Whether we love them or love to hate them, there is something about the rich and powerful that keeps us fascinated. From their rise and fall to their outrageous lies, and even murder, Vanity Fair captures it all and we just can’t turn away. Now, the true stories we have all devoured in Vanity Fair come to television. In each hour-long episode, viewers are treated to a sinful dose of power, wealth, deception and crime.
A victim of a grisly murder is uncovered. A child from a wealthy family is abducted. It’s the sordid tale of "The Perfectly Sinister Mr. Rockefeller."
Children of affluent American families declare war on the country using guns and bombs to kill. How many will have to die before justice is served?
A star athlete from a wealthy family brutally rapes several teenage girls and threatens to kill them if they tell anyone. An international manhunt ensues, and he eludes capture by the FBI and Interpol. Will he honor his death threats?
In 1980, a serial killer abducts women from downtown Los Angles and dumps their bodies in bizarre places. When an unidentified caller telephones police, they must decipher fact from fiction as the woman confesses to a bizarre series of events.
After a serial killer known as the Stocking Strangler is sentenced to death in Georgia, Vanity Fair writer David Rose uncovers shocking facts about the case and races to stop the execution.
Two women disappear from a college town, and panic pervades the community after their bodies are found; the victims' families galvanize the public to help put a killer behind bars.
In Austin, Texas, detectives uncover a day care abuse scandal that horrifies the community, and women from across the country come forward with chilling tales of ritual abuse.
A Texas drifter is sentenced to death after confessing to hundreds of brutal murders, but some investigators continue to wonder if they have the real killer behind bars.
In 1974, Bikram Choudhury, a yoga prodigy, opens his first studio in Beverly Hills, California. By 2011, there are over 600 Bikram Yoga studios worldwide. As Choudhury’s empire grows, so does the cult-like nature of his organization. He becomes controlling, demanding loyalty from his followers and surrounds himself with young, female students who he insists brush his hair and massage him. In 2013, one woman alleges that Choudhury assaulted her. Soon after, more women come forward with similar stories of harassment and sexual assault. How did this man allegedly go from healer to sexual predator? What will it take to stop the violence?
When Aubrey Lloyd learns her teenage sister has run away, Aubrey is certain she knows what’s happening. Her sister is being sold for sex. It is a familiar story for Aubrey, who was forced into prostitution when she was a high school student. The multibillion-dollar sex trafficking industry has evolved into a modern day slave trade. In Houston, law enforcement officials fight to take down notorious trafficker Gerardo “El Gallo” Salazar, who brands his victims with trademark rooster tattoos. When a girl’s innocence becomes a moneymaking proposition, how far will a sexual predator go to turn a profit?
When a woman hears from a man who assaulted her in college, she's determined to bring him to justice; 30 years later, a student at the same university speaks about a strikingly similar encounter, leading investigators to uncover a shocking truth.
JT LeRoy's meteoric rise to literary stardom is truly remarkable, but the young author's increasingly bizarre behavior gives rise to speculation about what was happening behind the scenes.