Many Man Hours in the Manhunt
AMW's executive producers meet with writers to discuss the cases the show will profile. Writers pitch stories that have caught their attention and producers make the ultimate decision.
A lot of work goes into producing a television show; especially one which tracks criminal and missing persons cases from beginning to end. Writers, producers, editors and countless other professionals come together to bring you a weekly show designed to inform and enrich.
Film maker Ray Farkas recently spent some time behind the scenes at AMW. He taped the day-to-day activities of our newsroom and hotline and visited with John Walsh on location throughout the country. View these photos and video to get a glimpse of the effort that goes into the vehicle for justice that is, America's Most Wanted.
Go behind the scenes at AMW - inside the squadroom, the hotline and on location
The AMW hotline is a busy place on Saturday nights. Hundreds of tips on the segments we air pour in.
John Walsh prepares to tape a segment on location for AMW.
An AMW segment goes through many editing phases before it airs. Here, in one of our many editing booths, producers view a segment in production.