Trial Watch

Trial Watch

  • 1991
  • 1 Season

Delve inside court cases to witness the clandestine arrangements, secretive investigations and plea bargaining. This magazine show provides and insider's view of the unfolding drams in significant cases such as the Marlon Brandon homicide trial and the Elizabeth Taylor slander suit.

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Episode 48
48. Episode 48
January 1, 1991
The hosts of Trial Watch close out their exciting series with detailed exposes on topical trials including a woman whose house burns down before her insurance accuses and endorses the investigation of her and her family for the fire, a report on small claims court and how it differs from normal court, and a teacher whose job comes under fire due to the inconveniences stemming from her dyslexia.
Episode 47
47. Episode 47
January 1, 1991
The trials included in tonight's Trial Watch focus on a husband who admittedly murdered his wife but is spared prison time due to his pleading temporary insanity, and a divorced couple caught in a vicious fight for allegedly unpaid child support.
Episode 46
46. Episode 46
January 1, 1991
The hosts of Trial Watch bring you up to date on the word's most exciting modern trials, this time including a famous actress' lengthy trial with her ex-husband of fourteen months (who was fourteen years her junior) over alimony payment, as well as similar stories of celebrity marriages ending on acrimonious terms and the financial disputes that followed.
Episode 45
45. Episode 45
January 1, 1991
The chilling true crime stories on tonight's Trial Watch feature a woman slain with nearly all evidence and testimony implicating her infamously abusive husband, a hospital accused of implementing rules essentially keeping doctors on-call 24 hours a day, and a team fighting for the right to expand undersea exploration.
Episode 44
44. Episode 44
January 1, 1991
The hosts of Trial Watch close out their exciting series with detailed exposes on topical trials with exiting and surprising outcomes!
Episode 43
43. Episode 43
January 1, 1991
Trial Watch continues its unparalleled journalism into the legal world with unbelievable real life cases including a rising businessman who is on trial for murdering a conman who framed him out of millions of dollars, a long and convoluted case that resulted in the young star being sentenced to prison, though questions still linger.
Episode 42
42. Episode 42
January 1, 1991
The lawsuits included in this latest installment of Trial Watch feature a hitman hired via ad in a military magazine and the lawsuit aimed at the magazine for allegedly facilitating the eventual fatal hit, Vanilla Ice's infamous lawsuit for his allegedly stealing countless elements of other peoples' songwriting, and more.
Episode 41
41. Episode 41
January 1, 1991
The hosts of Trial Watch delve into the complex legal histories of use cases as a couple who to their surprise becomes pregnant even after a sterilization operation, a father who is taken to court by the local board of education for providing his son with food from out of school for lunch, a family suing their county for the right to own a domesticated pig in spite of county ordinances.
Episode 40
40. Episode 40
January 1, 1991
The cases in today's episode of Trial Watch cover segments on a model who breached her contract with her management and allegedly lost them considerable due money, an airline under scrutiny and potentially a civil suit for sex discrimination for mandating female employees begin wearing makeup, a televangelist accused of swindling his constituents out of hefty sums of money in the name of God.
Episode 39
39. Episode 39
January 1, 1991
The hosts of Trial Watch detail such invigorating cases as a scam artist from Florida with a history of feigning injuries to collect personal injury payout sums in the hundreds of thousands of dollars, a family affair that resulted in a mother embezzling millions of dollars from her company in gifts for her daughter.
Episode 38
38. Episode 38
January 1, 1991
Legal stories depicted in this latest episode of Trial Watch include a southern lawyer famous for directly going after the infamous Ku Klux Klan, a mock trial team that demonstrates the interesting mechanics of running a functional trial with students, and more.
Episode 37
37. Episode 37
January 1, 1991
The trials included in today's Trial Watch feature Ted Kennedy's nephew's alleged rape of a woman he had just met and its effect on Palm Beach and the surrounding South Florida area, a woman convicted of murdering her husband in cold blood and the local media market's fascination with the scandal, and a student prank on a teacher that resulted in a teacher's hallucinations and erratic behavior.
Episode 36
36. Episode 36
January 1, 1991
Robb Weller and Lisa Speech are back at it again, digging into some of the most engaging and unusual trials of the last decade. With their insight into these atypical cases combined with a range of experts in their respective topical legal fields, audiences will have more than enough to think about regarding cases that have shaped the legal world.
Episode 35
35. Episode 35
January 1, 1991
The captivating cases detailed in the latest episode of Trial Watch include those of a murderer who confesses to his crime on a radio confession show which sparks a national investigation and manhunt, a woman who is murdered with little to no viable suspects or traces of one until neighboring brothers accuse their father of committing the crime, and more.
Episode 34
34. Episode 34
January 1, 1991
The stories detailed in the latest installment of Trial Watch depict a family on the run from a murder plot against them who are protected from the alleged scheme by FBI intervention, an arson committed in a college town that is traced back to two best friends, and more.
Episode 33
33. Episode 33
January 1, 1991
Today's content on Trial Watch includes a trial concerning a middle aged couple who are accused of molesting their own child as well as her child's friends based on the testimonies of five-year-old child "witnesses," in.a high profile case that made it all the way to the state Supreme Court. This plus more on Trial Watch...
Episode 32
32. Episode 32
January 1, 1991
The hosts of Trial Watch dedicate this episode to a variety of legal cases including a pizza place known for its mob ties that serves as a midpoint for heroin being smuggled from Sicily, a woman and her lover whose remorseless murder of her husband finds them sentenced to prison for murder, and more.
Episode 31
31. Episode 31
January 1, 1991
The trials featured in this latest installment of Trial Watch include one of a son alleging he accidentally shot his father whilst trying to apprehend a home intruder in the dark, a mobile court on wheels that is changing our conception of what a court can be, and the story of a man who quit his high paying job to avoid paying his ex-wife substantial alimony.
Episode 30
30. Episode 30
January 1, 1991
The trials included in today's episode of Trial Watch details the court case of a battered woman who allegedly murdered her husband of twenty-seven years in his sleep, and the jury verdict of not-guilty that ultimately acquitted her on the grounds that she was suffering from mental illness onset by her abusive marriage.
Episode 29
29. Episode 29
January 1, 1991
The latest installment of Trial Watch details the surroundings behind celebrities and their copyrighted privacy, a travel agency that finds itself in hot water after a boat tour it assisted in booking ended in flames and injuries, and more.
Episode 28
28. Episode 28
January 1, 1991
This episode of Trial Watch focuses on legal cases featuring a tumultuous marriage which ended with a woman paying for someone to murder her spouse in cold blood, a famous Kennedy family compound that has allegedly infringed on Native Americans' access to their ancestral lands, and the story of Donnie Wahlberg's run-in with the law when he allegedly committed arson in a hotel.
Episode 27
27. Episode 27
January 1, 1991
Trial Watch details a number of intricate legal cases including a drunk driving accident that led the victim's mother found the California chapter of MADD, a fatal accident on a movie set that placed explosives only a few feet from illegally hired child actors who were killed in the dangerous stunt.
Episode 26
26. Episode 26
January 1, 1991
This Hollywood-themed episode of Trial Watch discusses such chilling true crimes as Ted Kennedy's nephew's alleged rape of a young woman in a Kennedy family home, a soldier whose immigrant wife finds herself in over her head in what Is essentially a hostage situation of a relationship, and more.
Episode 25
25. Episode 25
January 1, 1991
Trial Watch's subjects of focus today include a famous country singer caught in the middle of a messy and falsehood-infested divorce and custody battle with her ex-husband, a ring man's last will inexplicably excluding his children whilst leaving his fortune's entirety to his young wife, the legality of a parody commercial with respect to intellectual property, and more.
Episode 24
24. Episode 24
January 1, 1991
The latest installment on Trial Watch includes such gripping true legal cases as Joseph Kennedy's alleged manipulation and staging of a fake child molestation so that he may take control of the wrongfully accused's business empire, the notorious and sometimes sad realities of child stars' lives post-stardom, and even a judge who moonlights as an amateur boxer.
Episode 23
23. Episode 23
January 1, 1991
The latest installment in this law-based series follows gripping legal cases including John Gotti's complex and vicious history of alluding the US legal and justice systems, a famous singer whose poor management renders her indebted and bankrupt and the legal basis surrounding Marilyn Monroe's untimely death.
Episode 22
22. Episode 22
January 1, 1991
Robin Leach leads another episode in this law-based series, focusing on such intriguing legal cases as Donald Trump's high profile divorce and subsequent private investigation, a pregnant teenager and the burden of financial liability on the part of the parents (and grandparents), a famous Los Angeles club under scrutiny for alleged discrimination of fashion in its admittance.
Episode 21
21. Episode 21
January 1, 1991
Robin Leach's week hosting has been largely dedicated to Hollywood and celebrity crime, with this installment's segments detailing a murder and coverup involving a conspiracy and a handful of alleged witnesses all with contradicting stories, a lawsuit alleging that one of Eddie Murphy's films was conceived by him but not properly accredited nor compensated.
Episode 20
20. Episode 20
January 1, 1991
Robin Leach's residency as the host of Trial Watch continues with invigorating retellings of Hollywood court cases such as Rock Hudson's allegedly keeping his AIDS diagnosis a secret from his lover and potentially passing it along sexually, and a Grammy winner whose hefty purchase of a Detroit landmark is proven to have been in vein after the city demands they not demolish it as they wish.
Episode 19
19. Episode 19
January 1, 1991
Robin Leach continues his guest hosting residency on Trial Watch with focused segments on the real life story behind the fictitious reenactment of the protagonist's life in the film Goodfellas, a photographer who claims Sylvester Stallone chased him at high speeds and threatened to injure or even kill him.
Episode 18
18. Episode 18
January 1, 1991
Robin Leach returns to the studio to guest host the week's worth of Hollywood-themed legal cases, including stories of Hollywood's most prominent stuntman's untimely death due to the alleged negligence of his production, a backup vocalist who accuses Paul Abdul and her record company of unfairly denying a ghost vocalist her earned royalties for her contributions.
Episode 17
17. Episode 17
January 1, 1991
Robin Leach hosts a special episode dedicated to Hollywood crime and the celebrity romanticism that comes when Hollywood goes on trial, featuring segments focusing on the infamous Melendez Brothers who brutally murdered their parents in cold blood out of selfish hatred, as well as the legal basis for paparazzi and their questionably unethical tactics.
Episode 16
16. Episode 16
January 1, 1991
Today's unusual legal cases include stories of a surrogate mother suing for the right to her biological child after the adoptive parents' marriage falls apart, and a bank robber who killed his apprehending FBI agent and fled the country to Mexico before being caught and sentenced.
Episode 15
15. Episode 15
January 1, 1991
Trial Watch includes a slew of interesting contemporary court cases, such as ones featuring a teenage couple who tries to reclaim their baby after they prematurely gave it up for adoption, a mother whose son's abrupt suicide strikes her as being a homicide disguised as a suicide, a divorcee suing her celebrity ex-husband for a cash percentage of his celebrity status.
Episode 14
14. Episode 14
January 1, 1991
Today's package of legal cases include stories of a war veteran who returned home to Detroit only to be murdered on his first night home, an undercover officer whose assignment brought her inside a prison and allegedly caused traumatic stress, and a lawsuit brought by the company that produces Barbie dolls against a fellow toy company using its likeness to Barbie as a marketing ploy.
Episode 13
13. Episode 13
January 1, 1991
Today's episode focuses on the legal cases of a woman who murdered her husband by tampering with his medications and proceeded to tamper with super market produce to do the same to indiscriminate strangers, a man whose murdered wife's family have slandered him and his name by accusing him, and a female concertgoer who is ejected and fined for using the men's restroom.
Episode 12
12. Episode 12
January 1, 1991
Take an in-depth look into such unbelievable trials as one of a man who knew of his best friend's illegalities, was therefor an accomplice, and conceited to kill him himself, as well as segments on the now-adult child actors from international hit TV show The Little Rascals suing the owners of the rights to their show for unpaid royalties.
Episode 11
11. Episode 11
January 1, 1991
Legal cases included in this installment a shocking murder of a young boy that turns its small town upside down as investigators struggle to piece together the sketchy confessions of four young men alleged to have been present at the scene of the crime, a woman whose date turns sour and decided to sue her companion for allegedly not paying his fair share of the rendezvous.
Episode 10
10. Episode 10
January 1, 1991
Cases covered in this episode of Trial Watch include a kidnapping and murder of a young boy in Nevada and the falsely accused suspect who had to fight to prove his alibi of being miles away during the crime, a journalist who finds himself in over his head with a trial alleging his role in a prostitution ring, and a dog who has to fight the legal system to be place on parole to avoid euthanasia.
Episode 9
9. Episode 9
January 1, 1991
Today's series of law-based segments include an 11-month-old baby allegedly killed by the inadvertent folly of shaken baby syndrome and who can be held liable, a con man with an infamous reputation for seducing and taking advantage of unassuming women before robbing them clean of everything they owned, a potential murder suspect who did not believe himself to be guilty yet admitted he was high.
Episode 8
8. Episode 8
January 1, 1991
Trial Watch takes on a variety of legal cases including a fast car collision between two separately drunk drivers, and an American mother's year-long battle to retrieve her sons from their questionable father's unlawful abduction and resettlement in Pakistan.
Episode 7
7. Episode 7
January 1, 1991
The hosts of Trial Watch dedicate this latest installment to segments on ninja-style bank robbers wreaking havoc on Albuquerque banks, and Brian Wilson's recent alleged brainwashing and hostage-like situation with an allegedly hostile live-in psychologist.
Episode 6
6. Episode 6
January 1, 1991
The latest installment of Trial Watch focuses on such gripping legal cases as a serial killer who put hits on his own family to redeem an insurance policy, a high school teacher encouraged by the football coach to cook a failing athlete's grades so that he is eligible to play ball, and a court entirely dedicated to dogs' and other domestic animals' alleged crimes.
Episode 5
5. Episode 5
January 1, 1991
The completely true law stories relayed in the latest episode depict an elderly psychiatrist known for a sketchy history involved in the hiring of a hitman and the sale of hard drugs, and two brothers involved with union organizers whose former president had placed an international hit on their lives.
Episode 4
4. Episode 4
January 1, 1991
Today's episode of Trial Watch follows such contemporary issues as a schizophrenic man who committed murder whilst playing a game of Dungeons & Dragons and was sentenced to death, a neighborhood man who took matters into his own hands and shot into a car full of alleged drug dealers, and a rising college athlete whose life is cut short and his family's future is left hanging in limbo.
Episode 3
3. Episode 3
January 1, 1991
The latest installment in this law-based series features such unique questions on legality as a woman in a sexless marriage who accidentally shot her husband to death when he entered the home under the cover of darkness, a farmer couple who attributes their operation's hardships to the local power utility, and the world bubblegum champion who was arrested for popping a bubble in court.
Episode 2
2. Episode 2
January 1, 1991
The latest installment in this law-based series features segments on victims of a snowstorm whose entrapment led to amputations, a Brooklyn anti-drug activist whose wife was brutally murdered in response to his hostility towards drug dealers, as well as pieces on debt management, and even one on Arsenio Hall and an ill-fated diner of the same name.
Episode 1
1. Episode 1
January 1, 1991
Trials featured in today's episode include a judge sentencing a child abuser to forced birth control as a contingent of probation, a custody battle stretching from a besieged mother and her scheming husband who takes their sons to Pakistan without her consent, and a female car dealer whose termination at work she attributes to gender discrimination.

Delve inside court cases to witness the clandestine arrangements, secretive investigations and plea bargaining. This magazine show provides and insider's view of the unfolding drams in significant cases such as the Marlon Brandon homicide trial and the Elizabeth Taylor slander suit.Trial Watch is a series that is currently running and has 1 seasons (48 episodes). The series first aired on January 1, 1991.

Where to Watch Trial Watch

Trial Watch is available for streaming on the Multicom Entertainment Group (MEG) website, both individual episodes and full seasons. You can also watch Trial Watch on demand at Amazon Prime and Amazon.

  • Premiere Date
    January 1, 1991