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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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New Episode of Durst Trial Podcast: Loyalty in The World of Robert Durst

In this episode, host Kary Antholis and co-host Brittany Bookbinder explore the expectations and limits of loyalty in the world of Robert Durst.

Mike Romano: Fernando Rocha’s Life Sentence Vacated After 24 Years

Fernando Rocha's life sentence has been vacated based on "exceptional conduct" while in prison.

Inside the Robe: A Judge’s Candid Tale of Criminal Justice in America – Part 68

In Part 68, Judge Mader explains the challenges of proving ‘aiding and abetting’ cases, and then reflects on the impact a sincere, empathetic prosecutor can have on the criminal legal process.

Crime Story Daily Highlights – Week 103

A weekly curated selection of highlights from Crime Story Daily.

Inside the Robe: A Judge’s Candid Tale of Criminal Justice in America – Part 67

In Part 67, Judge Mader navigates her colleagues’ sensitivities while editing a magazine for judges. Mader also explores the fine line judges must walk when talking to defendants about plea offers.

Bonus Episode of Durst Trial Podcast: Witness for Mistrial

This special breaking news edition of Jury Duty discusses the Thursday, July 29, motion by Robert Durst's defense team for a mistrial based on Durst’s declining health.

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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. Since founding the company, Kary has set up scripted television projects with David Simon and LeBron James at HBO and with Dennis Lehane at Apple TV+. He has conducted podcast interviews with U.S. Attorney General William Barr, Los Angeles District Attorneys Jackie Lacey and George Gascón and with the creators/showrunners of The Sopranos, The Wire, Breaking Bad, Serial, Homicide, The Jinx, Making a Murderer, Oz and The Night Of. Antholis has also produced, created and hosted the...

The People vs. Robert Durst: The Crime Story Collection

Here are links to episodes of Jury Duty: The Trial of Robert Durst Season 1 Episode 1: This Case Involves Three Different Murders Episode 2: A History of Violence Special Bonus: Covering Robert Durst (feat. Molly Miller and Sean Smith) 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...

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