48 Hours July 30 2022 9PM: The Missing Millionaire: A ‘Tiger King’ Mystery

48 Hours July 30 2022 9PM: The Missing Millionaire: A ‘Tiger King’ Mystery 7On Saturday July 30 2022 at 9PM ET/PT, CBS broadcasts an episode of 48 Hours investigating the disappearance of Tampa, Florida, millionaire Don Lewis in 1999 and the latest claims of new information.

Scroll down to read a summary and to watch this week’s (7/30/2022) episode “The Missing Millionaire: A ‘Tiger King’ Mystery’.

At 10PM ET/PT, CBS broadcasts a second 48 Hours episode, “Jasmine Hartin’s Shot in the Dark“.


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The Missing Millionaire: A ‘Tiger King’ Mystery Summary

Richard Schlesinger and 48 HOURS investigate the disappearance of Tampa, Fla., millionaire Don Lewis in 1999 and the latest claims of new information in an encore of “The Missing Millionaire: A ‘Tiger King’ Mystery” to be broadcast Saturday, July 30 (9:00 PM, ET/PT) on the CBS Television Network and streaming on Paramount+.

Lewis was reported missing by Carole Baskin, who was married to him at the time. She’s a big cat owner and animal rights activist made famous for her ongoing feud with Joseph Maldonado-Passage – better known as Joe Exotic – in Netflix’s “Tiger King” series. Baskin tried, and succeeded, in shutting down Exotic’s Oklahoma big cat zoo, and he was convicted for a murder-for-hire plot targeting her. Even from federal prison, he claims Baskin is the real killer and is responsible for her husband’s death. He’s fanned the fires of elaborate theories – such as Don being fed to tigers. Another popular rumor is that Lewis was dropped out of a plane into the Gulf of Mexico. Well-known attorney Alex Spiro, who is working with Lewis’ daughters, says he’s trying to cut through the noise and speculation in attempt to finally learn the truth in this nearly 25-year-old mystery.



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