Deadly Women

Deadly Women

  • TV-PG
  • 2005
  • 13 Seasons
  • 8.0  (1,601)

Deadly women is a documentary series co-produced in the U.S. and australia; the show tells the story of female murderers throughout history, blending interview, expert opinion and dramatic reconstructions. The show began life as a mini series of three episodes airing on the U.S. Discovery Channel and later returned as a stand along series of 60 minute episodes. Initially Deadly Women aired as a short season of three special episode, each taking a theme of obsession, greed and fear. Broadcast in 2005, the series proved popular and was later commissioned as a stand alone series that has produced over 60 episodes. The mini series, directed by Chris Thorburn included four stories per episode detailing the reasons for and methods of murder used by each female killer. After being commissioned as a season in 2008 the format of the show changed slightly to deliver more detail on each murderer by reducing the number of sories told to only three per episode. Along with the format change the narrator of the show also changed from Marsha Crenshaw to Lynnanne Zager. Deadly Women is produced in Australia by the Beyond International production company and is shown around the world by Discovery; in the U.S. the series airs on the Investigation Discovery Channel. Despite being based in Australia the series covers murdering women from around the world; the first episode of Deadly Women included an investigation into the murders of a Hungarian noblewoman in the 17th century. Expert opinion is delivered by former FBI and police experts specializing in the investigation of homicide. Family members and friends of both the victims and the murderer are often interviewed along with members of law enforcement who investigated the case. Deadly Women is probably best known for its historical reconstructions of the cases investigated that reenact the events of each case.

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Loveless
10. Loveless
October 24, 2019
There are many ways to leave your lover one of those ways is dead.
Blood Money
9. Blood Money
October 17, 2019
Some women marry for money, while others are prepared to murder for it.
Ditched and Desperate
8. Ditched and Desperate
October 10, 2019
Breaking up can lead to murder.
Fatal Fixation
7. Fatal Fixation
September 26, 2019
Jealousy's a curse but it's never an excuse to kill.
Kill the Competition
6. Kill the Competition
September 19, 2019
A look at some stories of women who decided to take lethal revenge in the game of love.
Without Mercy
5. Without Mercy
September 12, 2019
Every murder is a tragedy but some are unthinkable.
Vow to Kill
4. Vow to Kill
September 5, 2019
Commitment has an out clause...`til death do us part.
A Family Tragedy
3. A Family Tragedy
September 2, 2019
Home is where the heart is and a killer lurks.
Beauty and the Beastly
2. Beauty and the Beastly
August 29, 2019
Sometimes beauty can mask the ugliest of truths.
Fatal Love
1. Fatal Love
August 22, 2019
When familiarity breeds contempt, love can turn to hate.
Deadly Women
Deadly Women

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Deadly women is a documentary series co-produced in the U.S. and australia; the show tells the story of female murderers throughout history, blending interview, expert opinion and dramatic reconstructions. The show began life as a mini series of three episodes airing on the U.S. Discovery Channel and later returned as a stand along series of 60 minute episodes.

Initially Deadly Women aired as a short season of three special episode, each taking a theme of obsession, greed and fear. Broadcast in 2005, the series proved popular and was later commissioned as a stand alone series that has produced over 60 episodes. The mini series, directed by Chris Thorburn included four stories per episode detailing the reasons for and methods of murder used by each female killer. After being commissioned as a season in 2008 the format of the show changed slightly to deliver more detail on each murderer by reducing the number of sories told to only three per episode. Along with the format change the narrator of the show also changed from Marsha Crenshaw to Lynnanne Zager.

Deadly Women is produced in Australia by the Beyond International production company and is shown around the world by Discovery; in the U.S. the series airs on the Investigation Discovery Channel. Despite being based in Australia the series covers murdering women from around the world; the first episode of Deadly Women included an investigation into the murders of a Hungarian noblewoman in the 17th century.

Expert opinion is delivered by former FBI and police experts specializing in the investigation of homicide. Family members and friends of both the victims and the murderer are often interviewed along with members of law enforcement who investigated the case. Deadly Women is probably best known for its historical reconstructions of the cases investigated that reenact the events of each case.Deadly Women is a series that is currently running and has 13 seasons (179 episodes). The series first aired on February 8, 2005.

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

  • Premiere Date
    February 8, 2005
  • IMDB Rating
    8.0  (1,601)