48 Hours

48 HoursNetwork: CBS
Episodes: Ongoing (hour)
Seasons: Ongoing

TV show dates: January 19, 1988 — present
Series status: Has not been cancelled

Performers include: Dan Rather, Peter Van Sant, Susan Spencer, Harold Dow, Erin Moriarty, Lesley Stahl, and Maureen Maher.

TV show description:      
A documentary news program that has undergone several changes in format. The series was named after a 1986 CBS News documentary about the drug crisis in American neighborhoods, 48 Hours on Crack Street. Like that original program, 48 Hours initially focused on events that occurred within a 48 hour time-span.

The series began as a half-hour broadcast called 48 Hours that was anchored by Dan Rather. In 2002, the Leslie Stahl took over hosting duties and the name changed to 48 Hours Investigates. In 2004, the series title changed to 48 Hours Mystery. Episodes focus on a single topic or court case and is narrated by a single reporter. The program currently focuses on real-life mysteries and crime stories.

Series Finale:     
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  1. Darlene says

    Story idea
    I am interested in sharing my story about a college rape.
    I have 2 newspaper articles, one at the time of the incident and a more recent update.
    I am willing to be interviewed for the story depending on your needs.

  2. says

    I recently lost my brother oct. 2009. A friend of mine told me your show did an episode on his murder. I would like to see it if possible. My brothers name was Octavio Contreras. The killers name is Danielle Washington. The murder took place in Fairmont Illinoise at the Royal Relax INN on October 17, 2009 . I have been trying to find it on your web site and have had no luck. Please let me know for sure if you did do and epidose on my brothers Murder story. I would be most interested in viewing it.

    Thank you,

    Jaun Contreras

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