True-crime & history mysteries on DStv, 3-9 September 2021
Framed By The Killer, Dark Tales With Don Wildman, The Good Cop & more factual highlights this week on DStv
It’s quite a week for factual content lovers, with true-crime series, documentaries that take a dive into history, and a bark a day for dog lovers, all on DStv this week.
Ice T’s new series, Framed By The Killer,shows what it’s like to be accused of a crime you didn’t commit, and CBS Justice (DStv channel 170) is treating viewers to two brand-new true-crime series, Accident,Suicide or Murder and The Good Cop and a new season of Evidence of Evil.
And you can explore some mysteries from history with Dark Tales With Don Wildman, The Secrets of The Mona Lisa and a brand-new season of Secrets of The Third Reich.
Looking for more factual entertainment? Get snack-sized info on DStv’s biggest shows, check out #OhSnack on the DStv YouTube Channel.
True crime time
Framed By The Killer S1
True-crime mini-series from executive producer Ice T. Businessman Mark Foster’s corpse, dressed all in white, leads investigators into a sex cult. Brad Reay plants evidence inside his wife’s corpse to frame her lover, Brian Clark. And killer Charles Boney frames David Ray Camm for the murder of David’s wife and 2 children.
Watch from Sunday, 5 September on CBS Justice (DStv channel 170) at 20:00
This riveting series takes viewers through the stunning twists and turns of real-life cases involving suspicious deaths. At the heart of each case is a pressing question: Was the victim’s demise the result of an accident, suicide, or possibly murder?
Watch from Monday, 6 September on CBS Justice (DStv channel 170) at 20:00
Ron Iddles is “'The Good Cop”, the best homicide detective Australia has ever seen. In this true-crime series, each episode will take us behind the scenes of 1 of Ron's most challenging murder cases as he explains how he built his case and used ethical interviewing techniques to get those all-important confessions.
Watch from Sunday, 5 September on CBS Justice (DStv channel 170) at 19:00
S3 of this original true-crime series explores and reconstructs some of the most intriguing and startling criminal cases of the past 2 decades, where technology changed the course of the investigations and brought the guilty to justice. This season’s cases include the murders of Kristen Swanson, Belen Perez and Rosa Morales.
Watch from, Monday 6 September on CBS Justice (DStv channel 170) at 21:00
In each episode, Don (host of Mysteries At The Museum) introduces us to three stories of the unpleasant or paranormal from around the world, including the tale of a Southern California man who was meant to bring water to a desert city but left a valley flooded with corpses.
Watch from Monday, 6 September on Travel Channel (DStv channel 179) at 22:05
Leonardo da Vinci’s Mona Lisa is one of the most famous paintings in the world. Her real name according to art history is “La Gioconda”. In this documentary special, we find out more about the painting and its origins, and explore its mystique.
Watch on Thursday 9, September on Curiosity Channel (DStv channel 185) at 22:00
In April 1945, 2 armoured trains allegedly left Berlin carrying billions in assets belonging to the Reichsbank, along with a convoy of armoured trucks carrying tons of gold. Today they’re the topic of a treasure hunt.
Watch from Tuesday, 7 September on Curiosity Channel (DStv channel 185) at 16:00
BarkFest starts Monday, 6 September on National Geographic Wild (DStv channel 182) at 18:00 National Geographic Wild presents BarkFest, back-to-back episodes all about dogs, all month long! The special is a celebration of our forever friends. Sometimes it’s adorable, sometimes a tearjerker, but it’s always warm and fuzzy.