Unleash your inner crime show investigator
From award-winning journalism to true-crime docuseries that keep you glued to the screen, these shows might just run chills down your spine.
It’s all about the thrill of the chase and the search for the truth in crime shows. Whether you prefer the gripping storytelling, sheer horror, or intrigue of solving a mystery, these shows offer insight into some of the most gruesome cases.
Just whip out your remote control and crack the case of what you’re going to watch next – and with the DStv App, you can tune into your favourite show on the go.
Thrills & chills
Nazis In The CIA
The docuseries digs into the CIA’s Cold War-era collaboration with Nazi and Fascist war criminals. Using recently released documents, the film exposes the truth about the power structures of the Federal Republic of Germany.
Watch Nazis In The CIA on Catch Up now with Curiosity Channel (DStv Channel 185).
Still A Mystery
Follow true-crime cases with unanswered questions. Coming up: What really happened to Mitrice Richardson, who was released by the police after midnight, without returning her car, purse or phone?
Watch Still A Mystery Season 7 on Wednesdays at 21:00 on ID (DStv Channel 171).
In Pursuit with John Walsh
TV personality and victims’ rights advocate, John Walsh and his son, Callahan, help capture fugitives and find missing children.
Watch In Pursuit with John Walsh Season 4 from Thursday, 17 November at 21:00 on ID (DStv Channel 171).
The British thriller is about an armed attack on an island holiday resort. Security consultant, Jo Cross (Keeley Hawes), picks up a gun and stalks attackers through the hotel to protect her children.
Watch Crossfire Season 1 on Wednesdays at 22:00 on M-Net (DStv Channel 101) and on Catch Up. Binge as a Box Set from Sunday, 27 November.
The Firing Line
The ceremony honours winners of the 2022 Rory Peck Awards for Freelance Journalists, including Sasha Ermochenko and Pavel Klimov in Ukraine.
Watch The Firing Line on Saturday 19 and Sunday 20 November at 08:30 on BBC World News (DStv Channel 400)
Innocent Behind Bars
Find out how innocent people wound up behind bars, what it took to free them, and the lasting effects of wrongful convictions.
Watch Innocent Behind Bars Season 1 on Thursdays at 22:00 on ID (DStv Channel 171)
Deadliest Mums & Dads
The eight-episode British true-crime series is centered around parents who murdered their children. Cases include Lee Ford, who murdered his wife, Lesley, and all four of his stepchildren.
Watch Deadliest Mums & Dads Season 1 from Tuesday, 15 November at 21:00 on ID (DStv Channel 171)
The season 1 finale introduced a new serial killer. Now Catherine Willows (Marge Helgenberger) is returning to the Las Vegas crime lab to search for her missing protégée.
Watch CSI: Vegas Season 2 on Wednesdays at 21:00 on M-Net (DStv Channel 101)
In this reality series, social workers help those who’ve committed crimes start the healing journey to forgiveness. They meet with the people they’ve hurt and take the steps to reconcile with them.
Watch Vergewe My Season 4 from Thursday, 1 December at 20:00 on VIA (DStv Channel 147)