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. 

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Upcoming episodes

Dec 19th
900a

Vanished

An 18-year-old girl is found raped and strangled in a harlem stairwell. Dna is collected from the victim’s body and is compared to that of other rape suspects being held in jail; it doesn’t match. Another girl with a similar description is found dead, and police feel they have a serial killer on their hands. A man’s name is found from the phone records of one of the victims, and authorities would have to attempt to obtain dna sample from the man to prove his guilt.
Dec 19th
1000a

Soldier Stories

This show profiles the work of world-renowned forensic experts as they work to tell the stories of the young men who went to war (from the french and indian war to vietnam) and never came back.
Dec 19th
1100a

Dead Men Do Talk

Profiles the work of world-renowned forensic experts and the procedures they use to solve murders and other mysteries in minutes or centuries after they happen.
Dec 19th
1200p

Deadly Chemistry

The show examines cases of poison and deadly chemistry and shows how forensic experts are solving mysterious deaths today and from the past.
Dec 20th
100p

Mind Hunters

Psychological profiling: Journey into the dark recesses and calculated madness present only in our worst nightmares...And in the minds of serial killers. Renowned fbi profiler robert ressler can reveal unseen clues about a killer simply by learning details about the crime. From motives to habits, social traits to taste in cards, investigative profiling discloses a killer's hidden motives.
Dec 20th
200p

Camera Clues

Forensic photography: Forensic photographers are among the first people at a crime scene, capturing vital clues on film. What do the cameras capture that can't be seen first-hand, and who are the men and women who analyze the camera's clues?
Dec 20th
300p

Double Helix

Dna analysis: With the advent of dna analysis, just a few microscopic cells found at a crime scene can be used to put a murder behind bars. Forensic scientists can analyze droplets of blood, hair fiber, or a piece of chewed gum to determine the identity of a victim or killer or to prove innocence.
Dec 20th
400p

Web of Clues

Forensic entomology: Bugs have roamed the earth for 250 million years, but their intimate association with death is just now coming to life. The kinds of insects on bodies, along with their stage of development, can pinpoint time of death and help identify victims.
Dec 26th
900a

Faces of Tragedy

Forensic sculpting: Forensic sculptors retrieve people from oblivion. Using clay and an intricate knowledge of anatomy, forensic arts place a face on an unidentified skull, recreating the victim's likeness, which often leads to his name.
Dec 26th
1000a

Without a Trace

Missing person: Approximately 1.8 million americans are reported missing each year. Worldwide, the number of missing persons nearly triples. In addition to pictures on milk cartons, store windows, and in mass mailings, authorities use nationwide computer databases to help locate missing persons or match them with unidentified bodies. Even so, many of the missing are never seen again.