48 Hours is a CBS news magazine that investigates intriguing crime and justice cases that touch on all aspects of the human experience. Over its long run, the show has helped exonerate wrongly convicted people, driven the reopening -- and resolution -- of cold cases, and changed numerous lives. CBS News correspondents offer an in-depth look into each story, with the emphasis on solving the mystery at its heart. The program and its team have earned critical acclaim, including 20 Emmys and three Peabody Awards.

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Premiere Date: Jan/19/1988

Genre: Drama, Crime, Mystery


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48 Hours season 32 episode 31

Season 32, Episode 31: Widow's War

A Marine colonel is found shot in his bunk. Authorities say it was a suicide, his wife says it was murder -- and she is determined to prove it. "48 Hours" Peter Van Sant investigates....

Air Date: Mar 30, 2019

48 Hours season 32 episode 32

Season 32, Episode 32: Live to Tell: The Vendetta

A judge and her son are ambushed in front of their home. Shot multiple times, the judge refuses to be intimidated and works to stop other attacks. CBS News' Jim Axelrod reports. ...

Air Date: Apr 13, 2019

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