60 Best Serial Killer Podcasts
Serial Killer Podcasts
Here are 60 Best Serial Killer Podcasts worth listening to in 2023
1. My Favorite Murder with Karen Kilgariff and Georgia Hardstark
Lifelong fans of true crime stories Karen Kilgariff and Georgia Hardstark tell each other their favorite tales of murder and hear hometown crime stories from friends and fans.
Also in Horror Podcasts, Scary Story Podcasts, Popular Podcasts
Play⋅ 122.1K ⋅1 episode / week ⋅ Avg Length 44 min Get Email Contact
Serial is a podcast from the creators of This American Life, hosted by Sarah Koenig. Serial made podcasts popular again and is poised to update the landscape by inspiring more legal voices to take to the medium of radio to connect, inform, and educate.
Also in Storytelling Podcasts, True Crime Podcasts, Murder Podcasts, Road Trip Podcasts
Play⋅ 429.4K⋅ 314.4K ⋅4 episodes / month ⋅ Avg Length 49 min ⋅ Oct 2013 Get Email Contact
3. Casefile True Crime
Casefile True Crime Podcast, or simply Casefile, is a weekly true crime-themed podcast that first aired in Australia in January 2016 and hosted by an Australian man who remains anonymous. The series deals with solved or cold criminal cases, often related to well-known murders and serial crimes.
Also in Crime Podcasts, Australian Crime Podcasts
Play⋅ 65.3K⋅ 55.7K⋅ 55.8K ⋅1 episode / week ⋅ Avg Length 68 min ⋅ Jan 2016 Get Email Contact
4. Last Podcast On The Left
The Last Podcast On The Left covers all the horrors our world has to offer both imagined and real, from demons and slashers to cults and serial killers, The Last Podcast is guaranteed to satisfy your blood lust.
Also in Cult Podcasts, Supernatural Podcasts
Play 2 episodes / week ⋅ Avg Length 79 min Get Email Contact
5. Crime Junkie
Indianapolis, Indiana, US
If you can never get enough true crime... Congratulations, you've found your people.
Play⋅ 393.2K⋅ 139.9K ⋅2 episodes / quarter ⋅ Avg Length 42 min Get Email Contact
6. Man In The Window | The Golden State Killer
West Hollywood, California, US
In Man in the Window, Paige St. John, a Pulitzer Prize winning investigative reporter has uncovered never before revealed details about the man who would eventually become one of California's most deadly serial killers. From Wondery and the L.A. Times comes a new series that traces his path of devastation through his victims' eyes.
Also in LA Times Podcasts
Play⋅ 159K⋅ 122.1K⋅ 24.2K ⋅2 episodes / year ⋅ Avg Length 34 min ⋅ Jun 2019 Get Email Contact
7. The Serial Killer Podcast
TSK is the podcast dedicated to exploring the serial killer phenomenon. Who the killers were, what they did and how. The show makes a significant effort into exploring the serial killers' background, especially their childhood and youth. It goes into detail in the killers' development, and describes the murders in graphic detail to give the listener a truthful understanding of who these killers really were and the extent of their criminal behavior. The show is produced and hosted by Thomas Wiborg-Thune.
Play⋅ 8.1K⋅ 1.2K ⋅2 episodes / month ⋅ Avg Length 30 min ⋅ Jul 2016 Get Email Contact
8. True Crime Garage
Columbus, Ohio, US
Each week Nic and the Captain fire up the true crime garage flying ship fueled with beer, great discussion and listener participation. The garage covers a new case each week from headline news to local real life horror stories. Discussions about Serial killers like Ted Bundy, Jeffrey Dahmer and BTK, cold cases like Jonbenet Ramsy, OJ Simpson and the Zodiac, disappearances, missing persons and unsolved mysteries are all on tap along with craft beers from all over the world.
Play⋅ 81.4K⋅ 39.6K ⋅2 episodes / week ⋅ Avg Length 58 min ⋅ Nov 2015 Get Email Contact
9. Fruitloops | Serial Killers of Color
Fruitloops is a weekly podcast where two true crime enthusiasts bring you stories about people of color who rarely get media coverage - bringing diversity to the true crime conversation.
Play⋅ 2.9K⋅ 1.5K⋅ 716 ⋅1 episode / week ⋅ Avg Length 62 min ⋅ Jul 2018 Get Email Contact
10. True Crime Bullsh**
True Crime Bullsh** is a serialized, investigative podcast. It's first two seasons explored meticulous and enigmatic serial killer Israel Keyes. Now, in it's third season, TCB is investigating female serial killer Kelly Cochran and attempting to identify her (at least) 7 unknown victims.
Play⋅ 3.3K ⋅1 episode / week ⋅ Avg Length 34 min ⋅ Nov 2018 Get Email Contact
11. Serial Killing | A Podcast
Serial killers are both terrifying and fascinating. Here, we will explore their life stories and get a glimpse into whether they were born evil...or conditioned to be. We will also tackle other true crime stories from time to time.
Play⋅ 718 ⋅1 episode / week ⋅ Avg Length 35 min ⋅ Feb 2019 Get Email Contact
London, England, UK
RedHanded the podcast jumps head first into all manner of macabre madness. We cover everything from big time serial killers (and those you may never have heard of), to hauntings, possessions, disturbing mysteries, bizarre whodunits and basically anything that tickles our creepy fancy. So, join us, plug in, sit back and prepare for scares.
Also in UK Crime Podcasts
Play⋅ 18.5K ⋅2 episodes / week ⋅ Avg Length 43 min ⋅ Jul 2017 Get Email Contact
13. True Crime XS
Season One was an audio story about finding the remains of some of the long buried victims of a serial killer who committed suicide almost a decade ago. One of the most prolific serial killers of our time and the authorities have only found one body. Season Two examines a cluster of missing persons and strange crimes in the heart of America committed over a twenty-five year period that have never been linked by local law enforcement and never examined by state or federal authorities for likely connections.
Play 1 episode / week ⋅ Avg Length 75 min ⋅ Jan 2020 Get Email Contact
14. Talk Murder To Me
Charleston, South Carolina, US
867,498 subscribers Worldwide. True crime's bastard child. Talk Murder To Me (TM2M) covers crime cases that NO other podcast dares to touch. Twice per week you'll hear fully researched episodes, many filled with necrophilia, serial killers, conspiracies, controversial murders, & of course, Japanese torture techniques.
Play⋅ 152 ⋅2 episodes / month ⋅ Avg Length 39 min ⋅ May 2018 Get Email Contact
15. That's a Bad Sign
New York City, New York, US
Serial killers, cold cases, missing persons and conspiracy theories... there's no topic these two women won't cover. Hosts Emily and Liz discuss a new true crime case every week, diving into gruesome details, while managing to keep the mood light.
Play⋅ 69 ⋅1 episode / quarter ⋅ Avg Length 30 min ⋅ Jul 2020 Get Email Contact
16. Most Notorious! A True Crime History Podcast
Serial killers. Gangsters. Gunslingers. Victorian-era murderers. And that's just the tip of the iceberg. Each week, the Most Notorious podcast features true-life tales of crime, criminals, tragedies and disasters throughout history. This is an interview show, spotlighting authors and historians who have studied their subjects for years, and whose stories are offered with unique insight, detail, and historical accuracy.
Also in Crime History Podcasts
Play⋅ 2.4K ⋅1 episode / week ⋅ Avg Length 78 min ⋅ Nov 2015 Get Email Contact
17. Unraveled | Long Island Serial Killer
'Unraveled: Long Island Serial Killer' is a search for answers in one of the biggest murder mysteries in American history. It's been ten years since eleven bodies were found on the coast of Long Island. Amongst a backdrop of police corruption and cover ups at the highest levels of Suffolk County, co-hosts Alexis Linkletter and Billy Jensen reinvestigate the murders from a decade ago to expose the untold story of why the case remains unsolved.
Play⋅ 1.1M⋅ 85.6K ⋅1 episode / month ⋅ Avg Length 32 min ⋅ Dec 2020 Get Email Contact
18. Monsters Who Murder | Serial Killer Confessions
Campbelltown, New South Wales, Australia
The podcast divides listeners as we bring unique insights and interviews with the world's most notorious serial killers. Our case files bring you the facts, but our exclusive interviews show you another side - the human side. Amanda Howard is a best-selling true-crime author who doesn't just talk about serial killers; she talks to them. Now Amanda is sharing almost 30 years' worth of research, including letters and never-before-heard recordings that will shed new light on famous cases.
Also in Crime Writer Podcasts
Play⋅ 2.6K⋅ 1.8K ⋅1 episode / week ⋅ Avg Length 56 min ⋅ Jun 2018 Get Email Contact
19. History Dweebs | A look at True Crime, Murders, Serial Killers and the Darkside of History
An engaging podcast that looks at True Crime, Serial Killers, and the darkside of History. We discuss True Crime, Murders, Serial Killers and Bizzare stories from history.
Play 2 episodes / month ⋅ Avg Length 97 min ⋅ Jan 2015 Get Email Contact
20. Bear Brook
New Hampshire, US
Two barrels, four bodies, and an enigmatic killer. The cold case that changed the way murders will be investigated forever.
Also in PRX Radio Station Podcasts, New Hampshire Public Radio Station Podcasts
Play⋅ 3.6K⋅ 2.9K ⋅1 episode / quarter ⋅ Avg Length 28 min ⋅ Aug 2018 Get Email Contact
21. Addicted to Murder
A true crime podcast that looks at the most notorious serial killers through the lenses of childhood development, trauma and psychological factors. Cortney, a licensed therapist with 10 years experience offers her insights, while Tricia, a mental health and true crime enthusiast shares the details of the killers and their lives.
Play 1 episode / week ⋅ Avg Length 36 min Get Email Contact
It's a lighthearted nightmare in here, weirdos! Morbid is a true crime, creepy history and all things spooky podcast hosted by an autopsy technician and a hairstylist. Join us for a heavy dose of research with a dash of comedy thrown in for flavor.
Play 2 episodes / week ⋅ Avg Length 75 min Get Email Contact
23. The Dating Game Killer
In 1978, Rodney Alcala won a date on the popular TV show, The Dating Game. What no one knew was that he was a prolific serial killer in the middle of a cross-country murder spree. In this six-part series, co-hosts Tracy Pattin (Hollywood & Crime) and Stephen Lang (Avatar, Don't Breathe) take listeners on an unbelievable journey into Alcala's twisting secret life.
Play 2 episodes / month ⋅ Avg Length 7 min Get Email Contact
24. True Crime Obsessed
Recapping True Crime Documentaries with Humor, Sass, and a well timed Garbage Bell.
Play⋅ 4.1K ⋅2 episodes / week ⋅ Avg Length 58 min ⋅ May 2017 Get Email Contact
25. LISK | Long Island Serial Killer
Austin, Texas, US
The LISK (Long Island Serial Killer) investigation began in May 2010 with the disappearance of sex worker Shannan Gilbert. In the following months, Suffolk County Police uncovered human remains from nine more murders, including those of the 'Gilgo 4', all sex workers whose bodies were disposed of similarly. Inspired by the New York Times best-selling book 'Lost Girls: An Unsolved American Mystery'.
Play⋅ 989⋅ 101 ⋅6 episodes / year ⋅ Avg Length 51 min ⋅ Feb 2020 Get Email Contact
26. The Clearing
New York City, New York, US
When April Balascio was 40 years old, something she would feared for decades was finally proven true. Her father, Edward Wayne Edwards, really was a murderer. The Clearing is about what came after April called a detective in 2009 to tell him about her suspicions a call that led to her father arrest and eventual conviction on multiple murders and tracks the emotional journey as she and host Josh Dean dig back into her childhood, unravel the truth of her father life, and overturn a viral online narrative that had turned Edward Wayne Edwards into a kind of serial killer caricature.
Also in Gimlet Podcasts
Play⋅ 29.2K⋅ 87.3K ⋅ Jul 2019 Get Email Contact
27. Serial Killers
Los Angeles, California, US
Every Monday, Serial Killers takes a psychological and entertaining approach to provide a rare glimpse into the mind, methods and madness of the most notorious serial killers with the hopes of better understanding their psychological profile. With the help of in-depth research, we delve deep into their lives and stories. Serial Killers is part of the Parcast Network and is a Cutler Media Production.
Also in Spooky Podcasts
Play⋅ 13.8K⋅ 19.2K⋅ 23.2K ⋅5 episodes / year ⋅ Avg Length 41 min ⋅ Feb 2017 Get Email Contact
28. Park Predators
Sometimes the most beautiful places hide the darkest secrets.
Play⋅ 18.9K⋅ 7.9K ⋅7 episodes / quarter ⋅ Avg Length 36 min Get Email Contact
29. What Makes a Killer
A look into the life and crimes of the world's most infamous serial killers. Featuring interviews with family members, forensic experts, law enforcement, and witnesses. From John Wayne Gacy and Jeffrey Dahmer to the 'Night Stalker' Richard Ramirez and the Butcher of Plainfield, Ed Gein - What Makes a Killer explores how they became killers.
Play 2 episodes / quarter ⋅ Avg Length 45 min ⋅ Sep 2019 Get Email Contact
30. British Murders Podcast
West Yorkshire, England, UK
A true-crime podcast that focuses exclusively on British murder cases and serial killers.
Play⋅ 469⋅ 1.2K ⋅11 episodes / year ⋅ Avg Length 45 min ⋅ Nov 2020 Get Email Contact
31. Crime Countdown
Los Angeles, California, US
Who's the worst serial killer? Where's the creepiest cult? What's the coldest of all cold cases? If you're a true crime fan, you've probably asked yourself some of these questions. And they've enlisted co-hosts Ash Kelley and Alaina Urquhart from the hit podcast Morbid to get to the bottom of things. Welcome to their Parcast original series, Crime Countdown. Every Monday, Ash and Alaina discuss ten unsettling true crime stories centered around a common theme. With the help of the Parcast research gods, they'll try to shock, surprise.
Play⋅ 34.4K⋅ 19.2K ⋅2 episodes / year ⋅ Avg Length 40 min ⋅ Jun 2020 Get Email Contact
32. Where the Bodies Are Buried
Where the Bodies Are Buried is a first of its kind True Crime podcast from Audio Up and Grinning Dog that features renowned serial killer profiler, Phil Chalmers. Each episode features Phil conducting behind bars interviews with incarcerated psychopathic serial killers. His unprecedented connections within the prison system coupled with his law enforcement relationships and the entrusted 'friendships' he's made with notorious killers provide this series access to information thought otherwise impossible to obtain.
Play 14 episodes / year ⋅ Avg Length 48 min ⋅ Aug 2020 Get Email Contact
33. The Serial Killer
Episodes on Americas Serial killers. From the ones you know to ones you may have never heard of.
Play 1 episode / year ⋅ Avg Length 10 min ⋅ Nov 2019 Get Email Contact
34. Ask A Serial Killer
In this series, best selling self-help author and serial murderer Dr. Jason Carson takes you on a journey into his own mind, providing thought provoking insights, whimsical tales, and life changing anecdotes that will enhance and empower you to live the best existence possible.
Play 2 episodes / year ⋅ Avg Length 30 min ⋅ Nov 2020 Get Email Contact
35. DEVIL'S TEETH
Beginning in Summer 1972, several young New Jersey women vanish while hitchhiking. All are later found dead in the woods miles away from home - and some of their bodies are allegedly found surrounded by strange and occult objects. Some locals fear a serial killer is on the loose. Others say a Satanic cult is to blame. Whispers of a police cover-up permeate the air.What really happened?Join author and Weird NJ correspondent Jesse P. Pollack as he chronicles a strange series of cold cases that still haunt the Garden State to this very day.
Play 1 episode / quarter ⋅ Avg Length 21 min ⋅ Dec 2015 Get Email Contact
36. Killer Personality
Murderers come in all different shapes, sizes, and personality types. Join the hosts as they dissect the Enneagram Types and other personality aspects of various serial killers to find out what makes up a Killer Personality.
Also in Enneagram Podcasts
Play⋅ 257 ⋅3 episodes / year ⋅ Avg Length 53 min ⋅ Jan 2021 Get Email Contact
37. The Killer Tea
Charlotte, North Carolina, US
Welcome to The Killer Tea, a podcast hosted by best friends -Kristina and Chelsee- that uses armchair psychology as a way to traverse the minds of serial killers and the F word to cope with what they find there.
Play⋅ 537⋅ 54 ⋅2 episodes / year ⋅ Avg Length 58 min ⋅ Oct 2019 Get Email Contact
38. Saints Sinners & Serial Killers
A podcast by Casey Sherman & Dave Wedge.
Play⋅ 2.2K⋅ 441 ⋅4 episodes / year ⋅ Avg Length 32 min ⋅ Mar 2021 Get Email Contact
39. Atlanta Monster
Atlanta, Georgia, US
From the producers of Up and Vanished, Tenderfoot TV and How Stuff Works present, 'Atlanta Monster.' This true-crime podcast tells the story of one of the city's darkest secrets, The Atlanta Child Murders. Nearly 40 years after these horrific crimes, many questions still remain. Host Payne Lindsey aims to find the truth and provide closure, reexamining the disappearance and murder of over 25 African American children and young adults.
Play⋅ 6K⋅ 13.8K ⋅1 episode / week ⋅ Avg Length 35 min ⋅ Dec 2017 Get Email Contact
40. Meta Monday MurderCast
The True Crime podcast that is tracking down the Serial killer known as the Meta Monday Killer. He or She kills True Crime Podcasters and only on Monday Mornings at 5 AM and does so with a Harry's razor in the most graphic and barbaric ways imaginable. This show dares to take on the story that law enforcement and other podcasters have up to now ignored.
Play Sep 2020 Get Email Contact
41. The American Serial Killer Guidebook
Join hosts Elton and Cherish Morgan as they investigate the lives, crimes, and motivations of America's most prolific serial killers.
Play⋅ 2⋅ 131 ⋅25 episodes / year ⋅ Avg Length 32 min Get Email Contact
42. Crime and Compulsion Podcast
Crime & Compulsion is a Serial Killer/True Crime podcast started by husband and wife team Ben & Karen. Join them bi-weekly as they delve into the minds and heinous acts of serial killers and other true crimes, locally and world-wide. If you have a passion for true crime, this is the podcast for you.
Play⋅ 953⋅ 2K ⋅8 episodes / year ⋅ Avg Length 49 min ⋅ Dec 2020 Get Email Contact
43. Requiem For A Murder
Zach and Ryan take you aboard the Murder Express exploring spree killers, serial killers, killer cults, historical killers, killers into necrophilia, killers into...well you get the idea. It's not all chaos, death, carnage and seriousness. Well it's all those things. However, they manage to get deep into a murder story with fun and laughter. If you're sense of humor has some of your closest friends and family turning their head in disgust, then grab a ticket and take a seat as we take a bloody, disturbed adventure....together!
Play⋅ 142⋅ 2 ⋅ Aug 2020 Get Email Contact
44. Portrait of a Serial Killer
This podcast dwells in the mindset of Worlds most coldblooded serial killers, it also explore the feeling of those individuals and try to psychoanalysis these individuals.
Play Aug 2020 Get Email Contact
45. Serial Killer Z To A
Welcome to our serial killer podcast! This is Serial Killer Z to A. In this true crime podcast series we will take a deep dive, into some of the most notorious, despicable, evil serial killer cases of all time. Each case will be followed from beginning to end in chronological order, the way the investigation by detectives took place. Topics discussed in this podcast are true crime, serial killer, the zodiac killer, murder mystery, investigative podcast, scary podcast, story telling podcast, one narrator podcast, narrative podcast
Play 10 episodes / year ⋅ Avg Length 66 min Get Email Contact
46. Killer Mindset
Rianne Martyn hosts 'Killer Mindset', a true crime podcast that shares cases from serial killers to homicides to missing persons cases. Rianne walks you through the events leading up to the crime as well as the aftermath of the crime. Most importantly this podcast attempts to bring justitice to the famillies involved with some of these cases with the help of listeners.
Play⋅ 311 ⋅ Nov 2020 Get Email Contact
47. The Clown and the Candyman
Two serial killers, Dean Corll and John Wayne Gacy, thousands of miles apart, brutally murdered over 60 teenage boys. The police said the murders were the work of these sole deranged killers, but for the first time we reveal that they were actually connected by a network of pedophiles which was partially financed by prominent members of American society. This is America's sordid secret.
Play⋅ 1.1M⋅ 85.6K ⋅ Nov 2020 Get Email Contact
48. True Crime Never Sleeps
Taking a deep dive into the world of true crime from serial killers to unsolved cold cases.
Play⋅ 5.5K⋅ 305 ⋅ Nov 2020 Get Email Contact
49. Skeletons in the Closet
How many serial killers actually are there? Unsung Killers is a true crime podcast hosted by Cody Bartz and June Friedman focused on lesser known serial killers, their behaviors, and the early circumstances that played a role in creating what they are. We discuss the brutality of crimes and ponder what could have made them that way. Was it for financial gain? Pleasure? Join us on these wild adventures as we bring lesser known stories straight to you.
Play⋅ 2 ⋅ Jan 2021 Get Email Contact
50. The Doodler
San Francisco, California, US
The Golden State Killer. The Unabomber. Ted Bundy. You're probably familiar with these serial killers. But in the mid-1970s, another monster terrorized San Francisco's gay community. He was coined: The Doodler, & he may have been responsible for as many victims as the Zodiac Killer. Plagued by a complicated investigation, a frightened public, & the hesitation of many to come forward, the case went cold, & a killer walked free. 50 years later, a renewed hunt for a forgotten serial killer seeks to change that.
Play⋅ 269.7K⋅ 298.2K ⋅ Oct 2020 Get Email Contact
51. Murder Book
Los Angeles, California, US
Sam Little, the FBI's most prolific serial killer roamed free for five decades, murdering women at will. But in 2012 he came to the attention of Detective Mitzi Roberts and everything changed. This opportunistic killer had long stayed below law enforcement radar because of the victims he chose: Women from the fringe drug users and sex workers paid little attention to by society.
Also in Mystery Book Podcasts
Play⋅ 1.6K⋅ 2.1K ⋅ Oct 2018 Get Email Contact
52. SkB | Dissecting the Serial Killer's Brain
Cape Coral, Florida, US
SkB is a true crime podcast through which I metaphorically dissect the serial killer's brain. Are you fascinated by the macabre? Oddly obsessed with serial killers? Have you contemplated what it is that leads to the unspeakable depravity exhibited by serial killers like Ed Kemper, Jeffrey Dahmer, Anthony Sowell, or Danny Rolling? I am your host, Caroline, a university biology professor and true crime junkie. Join me on my quest to understand evil. Throughout each episode I will explore the psychological and physiological elements that contributed to the creation of these monsters.
Play⋅ 106⋅ 193 ⋅ Jan 2019 Get Email Contact
53. Four Days, Five Murders
Gainesville, Florida, US
In August 1990 a serial killer terrorized Gainesville, murdering five students just as the fall semester began. How does trauma travel over three decades, and what mark does it leave on a town like Gainesville? WUFT's '4 Days, 5 Murders' explores the answers.
Also in WUFT Podcasts
Play⋅ 5.7K⋅ 5.1K ⋅ Aug 2020 Get Email Contact
54. Serial Killer Tuesdays
Let's talk about serial killers. We are about to embark on a dark and sinister journey. So relax, take a deep breath and enjoy the ride.
Play Jun 2020 Get Email Contact
55. Serial Killer Countdown
In this new true crime podcast, I profile a different serial killer in every episode, starting with the worst of the worst and slowly making his way down the list. Topics of each episode include who the killer or killers were, what they did, how they did it, and how they got away with it for so long. Welcome to the Serial Killer Countdown!
Play Jun 2019 Get Email Contact
56. Serial Killer
In this podcast I will be talking about serial killers through the years. Starting with well known and slowly working towards less well known.
Play Nov 2020 Get Email Contact
Serial Killer Podcasters
|Podcaster Name||Podcast Link||Total Episodes|
|TRUE CRIME GARAGE||truecrimegarage.com||144|
|True Crime XS||anchor.fm||109|
|Morbid Network | Wondery||art19.com||69|