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Season 40 2016 - 2017

  • 2016-09-10T03:00:00+01:00 on ABC (US)
  • 40 mins
  • 1 day, 19 hours, 17 mins
  • United States
  • English
  • News

20/20 brings you hard-hitting investigative reports, news-maker interviews and compelling human interest and feature stories.

65 episodes

40x01 The Elizabeth Vargas Interview

  • Season Premiere

    2016-09-10T03:00:00+01:00 — 40 mins

Elizabeth Vargas is interviewed by Diane Sawyer, in the Season 40 premiere, about her secret struggle with alcohol and anxiety, as revealed in her memoir, "Between Breaths".

40x02 In-Laws and Outlaws

  • 2016-09-17T03:00:00+01:00 — 40 mins

Detectives suspect that the murder of a criminal law professor may be the result of a family feud.

40x03 Love, Hope and Faith

  • 2016-09-24T03:00:00+01:00 — 40 mins

Friends, Family Stunned to Learn UNC Student Is Dead; FBI Develops Profile of Murdered UNC Student's Killer; Police Remain Confident They Will Find Faith Hedgepeth's Killer.

40x04 Rear Window

  • 2016-10-01T03:00:00+01:00 — 40 mins

12-Year-Old Garrett Phillips Murdered at His NY Home; Nick Hillary Indicted and Arrested for Murder of Garrett Phillips; Nick Hillary Weeps at Verdict in Garrett Phillips' Murder Trial.

40x05 Her Last Chance

  • 2016-10-08T03:00:00+01:00 — 40 mins

Woman Says She Found Boyfriend's Body Covered in Blood; After 2 Trials, Woman Found Guilty of Murdering Her Boyfriend.

40x06 What Happened to Jackie?

  • 2016-10-15T03:00:00+01:00 — 40 mins

'Jackie' Tells UVA Friends a Story That Will Change Their Lives; Former UVA Dean Denies 'Rape on Campus' Article Allegations; Sexual Assault Survivor on Retracted 'A Rape on Campus' Article.

40x07 How to Get Away With Murder

  • 2016-10-22T03:00:00+01:00 — 40 mins

Mom Desperately Searching for Missing Teen Daughter; Man Admits to 911 Operator That He Killed Missing Teen.

The 'Miracle Cure' That Experts Say Is Dangerous Sham; Equestrian World Duped by Woman Claiming to Be French Nobility; Workers Faking Injuries Collected Thousands of Dollars in Disability Payments.

40x09 Mystery in the Park: Chandra Levy

  • 2016-11-05T02:00:00+00:00 — 40 mins

Congressman Gary Condit in Scandal After Chandra Levy Disappearance; Police Suspect Ingmar Guandique; Ingmar Guandique Says He Is Innocent of Chandra Levy's Murder.

Donald Trump's New York City Childhood; Donald Trump's Family and Children; What the Future Looks Like For Donald Trump.

Former Fox Booker Says Ailes Sexually Harassed Her for Years; HR Expert's Advice for Handling Sexual Harassment at Work.

40x12 The Real Designated Survivor

  • 2016-11-24T03:00:00+00:00 — 40 mins

Kiefer Sutherland on Starring in ABC's Hit Show "Designated Survivor"; The Top Secret Bunkers the Government Doesn't Want You to Know About; How Poland Coped When Most of Government Was Killed in Plane Crash.

40x13 Finding Owen: A Boy's Story

  • 2016-11-26T03:00:00+00:00 — 40 mins

'Life, Animated' Documentary Follows Child's Life With Autism; Dad Realized He Could Talk to Son With Autism With Cartoon Characters; 'Life, Animated' Star Meets Voices of His Favorite Characters.

40x14 Sherri Papini's Alleged Abduction

  • 2016-12-03T03:00:00+00:00 — 39 mins

The case of Sherri Papini, a California mom who mysteriously disappeared while out for a jog in early November before being found injured but alive on a rural road on Thanksgiving Day. Included: Reporter Matt Gutman interviews Sherri's husband and sister about her alleged female kidnappers.

40x15 The Mark Carver Case

  • 2016-12-10T03:00:00+00:00 — 40 mins

Convicted Murderer Denies Killing UNC Charlotte Student; "Touch DNA" Links Men to Car of Murdered College Student.

40x16 The JonBenet Ramsey Case

  • 2016-12-17T03:00:00+00:00 — 40 mins

Inside the Day JonBenet Ramsey Was Found Dead; Patsy and John Ramsey Deny Killing Their Daughter JonBenet; Where JonBenet Ramsey's Family Is Today

Todd Fisher on the relationship between Debbie Reynolds and Carrie Fisher.

40x20 Scientology: A War Without Guns

  • 2017-01-07T03:00:00+00:00 — 40 mins

Actress Leah Remini sits down with Dan Harris to discuss her fight against the Church of Scientology during a report that includes other former members who are crusading against it, as well as those who still practice outside of the official Church.

40x21 My Reality: A Hidden America

  • 2017-01-14T03:00:00+00:00 — 40 mins

Low Wage Workers and the 'Fight For 15'; Aetna CEO Says He Was Shocked By How Little Some Employees Were Paid.

Ivanka Trump Says She's Still Figuring Out Her Role in D.C.; Eric Trump, Donald Trump Jr. on Pressure of Running Their Company.

40x23 The Inauguration of Donald J. Trump

  • 2017-01-21T03:00:00+00:00 — 40 mins

Donald Trump becomes the 45th President of the United States.

40x24 Mary Tyler Moore: After All

  • 2017-01-28T03:00:00+00:00 — 80 mins

Mary Tyler Moore's Difficult Upbringing and Show Business Debut; How 'The Mary Tyler Moore Show' Helped Pave the Way for Female Writers.

40x25 Lost at Sea

  • 2017-02-04T03:00:00+00:00 — 40 mins

Nathan Carman Describes Seeing Mom For the Last Time at Sea; Police Question Nathan Carman in Grandfather John Chakalos' Murder; Insurance Company Won't Pay Nathan Carman's Claim For Boat Lost at Sea.

40x26 Anna Nicole Smith: Beauty Lost

  • 2017-02-11T03:00:00+00:00 — 40 mins

Larry Birkhead on Anna Nicole Smith, Daughter Dannielynn Today; Anna Nicole Smith's Legal Battle for Her Late Husband's Money.

The horrific day Leanna Taylor found out her son was dead; Police start to suspect Justin Ross Harris after son's death; Why Leanna Taylor took the stand in ex-husband's defense.

40x28 Shark Tank on 20/20

  • 2017-02-25T03:00:00+00:00 — 40 mins

'Shark Tank' sharks reveal their biggest deals made in the tank; The stories of 'Shark Tank' products made in America; Where these 'Shark Tank' companies are today.

40x29 A Boy Named Lucas

  • 2017-03-11T03:00:00+00:00 — 40 mins

Teens who say they were sent away because they were gay; The Bible and the belt; Taking the stand.

40x30 Truth And Lies: The Family Manson

  • 2017-03-18T02:00:00+00:00 — 40 mins

Charles Manson's tumultuous childhood and time in prison; What happened the night Sharon Tate was murdered by Charles Manson's followers; Where Charles Manson and his followers are today.

40x31 Noura Jackson's Story

  • 2017-03-25T02:00:00+00:00 — 40 mins

Teen says she came home and found mom covered in blood; Prosecution claims woman killed mom for trying to stop her party lifestyle; Noura Jackson adjusts to life outside after being in prison for mom's murder.

40x32 Stranded

  • 2017-04-01T03:00:00+01:00 — 40 mins

What happened before woman was stranded in desert near Grand Canyon; Stranded student near Grand Canyon builds fire, sign to signal for help; Student stranded near Grand Canyon reunites with her rescuers.

40x33 Mom Turned PI

  • 2017-04-08T03:00:00+01:00 — 40 mins

Two families hire a private investigator to search for answers concerning the deaths of their children.

40x34 Hooking a Catfish

  • 2017-04-15T03:00:00+01:00 — 40 mins

A Canadian woman served time after launching an elaborate catfishing scheme involving an NBA star and an aspiring model.

40x36 From Classroom to Captive

  • 2017-05-06T03:00:00+01:00 — 40 mins

Police finally track down Tennessee teacher and teen Elizabeth Thomas.

40x37 The Rise, Fall and Rise of John McAfee

  • 2017-05-13T03:00:00+01:00 — 40 mins

Anti-virus software pioneer John McAfee has been a person of interest in a murder and a presidential candidate.

40x38 Digital Addiction?

  • 2017-05-20T03:00:00+01:00 — 40 mins

Three different families struggle with the excessive use of technology.

40x40 The Searchers

  • 2017-05-27T03:00:00+01:00 — 40 mins

Army Vet Recalls Last Time He Saw Twin Kids Over 40 Years Ago; Dad's Nearly Half-Century Search for Long-Lost Kids Finally Ends

40x42 Behind the Closed Door

  • 2017-06-03T03:00:00+01:00 — 40 mins

Teens gather for night of underage drinking at high school party; Friend says teen 'wasn't fully conscious' when she was left in bedroom; Teen's allegation of rape against football star divides Alabama town

40x43 Truth and Lies: Watergate

  • 2017-06-17T03:00:00+01:00 — 40 mins

Exclusive interviews, photos and footage related to the Nixon Watergate scandal.

40x44 A Hostile Act

  • 2017-06-24T03:00:00+01:00 — 40 mins

An international investigation into Otto Warmbier's 17-month imprisonment in North Korea, and his death, which occurred less than a week after he was brought back to the United State in a state of unresponsive wakefulness.

Who was Gianni Versace's killer, Andrew Cunanan; Gianni Versace is murdered in front of his Miami Beach mansion; Gianni Versace's death is mourned across the world.

40x47 O.J. His Last Play

  • 2017-07-15T03:00:00+01:00 — 40 mins

It was supposed to be a quick meeting in a hotel room at the Palace Station Hotel and Casino. One of Simpson’s friends, Charlie Ehrlich, had agreed to pose as a buyer and meet with two sports memorabilia sellers, who claimed to have some of the former NFL hero’s items.

40x49 Can Words Kill?

  • 2017-08-05T03:00:00+01:00 — 40 mins

Texting suicide victim Conrad Roy's relationship with Michelle Carter; Police find Michelle Carter's text; Michelle Carter free pending appeal

Who are the white nationalists and Antifa; White nationalists, counterprotesters face off in Pikeville, Kentucky; Violence erupts between white nationalists, counterprotestors in Charlottesville

40x53 A Chance Encounter

  • 2017-09-09T03:00:00+01:00 — 40 mins

Arizona college party ends with a deadly shooting; Police body cameras capture aftermath of college party shooting; What college student says happened night he killed fellow NAU student; Shooting victims take stand at fellow student's trial; College student on trial for killing fellow student testifies; Jury deadlocked in trial for shooting death of Arizona college student.

40x54 The Murder of Dee Dee Jackson

  • 2017-09-16T03:00:00+01:00 — 40 mins

Tito Jackson's ex-wife Dee Dee Jackson tragically drowns; Jackson family finds death of Tito Jackson's ex-wife suspicious; Dee Dee Jackson's sons won't object to mom's convicted killer being paroled

40x55 Love At First Sting

  • 2017-09-23T03:00:00+01:00 — 40 mins

Successful veterinarian finds love again with younger doctor; Woman, her boyfriend were involved in alleged murder-for-hire plot; Man awaits trial for allegedly hiring hit man to kill ex-girlfriend

40x56 Justice For Holly

  • 2017-09-30T03:00:00+01:00 — 40 mins

Brother recalls the last day he saw his sister Holly Bobo alive; Missing nursing student Holly Bobo's remains are found by ginseng hunters; Jury returns with verdict in man's trial for Holly Bobo's murder

40x57 Las Vegas: Heartbreak & Heroes

  • 2017-10-07T03:00:00+01:00 — 40 mins

Victims, eyewitnesses and first responders share their accounts of what happened during the mass shooting at the Route 91 Harvest festival.

40x58 Scandal & Shame in Hollywood

  • 2017-10-14T03:00:00+01:00 — 40 mins

Interviews with women who have come out with sexual harassment claims against Hollywood mogul Harvey Weinstein; exploring whether recent allegations against powerful men will end the system of demanding sexual favors for career advancement.

40x59 The Clown Killer?

  • 2017-10-21T03:00:00+01:00 — 40 mins

Twenty-seven years after a Florida woman was fatally shot on the doorstep of her home by an assailant in a clown costume, police arrest her husband's new wife.

40x60 27 Days Later: Mystery in Las Vegas

  • 2017-10-28T03:00:00+01:00 — 40 mins

Vegas gunman's motivation remains a mystery weeks after deadly attack; Conspiracy theories emerge in Las Vegas shooting; Vegas shooting survivors say they still have nightmares, trouble sleeping

When former Marine discovered teen son talking to ISIS recruiters; How ISIS uses the internet to target young Americans for recruitment; The fight against ISIS's reach on America's youth

40x62 Track and Fear

  • 2017-11-11T03:00:00+00:00 — 40 mins

Baillie Gibson becomes one of the best discus, shot put athletes in the country; College athlete, coach disagree whether sexual relationship was consensual; Former coach Craig Carter speaks out about Baillie Gibson case

40x63 Wonder Boy

  • 2017-11-18T03:00:00+00:00 — 40 mins

20/20 airs a very special episode that features Nathaniel Newman, a boy with the very rare cranio-facial condition Treacher Collins syndrome.

Peter Billingsley, the star of "A Christmas Story," discusses some of the most memorable and beloved Christmas movies of all time, including interviews with the stars, and behind-the-scenes looks at some of the most memorable moments from the films.

40x65 A Killing on the Cape

  • 2017-11-25T03:00:00+00:00 — 40 mins

Accomplished fashion writer found stabbed to death at her home; Police ask men in Truro, Massachusetts for DNA samples in murder investigation; Chris McCowen shares his side of the Christa Worthington case