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Kary Antholis

Kary Antholis founded Crime Story Media, LLC in July 2019, after retiring as President of Miniseries and Cinemax Programming at HBO. For full biography, see Publisher Biography link.


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Podcasts: Attorney General William Barr; Georgetown Law Professor Paul Butler

To me justice is the right outcome... I believe a sense of justice is hardwired into human beings. Don't ask me why, but it is there… There's that scene in Dirty Harry where… Dirty Harry asks, "Where is she?" And the… guy smirks at him and he shoots him in the leg or something and the guy tells him where it is. I say, now was that an unjust or morally repellent act? Is the reason the audience applauds when that happens because the audience is morally bankrupt? Or is there something else going on there? United States Attorney General William...

Crime Story

In the days following the 2016 election I had an epiphany of sorts.  The immediate cause of this epiphany was not the unexpected election results, but a November 9 event hosted by Georgetown University Law Center, on whose Board of Visitors I serve. The Dean of Georgetown Law, Dean Treanor, brought together screenwriters Steve Zaillian and Richard Price and a group of legal scholars from the Law School. The panelists focused their discussion on the thematic insights that an HBO miniseries (that I oversaw) called The Night Of offered into our criminal justice system.  The capacity audience and the dialogue that...

Introducing: Crime Story (Day 0)

As you may have seen in this piece on Deadline, today we launched crimestory.com.  You can read about the genesis of this endeavor here, and you can read more about me and my background here. Our aim at Crime Story, simply put, is to appeal to those who are engaged by a well-told crime story, to those who want to know more about how and why stories of crime and justice are told AND to those who care about the fairness and humanity of our justice system.   As a key part of our launch, Crime Story is partnering with Talking Points Memo (TPM), one of the...

Kary Antholis

Kary Antholis founded Crime Story Media, LLC in July 2019, after retiring as President of Miniseries and Cinemax Programming at HBO.  Under the Crime Story banner, Antholis has served as Executive Producer on the hit limited series Black Bird (from Apple TV+ and Showrunner Dennis Lehane), We Own this City (from HBO and Showrunners George Pelecanos and David Simon), the Emmy-nominated HBO documentary The Slow Hustle (Director, Sonja Sohn) and the hit podcast series Firebug and Jury Duty. In over 25 years as a creative executive at HBO, Kary oversaw Academy Award, Emmy and Golden Globe-winning projects, including Chernobyl, Angels in...

All of CRIME STORY’S Reporting on the People vs. Robert Durst

Here are links to episodes of Jury Duty: The Trial of Robert Durst Episode 1: This Case Involves Three Different Murders Episode 2: A History of Violence Episode 3: Pine Barrens BREAKING NEWS: Adjournment to Spring and a Second Podcast Season Episode 4: Point Blank Episode 5: The Killing of Morris Black Episode 6: The Texas Trial of Robert Durst Episode 7: The Jinx Episode 8: After the Jinx Episode 9: Bob Doesn’t Make Good Decisions Episode 10: Let’s Talk About the Dismemberment Episode 11: No Evidence is Evidence Episode 12: Thank You for Your Time (Season Finale) Crime Story continues to publish installments in a series of pieces about the events surrounding...