People Magazine Investigates: Cults Season 1
S01 E01Jun 5, 2018
Tony Alamo Ministries Jun 5, 2018 Initially the Alamo Christian Foundation once held hope for a better society for young people seeking purpose. But when Susan Alamo dies of cancer Tony reveals his dark side and turns his anger on his followers including taking multiple child brides.
S01 E02Jun 12, 2018
Jonestown Massacre Jun 12, 2018 At first, Reverend Jim Jones focuses on helping those in need; then, in 1975, Jones establishes a utopia known as Jonestown in Guyana which turns into a hell on earth as Jones spirals deeper into his own paranoia.
S01 E03Jun 19, 2018
Word of Life Jun 19, 2018 The Word of Life Church starts as a small bible study group led by Pastor Jerry Irwin; after the pastor's death, his daughter, Tiffanie, gains control and makes life hell for the church followers, leading to the brutal beating death of a teenage boy.
S01 E04Jun 26, 2018
Yahweh Nation Jun 26, 2018 Yahweh Ben Yahweh is a respected religious leader, but behind the facade, he rules his followers with terror and violence; one survivor shares the story of this cult leader whose ruthless tactics ruin hundreds of lives and leaves 14 dead.
S01 E05Jul 3, 2018
Army of God Jul 3, 2018 Deborah and Jim Green believe they are generals in a holy army; for more than 30 years, the Greens destroyed families and ruined lives; cult survivors reveal how the Greens transformed from charismatic hippies into militant cult leaders.
S01 E06Jul 10, 2018
The Nuwaubian Nation of Moors Jul 10, 2018 Cult leader Dwight York's followers come from all walks of life; Ruby joins the Nuwaubian Nation looking for answers to life's big questions, while Niki is brought in as a child; both become disillusioned as they learn the truth about York.