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

Nov 14th
900a

Stranger Than Fiction

A millionaire is found dead, murdered for a stash of buried silver. A young woman dates violent men, only to be killed by her best friend. A decomposed body is found, but the victim’s organs look as if he died the day before. When real crimes are stranger than fiction, forensic science can sort fact from fantasy.
Nov 14th
1000a

Predators and Parasites

For the forensic entomologist, the insects that nest in dead bodies are like tiny witnesses to a crime. By studying their behavior, scientists learn everything from when a murder was committed to the weapon used in a stabbing death.
Nov 14th
1100a

In the Cameras Eye

Photography has long been a vital tool in homicide investigations. A single image captures enough information to identify a suspect, and to preserve a vital clue long after a witness’ memory fades.
Nov 14th
1200p

Wasted Youth

When teenagers are driven to kill, their victims are but the first to fall. In three such cases, the families of the killers, as well as their communities, become the victims of violent crime.
Nov 15th
100p

Collective Justice

Philadelphia’s vidocq society, named after an 18th century french detective, is one of the world’s most unusual crime-solving organizations. These prominent sleuths solve a murder case from a missing shoe, and successfully prove homicide without a body.
Nov 15th
200p

Murder for Hire

For some killers, murder can be a profitable business. And the scene of the crime can be both a source for clues, and puzzling questions. When a victim has been targeted for death, investigators must look beyond the obvious to uncover a murder for hire.
Nov 15th
300p

Toxic Death

Sometimes, the cause of death does not match the scene of the crime. When an untraceable poison is used to commit murder, homicide detectives turn to forensic toxicologists to follow a killer’s tracks and expose a toxic death.
Nov 15th
400p

Material Witness

Lies and deceit can often throw investigators off the trail of justice. But when hard evidence contradicts a killer’s story, police must use the clues to piece together the truth. Follow investigators as they unravel a web of lies to track down and catch the killers.
Nov 21st
900a

Betrayed

Sometimes when a death seems to be accidental or the result of a tragic accident, it is up to forensic scientists to reveal the deception lying just below the surface. Watch as law enforcement officials uncover the hidden betrayals that reclassify cases from accidents to homicides.
Nov 21st
1000a

Elements of Murder

There are several things that can suggest murder; jealousy, anger, poison…when everyday substances reveal hidden clues that break a homicide case, those substances become the elements of murder.