THE KILLER SPEAKS

About the show

Docu-reality series that presents the rarely heard perspective of a murder -- from the killer. Questioners ask what really happened during the crime? What drove the perpetrator to kill? Only two people truly know -- the killer and the victim -- and the victim cannot talk. In each episode, a cold-blooded killer lets viewers enter their dark world, and in chilling detail they reveal what they did, how they did it, and why. 

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Upcoming episodes

Oct 22nd
1000p

Payback: Earl Forrest

Two weeks before christmas 2002, earl forrest burst into his best friend’s house and gunned down two people in cold blood. Still thirsty for mayhem, forest then ambushed the deputies who came knocking, leaving four more people shot. What triggered this orgy of violence? Now on death row, forest reveals, in a first-time ever interview, the surprising reason behind the killing spree.
Oct 23rd
100a

Ice Cold: Levi King

When 23-year-old levi king executed two innocent neighbors in 2005, he finally found a release for his life-long inner rage. For the first time in his life, king felt a sense of peace. But when that feeling began to fade, he broke into a farmhouse where a family was asleep, looking to kill again. Now, in a first-time on-camera interview for national tv, king reveals what really happened in the house and how a 10-year girl survived the bloodbath that followed.
Oct 29th
1000p

Twisted Love: Dena Riley

When 38-year-old dena riley met convicted rapist richard davis in 2006, it turned out to be a marriage made in hell. They shared the same twisted desire for three-way sex -- followed by murder. In an exclusive interview, riley reveals, for the first time ever, how they acted out their sadistic fantasies, raping, torturing, and killing two innocent women, all recorded on tape to be savored later. Cops eventually caught up with riley and davis---but not before the deadly couple targeted one last, helpless victim
Oct 30th
100a

Monster Inside: Robert Lopez

Robert lopez warned women he loved never to betray him – or they would pay. In 2005, after serving 10 years for stabbing his first girlfriend 17 times in the head and nearly killing her, lopez had a new girlfriend, brandi, 10 weeks pregnant with his baby. But when she told him he wasn’t the father, lopez reached for the first weapon he could find – a hammer. From behind bars, in a first-time ever interview, lopez reveals the source of the horrifying rage that left 21-year-old brandi bernard and her unborn child dead.
Nov 5th
1000p

Devil Inside

In great falls, montana, detectives are called to the scene of a grizzly crime, a 51-year-old former corrections officer dead with multiple stabbings and her throat slit. This is the second seemingly random murder in six weeks, a chilling statistic in a city that sees only about six homicides a year. As the hunt for the killer begins, detectives race to stop him before he hurts anyone else. Now, for the first time, the killer explains what happened that night and reveals why he killed.
Nov 6th
100a

Timothy Thomason: Perfect Murder

In 1991, a human skull is found in the woods outside of san antonio and a perfect murder begins to unravel. Investigators figure out the identity of their victim, but without witnesses or evidence, the case goes cold quickly. Until a career criminal in california makes a sudden and surprising confession, an admission that turns out to be less than truthful. Now, the killer describes what happened that night and why he confessed to the murder he could have gotten away with.
Nov 12th
1000p

Van Brett Watkins: Hitman

On november 15, 1999 the 24-year-old pregnant girlfriend of carolina panthers football player rae carruth is shot four times and left for dead in her car. Charlotte north carolina investigators suspect carruth, but soon learn that this murder is not what it seems. They discover that they are dealing with a cold and remorseless killer where every murder has its price. Convicted killer van brett watkins reveals the sordid details of the only ‘hit’ he regrets doing.
Nov 13th
100a

Gary Ray Bowles: The I-95 Killer

In 1994, a mysterious drifter went on a violent serial killing spree leaving a trail of men, brutally killed. Investigators in three states soon realized that they were dealing with a serial killer, who never stayed in one place for long. Called the “i-95 killer” by the press, gary ray bowles left his victims with the same bizarre signature—something viciously stuffed in their mouths. Currently awaiting execution on death row, for the first time, bowles reveals the chilling motives behind his crimes.
Nov 19th
1000p

Lawrence Tarbert: Natural Born Killer

In alamogordo, new mexico, a young man is shot in cold blood and left to die on a remote mountain trail. As detectives hunt for the murderer, they worry they may be dealing with a potential serial killer who could strike again at any time. Now, the killer describes in detail how he murdered his victim and delivers a shocking revelation about his past.
Nov 20th
100a

Mad Maks: Maksim Gelman

In 2011 maksim gelman went on a brutal killing spree in new york city that left four people dead and four wounded. It began when he killed his stepfather by stabbing him 55 times, and ended 28 hours later in a bloody confrontation with the nypd on the subway beneath times square. In between, gelman hunted down those who had betrayed him, leaving a trail of dead and wounded across the city. Dubbed “mad maks” by the media, gelman reveals, in a first-time ever on-camera interview, the shocking logic behind his brutal crimes.