True Crime Has Quickly Become One of Netflix’s Most Popular Genres

'Murder shows' like Why Did You Kill Me? are an increasingly important streaming staple

The documentary Why Did You Kill Me? is one of Netflix's most popular movies this month. Netflix

A mother’s high-stakes quest to solve her daughter’s murder using MySpace is the latest true-crime documentary to become a runaway hit on Netflix.

@kelseymsutton kelsey.sutton@adweek.com Kelsey Sutton is the streaming editor at Adweek, where she covers the business of streaming television.