Australian Crime Stories
Australian Crime Stories is an Australian true-crime program created for television that originally premiered on Foxtel as Tough Nuts: Australia's Hardest Criminals. Series 1 and 2 were re-branded for broadcast by the Nine Network. The show goes behind the headlines of some of Australia's most captivating, terrifying, and inexplicable crimes to uncover new evidence and gather new views. With compelling accounts from police, criminals, and witnesses, Australian Crime Stories reveals the deadly sins at the heart of every crime. From the disappearance of 20-year-old Lucille Butterworth from a bus stop in Tasmania in 1969 to the mindboggling story of leader, hero, and criminal mastermind John Friedrich, this series offers an unrivalled look at some of the infamous Australian crimes. The show is hosted by Australian journalist and veteran true-crime reporter Adam Shand.