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

Oct 18th
1000a

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.
Oct 19th
400a

Proof of Innocence

Dna analysis overturns the convictions of three men who have spent years behind bars, paying for crimes they did not commit.
Oct 19th
500a

Drawing Conclusions

A teenager is abducted on a shopping trip. Two hikers disappear from the appalachian trail. A grandmother never returns home from work. Forensic artists turn witness statements into pictures as they try to recreate the face of their killers.
Oct 19th
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.
Oct 19th
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.
Oct 20th
400a

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.
Oct 20th
500a

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.
Oct 20th
900a

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.
Oct 20th
1000a

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.
Oct 21st
400a

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.