|Canadian Catalogue - Crime|
Scammed! (13 x 30’ HD)
Struggle For Justice (10 x 60' HD)
This original series rides the growing wave of public interest in wrongful convictions by telling the story of individuals who were accused and convicted of crimes they did not commit and who struggled for justice to ultimately clear their name. Each episode traces one individual’s case from the moment of their accusation and arrest, through judgment and incarceration, and the ensuing legal battle that raged until a final victory in clearing their name was achieved. Theirs is a solitary and emotional journey, full of twists and cliff-hangers, that is presented in vivid detail through the help of dramatic re-enactments, narration, gripping testimonials, pertinent interviews and archival press and television news coverage.
Fraud Squad (26 X 30’HD)
Fraud Squad is an investigative, informative and totally addictive tv series aimed at bringing awareness to the public about the global problem of fraud. This hosted series interviews real people who have been the victims of a fraud as well as experts in the field who offer inside tips on how to avoid becoming a victim. Dramatic recreations help reconstruct the cases, bringing scams of all kinds to life for the viewer.
INJUSTICE (13 x 30' in HD)
Documentary Crime Series
InJustice is a crime series that looks and feels like no other crime series on television. Everything about the conventions of the typical documentary crime series have been turned upside down. Music, art, editing, photography, poetry, narration and special effects all serve to tell a story in a richly metaphoric and moving way. In the 500 channel universe, this series stands apart from every other crime series on television. Words like, ‘powerful’, ‘cinematic’, ‘bold’, ‘moving’, ‘dramatic’, ‘unique’, and ‘captivating’ have been used by many individuals to describe this series. Despite taking such a radical approach to production and post production, rich engaging story telling remains the primary concern of the production team. Many have said that InJustice ‘feels’ like a drama, even though it very clearly is a documentary series.
SPY GAMES (13 x 30' in HD)
Explore the tradecraft, history, and contemporary role of espionage. Talk shop with real spies and get a hands-on look at amazing espionage artifacts at the International Spy Museum in Washington DC, the only facility of its kind. Spy Games offers a fresh perspective on the world’s second-oldest profession, its secret missions, successes and failures. It is an exploration of history through an exciting and engaging format, designed to attract new viewers and challenge espionage aficionados.
TELLING AMY’S STORY (1 x 60'' in HD)
'Somebody call 911. I just shot Amy' - Amy's husband Vince, just after he stepped out his front door. Words he said calmly to Amy's parents and young children as they sat in the driveway waiting. The police arrived, finding Amy in the living room, a bag containing bottles, diapers and onesies lying beside her dead body. Lots of people knew - but only small bits and pieces. Her husband was a 'jerk.' He hassled her co-workers. He always carried a gun, and he'd threatened her with death before. Her murder was inevitable, but wasn't apparent to anyone. Told by an impassioned police detective through an exhaustive investigation, together with the courts, Amy's friends, and her family, 'Telling Amy's Story' creates a disturbing, and exasperating picture of a life that was.
The Conspiracy Show (31 x 30' in HD)
Current Affairs / Mystery
Was 9/11 an Inside Job? Who Really Runs the World? Are We Alone in the Universe? Is the Government Hiding the Truth about UFOs and ET’s? Are We Really Running Out of Oil? Is Time Travel Possible? Who is the Anti-Christ? Richard Syrett, a 20 year veteran of talk radio, brings his controversial and spellbinding new program to television. The Conspiracy Show investigates extraordinary claims within the fields of conspiracy, supernatural, paranormal and UFO/ET phenomena. The show features interviews with some of the world's preeminent researchers, independent thinkers, skeptics and authors in this fascinating arena. Syrett travels the world following the truth where ever it leads, often weighing in with his own considered opinion, but ultimately the viewer decides what version of events to embrace.
THE PEOPLE VS. BETTY GOOCH (1 X 60' in HD)
In 2004, an elderly grandmother is arrested in the Northwest suburbs of Chicago - and Betty Gooch becomes an instant tabloid media sensation. But who is Betty Gooch? Just another little old lady struggling with ill-heath and low income? Or an unhinged criminal sociopath using rubber checks to scam car dealerships? The People vs. Betty Gooch discovers that these questions don’t come with simple answers.
THE HOUSE OF SUH (1 X 60’ HD)
Behind one of Chicago's most famous murder cases is a story about an immigrant family's failed attempt to achieve the American Dream. Yoon Myung and Tai Sook Suh immigrated to America for a better life for their children, Andrew and Catherine. But their pursuit of happiness quickly became riddled with misfortune, culminating on September 25, 1993, when Andrew shot and killed his older sisterʼs fiancé of eight years, Robert OʼDubaine, at Catherineʼs bidding. Those closest to Andrew expressed shock and disbelief: how could a young man with a promising future allow himself to be convinced into committing murder? As the Suhʼs complex history unfolds, issues of cultural assimilation, traditional values and justice are examined, raising questions of guilt, innocence and the illusive gray area in between.
developed by RB Productions