48 Hours “The Case Against Michael Politte” November 26 2022 on CBS

48 Hours “The Case Against Michael Politte” November 26 2022 on CBS 9On Saturday November 27 2022 at 10PM ET/PT, CBS broadcasts a new episode of 48 Hours titled “The Case Against Michael Politte”.

Scroll down to read a summary and to watch the latest 48 Hours (11/26/2022) episode.

48 Hours “The Case Against Michael Politte” November 26 2022 Preview & Videos

Michael Politte was just 14 years old when he was charged in 1998 with murdering his mother, Rita Politte, who died after being hit in the head and set on fire in her Missouri home. More than three years after the crime, he was convicted and sentenced to life in prison for the murder, though he maintained he was innocent. He spent nearly 20 years in prison before a new law passed in Missouri that made him eligible for parole. Now 38 and out on parole, Michael Politte claims he knows who is responsible for killing his mother and talks with 48 HOURS correspondent Erin Moriarty in “The Case Against Michael Politte,” to be broadcast Saturday, Nov. 26 (10:00 PM, ET/PT) on the CBS Television Network and streaming on Paramount+.

48 HOURS has also learned that the investigation into Rita Politte’s murder has been reopened.

“There’s only one individual that I know that hates her that much to do that to her,” Politte tells Moriarty.

48 HOURS: “The Case Against Michael Politte” is produced by Stephanie Slifer and Emily Wichick. Sara Ely Hulse is the development producer. Doreen Schechter, Joan Adelman and Gary Winter are the editors. Lourdes Aguiar is the senior producer. Nancy Kramer is the executive story editor. Judy Tygard is the executive producer.


About 48 Hours

This newsmagazine investigates intriguing crime and justice cases that touch on all aspects of the human experience. Over its long run, the show has helped exonerate wrongly convicted people, driven the reopening — and resolution — of cold cases, and changed numerous lives. CBS News correspondents offer an in-depth look into each story, with the emphasis on solving the mystery at its heart. The program and its team have earned critical acclaim, including 20 Emmys and three Peabody Awards.

This show is broadcast on CBS, also known as the Columbia Broadcasting System.

Latest Episodes of 48 Hours

Discuss the Show