‘Serial’, A New Long-Form True Crime Podcast by the Producers of ‘This American Life’


Serial (previously) is a new podcast hosted by This American Life producer Sarah Koenig and produced by public radio station WBEZ Chicago that unfolds the twists and turns of a real-life crime over the course of several episodes. The show is currently following the story of a murdered Baltimore high school senior.

On January 13, 1999, a girl named Hae Min Lee, a senior at Woodlawn High School in Baltimore County, Maryland, disappeared. A month later, her body turned up in a city park. She’d been strangled.

Serial’s producers recommend that listeners start with the first episode to get the show’s full effect.

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