Deadly Affairs

Deadly Affairs

  • TV-PG
  • 2012
  • 3 Seasons
  • 6.8  (141)

Deadly affairs originally aired on the network Discovery Investigation in the United States. Each episode is an hour long and tells a story of a love gone deadly awry. The show is about true events that took place in the recent past. The style in which it is filmed can be classified as a documentary. Each episode begins with the tale of a seemingly perfect love story. In most cases the couples who star in each episode eventually marry, but in some instances the couples are just courting or cohabiting. In each case, one or both partners stray from the relationship, an event that marks a change for the worse. One partner always ends up dead, whether it be the one who strayed or the one who was faithful. The murderer in each of the investigations turns out to be the spouse of the dearly departed; Sometimes the spouse is the direct killer, sometimes he or she hires a culprit. Still, in some cases, the lover of the partner who cheated is found to be at fault. Each episode is treated as a mystery investigation. The officers, detectives and various key persons who were involved in the case in real life are interviewed for the show and clips of the interviews are featured throughout the episode. There are twists and shockers at every turn; The audience is meant to be left hanging at every commercial break. Often, to add a touch of personal drama, family members of the deceased are featured; Theirs is a chance to speak out on the behalf of their loved ones. All of the people who are interviewed for a particular case are urged to speculate on what they don't know and elaborate on what they do know. This approach often makes for an intricate and captivating story. The people featured in each episode come from all walks of like; Their stories are only common in that their partnerships were destroyed by affairs and ended in death. Often the demographic of the subjects of the show is upper class well-to-do people in the prime of their married life, but there is a fair share of those who are poor, younger and less glamorous. That just proves that tragedy and betrayal can occur wherever there is love; No one is immune to it. And as for entertainment, there is enough of it to go around for everyone interested.

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Seasons
To Catch a Cheat
13. To Catch a Cheat
November 20, 2014
Sexy Russian co-ed, Irina Zadornov falls for an aspiring lawyer, but she doesn't know he's still hot for an old flame. And later, when a Texas heartthrob, with a rotating slate of lovers, goes missing, investigators are left with no shortage of questions.
Drowned by Love
12. Drowned by Love
November 20, 2014
In New Jersey, Kimberly Tetz has it all, but all good things come to an end when someone ends up on the losing end of a deadly ultimatum. And later, pianist Tom Whitney finally meets the love of his life, but this true love story will end on a sour note.
Runaway Murder
11. Runaway Murder
November 13, 2014
A businessman with a family in California and a mistress in China thinks he has it all, but this international dalliance has deadly consequences. Then, in central Louisiana, an unlikely co-ed love triangle ends in murder, but there is more to this story.
Three to Tango
10. Three to Tango
November 13, 2014
A couple participates in a risky game of roulette while a man discovers his wife is cheating on him.
Runaway Murder
9. Runaway Murder
October 18, 2014
A California businessman has a mistress in China. A deadly love triangle in Louisiana develops.
Virtual Lust
8. Virtual Lust
September 27, 2014
A lonely man in Florida has a whirlwind romance with a flight attendant, but her secrets will soon lead him down a path of betrayal and murder...Then, in suburban Seattle, the real truth about a picture perfect family is revealed when someone vanishes.
The Art of Murder
7. The Art of Murder
September 20, 2014
The residents of a small Kentucky town are puzzled when a rural home is the scene of a shootout.
Playing with Hearts
6. Playing with Hearts
September 13, 2014
In Sioux Falls' deaf community, Darlene Vander Giesen finds the perfect romance until a jealous friend severs the bond. Later, pilot Lance Anderson makes flight attendant, Kathi, his wife. When she meets Capt. Gerald Russell, heavy turbulence ensues.
Bound and Determined
5. Bound and Determined
September 13, 2014
The Tyburskis live a stormy suburban life right up to the day Dorothy Tyburski disappears. Will her daughter unlock the secret to what happened? And in Emporia, Kansas, the Anderson family is rocked by two tragic deaths that leave the small town reeling.
Blood Ties
4. Blood Ties
September 6, 2014
Examining the 2006 murder of Nevada controller Kathy Augustine and the 2012 death of her daughter.
Burned by Desire
3. Burned by Desire
August 30, 2014
A marriage between two marines is threatened by another servicemember. Meanwhile, absence makes the heart wander.
Swan Song
2. Swan Song
August 23, 2014
Love is in bloom for a young marine and his wife, until a musician gets involved. Later a belly-dancing temptress makes a deadly decision.
Spellbound
1. Spellbound
August 16, 2014
Lies and betrayal ruin Mirinda and Sam's relationship.
Description

Deadly affairs originally aired on the network Discovery Investigation in the United States. Each episode is an hour long and tells a story of a love gone deadly awry. The show is about true events that took place in the recent past. The style in which it is filmed can be classified as a documentary.

Each episode begins with the tale of a seemingly perfect love story. In most cases the couples who star in each episode eventually marry, but in some instances the couples are just courting or cohabiting. In each case, one or both partners stray from the relationship, an event that marks a change for the worse. One partner always ends up dead, whether it be the one who strayed or the one who was faithful. The murderer in each of the investigations turns out to be the spouse of the dearly departed; Sometimes the spouse is the direct killer, sometimes he or she hires a culprit. Still, in some cases, the lover of the partner who cheated is found to be at fault.

Each episode is treated as a mystery investigation. The officers, detectives and various key persons who were involved in the case in real life are interviewed for the show and clips of the interviews are featured throughout the episode. There are twists and shockers at every turn; The audience is meant to be left hanging at every commercial break. Often, to add a touch of personal drama, family members of the deceased are featured; Theirs is a chance to speak out on the behalf of their loved ones.

All of the people who are interviewed for a particular case are urged to speculate on what they don't know and elaborate on what they do know. This approach often makes for an intricate and captivating story.

The people featured in each episode come from all walks of like; Their stories are only common in that their partnerships were destroyed by affairs and ended in death. Often the demographic of the subjects of the show is upper class well-to-do people in the prime of their married life, but there is a fair share of those who are poor, younger and less glamorous. That just proves that tragedy and betrayal can occur wherever there is love; No one is immune to it. And as for entertainment, there is enough of it to go around for everyone interested.Deadly Affairs is a series that is currently running and has 3 seasons (36 episodes). The series first aired on September 8, 2012.

Deadly Affairs is available for streaming on the Investigation Discovery website, both individual episodes and full seasons. You can also watch Deadly Affairs on demand at Amazon Prime, Amazon, Hulu, Vudu, Investigation Discovery, Microsoft Movies & TV, Google Play and Apple TV.

  • Premiere Date
    September 8, 2012
  • IMDB Rating
    6.8  (141)