City Confidential

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  • 1999
  • 11 Seasons
  • 8.6  (480)

City Confidential is a true crime documentary-style television show featuring American cities and the effect on those communities of particularly notorious crimes (usually murder). Originally narrated by Paul Winfield, each episode begins with an introduction to an American town and tells the story of the town

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Huntsville, AL: Twins on Trial
13. Huntsville, AL: Twins on Trial
 
The Rocket City of Huntsville, AL is the setting for this episode about twins charged with murder.
New London, CT: Extreme Family Feud
12. New London, CT: Extreme Family Feud
 
A vicious family feud finally boils over in the town of New London, CT.
Old Hollywood: Silent Stars, Deadly Secrets
11. Old Hollywood: Silent Stars, Deadly Secrets
January 16, 2007
The story of the 1922 murder of Hollywood director William Desmond Taylor that had plenty of suspects (several of whom were famous) but was never solved. Or was it?
Elizabeth, NJ: Death of a Don
10. Elizabeth, NJ: Death of a Don
December 10, 2005
A look at the DeCavalcante crime family, which ruled the gritty port city of Elizabeth and resembled the "The Sopranos" of TV fame. The family thrived until three of its leaders were arrested for killing former boss Johnny Boy D'Amato, but the biggest shock came at the trial where it was revealed that Johnny Boy was whacked because he was gay.
San Leandro, CA: the Sausage King
9. San Leandro, CA: the Sausage King
November 5, 2005
A farming community famous for producing sausage is shocked when Stuart Alexander, a local man known as the "Sausage King," becomes angry over government regulation of his business and kills three government officials. At his trial, Alexander pleads insanity, but will the jury buy the Sausage King's alibi?
Saddle River, NJ: From Russia with Murder
8. Saddle River, NJ: From Russia with Murder
October 15, 2005
An affluent suburban town is shocked when one of its most prominent citizens - a distinguished scientist and Russian immigrant - is murdered and his body chopped into 66 pieces.
Lake Tahoe, NV: the Casino Bomber
7. Lake Tahoe, NV: the Casino Bomber
October 1, 2005
When a bomb blows a gaping five-story hole in Harvey's Casino, the feds charge millionaire gambler John Birges with plotting to literally bring down the house.
Reading, MA: Fatal Blow
6. Reading, MA: Fatal Blow
August 6, 2005
A look at the explosive "hockey dad trial" that shocked the otherwise peaceful town of Reading, Mass. Thomas Junta was accused of assaulting Michael Costin when they got into a disagreement about how rough their children should be playing in a pick-up hockey game. Costin died of his injuries, and Junta's trial attracted national media attention and focused attention on out-of-control parents who take their kids' sports too seriously.
Minneapolis, MN: Deadly Investment
5. Minneapolis, MN: Deadly Investment
July 23, 2005
A Russian immigrant stockbroker in Minneapolis, the cultural and financial hub of the upper Midwest, is accused of making shady investments on behalf of a fellow Russian - with fatal results.
Amarillo, TX: High School Hit & Run
4. Amarillo, TX: High School Hit & Run
July 9, 2005
The conservative town of Amarillo - "the city that beef built" - is shocked when one of its "good kids" is accused of murdering one of its "bad kids" during a brawl in an International House of Pancakes parking lot.
West Columbia, TX: Killing Cousins
3. West Columbia, TX: Killing Cousins
June 18, 2005
A wealthy Texas town is rocked when one of its most respected citizens is murdered and members of his own family become suspects.
Merion, PA: Recipe for Murder
2. Merion, PA: Recipe for Murder
May 21, 2005
A centuries-old inn that once hosted George Washington and Ben Franklin becomes the site of a shocking crime when world-class chef Jim Webb is murdered and fellow chef Guy Sileo becomes the chief suspect.
Rochester, NY: the Big Heist
1. Rochester, NY: the Big Heist
April 23, 2005
The high-tech town of Rochester is stunned when a priest, an ex-cop, and a former Irish Republican Army terrorist are implicated in a $7.4-million Brink's heist, the fifth largest armored car robbery in U.S. history.
Description

City Confidential is a true crime documentary-style television show featuring American cities and the effect on those communities of particularly notorious crimes (usually murder). Originally narrated by Paul Winfield, each episode begins with an introduction to an American town and tells the story of the town

City Confidential is a series that is currently running and has 11 seasons (157 episodes). The series first aired on November 22, 1999.

Where to Watch City Confidential

City Confidential is available for streaming on the A&E website, both individual episodes and full seasons. You can also watch City Confidential on demand at Apple TV+ and Amazon Prime.

  • Premiere Date
    November 22, 1999
  • IMDB Rating
    8.6  (480)