Upcoming Episodes

Thursday, September 26

Charles Manson: The Final Words, narrated by musician and director Rob Zombie, focuses on the Manson family murders told from Manson’s perspective using never-before-seen case files, pictures and exclusive interviews with Manson himself from inside California State Prison. The new evidence corroborates Manson’s personal account of the events surrounding the murders and Charles Manson: The Final Words presents a potential alternative theory as to why and how the horrific crimes were committed leading viewers to question how the cases ultimately unfolded. Charles Manson: The Final Words includes Manson’s eerie and disturbing conversations about modern society, justice, his decades behind bars, the Bernard Crowe shooting and the murders along with digitally restored audio recordings from the original investigations to reconstruct a path of events that led to the brutal slayings of movie star Sharon Tate and four of her friends on August 8, 1969 in addition to the murders of Gary Hinman and Donald “Shorty” Shea. The documentary also includes compelling new interviews with members of the Manson family which reveal never-before-heard details that help uncover the real story and motives behind the grisly murder spree. Viewers will hear from accused Manson family members Bobby Beausoleil, Barbara Hoyt and Catherine “Cappi” Gillies along with prosecutor Stephen Kay, defense attorney Gary Fleischman, music producer Phil Kaufman as well as other investigators and authors. Show Less
Charles Manson: The Final Words, narrated by musician and director Rob Zombie, focuses on the Manson family murders told from Manson...Show More

Sunday, September 29

Charles Manson: The Final Words, narrated by musician and director Rob Zombie, focuses on the Manson family murders told from Manson’s perspective using never-before-seen case files, pictures and exclusive interviews with Manson himself from inside California State Prison. The new evidence corroborates Manson’s personal account of the events surrounding the murders and Charles Manson: The Final Words presents a potential alternative theory as to why and how the horrific crimes were committed leading viewers to question how the cases ultimately unfolded. Charles Manson: The Final Words includes Manson’s eerie and disturbing conversations about modern society, justice, his decades behind bars, the Bernard Crowe shooting and the murders along with digitally restored audio recordings from the original investigations to reconstruct a path of events that led to the brutal slayings of movie star Sharon Tate and four of her friends on August 8, 1969 in addition to the murders of Gary Hinman and Donald “Shorty” Shea. The documentary also includes compelling new interviews with members of the Manson family which reveal never-before-heard details that help uncover the real story and motives behind the grisly murder spree. Viewers will hear from accused Manson family members Bobby Beausoleil, Barbara Hoyt and Catherine “Cappi” Gillies along with prosecutor Stephen Kay, defense attorney Gary Fleischman, music producer Phil Kaufman as well as other investigators and authors. Show Less
Charles Manson: The Final Words, narrated by musician and director Rob Zombie, focuses on the Manson family murders told from Manson...Show More

About Charles Manson: The Final Words

Narrated by musician and director Rob Zombie, the documentary focuses on the Manson family murders told from Manson’s perspective using never-before-seen case files, pictures and exclusive interviews with Manson himself from inside California State Prison.

Charles Manson: The Final Words includes Manson’s eerie and disturbing conversations about modern society, justice, his decades behind bars, the Bernard Crowe shooting and the murders along with digitally restored audio recordings from the original investigations to reconstruct a path of events that led to the brutal slayings of movie star Sharon Tate and four of her friends on August 8, 1969 in addition to the murders of Gary Hinman and Donald “Shorty” Shea.

After directing and producing Charles Manson: The Final Words for REELZ, James Buddy Day continued to uncover new evidence and information. His new book Hippie Cult Leader: The Last Words of Charles Manson gives new insight into the infamous murders through new interviews with members of the Manson Family and others. Check out this excerpt from Buddy's book and don't forget to get your own signed copy at newmansonbook.com. REELZ fans even get...

After sending several letters to Charles Manson in prison, Buddy Day received a phone call from Manson himself. It was the first of many and it became the basis for the new REELZ special Charles Manson: The Final Words. Buddy sat down with Megyn Kelly on Megyn Kelly TODAY to talk about the whole surreal experience.