New on Crime & Investigation in May 2009

Written by TVSA Team from the blog Crime & Investigation Network on 12 May 2009
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New on C&I In May 2009:


Kenyan Murder Mystery
On: Wednesday, 13 May 2009 at 20h30

An hour-long documentary about the recent court case in Nairobi of The Right Honourable Tom Cholmondeley.

Mr Cholmondeley has been found guilty of manslaughter for shooting Robert Njoya; a trespasser on his 58,000 acre Rift Valley estate. The incident happened in May 2006 when he was out on his estate and came across a gang of poachers.

It was not the first time he has been accused of killing a black man. The court case has taken almost 3 years to reach it's conclusion and as this sepcial shows, the story has been one that has its roots back in the history of colonial Africa.

Created by Tom’s relation Fiona Cunningham-Reid, specifically for the channel, this special features in-depth court interviews with the Cholmondeley family, Tom’s partner Sally Dudmesh, Mr Njoya’s widow and the legal team.

Catching the Chameleon
On: Thursday 14 May 2009 at 20h30

The true life story of a small-town cop who made it his mission, over the course of several years, to track down and bring a dangerous serial paedophile to justice.


Manhunter: Fugitive Task Force
Premiered: Sunday, 3 May 2009 at 18h30

A series that follows the elite agents of the U.S. Marshals Fugitive Task Force as they track down the worst of the worst - everyone from snipers and serial killers, to major international fugitives.

The show introduces real-life Marshals and gives access to their life on the job.

Female Forces
Premiered:  Sunday, 3 May 2009 at 20h00

A series that rides with Illinois Police Department female officers to get an in-the-squad car view of what it's like to be a female crime fighter in the suburbs of Chicago.

Premiere date: Thursday 21 May 2009 at 21h30

The Gangland series tells the insider story of some of America's most notorious street gangs. The show reveals how they've shaped their times and affected the neighbourhoods they controlled. From the destruction wrought by the heroin kingpins in Harlem of the 1970s, to one of today's most dangerous gangs MS-13, the series explores the history and presents a raw look at life inside these gangs - from those who live it and the agencies who are working to stop them.

Premiere date: Thursday, 22 May 2009 at 21h30

A series that delves into the underworld to take a look at some of the most famous and ruthless mobsters including Frank Lucas, John Gotti and Carlos Marcello.


11 May 2009 21:20

More and more I've been thinking I'd really groove on being a detective. It would very rough seeing the things they do but solving cases must be such an adrenalin trip. Do you think loads of peeps want to be one? Is it why detective shows are so popular?

12 May 2009 10:59

iv just found out how good a show crime 360 is.i wonder if we have that technology in mzantsi

13 May 2009 12:51

I have not wached crime 360 but hooked on Snapped and Women on death row.

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