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What drives people to commit terrible crimes? How are these crimes solved? Join us with some of the most infamous criminal cases from around the world.

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  • Behind Bars: The World's Toughest Prisons

    The Miami-Dade County Jail system, with its 6,000 inmates, is among the largest prisons in the United States and one of the toughest prisons in the world.The Miami County Jail system consists of four different facilities: two main detention centres, a remand prisons and the Miami Dade Bootcamp. I...

  • Behind Bars: The World's Toughest Prisons

    A prison with guards on the outside but not on the inside because they fear for their lives. On the inside, the prisoners are in control: murderers, violent offenders, drug bosses. This is the prison city of San Pedro in La Paz, Bolivia, where the inmates rule and anarchy prevails. Money, violenc...

  • Behind Bars: The World's Toughest Prisons - Trailer

    These are six of the toughest prisons in the world. Prisons so tough, even gang bosses and killers learn the meaning of fear. Yet the difference between these prisons couldn't be bigger: across four continents, six different prisons - the series "Behind Bars - world's toughest prisons" - takes us...

  • Behind Bars: The World's Toughest Prisons

    The Dallas County Jail in Texas - a mega-jail with room for 7,100 inmates, where everyone from small-time criminals to serial killers wait for their day in court. Mass processing of new inmates occurs on a daily basis: Up to 300 new arrivals per day are registered by prison staff. Those who enter...

  • Behind Bars: The World's Toughest Prisons

    Sofia Central Prison - a Bulgarian detention center, crumbling foundations and fit for demolition - derelict conditions too much to ask of anyone - even a criminal. Multi-prisoner cells, bunks stacked three stories high as well as a large count of isolation cells where prisoners spend 23 hours a ...

  • Behind Bars: The World's Toughest Prisons

    Tent City Jail - a prison in the desert of Arizona, USA. If you're in this place, you are in for tough times. As the name indicates, tents instead of cells make up prison housing, old army tents left over from the Korean War. The problem with tents - no insulation so it gets unbearably hot in the...

  • Behind Bars: The World's Toughest Prisons

    Desperate overcrowding, rats, disease - welcome to Antanimora Prison in Madagascar. A prison in the middle of the capital Antananarivo and bursting at the seams.
    Originally built for 800 prisoners, the complex houses more than 3,000 prisoners. They sleep crammed together, body against body, some...

  • Final 24: Hunter S. Thompson

    Hunter S. Thompson was an author trapped in the body of a rock star. His drug-fuelled adventures were legendary and became the basis of one of the classics of 20th century literature. Thompson’s constant questioning of authority and wild antics made him a hero for a generation of rebels across th...

  • Final 24: John Belushi

    Legendary comic actor John Belushi is on a drug fueled binge in L.A. He’s far from those that love him and protect him from his own excesses. Belushi has been battling his drug addiction for seven years. Throughout the night, he ingests the massive amount of drugs that finally get the better of h...

  • Final 24: Gianni Versace

    July 14, 1997 and Gianni Versace, probably the most famous fashion designer in the world, is kicking back at his Florida mansion. In just 24 hours he will be dead. With exclusive interviews with his intimates, combined with archive and dramatic reconstruction, Final 24 maps out Versace’s last day...

  • Final 24: John Kennedy Jr.

    John Kennedy Jr. was American royalty and a cultural icon. His promise of living out his political legacy bequeathed to him on the day of his father’s assassination was cut short over the Atlantic Ocean one July night. Kennedy’s death and that of his wife and sister-in-law, were the result of a s...

  • Jonestown: Paradise Lost

    This feature length film, a hybrid of documentary and drama, tracks the final, 5-day build up to a horrific doomsday - the infamous mass murder/ suicides of Jim Jones' People’s Temple on November 18th, 1978. By the end of that day, 918 men, women and children will die.

    Framed by recently relea...

  • Manson's Missing Victims

    In the 1960’s, Charles Manson and his “Family” of followers carried out a gruesome killing spree, which was concocted from remote hideaways in the California desert and the outskirts of Los Angeles. Rumors have long circulated that disenchanted members of Manson’s cult attempted to leave, but th...

  • Manson

    August 9, 1969 – It’s just after midnight, and a car pulls up to actress Sharon Tate’s sprawling Benedict Canyon home. And while designated driver, Linda Kasabian, stands guard outside, her three ‘Family’ members commit one of the grizzliest mass murders in American history…

    Taking viewers de...

  • Final 24: Anna Nicole Smith

    February 7, 2007. Anna Nicole Smith, the famous American model, is in Fort Lauderdale to buy a boat but she’s been so sick she hasn’t been able to leave her hotel suite. In 24 hours she will be dead.
    In this episode, exclusive interviews with her closest companions combined with archive and dra...

  • Final 24: Sid Vicious

    Punk icon, suspected murderer and heroin addict Sid Vicious has just been released from Rikers prison in New York City. After a night of celebrating his freedom with friends and family, he wakes suddenly. Hell-bent on self-destruction, Sid ingests a massive amount of heroin into his recently drug...

  • Final 24: Marvin Gaye

    On his last day alive soul superstar Marvin Gaye is depressed and paranoid. He’s abandoned his latest tour and is holed up at his parents’ house in Los Angeles, California. His excessive drug use escalates and with it, the tension in the home. Soon, his lifelong power struggle with his father exp...

  • Final 24: Janis Joplin

    Janis Joplin was the undisputed queen of rock and roll, her powerful, bluesy vocals, unmatched. But, aged just 27, a blast of nearly pure heroin cut short her tumultuous life. Final 24 traces the roots of her addiction and uses archive footage, dramatic reenactments and interviews with her closes...

  • Final 24: River Phoenix

    After a tough day on set, Hollywood golden boy River Phoenix hits L.A.’s fashionable nightclub The Viper Room. He’s looking forward to getting on stage and jamming with his friends. This is a moment he’s been waiting for. When the plan changes, a disappointed Phoenix ingests a lethal cocktail of ...

  • Final 24: Tupac Shakur

    September 6, 1996. The most successful hip-hop artist of all time, Tupac Shakur has just finished shooting his latest video in Los Angeles. As the fearless and angry voice of urban America, the multi-talented poet and performer has sold over 75 million albums, has scored six top-ten billboard sin...

  • Final 24: Keith Moon

    September 6, 1978. Keith Moon is one of the most outrageous rock’n’roll performers in the world. As the genius drummer for The Who, wild-man Moon is a non-stop party animal. In 24 hours, however, the party will be over… And Moon will be dead. Featuring archival footage, dramatic reenactments, an...

  • Final 24: David Koresh

    April 18, 1993. One of the most notorious religious leaders in the United States, David Koresh, and 83 of his followers have been trapped inside their Waco, Texas compound for over 50 days. Unwilling to surrender and surrounded by authorities, the siege is the longest modern-day standoff in Ameri...

  • Final 24: Jim Morrison

    July 2, 1971. Jim Morrison is one of the most famous rock singers in the world. He’s also the ultimate sex symbol. But Morrison is at war with his own dark demons. In 24 hours his darkness will consume him and he’ll be dead. Using archive footage, dramatic reenactment and interviews with his clos...

  • Final 24: Nicole Brown Simpson

    June 12, 1994. Vibrant, funny, and beautiful, Nicole Brown Simpson appears to have it all. With loads of money, a great body, and two adorable children, the ex-wife of football legend O.J. Simpson is living the Hollywood dream. In 24 hours, however, the dream will be brutally shattered, Nicole wi...