Investigation Discovery’s popular news magazine series Killer Instinct with Chris Hansen returns for a second season on July 25 with new in-depth examinations of some of America’s most chilling and heart-wrenching homicide cases. Through extraordinary access to key witnesses, loved ones, and law enforcement officials, Hansen guides viewers through every twist and turn of a captivating, unfolding criminal drama. After deconstructing the case, Hansen pieces the puzzle back together again with added insight drawn from his interviews and research to shed new light on the case and uncover the truth.
Chris Hansen is the creator of Dateline NBC’s “To Catch A Predator,” where his breakthrough investigative reporting involving online sexual predators exposed hundreds of men who targeted young teenagers over the Internet. An 8-time Emmy award®-winning investigative journalist, Chris Hansen has covered many breaking news stories for the last 20 years and has used hidden cameras to investigate everything from child sex trafficking to terrorist groups, to counterfeit drugs being smuggled into the United States. Hansen has also received awards for excellence in journalism from both the Associated Press and United Press International, and he has won four Edward R. Murrow awards for his investigative reports.