Trial By Media

    In this true crime docuseries, some of the most dramatic trials of all time are examined with an emphasis on how the media may have impacted verdicts.
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    From executive producers George Clooney, Grant Heslov and Jeffrey Toobin.


    Trial By Media


    Trial By Media

    Season 1
    Watch Talk Show Murder. Episode 1 of Season 1.

    A man reveals his crush to a straight friend on "The Jenny Jones Show." Days later a murder occurs, leading to questions about the show's culpability.

    Watch Subway Vigilante. Episode 2 of Season 1.

    Bernard Goetz shoots four black teenagers on a New York City subway in 1984. His claim of self-defense sets off a controversial, tabloid-fueled trial.

    Watch 41 Shots. Episode 3 of Season 1.

    After four white NYPD officers shoot the unarmed Amadou Diallo 41 times, defense lawyers press for a change of venue as racial tensions escalate.

    Watch King Richard. Episode 4 of Season 1.

    Charged with fraud and money laundering, HealthSouth CEO Richard Scrushy mounts an outlandish defense and resorts to co-hosting a religious talk show.

    Watch Big Dan's. Episode 5 of Season 1.

    After a woman is raped on a bar's pool table, the trial is televised live on CNN, revealing the woman's identity and the brutal cross-examination.

    Watch Blago!. Episode 6 of Season 1.

    When Illinois governor Rod Blagojevich finds himself facing a corruption trial, he tries to embrace the media and even goes on "Celebrity Apprentice."

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