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Root of Evil: The True Story of the Hodel Family and the Black Dahlia

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When Elizabeth Short, also known as The Black Dahlia, was brutally killed in 1947, it gripped the entire country. More than 70 years later, it remains America's most infamous unsolved murder. Many believe Dr. George Hodel was the killer, thanks to an...Show More
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Introducing Root of Evil

03:14 | Jan 22nd

When Elizabeth Short, also known as "The Black Dahlia," was brutally killed in 1947, it gripped the entire country. More than 70 years later, it remains America's most infamous unsolved murder. Many believe Dr. George Hodel was the killer, thanks to ...Show More
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03:08 | Jun 14th

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Introducing Gangster Capitalism: The College Admissions Scandal

05:16 | May 14th

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You Only Have One Family

46:03 | Apr 3rd

For the first time in decades, the Hodels gather together in one room to confront their difficult family secrets. They try to collectively make sense of their story and answer the question of how to move forward, knowing they can never escape their p...Show More
Introducing "The Ballad of Billy Balls" from Crimetown Presents

04:16 | Mar 28th

Downtown New York, early summer, 1982. A man bursts into an East Village storefront apartment and shoots musician Billy Balls. The motive? Unknown. Billy's body? It just disappears. Rebecca, Billy's girlfriend, doesn't know what to do and has no way ...Show More
The Troubling Questions

43:20 | Mar 27th

Fauna Hodel and her mother, Tamar, both leave their own unique legacies, and their children try to make sense of it all. In doing so, unresolved emotions and crucial questions are raised.
Supposin' I Did Kill The Black Dahlia

1:06:22 | Mar 20th

Steve Hodel uncovers a pile of evidence connecting his father, George Hodel, to the Black Dahlia murder
Traumatic Reenactment

56:37 | Mar 13th

The vicious cycle of family trauma continues as George Hodel's daughter, Tamar becomes a mother. Her children tell the heartbreaking story of growing up in a shockingly toxic environment.
The Minotaur

43:37 | Mar 6th

Steve Hodel receives a phone call that pulls him out of retirement to investigate the Black Dahlia, a murder that had been ice cold for more than 50 years. The deeper Steve gets, the more he comes to accept his father was a sadistic killer.
George's Gift

39:42 | Feb 27th

A deeper look into the life of George Hodel and his children; his interests, his parties, and the horrifying incident in 1949 that would reshape the Hodel family forever.
A Skilled Surgeon

36:34 | Feb 20th

Former LAPD Homicide Detective, Steve Hodel, explains the identity of the Black Dahlia, the circumstances of her murder in 1947 Los Angeles, and how the LAPD's profile of her killer fit Steve's own father, George Hodel.
Sneak Peek: "You couldn't make this story up."

04:31 | Feb 15th

Steve Hodel, a former LAPD homicide detective, and son of George Hodel - the prime suspect in the Black Dahlia murder, takes us through the gruesome discovery found in Los Angeles on January 15, 1947.
Saved By The Ghetto

42:44 | Feb 13th

Fauna Hodel, a biracial girl living in Sparks, Nevada, finds out the truth about who she really is, where she came from, and her terrifying family history.