HLN, which has long been home to the docuseries Forensic Files, is expanding its examination of true crime with the addition of Very Scary People, hosted by Donnie Wahlberg, which will chronicle the lives of some of the most frightening lawbreakers in modern history, including John Wayne Gacy, Charles Manson, Jim Jones, the Zodiac Killer and Aileen Wuornos.
“I’m not sure we’re ever going to understand John Wayne Gacy or Charles Manson, for that matter, or any of the people in the show,” Wahlberg tells Parade.com in this exclusive interview. “But to revisit these cases with the abundance of archival footage that we have as a result of this show being done with CNN, we’re able to look back with a new perspective, and there is new information to be gained. There are some of these cases that haven’t even been solved yet officially.”
Wahlberg had a natural affinity for the