Dominick Dunne

Dominick Dunne

About the show

No one knows the dark side of the rich and famous better than Dominick Dunne. The consummate insider and relentless crusader, Dunne chronicles the arrogance that leads the rich to believe they are above the law. A best-selling author and celebrated columnist for Vanity Fair, Dunne will rivet you with his selection of notorious cases that uncover the lowest depths of high society.

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Upcoming episodes

May 27th
100p

The Candy Scandal

Candy Mossler may have been born on a modest farm in Georgia, but that didn't prevent this sweet-talking siren from working her way up to marry millionaire banking magnate, Jacques Mossler. They seemed to be the ideal couple until Candy engaged her nephew, Melvin, in a steamy affair. When Jacques was found dead months later, Candy and Melvin were quickly id'ed as suspects and arrested, causing an unprecedented media circus. The hard evidence clearly pointed to Candy and her nephew, but with their legendary defense attorney Percy Foreman, the two were acquitted.
May 27th
200p

Over the Edge

On a May evening in 1998, the seemingly idyllic marriage of a wealthy Lake Tahoe couple, Peter and Rinette Bergna, ended in a tangled crush of metal when their truck crashed through a guardrail and plunged down a mountainside. Peter miraculously escaped serious injury, but Rinette was found crushed to death. While Peter called it a tragic accident, investigators called it a brutal, premeditated crime and spent two and a half years building their case against Bergna, whom they believed was a cunning, cold-blooded killer.
May 27th
300p

House of Secrets

When Bruce and Darlene Rouse are murdered in their sprawling estate, they leave their entire fortune to their three children - three children who quickly become three suspects. Robin Rouse swears that her brothers Kurt and Billy did it, but police have just as much reason to believe she was the one behind the brutal murders. The sordid saga finally comes to a close when Billy, who's been circling the drain since squandering his entire inheritance on the high life, confesses to the murder after police catch him robbing a bank.
May 27th
400p

Blood Money

On the morning of July 9, 1985 in Naples, FL, the car carrying millionaire tobacco heiress Margaret Benson, her daughter Carol Lynn, and her 21-year-old adopted son Scott exploded; only Carol Lynn survived. The police focus their investigation on Steven, Benson's eldest son, who was only yards away from the explosion. He stood to inherit nearly $10 million of the family’s fortune. In August, 1986, after a sensational murder trial, Steven Benson, was convicted and sentenced to life in prison.
Jun 3rd
100p

Family Plot

In 1992, Kristi Koslow was living the high life: a pretty high school senior with a tennis-star boyfriend living in a tony suburb of Fort Worth, TX. But when her wealthy father Jack married Dallas socialite Caren Courtney, Kristi’s strained relationship with her dad went from bad to worse. Then one evening, two men entered the Koslow’s home and attacked the couple. Caren was killed during the attack, but Jack managed to survive and call 911. Suspicion immediately pointed to Jack, but police got a break when a tip led them to the most unlikely suspect: Kristi Koslow. Kristi had offered her boyfriend, Brian Salter, and friend Jeffrey Dillingham, $1 million apiece to murder her father and stepmother. Kristi handed them a floor plan and the alarm code, sat back and waited to collect on her $12 million inheritance. All three were tried and convicted. Koslow and Salter are both serving life sentences. Dillingham was executed in 2000.
Jun 3rd
200p

Traces of Evil

Richard and Nancy Lyon were making a mint running a fashionable landscaping business for Dallas elites. There was only one problem: Nancy was constantly complaining of horrible stomach cramps. Doctors told her it was overexposure to pesticides and fertilizers - right up until the day she died. That's when investigators discovered enough arsenic in her system to kill ten grown men. Now police must find a reason why anyone would have wanted this moneyed maganolia clipped.
Jun 3rd
300p

The Von Bulow Affair

When Sunny VonBulow was found comatose in her luxurious Rhode Island summer home, everyone had a pet theory on what happened – including police, who fingered her husband Claus for attempted murder. Fortunately for Claus, pet theories don’t stand up in court, and his team of high powered lawyers managed to free him after an epic series of trials and appeals
Jun 3rd
400p

Death of a Salesman

Rick Chance is one of the richest men in Phoenix … and also one of the strangest. After deciding to sell his unglamorous but enormously profitable auto glass empire, he opens a disastrously unsuccessful jewelry boutique. It’s the first of many puzzling decisions – which includes carrying the entire boutique’s inventory in a briefcase with him at all times. But when chance ends up dead and his briefcase goes missing, suddenly Phoenix’s full of suspects and Phoenix Police need to sort through the private life of the most eccentric man in town to crack the case.
Jun 10th
100p

Mystery in Monaco

Was it an accident? Or was it Murder? They mystery begins when billionaire Edmond Safra dies in a fire in a luxurious Monaco hotel. Investigators think the fire was intentionally set, but who would want to kill the charitable and giving financier? An exhaustive lock into the eccentric mogul’s life eventually leads to a surprising suspect…and a bizarre plot that’s much stranger than fiction.
Jun 10th
200p

Deadly Delivery

It looks like a simple robbery gone horribly wrong when Donald and Marsha Levine are found dead inside their Munster, Indiana Mansion. But why then did the "robbers" leave the Levine's only son, Mark, alive? And why was Mark blaming the murder on his shady Uncle Robert? There are skeletons in most family's closets, but investigators soon discover that the Levine's are harboring a whole graveyard full in theirs.