The Best True Crime TV Shows TV Programs

The Best True Crime TV Shows

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The very best true crime shows on television, ranked from best to worst. This list of the greatest true crime shows also includes pictures from the shows, when available. Popular true crime TV shows have been a staple of television for years, so there's often debate about what the most entertaining true crime show of all time is. Don't let your favorite true crime television programs in history fall to the bottom of the list - be sure to vote them up so they have the chance to reach the top spot. The list of true crime television shows below includes information like the program's cast, creator, and premiere date, when available.

What are some good true crime TV shows? Examples include Disappeared and Snapped, among other real crime shows. What is the best true crime show of all time? If you've caught any true crime shows full episodes, you know which ones you like and probably have a quick answer when someone asks you, "What are the greatest true crime shows?" You're well aware that these are the best real life crime shows ever.

Upvote the true crime TV series you think are the best and rerank to see how your favorites stack up against the rest. True crime series are incredibly engaging and arguably some of the best shows on TV.


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    Peter Thomas

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    Danny Pino, Anthony Green

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    Ann Curry, Chris Hansen, Lea Thompson

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    Laura San Giacomo

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    Matthew McConaughey, Virginia Madsen, Raymond Burr

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    Bill Kurtis

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    Luis Da Silva Jr., Lorenzo Toledo, Mario E. Garcia

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    Keith David, Paul Winfield

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    Lynnanne Zager

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    Stacy Keach

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    Chi McBride, Kristin Lehman, Johnny Messner

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    Robert Durst, Andrew Jarecki, Gary Napoli

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    Clancy Brown, Tom Kenny, Dee Bradley Baker

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    Linda Hunt, Joe Morton, David Ogden Stiers

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