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

Sep 22nd
100p

Buried Secrets

The forces of nature can reduce a body to bones in a matter of weeks. Using a unique combination of art and science, forensic anthropologists give victims a face long after they have been forgotten.
Sep 22nd
200p

Tainted Blood

Forensic scientists find clues written in blood as they investigate the deaths of three women killed by the men who once loved them.
Sep 22nd
300p

Proof of Innocence

Dna analysis overturns the convictions of three men who have spent years behind bars, paying for crimes they did not commit.
Sep 22nd
400p

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.
Sep 23rd
900a

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.
Sep 23rd
1000a

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.
Sep 23rd
1100a

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.
Sep 23rd
1200p

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.
Sep 25th
400p

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.
Sep 25th
500p

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.