New Detectives

New Detectives

About the show

World-renowned forensics experts and criminal investigators solve murders and other crimes. New Detectives tells the stories of men and women using science to bring killers to justice - and comfort to their victims' families. The show features the rapidly growing evolution of forensic science as a method to solve the most puzzling crimes. 


Upcoming episodes

May 1st

A Taste of Poison

Poisoners are the most devious of killers, relying on stealth or their victim’s trust in order to steal their lives. They’re the most dangerous creatures in the world: Smart assassins. And they usually don’t stop at one kill.
May 2nd

Grave Discoveries

Some cases simply can’t be solved with current technology or with the evidence at hand. But that doesn’t mean they’ll remain unsolved forever. Over time, a witness may be ready to talk, a new dna technique might offer more precision, an overlooked clue might be discovered. Forensic scientists reevaluate unsolved crimes and apply new methods to solving them.
May 3rd

Texas Rangers

Formed in the 1830s to protect settlers against indian attack, the rangers became part of the texas highway patrol in 1935. Their role has continued to evolve to keep up with changing times; today it includes sophisticated forensics labs.
May 4th

Bad Medicine

Drug trafficking has spawned a violent and deadly criminal underground. It’s providing a challenge to forensic investigators devoted to cracking drug rings.
May 4th

Unlikely Sources

Some of the best clues come from the least likely places. Baffling crimes have been solved and criminals betrayed through evidence provided by insects, beer bottles, and other seemingly meaningless objects.
May 4th

True Crime

They know as much about crime as any crime fighter, or any criminal. They’re the crime writers, and through their eyes we see murder most foul. Combining perspectives of law enforcement, felons, and journalism, crime writers provide us with as near a first-person account as possible.
May 4th

Coroner’S Casebook

A good coroner provides what’s necessary to solve a crime. A bad one can spoil an otherwise rock-solid case. Cyril wecht and henry lee, two of the country’s most respected coroners, share their cases and insights into crime solving.