How It Really Happened

How It Really Happened

  • TV-PG
  • 2017
  • 5 Seasons
  • 6.9  (88)

This true-crime docuseries re-examines high-profile criminal cases with an aim of refreshing viewers' memories about the stories that, when they were fresh, dominated the media. Subjects of the series include OJ Simpson, Jon Benet Ramsey, the Mendenez brothers and other crime stories that have been the subject of media frenzies. The series debuted on the HLN cable network in early 2017.

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James Jordan: Vanished
10. James Jordan: Vanished
September 27, 2020
In 1993, James Raymond Jordan Sr. goes missing and his luxury car is found stripped and abandoned in North Carolina; clues point to a tragic crime.
Tom Petty: Mysterious Ending
9. Tom Petty: Mysterious Ending
September 20, 2020
A deeper look into Tom Petty's life reveals physical and emotional afflictions that may have led to his death at age 66.
Boston Marathon: The Manhunt (Part 2)
8. Boston Marathon: The Manhunt (Part 2)
September 13, 2020
With the Boston Bombing suspects identified as domestic terrorist brothers, the manhunt begins, and a terrifying crime spree ensues.
Boston Marathon: Reconstructing the Crime Scene: Part 1
7. Boston Marathon: Reconstructing the Crime Scene: Part 1
September 13, 2020
On April 15th 2013, two bombs explode during the Boston Marathon, killing three spectators and injuring hundreds others.
Siegfried & Roy: Dangerous Illusion (Part 2)
6. Siegfried & Roy: Dangerous Illusion (Part 2)
September 7, 2020
Roy tries to recover from severe wounds inflicted by his beloved tiger Mantacore, but the team's excuses for the animal's behavior lose credibility.
Siegfried & Roy: The Tiger Attack (Part 1)
5. Siegfried & Roy: The Tiger Attack (Part 1)
September 6, 2020
In 2003, the wildly successful careers of master illusionists Siegfried and Roy comes to a shockingly abrupt end when one of the team's prized tigers bites Roy Horn on the neck and drags him off stage.
The Yosemite Murders: The Evil Side Pt. 2
4. The Yosemite Murders: The Evil Side Pt. 2
August 30, 2020
The key suspect in the murder of young women in Yosemite National Park is caught, but it's up to an exceptionally skilled FBI agent to dismantle his web of lies and denials to draw a confession.
The Yosemite Murders: The Missing Women Pt. 1
3. The Yosemite Murders: The Missing Women Pt. 1
August 30, 2020
When in 1999, young women mysteriously disappear from Yosemite National Park, investigators determine foul play and a prime suspect emerges, then escapes.
The Atlanta Serial Killer: The KKK Connection? Pt. 2
2. The Atlanta Serial Killer: The KKK Connection? Pt. 2
August 23, 2020
Investigators believe Wayne Williams, a 23-year-old black man murdered more than two dozen black children and young men in Atlanta; 40 year-old evidence is reexamined using modern forensics in search of more answers.
The Atlanta Serial Killer: Do You Know Where Your Children Are? Pt. 1
1. The Atlanta Serial Killer: Do You Know Where Your Children Are? Pt. 1
August 23, 2020
From 1979 to 1981, more than two dozen of Atlanta's black children disappeared without a trace; a look at who was killing the city's most vulnerable and why.
The Yosemite Murders: The Missing Women (Part 1)
503. The Yosemite Murders: The Missing Women (Part 1)
August 30, 2020
A young women disappears from Yosemite National Park, a prime suspect emerges and then escapes.
Description

This true-crime docuseries re-examines high-profile criminal cases with an aim of refreshing viewers' memories about the stories that, when they were fresh, dominated the media. Subjects of the series include OJ Simpson, Jon Benet Ramsey, the Mendenez brothers and other crime stories that have been the subject of media frenzies. The series debuted on the HLN cable network in early 2017.How It Really Happened is a series that is currently running and has 5 seasons (57 episodes). The series first aired on January 27, 2017.

Where to Watch How It Really Happened

How It Really Happened is available for streaming on the Headline News website, both individual episodes and full seasons. You can also watch How It Really Happened on demand at HBO Max, Amazon, Hulu, Vudu, Microsoft Movies & TV, Sling, Google Play and Apple TV.

  • Premiere Date
    January 27, 2017
  • IMDB Rating
    6.9  (88)