48 Hours is a CBS news magazine that investigates intriguing crime and justice cases that touch on all aspects of the human experience. Over its long run, the show has helped exonerate wrongly convicted people, driven the reopening -- and resolution -- of cold cases, and changed numerous lives. CBS News correspondents offer an in-depth look into each story, with the emphasis on solving the mystery at its heart. The program and its team have earned critical acclaim, including 20 Emmys and three Peabody Awards.

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Premiere Date: Jan/19/1988

Genre: Drama, Crime, Mystery

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48 Hours season 33 episode 33

Season 33, Episode 33: The Black Swan Murder?

A former ballerina shoots her husband. Did she kill to save herself or was it out of spite? "48 Hours" contributor Jim Axelrod reports.Axelrod and 48 HOURS report on the case through interviews with Robb, Doug Benefield's family and at...

Air Date: Sep 08, 2021

48 Hours season 34 episode 1

Season 34, Episode 1: The Online Life Death of Bianca Devins

Bianca Devins, 17, was a popular social media figure who was murdered by a friend in Utica, N.Y. The killer posted images of her lifeless body online, which went viral. Making matters worse, the images were sent to Devins' family. In her first n...

Air Date: Sep 18, 2021

48 Hours season 34 episode 2

Season 34, Episode 2: TBA


Air Date: Sep 25, 2021

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