For the first time in over a decade, Erik Menendez opens up with his most in-depth interview to date in "The Menendez Murders: Erik Tells All," a new documentary series that re-examines one of the most fascinating true crime tragedies of the past century through the lens of one of the convicted killers.
Struggles for love, wealth and power among diverse families in the lush Southern California city were played out in this Emmy-winning soap, which also had comedy, action and some of the genre's most memorable pairings and players. Among them: sultry socialite Augusta Lockridge, whose onscreen blindness attracted a sympathy letter from President Ronald Reagan.
Unsolved cases were examined in this popular reality-based anthology, which became an NBC series after the success of a special hosted by Raymond Burr. Using reenactments and interviews with law officers and investigators, the program looked at various crimes, missing-person cases and occasional stories of the supernatural.