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"Mysteries & Scandals," hosted and executive produced by Soledad O'Brien, investigates some of the most legendary and intriguing murders, scandals and other crimes that have impacted pop culture. Firsthand accounts, re-enactments and archival footage give way to highlighting fame, obsession, envy, betrayal and other such deeds. O'Brien pulls back the curtain on notorious true crime stories such as the parallel deaths between Bobbi Kristina Brown and Whitney Houston and exploring Michael Jackson and Anna Nicole Smith's deaths. Soledad O'Brien is an award-winning journalist, speaker, author and philanthropist whose work has led her to receiving many awards, including two Emmys.

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aired 178 days ago
Using vivid first-hand accounts, re-enactments and archival footage to investigate some of the most legendary and intriguing crimes, murders, and scandals that shook the nation and impacted pop culture.
aired 185 days ago
Using vivid first-hand accounts, re-enactments and archival footage to investigate some of the most legendary and intriguing crimes, murders, and scandals that shook the nation and impacted pop culture.
aired 189 days ago
A 12-year-old girl stabbed in the name of a mythical online creature; a 24-year-old man posts his darkest fantasies before slaying three coworkers.
aired 189 days ago
A Hollywood studio executive and devoted family man vanishes into thin air one night; as investigators dig into the case, they uncover dark secrets, and the details of man living a double life.
aired 189 days ago
In 1979, Steve Banerjee cofounds the Chippendales male revue; as the franchise grows into an empire that generates vast sums of revenue, Banerjee does anything to protect it, including murder.
aired 189 days ago
Richard Ramirez is a satanic killer who sexually assaults his victims; Aileen Wuornos, a highway hooker with a gun; Doug Clark and Carol Bundy prowl the Sunset Strip for sex and victims.
aired 189 days ago
In 1977, aspiring actress Christa Helm gets murdered in West Hollywood; she becomes known for her secret diary, detailing romantic encounters with celebrities; her death remains one of Hollywood's greatest mysteries.
aired 210 days ago
When obsession meets celebrity, the results can be fatal; rising music star Christina Grimmie is gunned down by a crazed fan; singer Bjork survives a bizarre plot by a man who takes his own life.
aired 210 days ago
In 1981, four people are found brutally murdered in the Hollywood Hills; the story of this horrific crime involves a prolific adult film star, a prominent LA nightclub owner, and the teenage girl caught between them.
aired 224 days ago
Fame at any age can make someone feel invincible, but young stars can lose control; Johnny Lewis ("Sons of Anarchy"), Lillo Brancato Jr. ("The Sopranos") and Ricardo Medina ("Power Rangers") are profiled.
aired 248 days ago
Using vivid first-hand accounts, re-enactments and archival footage to investigate some of the most legendary and intriguing crimes, murders, and scandals that shook the nation and impacted pop culture.
aired 255 days ago
Using vivid first-hand accounts, re-enactments and archival footage to investigate some of the most legendary and intriguing crimes, murders, and scandals that shook the nation and impacted pop culture.
aired 269 days ago
Using vivid first-hand accounts, re-enactments and archival footage to investigate some of the most legendary and intriguing crimes, murders, and scandals that shook the nation and impacted pop culture.
aired 276 days ago
Using vivid first-hand accounts, re-enactments and archival footage to investigate some of the most legendary and intriguing crimes, murders, and scandals that shook the nation and impacted pop culture.
aired 283 days ago
Using vivid first-hand accounts, re-enactments and archival footage to investigate some of the most legendary and intriguing crimes, murders, and scandals that shook the nation and impacted pop culture.
aired 290 days ago
Using vivid first-hand accounts, re-enactments and archival footage to investigate some of the most legendary and intriguing crimes, murders, and scandals that shook the nation and impacted pop culture.
aired 311 days ago
Using vivid first-hand accounts, re-enactments and archival footage to investigate some of the most legendary and intriguing crimes, murders, and scandals that shook the nation and impacted pop culture.

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