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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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Showrunners of “The Wire” Team with Crime Story for Baltimore Police Corruption Series  (Week 82)

This week brought a big announcement of a new Crime Story scripted TV series. We presented a story marking the 30th Anniversary of the Rodney King beating. We continued our presentation of the series by Katherine Mader and offered another update from Mike Romano.Welcome to our summary of the week's events at CrimeStory.com and The Crime Story Podcast. Yesterday, Deadline broke the story that the Creator of The Wire, David Simon, and his fellow Executive Producer from that show, George Pelecanos are teaming up with Crime Story for a new HBO...

Journalist Justin Fenton on Epic Police Corruption in the World of “The Wire”

On today’s Crime Story Podcast, I interview journalist Justin Fenton, who covers the crime beat for the Baltimore Sun, about his new book, We Own This City. I first became aware of Justin’s work four years ago, as I read his reporting on a police scandal that dominated the news in Baltimore and that culminated in the shooting death of Homicide Detective Sean Suiter. I found Justin’s reporting to be clarifying and insightful amid the murkiness and confusion. In fact, his reporting reminded me of the work of another Baltimore based journalist who...

Prosecutor Misrepresents Gascón’s Remarks to Crime Story (Week 81)

Team Crime Story: This week brought a special report about a misrepresentations made by an L.A. prosecutor about remarks made to Crime Story L.A. District Attorney Gascón. We continued our presentation of the series by Katherine Mader and another update from Mike Romano. Welcome to our summary of the week's events at CrimeStory.com and The Crime Story Podcast. On Wednesday and Thursday, we continued our Crime Story series excerpting Inside the Robe: A Judge's Candid Tale of Criminal Justice in America, by Judge Katherine Mader (Ret.) which best selling author...

Prosecutor’s Claim Misrepresents L.A. District Attorney Gascón’s Remarks to Crime Story

It was recently reported that Deputy District Attorney Jon Hatami has formally accused newly elected District Attorney George Gascón of discrimination for, among other things, comments he made during an interview with Crime Story.  Having reviewed the filing documents, we would like to clarify for our readers the timeline of events and the erroneous representations in Hatami’s claim. The claim, filed February 8, 2021 states, “On October 27, 2020, in a televised and recorded interview, Gascón said on Crime Story, ‘Some people will be unhappy and like...

Hermann Goering’s Journey to Defiance (Week 80)

This week at Crime Story we continued our presentation of series by Sean Smith and Katherine Mader. We featured a story about a disturbing development in the LAPD. And I represented Crime Story in two appearances as a commentator on Court TV. Welcome to our summary of the week's events at CrimeStory.com and The Crime Story Podcast. On Friday, we presented thethird installment of our Crime Story Series: Nuremberg by Sean Smith, the timely and timeless tale of the effort to use international law to criminalize and...

Judge Rules on District Attorney’s Policy Directives (Week 79)

Team Crime Story:This week brought reports on a key decision in litigation over D.A. George Gascón's policy directives, the initiation of a new police reform program and we continued our presentation of the series by Katherine Mader. Welcome to our summary of the week's events at CrimeStory.com and The Crime Story Podcast. On Monday, we reported that an L.A. Superior Court Judge ruled mostly in favor of the Association of Deputy District Attorneys for Los Angeles County in a petition brought against District Attorney George Gascón, saying he cannot order...