Tom Payne (The Walking Dead) and Michael Sheen (Masters of Sex) star in the twisted thriller, Prodigal Son, which premieres on M-Net (DStv 101).
It centres on Malcolm Bright, a criminal psychologist who has a gift for understanding how serial killers think, but there's a reason for this.
Tonight's TV guide explores the minds of serial killers.
Prodigal Son - M-Net (DStv 101) - 21:00
Malcolm Bright has a gift. He knows how killers think and how their minds work. Why? His father is 'The Surgeon', a notorious serial killer who has taken the lives of more than 20 people.
In the late 1970s, two FBI agents expand criminal science by delving into the psychology of murder and getting uneasily close to all-too-real monsters.
In 1896 New York City, psychologist Laszlo Kreizler is enlisted by Police Commissioner Theodore Roosevelt to catch a killer preying on homeless boys.
Compiled by Leandra Engelbrecht