Hollywood & Crime

40 EpisodesProduced by Wondery

Hollywood and Crime is a ground-breaking true crime series about the most infamous murders in Tinseltown history. In The Black Dahlia Serial Killers, host Tracy Pattin investigates the sensational unsolved murder of Elizabeth Short. Known as the Black Dahlia, Short was a star-struck young woman whos… read more

40 Episodes | 2016 - 2019

Introducing The Thread: The Insanity Defense

April 11th, 2019


From the trial of James Hadfield in 1800 to the trial of Aurora gunman James Holmes over two centuries later, this season of The Thread explores six …

Introducing Over My Dead Body

February 12th, 2019


What happens when a seemingly-perfect marriage ends in a nasty divorce and someone ends up dead. Listen to Over My Dead Body today wherever you’re listening to this or visit www.wondery.fm/omdb

Introducing The Wonderland Murders by Hollywood & Crime

May 17th, 2018


The Wonderland Murders takes you on journey back to the drug- and sex-fueled world of 1970s Los Angeles, building to a brutal multiple murder just …

32 | Young Charlie: Coming Down Fast

December 29th, 2017


Susan Atkins horrified the Grand Jury on December 5, 1969 with her vivid, gruesome story of the Tate, LaBianca and Hinman murders. Other witnesses, including fellow Manson Family member Linda Kasabian, backed up and …

31 | Young Charlie: Slippies

December 22nd, 2017


On December 4, 1969, prosecuting attorney Vincent Bugliosi interviewed Susan Atkins and was convinced he had a case to connect Manson and his …

30 | Young Charlie: Summer of Love

December 15th, 2017


Susan Atkins shared with two inmates the gruesome details of the Tate–LaBianca murders, the murder of Gary Hinman, and her life with cult leader, …

29 | Young Charlie: How to Win Friends

December 8th, 2017


In October, 1969, another raid at the Spahn Ranch led to the arrest of a family of hippies tied to a series of crimes. Their leader gave his full …

28 | Young Charlie: Crazy Charlie

December 1st, 2017


By September 1969, police had interviewed over three hundred people and still had no viable suspects in the Tate or LaBianca murders. It didn’t help …

27 | Young Charlie: The Ketchup Bottle Bandits

November 24th, 2017


On the morning of August 9, 1969, the bodies of actress Sharon Tate and four other people were discovered at the sprawling Benedict Canyon home of …

Bonus: Thanksgiving Binge

November 16th, 2017


Tracy chats with Christine Blackburn of Story Worthy about their favorite episodes on each other podcasts.

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Introducing Young Charlie by Hollywood & Crime

November 8th, 2017


How did Charles Manson become an evil, cunning monster?

In August 1969, the world is shocked by the savage murders of movie star Sharon Tate and four …

26 | Cold Cases

November 3rd, 2017


In the wrap-up of our Black Dahlia Serial Killers series, host Tracy Pattin interviewed true crime experts Joan Renner, editor of Deranged LA Crimes.com and author of The First with the Latest: Aggie Underwood, the Los …

25 | Missing Persons

October 27th, 2017


In June 1949, more than a year after the Kern murder, another body was found. Louise Springer, a successful young hairdresser, was carjacked in a …

24 | The Best Suspect Ever

October 20th, 2017


Eight months passed and then, on Valentine’s Day 1948, there were two attacks. Viola Norton survived an assault by two men who abducted her in …

23 | The Silk Stocking Murder

October 13th, 2017


On June 21, 1947, six months after the murder of the Black Dahlia, another shocking homicide stole the Werewolf killer’s spotlight. Top Hollywood …

22 | The Last Stop

October 6th, 2017


Just ten days after Dorothy Montgomery’s body was found, another wife and mother was attacked – this time in Long Beach, a port city about 25 miles south of L.A. Laura Trelstad was last seen leaving a Mother’s Day party …

Introducing Dirty John

October 2nd, 2017


A true story about seduction, deception, forgiveness, denial, and ultimately, survival. Reported and hosted by Christopher Goffard from the L.A. …

21 | Sadist Slayer

September 29th, 2017


The fourth victim in the mutilation murders of 1947 was Dorothy Montgomery – a mother, homemaker and a teetotaling churchwoman -- whose nude body was found sprawled beneath a pepper tree in L.A.’s southeast suburbs. …

Coming soon: Hollywood & Crime S.2

September 15th, 2017


The ground-breaking serialized docu-drama returns September 29th.

20 | Noir L.A. – Hollywood and Vice with Special Guest Tere Tereba

September 15th, 2017


Tere Tereba (Author of Mickey Cohen: The Life and Crimes of L.A.'s Notorious Mobster) discusses all aspects of vice that ran rampant in Los Angeles …

19 | Noir L.A. – Hollywood and Headlines with Special Guest Joan Renner

September 8th, 2017


Historian Joan Renner (Author of The First with the Latest!: Aggie Underwood, the Los Angeles Herald, and the Sordid Crimes of a City) discusses the …

18 | Noir L.A. – ​ Hollywood and Scandals ​ with Special Guest Martin Turnbull

July 7th, 2017


Martin Turnbull (Author of The Garden of Allah series of novels) ​discusses three headline-making Hollywood Scandals from the 1940s with Hollywood …

17 | Stunning News

May 12th, 2017


In this fifth and final special Hollywood and Crime episode host Tracy Pattin sums up these five fascinating cases with FBI Profiler and Real Crime …

16 | A Killer's Message

May 5th, 2017


In this fourth special Hollywood and Crime episode host Tracy Pattin talks again to former FBI Profiler and Real Crime Profile Host, Jim Clemente and …

15 | High Risk Behavior

April 28th, 2017


In this third special Hollywood and Crime episode we analyze and dig into the horrific details of the most famous unsolved murder to date; that of …

14 | Soldier Boy

April 21st, 2017


In this second special episode of Hollywood and Crime, we delve into the unsolved murder of oil heiress Georgette Bauerdorf. Host Tracy Pattin looks …

13 | Death Ride

April 14th, 2017


In this first of five special episodes, Hollywood and Crime profiles the Black Dahlia Murders. Applying 21st Century behavioral analysis to our …

12 | Man Crazy

March 17th, 2017


In late March 1947, while police in Los Angeles hunted a serial killer, FBI agents in Pittsburgh interrogated the latest prime suspect in the Black …

11 | Kiss of Death

March 10th, 2017


After midnight on March 10, 1947, a railroad worker happened upon a woman’s body sprawled near the tracks in Downtown Los Angeles. Assuming she was drunk, he tried to kiss her – and to his horror realized that the woman …

10 | Dream Killer

March 3rd, 2017


A month after the trail went cold in the Black Dahlia case police were retracing the steps of Lipstick Murder victim Jeanne French, hoping they would …

9 | The Lipstick Murder

February 24th, 2017


On February 10th a woman’s body was found lying in the weeds in a desolate area called “the Moors.” Her face had been beaten to a pulp, and the …

8 | Werewolves

February 17th, 2017


“Werewolves Leave a Trail of Women Murders in L.A.” Only eight days after Elizabeth Short’s body was found Herald-Express reporter Agness Underwood …

7 | Red Herring

February 10th, 2017


Police investigators closed in on Suspect #1 in the sadistic murder of Elizabeth Short, the Black Dahlia. The man they sought was Robert “Red” Manley …

6 | Black Dahlia

February 3rd, 2017


Homicide detectives and reporters retraced Elizabeth Short’s steps prior to her body being discovered in Los Angeles on January 15th. Her mother, …

5 | Jane Doe

January 27th, 2017


January 15, 1947: The body of a young woman was found in a vacant lot south of Hollywood. Mutilated, completely sliced in two at the waist and …

4 | Vampire Slayer

January 20th, 2017


Two women are found mutilated and murdered in downtown Los Angeles. One woman’s body was lying in the doorway of the closet at the Barclay Hotel. Her leg had been hacked off at the knee; her ankle and foot tossed aside. …

3 | White Gardenia

January 13th, 2017


Early one morning, a young boy and his dog stumbled upon the body of a woman lying on a golf course. Her name was Ora Murray, and she’d been …

2 | Generous Georgette

January 6th, 2017


After young oil heiress Georgette Bauerdorf was found raped and strangled in her Sunset Strip apartment, police turned their attention to the famous …

1 | Bathtub Murder

January 6th, 2017


When beautiful young heiress Georgette Bauerdorf was found dead in her luxurious Sunset Strip apartment, police assumed it was just a tragic …

Coming Soon

December 19th, 2016


From Wondery, a new true crime series will immerse you in both the glamour and the underbelly of Hollywood in the 20th century. In season one, Tracy …

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