Richard Belzer has returned for his thirteenth season as the acerbic Detective John Munch on Law & Order: Special Victims Unit, after first portraying Munch on NBC's critically acclaimed drama series "Homicide: Life on the Street" for seven years. "This is one conspiracy in which I have been a willing participant," says Belzer, a renowned conspiracy theorist, of his 18-year, multi-show portrayal of Munch. In fact, Belzer has played Detective Munch on a record-setting 11 different television series: Law & Order, Law & Order: Special Victims Unit, Law & Order: Trial By Jury, Homicide, The X-Files, The Beat, M.O.N.Y., Sesame Street, The Wire, Arrested Development and 30 Rock.
The veteran standup comic, actor and author began his on-screen career with a starring role in Groove Tube, the counterculture film that went on to become a cult classic. Belzer's comedic talents have since been featured in every entertainment medium from off-Broadway to radio to film to television. He is the author of four books, the last two of which were a crime fiction series co-written with Michael Black that featured Belzer as the mystery-solving protagonist.
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In the first half, investigative reporter Peter Lance along with John A. Gotti, the son of the infamous mob boss, discussed the true story behind the Gotti crime family and how Gotti's attempts to leave the mob life and raise a normal family were repeatedly hindered by the Justice Department. Appearing in the last hour, stand-up comedian, actor, and author Richard Belzer discussed his latest... More »Host: George Noory
Comedian, actor, and author Richard Belzer appeared in studio to talk about his passion for conspiracies, as well as his new book, Hit List, which documents the mysterious deaths of witnesses to the JFK assassination. Defying the laws of probabilities, some eighteen witnesses died within three years of the JFK assassination, and a total of 50 deaths were investigated by Belzer and his co-author... More »Host: George Noory
In the first half, registered nurse and talk show host, Joyce Riley, talked about war vets' illnesses and increased rate of suicide. In the latter half, comedian, actor, and author Richard Belzer discussed his new book, Dead Wrong, co-written with researcher David Wayne, which looks at various controversial cover-ups. ... More »Host: George Noory