MGM+ has acquired the chilling true-crime docuseries, Psycho: The Lost Tapes of Ed Gein, directed and executive produced by James Buddy Day. Set to premiere on MGM+ in September, this four-episode original series delves into the dark and twisted world of Ed Gein, the infamous grave robber and serial killer. Gein’s heinous crimes served as inspiration for iconic films like Psycho, The Texas Chainsaw Massacre, and The Silence of the Lambs.
Drawing upon new revelations and never-before-heard recordings, the docuseries takes viewers back to late-1950s Middle America, immersing them in Gein’s disturbing psyche. Exploring his upbringing, particularly his unsettling relationship with his mother (which famously influenced Alfred Hitchcock’s Psycho), as well as his early grave-robbing exploits, the series meticulously unravels the murders that ultimately led to his arrest. Additionally, it delves into the bone-chilling discoveries made by the police when they stumbled upon Gein’s terrifying house of horrors.
About Psycho: The Lost Tapes of Ed Gein TV Show
Prepare for a bone-chilling journey into the mind of notorious serial killer Ed Gein in the four-episode docuseries, Psycho: The Lost Tapes of Ed Gein. Inspired by his crimes, which influenced iconic films like Psycho and The Texas Chainsaw Massacre, this MGM+ original takes viewers back to 1950s Middle America. Through never-before-heard recordings and shocking revelations, the series explores Gein's twisted relationship with his mother, his grave-robbing escapades, and the horrifying murders that led to his capture. Brace yourself for an in-depth and disturbing exploration of one of true-crime's most infamous figures when Psycho premieres in September.Keep track of the cancel/renew status of all your favorite shows. Check out and bookmark our TV shows cancelled in 2019-20 season and TV shows renewed for 2020-21 season lists.