Paralympian, Oscar Pistorius, is currently standing trial in the North Gauteng High Court for the murder of his model girlfriend, Reeva Steenkamp.
The Oscar Pistorius Trial – A Carte Blanche Channel, an around-the-clock platform which is on Channel 199 and online at oscartrial.com, has coverage of the trial, exclusive documentaries as well as programming that features key analysts and legal experts
Watch out for the following programming on Channel 199. Select programming will also be available on DStv Catch Up online and on the DStv Explora:
Robert Shapiro Talks Straight – Robert L. Shapiro is one of America’s best defence lawyers. He has a global reputation for ensuring his clients achieve the best deal, if they ever come to court.
Shapiro was the mastermind behind the defence of OJ Simpson. His astute handling of the OJ trial assured Shapiro’s place in the history books. He was the lawyer who achieved the impossible and his reputation became legendary and fearsome.
Working in a world exclusive partnership with The Oscar Pistorius Trial Channel 199. Robert Shapiro identifies the critical elements in both the defence and prosecution cases.
Flash – Oscar Pistorius has an obsession with being the fastest he could possibly be: as a sprinter, as a driver, as a motorcyclist. Being fast – the fastest – made Oscar a global superstar.
But it was speed that also undid Oscar. He acted in haste. And made the biggest mistake of his life.
All About Reeva – Model, girlfriend to Oscar Pistorius, victim of a violent killing. Just who was Reeva Steenkamp? With exclusive interviews featuring close family and friends, and newly released film, All About Reeva reveals the real Reeva, a complex young woman with a clear ambition and a will of steel.
Fame, Fortune and Influence – Will Oscar’s fame, fortune and influence affect the outcome of his trial? The Oscar Pistorius trial may even eclipse the OJ Simpson trial in the eyes of the world, and the South African Criminal Justice system will be under intense scrutiny. Will Oscar’s fame, fortune and influence have an impact on the administration of justice?
Crime Scene: Pretoria – Leading CSI experts share their assessment of the Oscar case. What’s the truth about the killing of Reeva Steenkamp? Oscar Pistorius claims it was a tragic accident. The State has charged him with premeditated murder. There’s one witness eager to tell the truth, but just how do we understand the language this witness speaks?
Based in Los Angeles, these forensics specialists ensure accuracy on major Hollywood crime shows. They’re working with filmmakers on an important new project about Oscar in which forensics will play a critical role.
The whole world saw the aftermath. The stunned world athlete, mourning his lover’s death. The court hearings, with their shocking twist and turns. The reconstructions of Oscar’s home, the camera recreating moment by moment Oscar’s fateful steps to the locked bathroom door.
Burden Of Truth – The whole world saw the aftermath. The stunned world athlete, mourning his lover’s death. The court hearings, with their shocking twist and turns. The reconstructions of Oscar’s home, the camera recreating moment by moment Oscar’s fateful steps to the locked bathroom door.
But still the key questions remain unanswered. Until now.
Taking a cold, hard and unbiased look at the events of that dark night. The story that emerges will overturn all expectations as experts in ophthalmology, ballistics, psychology, blood spatter, and more dissect the details of the case sharing their remarkable insight.
DStv Premium, Extra, Compact and Compact Plus subscribers get to view all of these shows and plenty more on The Oscar Pistorius Trial – A Carte Blanche Channel throughout the duration of the trial. The programmes will be broadcast at different times across the 24/7 channel so consult your onscreen guide or online at oscartrial.com.
The Oscar Pistorius Trial – A Carte Blanche Channel is on DStv Channel 199.