48 Hours: Hard Evidence

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  • 1999
  • 15 Seasons
  • 7.7  (98)

48 Hours: Hard Evidence is a true crime series hosted by Maureen Maher. The series investigates various criminal cases and features interviews of family members who are affected by the crimes, law enforcement professionals who handle the cases and the individuals who are accused of the crimes. In the notable episode AKA Rockefeller, the team investigates Christian Gerhartsreiter, a man who posed as billionaire Clark Rockefeller. In the episode Highway of Tears, the team travels to British Columbia to investigate a stretch of highway that is believed to be the last known spot of multiple women who have disappeared.

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Seasons
Playing by the Rules?
51. Playing by the Rules?
April 16, 2016
Summary not available
Secrets in the Sand
50. Secrets in the Sand
April 16, 2016
Summary not available
Double Jeopardy
49. Double Jeopardy
April 2, 2016
Summary not available
The Boy Next Door
48. The Boy Next Door
April 2, 2016
Summary not available
Deadly Voyage
47. Deadly Voyage
March 21, 2016
After actress hopeful Ashley Barnett passes away while on a three-day party cruise, her mother seeks for answers; George Smith vanishes on his honeymoon cruise.
What She Did for Love
46. What She Did for Love
March 21, 2016
Carlo Ventre violates a custody agreement with his ex, Toni Dykstra, when he brings their baby daughter with him to Italy, but what starts as a case of international parental kidnapping finishes with a tragic death.
The Law & Mrs. Shelton
45. The Law & Mrs. Shelton
March 21, 2016
Attorney Catherine Shelton leads a storied past which includes many run-ins with the law, then she gets caught up in an investigation that results in the conviction of her spouse for murder.
Memory of Murder
44. Memory of Murder
March 14, 2016
Summary not available
Decades of Deceit
43. Decades of Deceit
March 14, 2016
Summary not available
By Two and Two
42. By Two and Two
March 14, 2016
Investigating the May 1992 killing of Jack Wilson, an Alabama doctor, and whether his wife, Betty, and her twin sister, Peggy, played a part in the murder.
Secrets of Palm Beach
41. Secrets of Palm Beach
February 29, 2016
A Palm Beach socialite's secret may have resulted in murder.
Millionaire Manhunt
40. Millionaire Manhunt
February 29, 2016
Summary not available
Deadly Proposal
39. Deadly Proposal
February 29, 2016
Summary not available
Justice for Sheila
38. Justice for Sheila
February 22, 2016
Police suspect a murder-for-hire job planned by Sheila Bellush's ex-husband, Allen Blackthorne, when she is found shot to death.
Deadly Prophecy
37. Deadly Prophecy
February 22, 2016
Faylene Grant, a fervent Mormon, journals having visions of her impending death; her spouse, Doug, then discovers her dead body in their bathtub.
Star Witness
36. Star Witness
February 22, 2016
Due to untrue testimonies, two people get put in prison for murders they did not commit; Gloria Killian is charged with masterminding a robbery-homicide, while Clarence Elkins gets life for rape and murder.
The Sugar Land Conspiracy
35. The Sugar Land Conspiracy
February 8, 2016
In Sugar Land, Texas, two members of the Whitaker family are shot dead by a masked intruder; two members survive the ambush; police believe the family interrupted a burglary, until they uncover a conspiracy involving one of the family members.
Who Killed the Prosecutor
34. Who Killed the Prosecutor
February 8, 2016
When Assistant District Attorney Steve Tauzer is found brutally stabbed to death in his garage, a former colleague and friend becomes a chief suspect.
Reasonable Doubt
33. Reasonable Doubt
February 8, 2016
A jury must decide whether Brian Eftenoff is guilty of murdering his wife, Judi, after she dies of a cocaine overdose.
The Last Confession
32. The Last Confession
October 15, 2015
Although investigators believe they know who killed Irene Garza, they have no hard evidence or witnesses.
The Blue River Murder
31. The Blue River Murder
October 15, 2015
Detectives find evidence of domestic abuse while recovering clues from a woman's body in Colorado's Blue River.
The Usual Suspect
30. The Usual Suspect
February 19, 2015
Tina Caronna was missing for two days when she was found murdered. The search for her killer took months. In the end, police discovered a motive no one ever imagined. Tina had stumbled on a secret and was killed to keep quiet. Maureen Maher reports.
Ransom
29. Ransom
February 19, 2015
In 2008, Robert Wiles was working in the Florida office of the family business when he vanished. His millionaire father received a ransom note demanding $750,000 signed Group X. Only a startling discovery by the FBI a year later revealed a suspect.
A Fateful Connection
28. A Fateful Connection
February 12, 2015
Two young women vanished in Pasco County, Florida in 1982, the same year that an unidentified female body was found floating in the Gulf of Mexico. Is there a connection?
Love, Hate & Obsession
27. Love, Hate & Obsession
February 12, 2015
When Lanny Horwitz was killed in his Florida mansion, there were only two other people there at the time: his ex-wife Donna and their son Radley. Without any physical evidence, it would come down to who hated him more? Peter Van Sant is the correspondent.
Loved to Death
26. Loved to Death
February 12, 2015
There were signs of trouble in Nathaniel and Lauren's teenage relationship, but few around them could imagine it would end in murder. Breakup violence is a growing problem, and the key to stopping it, is recognizing the red flags, and taking action.
The Devil's Twin
25. The Devil's Twin
February 5, 2015
A murder case with identical twins.
A Bad Bet
24. A Bad Bet
February 5, 2015
Two are shot to death in a case that may or may not have been self-defense.
Walking Free
23. Walking Free
February 5, 2015
David Camm's conviction of killing his family.
Murder at Sea
22. Murder at Sea
January 29, 2015
In 2005, Gary Smith vanishes on a cruise while on his honeymoon. At first, his new bride is thought to be responsible, but soon there is a ship full off suspects. What happened to Gary Smith?
Spies, Lies & Secrets
21. Spies, Lies & Secrets
January 29, 2015
The Todd family wouldn't accept that Shane committed suicide in Singapore. They believed Shane was murdered for what he knew and would not say. Finding answers for the Todd's, meant navigating the murky world of international spies and secrets.
The Long Island Serial Killer
20. The Long Island Serial Killer
January 29, 2015
While looking for Shannan Gilbert who vanished in 2010, detectives on Long Island found ten other sets of remains near Gilgo Beach. They tie the ten deaths to a man known as the "Long Island Serial Killer."
The Perfect Family
19. The Perfect Family
January 22, 2015
When Ruth Pyne was found beaten and stabbed to death in her garage in 2011 and investigators suspected her husband Bernie and their 21 year-old-son Jeffery--the entire close-knit community of Highland Township, Michigan was rocked to its core.
Last Chance
18. Last Chance
January 22, 2015
When Damon Thibodeaux confessed to killing Crystal Champagne prosecutors easily got a guilty verdict, but was justice served? Here’s a story about a man who went from death row to freedom, thanks to some dedicated people who fought hard for the truth.
AKA Rockefeller
17. AKA Rockefeller
January 22, 2015
He was born Christian Gerhartsreiter in Germany but after he moved to the U.S. he took on different names and identities, even becoming a Rockefeller. But after he abducted his daughter, authorities suspected he was not only an imposter but a murderer.
Relentless
16. Relentless
January 15, 2015
After her daughter Nici was found strangled to death in 2006, Gael Schneider believed the murderer was Nici’s ex-husband. Even after the trail turned cold, Schneider would stop at nothing in her pursuit of justice. Peter Van Sant is the correspondent.
Death in the Parsonage
15. Death in the Parsonage
January 15, 2015
For almost ten years Rev. A. B. Schirmer got away with murder of his two wives. But when parishioner Joe Musante committed suicide in the church in 2008, Musante’s sister, Rose Cobb became suspicious pushing investigators to look into their deaths.
Hollywood Secrets
14. Hollywood Secrets
January 15, 2015
When actress Juliana Redding is found strangled to death in her Santa Monica home, her case turns out to be difficult to solve.
Power and Passion
13. Power and Passion
January 8, 2015
For six years, real estate agent Angel Downs was seen in the company of her married boyfriend, Stephen Nodine, an Alabama politician. But when Angel was found shot in the head in May 2010, many wondered if Nodine could also be a cold-blooded killer.
The Preacher's Passion
12. The Preacher's Passion
January 8, 2015
When actress Felicia Tang was found dead in her boyfriend Brian Randone’s suburban LA home, police arrested him for murder. But the former preacher said he didn’t kill her. According to Randone, Felicia had overdosed on GHB, which they they both took.
Highway of Tears
11. Highway of Tears
December 18, 2014
Royal Canadian Mounted Police have been baffled for over 40 years by the mystery of women and girls having vanished or been murdered along Highway 16 in British Columbia.
Ambushed
10. Ambushed
December 18, 2014
Summary is not available.
AKA Rockefeller
9. AKA Rockefeller
December 18, 2014
Summary is not available.
Dark Voyage
8. Dark Voyage
June 4, 2014
When sailing enthusiasts Tom and Jackie Hawk decide to give away their dream boat, they did not realize it would put them in the crosshairs of a very different, very frightening couple - predators named Skylar and Jennifer Deleon.
Family Affair
7. Family Affair
June 3, 2014
Linda and Phillip Heidt and their son Cary were found shot in their Georgia home. Phillip and Cary were killed; Linda barely survived. As investigators searched for answers, they discovered that all was not as it seemed in the Heidt family.
Who Murdered the Rock Star?
6. Who Murdered the Rock Star?
June 2, 2014
Mia Zapata was a lead singer in a popular local band and was about to start a national tour when she was found raped and strangled to death. Would Seattle's cold case squad find her murderer?
Show Me the Money
5. Show Me the Money
May 30, 2014
Bank manager and single mother Michelle Renee is forced to rob the bank where she worked when masked gunman threaten to kill her daughter. Suspicions mount when it's revealed that Michelle was bankrupt and claimed to recognize one of the gunmen.
Secrets, Lies & Alibis
4. Secrets, Lies & Alibis
May 29, 2014
A couple is attacked in Coral Gables, FL in 2004; killing the wife and seriously wounding the husband. Authorities eventually zero in on their troubled son with a possible motive.
Cold as Ice
3. Cold as Ice
May 4, 2014
Soon after a woman is found murdered the case goes cold; it takes a mother's deathbed confession five decades later to solve the crime.
Shattered Dreams (2)
2. Shattered Dreams (2)
March 29, 2014
A man says he didn't murder his 38-year old wife and claims her death was an accident; investigators uncover a different story.
Desperate Measures
1. Desperate Measures
March 29, 2014
A man and his wife are found murdered in their home; there are no leads until a surveillance camera dispels an alibi.
Description

48 Hours: Hard Evidence is a true crime series hosted by Maureen Maher. The series investigates various criminal cases and features interviews of family members who are affected by the crimes, law enforcement professionals who handle the cases and the individuals who are accused of the crimes. In the notable episode AKA Rockefeller, the team investigates Christian Gerhartsreiter, a man who posed as billionaire Clark Rockefeller. In the episode Highway of Tears, the team travels to British Columbia to investigate a stretch of highway that is believed to be the last known spot of multiple women who have disappeared.

  • Premiere Date
    February 11, 1999
  • IMDB Rating
    7.7  (98)