Female murderers are often times more horrifying and intriguing than their male counterparts. Their worlds are often defined by obsession, greed, and revenge.
Deadly Women fuses bone-chilling story-telling, sumptuous period drama and forensic fact in a bid to explore history's most alluring female killers. Each episode profiles four famous cases from the past; killers and their victims are brought to life by elaborate dramatized reconstructions. The program will span four centuries and seven countries to explore the makings of these deadly women.
Candice DeLong, a former FBI agent and profiler, and Dr. Janis Amatuzio, a forensic pathologist will also join the program to give a deeper insight into the crimes and the women who commit them.
Some women can't resist boy toys. But fur flies when these Deadly Women reveal they're "Killer Cougars."
These Deadly Women are old but not wise. You have to watch your back when "Granny Gets a Gun."
They are "Bad To The Bone"... it’s only a matter of time before they become Deadly Women.
These Deadly Women won’t let their men go... they "Cling ‘Til Death."
They look sugar coated but these Deadly Women are made of "Sugar And Spite."
The stakes are high and the chips are down when these Deadly Women decide to "Cash In."
These Deadly Women satisfied their blood lust within the family... they were "Killer In-Laws."
A social worker can’t keep the lid on her possessive nature, a friendship is destroyed by jealous delusions, and young love leads to a violent end.
Greed and lust drove these Deadly Women to commit "Unspeakable Acts."
An aspiring Olympic equestrian finds a solution to her financial woes; a young divorcee decides to get rid of her ex-husband for good; a greedy woman sets her eyes on a wealthy widower for her next victim.
The match is struck, the fuse is lit, and it’s only a matter of time before the "Anger Mismanagement" of these Deadly Women will see them explode.
A pregnant 20-year-old woman takes deadly measures when her boyfriend threatens to leave her; a woman sets her eyes on her fiancé's bank account; involved in a love triangle, a housewife chooses to end one relationship permanently.