No doubt the popularity of true crime investigative journalism podcast, Serial, has spurred on other content providers to take advantage of this new demand for grisly real-life stories.
The bingeable series follows the story of Steven Avery who was convicted for nearly two decades for a crime he didn't commit, however exonerated by DNA evidence, he soon found himself behind bars again along with his nephew, Brendan Dassey, for the murder of 25-year-old photographer Teresa Halbach in 2005.
American Horror Story and applying it to true crime cases with American Crime Story.
First up will be The People v. O.J. Simpson, which focuses on one of the most notorious murder trials in U.S. history, where the deaths of his ex-wife Nicole Brown Simpson and Ronald Goldman in 1994, led the LAPD to accuse former professional football player-turned-actor O.J. Simpson of their murders.
Billboards for both series were first snapped along Santa Monica Boulevard and Sunset Boulevard in West Hollywood on January 7, 2016. Meanwhile the quote wall mural for the O.J. series was spied along Melrose Avenue on January 27, 2016.
billboards for The Jinx: The Life and Deaths of Robert Durst.
With all the procedural crime-of-the-week cop shows on TV these days regurgitating the same old plotlines, it's no wonder that audiences have turned to these sensational cases to satisfy their cravings for true crime stories and the chance to play judge, jury and executioner (or liberator).
UPDATED: Here's also another O.J. wall mural quote spied along Melrose Avenue on February 19, 2016.
UPDATED: It's awards campaigning season again in the skies of L.A. and here are two billboards to garner Emmy support for FX's The People v. O.J. Simpson.
UPDATED: Not to be outdone, here's also an Emmy consideration billboard for Making a Murderer snapped along La Brea Avenue on June 2, 2016.
UPDATED: Congratulations to FX for the twenty-two Emmy nominations for The People v O.J. Simpson and to celebrate and further campaign for votes, here's a new Emmy nominee billboard spotted along the Sunset Strip on July 16, 2016.
UPDATED: Here's another slightly different Emmy nomination billboard spied at the busy Hollywood intersection of Highland and Franklin Avenues on August 23, 2016.
And FX isn't the only one supporting its real crime story, with Netflix also trying to garner votes for Making a Murderer, which has already achieved the most amazing result, by getting the conviction of Brendan Dassey overturned.
This small Emmy nomination billboard was spotted along Pico Boulevard on L.A.'s westside on August 25, 2016.