspect. "48 Hours" correspondent Maureen Maher investigates.
  • Sunday, August 21st
  • The Preppy Killer

    41:43
    To mark the 30th anniversary of a case that made national headlines, "48 Hours" broadcasts the only interview with "Preppy Killer" Robert Chambers.
  • Eliminating the Threat?

    43:35
    An elite FBI agent shoots his estranged wife after he says she came after him with a knife -- was it self-defense or murder? "48 Hours"' Susan Spencer investigates.
  • Sunday, August 14th
  • A Raging Son

    41:27
    A Weight Watchers executive is murdered by her Wall Street lawyer boyfriend. Did his mother's neglect 30 years ago push him to kill? "48 Hours"' Troy Roberts investigates.
  • The Millionaire, the Model & the Hit Man

    43:20
    A millionaire is willing to shell out $80,000 to have someone kill his model wife. What could possibly go wrong? "48 Hours"' Troy Roberts investigates.
  • Sunday, August 7th
  • To Catch a Genius

    42:58
    A successful wife dead from nicotine poisoning. Her genius husband beat "Jeopardy!" -- can he beat a murder rap? "48 Hours" correspondent Erin Moriarty investigates.
  • Sunday, July 31st
  • The Hunter: Searching for Kelli Bordeaux

    42:09
    When a young U.S. Army combat medic goes missing, a bounty hunter takes on his biggest case ever. "48 Hours"' Troy Roberts investigates.
  • Kiss of Death and the Google Exec

    43:05
    The mysterious death of a Google executive and his last night with an exotic beauty captured on video -- now a court decides her fate. "48 Hours" correspondent Maureen Maher investigates.
  • Sunday, July 24th
  • Vengeance in Vegas

    43:02
    A beautiful mom is brutally murdered while her West Point grad husband was at work. Was someone stalking women in Las Vegas? "48 Hours" correspondent Peter Van Sant investigates.
  • Sunday, July 17th
  • Dear Savanna

    42:11
    For two decades the FBI couldn’t catch a mother and her child on the run. She speaks out for the first time. Maureen Maher investigates.
  • Death at Soho House

    41:44
    Oscar winner's son, a fashion designer girlfriend -- one is dead. Was it murder? "48 Hours" correspondent Troy Roberts investigates.
  • Sunday, July 10th
  • Bringing a Nation Together

    46:29
    A "48 Hours" special on the aftermath of the deadly police shootings in Dallas -- what will it take for America to heal?
  • Sunday, July 3rd
  • 48 Hours Presents: The Bugs Bunny Defense

    42:03
    Did a cartoon play a part in the death of a California man? "48 Hours" correspondent Richard Schlesinger investigates.
  • Power and Passion

    44:07
    A powerful politician, a forbidden affair -- did he love her to death? "48 Hours" correspondent Richard Schlesinger investigates.
  • Sunday, June 26th
  • Live to Tell: I Remember Everything

    44:58
    Kidnapped at knifepoint, a young woman outsmarts her attacker and shares her harrowing story of survival. Correspondent Maureen Maher reports
  • Sunday, June 19th
  • The Strange Case of Kurt Sonnenfeld

    42:47
    A man wanted in the murder of his wife makes an outrageous claim: the U.S. wants to silence him for what he saw at Ground Zero. "48 Hours" correspondent Erin Moriarty investigates.
  • Father and Son

    44:51
    A son fights to prove his father, a doctor, killed his mother, a noted scientist. But will his dad end up in prison? "48 Hours" correspondent Susan Spencer updates the case.
  • Tuesday, June 14th
  • Hannah Graham: Stalked by Evil

    44:17
    "48 Hours" goes inside the investigation of the death of the UVA student, the evidence that links one man to three horrific crimes, and now, his punishment. Susan Spencer reports.
  • Hannah Graham: Deadly Connections

    43:04
    "48 Hours" goes inside the investigation of the death of the UVA student, the evidence that links one man to three horrific crimes, and now, his punishment. Susan Spencer reports.
  • Sunday, June 5th
  • The Doctor's Daughter

    43:55
    Can a daughter's frantic 911 call convict or free her father from charges that he killed his wife? Jim Axelrod investigates.
  • Sunday, May 29th
  • Cal Harris: The Final Verdict

    43:48
    Two convictions overturned, one hung jury and now a fourth trial comes to a close for the wealthy businessman accused of killing his estranged wife. "48 Hours" correspondent Erin Moriarty has the latest in the case. 
  • Highway of Tears

    43:06
    A haunted highway -- 18 or more girls and women missing or murdered. Can a new $30 million investigation help find their killers? "48 Hours" correspondent Peter Van Sant investigates.
  • Sunday, May 22nd
  • The Spymasters - CIA in the Crosshairs Part 2

    44:22
    All 12 living CIA directors share their passionate disagreements about the agency's past, its current mission, and its future
  • The Spymasters - CIA in the Crosshairs Part 1

    45:46
    All 12 living CIA directors share their passionate disagreements about the agency's past, its current mission, and its future
  • Thursday, May 19th
  • EP 3: The Spymasters- CIA in the Crosshairs

    30:33
    Bin Laden was determined to strike the U.S. and the CIA says it told George W. Bush's National Security Advisor Condoleezza Rice as early as the spring of 2001 that the threat was imminent. In this podcast co-executive producer and writer Chris Whipple discusses his insights after interviewing all 12 living directors of the CIA and operatives for the documentary. What are the rules on terror for America's Spymasters? Will the next president bring back waterboarding as an enhanced interrogation technique?
  • Monday, May 16th
  • EP 2: The Spymasters: CIA in the Crosshairs. The Keepers of America's Secrets - The Spymasters

    07:33
    We take you inside the inner workings of the CIA through the eyes of all 12 living directors of the agency. The directors talk openly about the controversies they have faced and what it takes to be a master spy. Their introspective and revealing interviews come at a time when issues of national security -- the war on terrorism are at the forefront of the on going race to the White House. The documentary raises key questions: How far should America go to prevent another terrorist attack. What's fair game in an unfair fight?
  • EP 1: The Spymasters: CIA in the Crosshairs. Life and Death Decisions

    08:01
    What are the rules on the war on terror? Will the next president bring back water boarding? How far should the CIA go to protect America? The 12 living directors of the agency talk openly about the tough calls they have had to make, the controversy they have faced, and what it takes to be a master spy. "I found I was making decisions on Life and Death", former Director Leon Panetta says in The Spymasters, "and those decisions are never easy and frankly shouldn't be easy." Director Panetta, a deeply religious man, was faced with having to decide to take out a known terrorist…the problem was he was with his family and children.
  • Sunday, May 15th
  • Death of an Olympian

    44:09
    Olympic hero Dave Laut shot six times -- his wife pulled the trigger. Was it murder or self-defense? In her first TV interview, Jane Laut tells Erin Moriarty she's been hiding a secret.
  • Sunday, May 8th
  • The Soldier's Wife

    44:00
    A young wife shot dead -- her soldier husband pulled the trigger. Was it an accident or was it murder? "48 Hours" correspondent Erin Moriarty investigates.
  • Sunday, May 1st
  • Blood in the Sand

    44:06
    Two teenaged girls killed on the same California beach six years apart. DNA on one of the victims leads to two suspects -- one of them worked for the police. "48 Hours" correspondent Richard Schlesinger investigates.
  • Sunday, April 24th
  • Ryan Poston Murder Part 2: Obsessed

    43:54
    A lawyer shot -- his girlfriend admits she pulled the trigger and then dances in a strange police video -- was it self-defense or love gone bad? "48 Hours"' Peter Van Sant investigates.
  • Ryan Poston murder Part 1: Breaking Point

    43:40
    A lawyer shot -- his girlfriend admits she pulled the trigger and then dances in a strange police video -- was it self-defense or love gone bad? "48 Hours"' Peter Van Sant investigates.
  • Sunday, April 17th
  • The Last Confession

    43:58
    More than five decades after the brutal murder of a young woman, will her family see a former priest suspected of killing her face trial? "48 Hours" correspondent Richard Schlesinger investigates.
  • Sunday, April 10th
  • A Mother Accused

    44:10
    In her only interview, a mother convicted of murder by poisoning her son with salt claims it was the hospital's mistake. Is she right? "48 Hours"' Troy Roberts investigates.
  • Sunday, April 3rd
  • What Happened in Apt. 1601?

    42:19
    Three friends walk into a studio apartment, and only two come out alive. At least one of them is a killer, but which one? Richard Schlesinger investigates. "48 Hours" correspondent Richard Schlesinger investigates.
  • Gone

    43:36
    Claiming to be desperate to find the missing mother of his child, a Texas man thinks TV's Dr. Phil can help, but within 48 hours he tells police a much different story - where's the truth? "48 Hours" correspondent Tracy Smith investigates.
  • Sunday, March 20th
  • Eliminating the Threat?

    42:52
    An elite FBI agent shoots his wife after he says she came after him with a knife -- was it self-defense or murder? "48 Hours" correspondent Susan Spencer investigates.
  • Sunday, March 13th
  • Playing by the Rules?

    43:31
    A popular football coach is serving life for killing his pregnant wife -- was evidence hidden that could set him free? "48 Hours" correspondent Richard Schlesinger investigates.
  • Sunday, March 6th
  • Trail of Tears

    44:27
    A couple's mountain hike turns deadly. The girlfriend had a haunting premonition -- did she predict her own murder? "48 Hours'" correspondent Peter Van Sant investigates.
  • Sole Survivor

    42:32
    "48 Hours" Live to Tell: A young girl plays dead to live through a shooting that destroyed her family. She describes her remarkable story of survival. Correspondent Erin Moriarty reports.
  • Sunday, February 28th
  • A Student of Murder

    44:18
    Was the shooting of a Seattle man a random incident of road rage, or was the gunman a self-taught killer intent on finding the perfect moment to kill? "48 Hours" correspondent Peter Van Sant investigates.
  • Sunday, February 21st
  • What Did the Children See?

    44:26
    What happens when a former hard-charging prosecutor is prosecuted for his wife's murder in his old courtroom? "48 Hours"' Maureen Maher investigates.
  • Sunday, February 14th
  • Target Justice

    43:20
    A Texas town on edge -- someone was killing prosecutors. Was it a gang hit or could the killer be one of their own? "48 Hours" correspondent Richard Schlesinger investigates.
  • Sunday, January 31st
  • Murder 90210

    43:06
    Will millionaire Robert Durst clear his name in the death of a California friend or end up spending his life in jail? "48 Hours" correspondent Erin Moriarty has the next chapter in the bizarre saga.

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