A retired sheriff’s detective sued Netflix for defamation on Monday, alleging that the hit series “Making a Murderer” falsely suggested that he planted evidence to frame a murder suspect. Andrew Colborn filed suit in Manitowoc County Circuit Court in Wisconsin, alleging that he had been subject to “worldwide ridicule, contempt and disdain” since the docuseries […]
The second season of the hit true-crime drama offers 10 more episodes of investigation, with a new defense lawyer who’s a real star, but it covers much of the same ground.
Netflix has released the trailer for the highly-anticipated second part of “Making a Murderer,” which will follow Steven Avery and Brendan Dassey, as well as their lawyers, post conviction for the murder of Teresa Halbach. “Making a Murderer” premiered in 2015 and quickly became a worldwide phenomenon. “Some people feel really bad and sad for what happened to me,” Avery says in the trailer.
The U.S. Supreme Court has declined to take up the case of Wisconsin teen Brendan Dassey, who was featured in the hit Netflix documentary series “Making a Murderer.” Dassey is serving a life sentence after being convicted along with his uncle, Steven Avery, in separate jury trials for the 2005 rape and murder of photographer Teresa […]
CHICAGO (AP) — A federal appeals court has overturned a ruling that could have freed a Wisconsin inmate featured in the "Making a Murderer" series from prison.
MANITOWOC, Wis. (AP) — A Wisconsin man convicted of first-degree intentional homicide in a case featured on the Netflix series "Making A Murderer" has once again been denied a new trial.
“Making a Murderer” subject Steven Avery has been denied a new trial by a Wisconsin judge. Avery’s lawyer, Kathleen Zellner, said she planned to present new evidence to the court for a request of a new trial after it was rejected by a state circuit judge. Avery and his team have argued that evidence that he murdered photographer Teresa Halbach in 2005 was planted.
On Sunday’s season premiere of "Family Guy," Peter Griffin was fed up with the fact that his show never wins any Emmys. So they made a few changes, starting with replacing Peter’s wife, Lois, with Sofia Vergara — both in voice and likeness. From there, the show went on to parody or reference more than 20 iconic past and present TV shows.
Brendan Dassey, the subject of Netflix's Making a Murderer, has been awarded a new trial on the basis that his confession to police had been coerced.
The first season, shot over the course of 10 years, followed Steven Avery’s wrongful conviction of sexual assault and attempted murder in a 1985 case, as well as his 2007 trial and conviction for the murder of Teresa Halbach. Avery’s nephew, Brendan Dassey, was also convicted as an accessory to the crime. Since the show became a huge hit for Netflix, a We the People petition was signed by more than 100,000 people to pardon Avery and Dassey.
Sure you could spend the weekend before Halloween prepping your Stranger Things costume. Or, like a real ‘80s teenager, you could save that homework for the last minute, and use those 48 hours to binge on at least one (or more) season of scary TV. With that in mind, we’ve assembled a Halloween lover’s binge guide of past and present shows divided into different categories based on who (or what) scares you.
Part 2 of Dr. Phil McGraw’s latest "Making a Murderer" special aired Tuesday. Once again, McGraw was joined by Lynn Hartman, the fiancée of Steven Avery, the subject of the hit Netflix docuseries. Though some reports say the pair had split, their relationship appeared intact during the episode.
On Dr. Phil Monday, the host sat down with Lynn Hartman for an hour-long discussion about her relationship with Steven Avery. Avery, as you may recall, was the focus of this hit Netflix docuseries, 'Making a Murderer.'
The trial, verdict and overturned conviction of “Making a Murderer” subject Brendan Dassey is anything but over and done with.
A federal court in Wisconsin has overturned the conviction of a man found guilty of helping his uncle kill Teresa Halbach in a case profiled in the Netflix documentary Making of a Murderer. The U.S. District Court in Milwaukee on Friday overturned Brendan Dassey’s conviction and ordered him freed within 90 days unless the case is appealed. Dassey confessed to helping his uncle Steven Avery carry out the rape and murder of Halbach, but attorneys argued that the confession was coerced.
The twin sons of Steven Avery, the subject of Netflix’s docuseries Making a Murderer were interviewed for the first time by Crime Watch Daily. Bill and Steven Jr. were asked whether they think their father killed Teresa Halbach. “No. I don’t think he did,” answered Bill. “I have no idea,” said Steven Jr. “That’s…only one person could answer that and that’s Teresa Halbach. But she can’t answer it no more.”
“Right now murder is hot,” a Dateline producer opines in one of the episodes of Netflix’s true crime docu-series Making a Murderer. A decade after its initial, highly-acclaimed airing, SundanceTV is streaming the series — and its 2013 follow-up, The Staircase: Last Chance — on its website until Mar. 16.
The HLN host says the filmmakers behaved irresponsibly as their hit series neglects key evidence proving Avery and his nephew raped and killed Teresa Halbach.
You can now include Dr. Phil among the shows devoting time to the popular Netflix docu-series Making a Murderer. In part one of a two-part special, Dr. Phil spoke with retired Manitowoc County, Wis., Sheriff Kenneth Petersen about Steven Avery. Avery, of course, is currently in jail after being convicted for the 2005 murder of Teresa Halbach. The man who arrested Avery for that sexual assault in 1985, Petersen talked to Dr. Phil about the aftermath of the wrongful conviction.
As Steven Avery’s case re-enters the Wisconsin judicial system courtesy of a newly filed appeal, the subject of Netflix’s blockbuster true crime docuseries, Making a Murderer can take heart in knowing that his supporters are finding creative ways to show their spirit. To donate directly to the cause, you can visit their online legal fund, which also includes an evidence library and complete transcripts for the trial of Avery’s nephew and accused accomplice, Brendan Dassey.
Convicted murderer Steven Avery’s ex-fiancee Jodi Stachowski, who was featured in the Netflix documentary series Making a Murderer, took part in an exclusive interview which aired on Nancy Grace Wednesday evening. Despite Stachowski’s support of her then fiancee in the popular Netflix documentary series, she now describes her relationship with Avery as one fraught with domestic violence.
On Tuesday night’s The Kelly File on Fox News, we got an officially-billed “Kelly File Investigation” into Netflix’s Making a Murderer, featuring some of the facts not featured in the 10-part documentary. The segment was Kelly’s way of bringing the Fox news audience up-to-speed on the Steven Avery murder conviction, and an attempt to move the story ahead a little by addressing what she called the controversy over “whether the filmmakers got it right.”
A late entry into the crowded field of superb television series in 2015, the original Netflix docuseries Making A Murderer, has become a bona fide hit and popular conversation topic. Clearly, the staff at Late Night with Seth Meyers can be included among the fans of the show as they marked their return from their holiday hiatus with a spot-on parody of the show’s many fascinating yet banal telephone calls.