48 Hours

48 Hours

48 Hours began in January 1988 with Dan Rather anchoring/hosting until 2002. Leslie Stahl, who took over for Rather in the fall of 2002 remains to present day. This is a news magazine that began as a half hour show, evolving into a one hour investigative report with its name also changing from 48 Hours to 48 Hours Investigates to 48 Hours Mystery and then back to 48 Hours. Having won numerous awards in broadcast, it also now features a stellar cast of individual award winning reporters and has been known to not just report on stories, but make real differences. The program has received over 20 Emmy awards, a George Foster Peabody Award, and an Ohio State Award.

Episode Info

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48 Hours" Presents: An elite FBI agent shoots his wife after he says she came after him with a knife -- was it self-defense or murder? Susan Spencer investigates.

Lesley StahlLesley Stahl
As Herself (Anchor 2002-2004)
Dan RatherDan Rather
As Himself (Anchor 1988-2002)

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18x22: Natalee Holloway: New Clues in Paradise recap: Troy Roberts reports on the newest investigative information on the Natalee Holloway case, including that her body may still be on the island of Aruba. Reportedly, a witness has surfaced with information about where Natalee was buried and apparently he is believable based on facts he gave.
Now officials think someone took time to meticulously hide Holloway’s body in the sand dunes (near the lighthouse she was reportedly left off at) and then possibly re-bury her a 2nd time as the investigation increased in the early days.
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18x21: Texas Confidential recap: She was married to a bookie. Two brothers had plenty of money, enjoyed living on the high life, but when the bookie’s wife ended up dead, all bets were off.
Wealthy brothers, gambling, sex and layers of secrets. When murder entered the picture, the investigation began uncovering a real life thriller
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18x19: What They Did For Love recap: A mysterious, reality story of obsession that spanned the globe. Toni and Carlo, apparently in love, perfect for each other. They both doted on little baby Santina, but when Carlo takes the Santina to Italy and refuses to return, Toni refuses to let her daughter go. She flies to Italy. Carlo now accuses Toni of being a violent person. What did they do for love?.. read more.

18x17: Blaming the Babysitter recap: Ashley Howes was put in charge of two small children during a weekend of family fun. What happened to result in this 13 year old being charged with murder?
Ashley is accused of the shaking death of the 19 month old toddler in her care. Tonight, what seems to be clear cut evidence and even admission, isn't so clear when police interrogation tactics are examined.
Especially when applied to a frightened child.
Still, the question is, did the babysitter kill the baby?.. read more.

18x16: Rage on the Run recap: Steroids, a stolen identity and ultimately, a murder. Now, David Beiber is on the run, accused of killing his friend and partner.
Nearly a decade later, a policeman in England is shot to death and his partner seriously wounded. With voice recordings and determination to stop the monster who shot an unarmed officer (English police carry no guns), it's discovered that David Beiber has been found... read more.

Executive Producer: Susan Zirinsky

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Recurring Guests

Troy Roberts (8 eps)
Erin Moriarty (5 eps)
Peter Van Sant (5 eps)
Richard Schlesinger (5 eps)
Maureen Maher (3 eps)
Susan Spencer (3 eps)
Tracy Smith (2) (2 eps)

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Classification: Documentary
Genre: Mystery
Status: Returning Series
Network: CBS ( USA)
Airs: Saturdays at 10:00 pm
Runtime: 60 Minutes
Premiere: January 19, 1988
• 48 Hours (1988-2002), (Used In USA)
• 48 Hours Investigates (2002-2003), (Used In USA)
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