Crime Watch Daily with Chris Hansen is the very first crime show to air in daytime syndication and receive Daytime Emmy® nominations in both its inaugural and second years. Anchored from the streets of New York City and led by renowned veteran journalist Chris Hansen, Crime Watch Daily delivers in-depth true crime sagas showcasing the very best of crime journalism. From unsolved murders to compelling mysteries, undercover investigations and shocking crimes caught on camera, the series brings stories from small towns across America to national attention. Crime Watch Daily’s network of affiliate stations forms a virtual "national newsroom" allowing the show to gather local leads in 198 markets across the country.
Joining Hansen is Crime Watch Daily’s team of crime-fighting reporters including Emmy®-winners Ana Garcia and Michelle Sigona, along with New York Times bestselling author Jason Mattera and special correspondent Elizabeth Smart. Smart’s powerful life story and unique point of view allows her to relate to other survivors and tell provocative stories in a way no other TV journalist can. Crime Watch Daily has also revitalized Chris Hansen's hugely popular hunt for sexual offenders with the acclaimed segment "Hansen vs. Predator." Hansen's work with law enforcement has resulted in more than 300 pedophiles being brought to justice.
Created and executive produced by Extra's Lisa Gregorisch-Dempsey, along with Jeremy Spiegel and Scott Eldridge, Crime Watch Daily with Chris Hansen is nationally syndicated on Tribune-owned stations in 198 markets, including New York, Los Angeles and Chicago. The show is also cleared on additional stations representing 99% of the country.