What we’re watching: True crime edition

Not sure what to watch this week? We’ve had picked the best true crime streaming now!
True crime is all anyone is talking about right now, and there’s heaps of it out there. But where does an amateur sleuth even begin? Don’t sweat. We’ve sifted through the evidence and rounded up some of the best true crime content around. Put on your gloves and dive in.

The Staircase

On the 9th of December 2001, Kathleen Peterson was found dead at the foot of the stairs in her house. Her husband, author Michael Peterson, was accused of murdering her, and The Staircase charts the case as it unfolds. Complex, shocking and deeply engrossing, The Staircase is some of the best true crime out there and is streaming now on Netflix.


Keli Lane lived on the Northern Beaches of Sydney and many years ago was accused of murdering her newborn. Convicted of murder, she was locked away. This series asks the question: what if she didn’t do it? Exposed is riveting viewing from start to finish and you can watch is now on ABC iView.

Wrong Man

Wrong Man follows not one but three inmates who all insist they’ve been wrongly imprisoned, and follows a team of experts in legal and forensic fields as they delve through the evidence to figure out if these men are innocent. What Wrong Man unearths will shock you. Watch it now on Stan.

Evil Genius: The True Story of America's Most Diabolical Bank Heist

A man walks into a bank with a gun concealed inside a cane and a bomb collar strapped to his neck. The police arrive and the bomb goes off, killing the man. But who made him do it? What unfolds is one of the strangest, most tangled true crime series ever. Evil Genius is gripping from start to finish. Streaming now on Netflix.

Making a Murderer

Steven Avery served 18 years in prison for a crime he didn’t commit, and Making a Murderer covers every sordid, horrifying twist and turn in his ordeal. Packed with sizzling testimonies and more shocking reveals than you can shake a stick at, Making a Murderer is must-watch true crime and is on Netflix now.

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