Will Netflix's New True Crime Shows Rotten and Dirty Money Be Your Next Obsessions?

January will be a busy month for documentary series lovers

By Chris Harnick Dec 14, 2017 2:45 PMTags

Netflix is rolling out more than one new show to feed your true crime obsession and hoping to change the way you eat. The streaming service announced Rotten (trailer above), which will uncover the "pervasive greed and misconduct behind some of the world's biggest corporations and the global food production industry," and Dirty Money from Oscar winner Alex Gibney.

Each episode of Dirty Money  "provides an up-close and personal view into untold stories of scandal and corruption in the world of business." The series uses first-hand accounts from the perpetrators and victims, as well as rarely-seen video footage.  Dirty Money episodes are: "Hard NOx"; "The Confidence Man," which is about Donald Trump's business career, "Payday"; "Drug Short"; and "The Maple Syrup Heist." Dirty Money drops Friday, Jan. 26 on Netflix.

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Meanwhile, Rotten, which hails from the team behind Anthony Bourdain Parts Unknown and The Mind of a Chef, aims to give food the true crime treatment and delve into the underworld of food production. There's corruption, waste and real dangers behind the food you eat every day, Netflix said in a release. Episodes will take on honey, peanuts, garlic, chicken production, dairy milk and cod fisheries. Rotten debuts Friday, Jan. 5.

Netflix's previous true crime offerings include the critically acclaimed documentary series The Keepers and Making a Murderer. Will you be tuning in for Rotten and Dirty Money?