Dating game host serial killer
Previously, he had served 34 months in prison for the brutal rape and beating of an 8-year-old girl.
He had briefly been put on the FBI’s Most Wanted list.
Prosecutors said that Alcala was a cruel killer who toyed with his victims.When it was revealed that the hugely popular 1950s quiz show “Twenty One” was rigged, it changed television game shows in the United States permanently.Congress passed amendments to the Communications Act of 1934, the game show genre lay dormant for decades and Robert Redford made a little film documenting the whole sordid affair.“Twenty One” may have been the first game show scandal, but it was certainly far from the last.Going on a game show isn’t necessarily the best way to find true love (just ask Vienna Girardi from “The Bachelor”), but at least you’re not going to be dating a serial killer.
His legal cases continue as authorities are actively investigating his connection to unsolved murders. The show speaks to several people involved in the case, many of whom rarely give interviews.