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The Best Investigation Discovery TV Shows 

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This list of the top current and cancelled Investigation Discovery TV series includes the date when each show first aired, as well as which actors starred in the show. The best Investigation Discovery TV programs of all time include the most viewed shows on the Investigation Discovery channel, as this list covers the entire history of the network. This list is sorted by popularity, so the shows with the most votes are at the top of the list. If you're looking for Investigation Discovery full episodes, or Investigation Discovery on Netflix, look no further! 
             
Investigation Discovery is home to some of the best dramatizations of true crimes on television today. The network is primarily dominated with documentary-style programming. Classic mystery shows, like Unsolved Mysteries and Disappeared, are featured on Investigation Discovery, and newer shows, like Deadly Discovery have a place there as well. Other shows featured on Investigation Discovery include Deadly Women, Homicide Hunter, and Who the Bleep Did I Marry? Investigation Discovery also airs documentary specials, such as BTK: A Killer Among Us, that focus more in-depth on a topic or subject.

Although television fans in different locations grew up with Investigation Discovery shows on different channels, the top TV shows on Investigation Discovery should be pretty familiar to everyone. The list of top Investigation Discovery television shows below includes cast, creator, and premiere date when available. This list contains only TV series on the Investigation Discovery network, even cancelled Investigation Discovery shows. Vote up the best shows on the Investigation Discovery channel below, and be sure to let us know what you think in the comment section. 

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Homicide Hunter is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Investigation Discovery TV Shows
AlanDeanNaldrett added Josh Casaubon, Joe Kenda, Carl Marino

Premiered: 2011

Homicide Hunter is an American documentary television series showcasing the career of retired Colorado Springs police detective Joseph Kenda. It debuted October 25, 2011 on Investigation ...more
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Nightmare Next Door is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Investigation Discovery TV Shows
Nightmare Next Door

Premiered: 2011

Genres (Tv): Documentary, Crime, True crime

Nightmare Next Door (Investigation Discovery, 2011) is an American true crime documentary television series. Each episode follows reenactments of murders that rocked small-town America.

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#14 of 87 The Best True Crime TV Shows #28 of 36 The Best True Crime Docudramas

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Unusual Suspects is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Investigation Discovery TV Shows

Premiered: 2010

Genres (Tv): Drama, Documentary

Unusual Suspects is an American documentary television series on Investigation Discovery. The series debuted on June 21, 2010. The series showcases many of the most shocking and difficult cases ...more
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A Crime to Remember is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Investigation Discovery TV Shows
Terryshilo added

Premiered: 2013

Genres (Tv): Crime

Styles may change, but murder lasts forever. Step into the past and unravel the intricacies of real-life murder cases of the ‘50s and ‘60s. Set against the backdrop of Studebakers, fedoras, and ...more
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Deadly Women is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Investigation Discovery TV Shows
Lynnanne Zager

Premiered: 2005

Genres (Tv): Documentary

Deadly Women is a television series first aired in 2005 on the Discovery Channel, focusing on female killers. It was originally a mini-series consisting of three episodes: "Obsession", ...more

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#16 of 87 The Best True Crime TV Shows #11 of 36 The Best True Crime Docudramas

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Disappeared is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Investigation Discovery TV Shows
Disappeared Christopher Crutchfield Walker, David Van Norman, Heather Ashley Chase
Disappeared is an American documentary television series on Investigation Discovery which debuted on January 11, 2010. The series contains interviews and commentary by people involved in various ...more

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#13 of 87 The Best True Crime TV Shows #22 of 26 The Best True Crime Reality Series #23 of 36 The Best True Crime Docudramas

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Fear Thy Neighbor is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Investigation Discovery TV Shows
YD Cee added Fear Thy Neighbor

Premiered: 2014

Genres (Tv): Documentary

Fear Thy Neighbor is a reality television program airing on Investigation Discovery on Monday nights at 10:00 p.m. The show began airing Monday, April 14, 2014. The show focuses on feuds between ...more
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48 Hours: Hard Evidence ... is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Investigation Discovery TV Shows
48 Hours: Hard Evidence Maureen Maher, Susan Spencer, Tina Brady

Premiered: 2005

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Wicked Attraction is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Investigation Discovery TV Shows
Wicked Attraction Pete Demeo, Julie Armstrong, Kris Mohandie

Premiered: 2008

Genres (Tv): Docudrama, Documentary

Wicked Attraction is a true-crime documentary television series on Investigation Discovery which began airing in the United States in 2008. The series focuses on how two seemingly ordinary ...more

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#26 of 36 The Best True Crime Docudramas #82 of 99 The Best Docudrama TV Shows

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See No Evil is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Investigation Discovery TV Shows
DaveReinhart added See No Evil

Murders solved with help from surveillance cameras

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On The Case With Paula Z... is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Investigation Discovery TV Shows
On The Case With Paula Zahn Paula Zahn, Raymond Brenkert, Eric S. Robertson

Premiered: 2009

On the Case with Paula Zahn is a documentary and news program broadcast on Investigation Discovery since October 18, 2009. The program explores in-depth stories of crime mysteries and interviews ...more

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#6 of 79 The Best News Magazine TV Shows #16 of 36 The Best True Crime Docudramas

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Evil Kin is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Investigation Discovery TV Shows
Meredithcole6 added Evil Kin
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Stalked: Someone's Watch... is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Investigation Discovery TV Shows
Michelle Ward, Lawrence Mack, Ron Mark McClary

Premiered: 2011

Genres (Tv): Documentary

Stalked: Someone's Watching is an American documentary television series on Investigation Discovery that debuted on January 24, 2011. The series tells the stories of those who have been stalked ...more
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Most Evil is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Investigation Discovery TV Shows
Michael Stone, Tim Hopper, Kris Mohandie

Premiered: 2006

Genres (Tv): Documentary

Most Evil is an American forensics television program on Investigation Discovery presented by forensic psychiatrist Michael Stone of Columbia University. On the show, Stone rates murderers on a ...more
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Murder Comes to Town is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Investigation Discovery TV Shows
ChrissyBaker added Murder Comes to Town
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Who The (Bleep) Did I Ma... is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Investigation Discovery TV Shows
Who The (Bleep) Did I Marry? Matthew James Gulbranson, Annie K. Fox, T. Anthony Quinn

Premiered: 2010

Genres (Tv): Documentary

Who the (Bleep) Did I Marry? is an American documentary television series on Investigation Discovery. The series debuted on August 25, 2010. The series tells the story of people, mostly women, ...more
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Solved is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Investigation Discovery TV Shows
Solved

Premiered: 2008

Genres (Tv): Documentary, True crime

Solved is an American true crime television series that airs on the Investigation Discovery network. The show also aired on TLC. Debuting on October 13, 2008, Solved is produced in conjunction ...more
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Behind Mansion Walls is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Investigation Discovery TV Shows
Behind Mansion Walls Bill Ratner

Premiered: 2011

Genres (Tv): Special Interest, Documentary, News magazine

Behind Mansion Walls is an American documentary television series on Investigation Discovery that debuted June 6, 2011. The series, hosted by Christopher Mason, tells the stories of crime and ...more

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#43 of 87 The Best True Crime TV Shows #14 of 79 The Best News Magazine TV Shows

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True Crime with Aphrodit... is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Investigation Discovery TV Shows
Aphrodite Jones, Randy Thomas, Jonathan Brown-Tea

Premiered: 2010

Genres (Tv): Documentary

True Crime with Aphrodite Jones is an American documentary television series airing on Investigation Discovery, hosted by Aphrodite Jones. The show is very similar in format to On the Case with ...more
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Stolen Voices, Buried Se... is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Investigation Discovery TV Shows
Stolen Voices, Buried Secrets Allen Williamson, Chriss Lyon, Gina Limbrick

Premiered: 2011

Stolen Voices, Buried Secrets is an American true crime television series on the Investigation Discovery Network. The program is different from other true-crime series because the murders are ...more
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Facing Evil is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Investigation Discovery TV Shows
Facing Evil Ro Dempsey, Peter Djordjevic, Chris Wells

Premiered: 2010

Facing Evil with Candice DeLong is an American documentary television series on Investigation Discovery that debuted on November 25, 2010, as a two-part special, which later turned into a full ...more
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Surviving Evil is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Investigation Discovery TV Shows
Terryshilo added Surviving Evil Charisma Carpenter, Joshua English, Brian Scott Carleton

Premiered: 2013

Surviving Evil is a TV program by Investigation Discovery.
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Blood Relatives is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Investigation Discovery TV Shows
YD Cee added Blood Relatives Brenda Strong, Anne McDaniels, Noah Staggs

Premiered: 2012

Genres (Tv): Documentary

Blood Relatives is an American documentary television series on Investigation Discovery that debuted on June 7, 2012. Narrated by Brenda Strong, the voice of Desperate Housewives character Mary ...more
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I (Almost) Got Away With... is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Investigation Discovery TV Shows
I (Almost) Got Away With It Bill Ratner, Thomas Dalby, Steve C. Porter

Premiered: 2010

Genres (Tv): Documentary

I (Almost) Got Away With It is an American documentary television series on Investigation Discovery. The series debuted on January 12, 2010. The series features true stories of people who ...more
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The Devil You Know is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Investigation Discovery TV Shows
The Devil You Know

Premiered: 2011

Genres (Tv): Documentary, News magazine

The Devil You Know is a documentary and news program broadcast on the Investigation Discovery cable television channel since June 15, 2011. It was one of five new crime documentary television ...more