Investigators who try to solve celebrity homicides operate in a world unlike any other. Beautiful Hollywood stars are surrounded by jilted lovers, wannabes and fans who are dangerously obsessed, leaving detectives to wade through a legion of bizarre suspects, often hitting dead ends. Paparazzi trample on valuable evidence, witnesses and juries are blinded by the glare of the press and rich celebrities hire lawyers so powerful that justice may never be served.
Episode 1 - Robert Blake
LAPD Homicide Detective Ron Ito works relentlessly to uncover the secrets behind the 2001 murder of actor Robert Blake's wife, Bonnie Lee Bakley. In 2001, the couple had gone out to dinner and, afterwards, Bonnie waited in Blake's car whilst he went back to the restaurant to collect a gun he said he had previously left there. She was fatally shot in the head and Blake claimed that he had not been present when the killing took place.
Episode 2 - OJ Simpson
When police charge American football icon and actor OJ Simpson with the murders of his ex-wife Nicole Brown Simpson and her friend Ron Goldman, LAPD detective Tom Lange's investigation leads him into a world of drugs, violence and racial politics.
Episode 3 - Phil Spector
Famed US record producer and songwriter Phil Spector is acknowledged as one of the most influential figures in pop music history, but when actress Lana Clarkson is found dead in his home, slumped in a chair with a single gunshot wound to the mouth, police uncover the bizarre truth about the eccentric auteur and the horrifying murder.
Episode 4 - Dorothy Stratten
Dorothy Stratten was a model and former Playmate of the Year who Hugh Hefner thought would be able to crossover successfully as an actress. When Stratten and her husband are found dead at home, however, police are drawn into a dark case of underworld hit men and Hollywood heavyweights.
Episode 5 - Tupac Shakur
The investigation into hip hop star Tupac Shakur's death in a drive-by shooting takes police deep into the gang scene and uncovers the events that ended the life of a music icon. Even by the age of 25, Tupac had established himself as a hugely influential and best-selling artist, but the rapper had been a vocal participant of the East Coast-West Coast hip hop feud and had made many enemies along the way.
Episode 6 - Phil Hartman
When Saturday Night Live star Phil Hartman and his wife are found shot dead in the bedroom of their Los Angeles home, homicide detectives must piece together the tragic events that led to murder. How did such a talented but down-to-earth comedian, beloved by everyone he worked with, meet such a grizzly and lurid end?