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Dead by Sunset

Dead by Sunset

Air Date Rating Share Against the
Sunday, November 19, 1995 11.7 18 2
Monday, November 20, 1995 14.9 23 2
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  • Season: 1995-96
  • Network: NBC
  • Genre: Drama
  • Category: Miniseries
  • Subject Matter: Family Violence, Murder and Murder Mystery, True Crime
  • Based On: Dead By Sunset written by Ann Rule
  • Misc.: 4 Hours

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Plot Synopsis

Based on the book by Ann Rule. Oregon investment wheeler-dealer, Brad Cunningham, abuses,terrorizes and threatens to murder his wife, a high-powered attorney, if she tries to leave him. In the course of an ugly divorce, she discovers his many marriages and the fact that he has another woman waiting to wed. The wife is soon found dead, and the police try to build their case without a witness or murder weapon. After eight years and a civil trial brought against him by the victim's family, he is eventually brought to justice in a criminal trial. He is convicted and sentenced to prison.


Production Company:

  • Craig Anderson Prods. IAW TriStar Television

Production Type:

  • Independent
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