True Crime Entertainment: What’s New This Week

The following content is generally available worldwide, except where otherwise noted. All TV shows listed are for networks and streaming services based in the United States. All movies listed are those released in U.S. cinemas. This schedule is for content and events premiering this week and does not include content that has already been made available.

Monday, September 20 – Sunday, September 26

TV/Streaming Services

All times listed are Eastern Time/Pacific Time, unless otherwise noted.

Netflix’s four-episode docuseries “Monsters Inside: The 24 Faces of Billy Milliganpremieres on Wednesday, September 22, at 3 a.m. ET/12 a.m. PT.

Monday, September 20

“Reasonable Doubt”
“A $25,000 Performance” (Episode 410) **Season Finale**
Monday, September 20, 10 p.m., Investigation Discovery

“My True Crime Story”
Briana Rios (Episode 108) **Season Finale**
Monday, September 20, 10 p.m., VH1

“I Was a Teenage Felon”
“Hollwood Queenpins” (Episode 201) **Season Premiere**
Monday, September 20, 10 p.m., Vice

Tuesday, September 21

“Signs of a Psychopath”
“Do Her Mortal” (Episode 303)
Tuesday, September 21, 10 p.m., Investigation Discovery

Wendesday, September 22

“Monsters Inside: The 24 Faces of Billy Milligan” (Four-episode limited docuseries)
Wednesday, September 22, 3 a.m. ET/12 a.m. PT, Netflix

“Crime Stories: India Detectives”
(Epsodes 101-104) **Series Premiere**
Wednesday, September 22, 3 a.m. ET/12 a.m. PT, Netflix

“Secrets, Lies and Private Eyes”
“The Secret and the Missing” (Episodes 104)
Wednesday, September 22, 3 a.m. ET/12 a.m. PT, Discovery+

“Dateline”
“Before the Storm”  
Wednesday, September 22, 8 p.m., Oxygen

“Court Cam”
Episode 414
Wednesday, September 22, 9:30 p.m., A&E

“In Pursuit With John Walsh”
“Surfside Homicide” (Episode 306)
Wednesday, September 22, 10 p.m., Investigation Discovery

Thursday, September 23

“Buried in the Backyward, Buried in the Woods”
“Deadly Premonition”
Thursday, September 23, 9 p.m., Oxygen

“Kids Behind Bars: Life or Parole”
“Justin” (Episode 208)
Thursday, September 23, 9 p.m., A&E

“Accused: Guilty or Innocent?”
“Malcolm” (Episode 206)
Thursday, September 23, 10 p.m., A&E

Friday, September 24

“Curse of the Chippendales”
Episodes 101-103 **Series Premiere**
Friday, September 24, 3 a.m. ET/12 a.m. PT, Discovery+

“Vendetta: Truth, Lies and the Mafia” (Season 1) **Series Premiere**
Friday, September 24, 3 a.m. ET/12 a.m. PT, Netflix

“20/20”
TBA
Friday, September 17, 9 p.m., ABC

“Dateline”
TBA
Friday, September 24, 9 p.m., NBC

“Cold Case Files”
“The Devil in Disguise” (Episode 206) **Season Finale**
Friday, September 24, 9 p.m., A&E

“American Justice”
“Killer Catfish” (Episode 1506) **Season Finale**
Friday, September 24, 10 p.m., A&E

Saturday, September 25

“48 Hours”
TBA
Saturday, September 25, 10 p.m., CBS

Sunday, September 26

“Snapped”
“Stephane Thomas”
Sunday, September 26, 6 p.m., Oxygen

“Escaping Captivity: The Kara Robinson” (TV Special)
Sunday, September 26, 7 p.m., Oxygen

“Vengeance: Killer Families”
“A Will to Kill” (Episode 503) 
Sunday, September 26, 9 p.m., HLN

“Evil Lives Here”
“He Was Born Evil” (Episode 1010) 
Sunday, September 26, 9 p.m., Investgation Discovery

“Sex & Murder”
“Chilling Cover-Up” (Episode 205)
Sunday, September 26, 10 p.m., HLN

“On the Case With Paula Zahn”
“Justice for Angie” (Episode 2307) 
Sunday, September 26, 10 p.m., Investgation Discovery

Movie Theaters and Home Video

Due to the coronavirus pandemic, some movie theaters in the U.S. are closed until further notice. Some independent movie theaters that are physically closed are showing new movies online, as part of a “virtual cinema” program. 

No new true crime movies released in theaters or on home video this week.

Radio/Podcasts

No new true crime podcast series premiering this week.

Events

Events listed here are not considered endorsements by this website. All ticket buyers with questions or concerns about the event should contact the event promoter or ticket seller directly.

All start times listed are local time, unless otherwise noted.

Due to the coronavirus pandemic, many in-person events in the U.S. have been cancelled or postponed if the event was expecting at least 50 people in the year 2021. Many events that would normally be in-person are now being held as virtual/online events.

No new true crime events this week.