‘Marcia Clark Investigates The First 48’ is an American documentary series by A&E Network and produced by ITV America. It follows famed defense attorney and prosecutor Marcia Clark, as she re-visits high profile cold cases to find significant leads that could help in solving them.
She brings to light legal cases that ended in a controversial result by examining existing proof, interviewing people linked with the case, and visiting the actual place where the incident took place.
‘Marcia Clark Investigates The First 48’ first released on March 29, 2018, on A&E Network. Now the question is, will there be a ‘Marcia Clark Investigates The First 48’ Season 2? We will delve into that question, but first, let’s quickly look into the details of the series.
Marcia Clark Investigates The First 48 Cast: Who is in it?
Marcia Clark herself stars as the lead in ‘Marcia Clark Investigates The First 48’. Marcia is a famed former prosecutor and defense attorney. She was the lead prosecutor in the O.J Simpson murder case, one of the most publicized cases in American history.
Marcia Clark is also a published author, television correspondent and television producer. Marcia published three books under the Samantha Brinkman series titled ‘Blood Defense’ (2016), ‘Moral Defense’ (2016) and ‘Snap Judgement’ (2017). She has also published other books like ‘Guilt by Association’ (2011), ‘Guilt by Degrees’ (2012) and ‘Without a Doubt with Teresa Carpenter’ (1997).
What is Marcia Clark Investigates The First 48 About?
‘Marcia Clark Investigates The First 48’ is a new show by A&E Network, that focuses on some of the most prolific and high profile cases in American history that have gone cold. Often the law misses out some important investigations and evidence which are crucial in deciding the outcome of a case.
The files are eventually wrapped up and the cases are closed and remain unsolved. ‘Marcia Clark Investigates The First 48’ aims to revisit such cases and trace pieces of evidence that may have been left ignored.
The show focuses on the first 48 hours of the cases as that is where maximum evidence can be found and often missed out. ‘Marcia Clark Investigates The First 48’ features interviews of key members involved around the crime, in the hope of solving such mysteries. Marcia Clark herself, being a celebrated prosecutor, ensures the show remains extremely relevant.
Season 1 of ‘Marcia Clark Investigates The First 48’ begins with Marcia Clark revisiting the unsolved case of Caylee Anthony, a toddler who was brutally murdered. The drama that unfolds is truly bone-chilling. The show also features Marcia Clark investigating the disappearance of Stacy Peterson, a mother of four kids.
One of the episodes also investigates the case of Chandra Levy, who was murdered but the case remained unsolved. Chandra was an intern at Washington DC and had an alleged affair with Congressman, Gary Condit. Another great episode of ‘Marcia Clark Investigates The First 48’ focuses on the highly publicized death of Bonny Lee Bakely, wife of Hollywood actor Robert Blake. The episode interviews key players to determine if Bakely’s death was a suicide or cold-blooded murder.
Another episode of ‘Marcia Clark Investigates The First 48’ dives deep into the world of Hip Hop to unravel the secrets behind the death of legendary DJ, Jam Master Jay. One of the key episodes of the series revolves around the Spreckels Mansion Mystery.
Marcia investigates the death of Rebecca Zahau, lover of Jonah Shaknai, who is a famed multi-millionaire pharmaceutical tycoon. Rebecca was found tied, gagged and hanging in front of her boyfriend’s seaside mansion. The episode questions the jury’s decision to declare it a suicide and tries to revisit the first 48 hours to find missing pieces.
‘Marcia Clark Investigates The First 48’ is a brilliant and truly realistic show that has the potential of altering lives by providing justice. Each episode follows an in-depth narration of the entire incident, along with how the jury either came to a decision or closed the case due to incomplete evidence.
Revisiting the first 48 hours with Marcia Clark is truly gripping as we get to see interviews of people who have witnessed these gruesome crimes first hand. It is extremely thrilling to watch Marcia breakdown these cases right in front of us.
Marcia Clark Investigates The First 48 Season 2 Release Date: When will it premiere?
‘Marcia Clark Investigates The First 48’ Season 1 premiered on March 29, 2018, and ran until May 10, 2018. The series received an IMDb rating of 7.9 out of 10 and was praised by critics.
There is no news on the launch of Season 2 as of now. If it is renewed, ‘Marcia Clark Investigates The First 48’ Season 2 should release sometime in 2020. We will keep you posted as we find out.
Marcia Clark Investigates The First 48 Trailer:
Here’s the trailer of ‘Marcia Clark Investigates The First 48’ that will give you a better idea of the show.
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