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Seduced by Madness: The Diane Borchardt Story

Seduced by Madness: The Diane Borchardt Story

Air Date Rating Share Against the
Sunday, February 25, 1996 11 18 3
Monday, February 26, 1996 13.2 21 2
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  • Season: 1995-96
  • Network: NBC
  • Genre: Drama
  • Category: Miniseries
  • Subject Matter: Family Violence, Murder and Murder Mystery, True Crime
  • Misc.: 4 Hours

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Plot Synopsis

When Diane Borchardt, a Jefferson, Wisconsin high-school teacher's aide, discovers her husband is in love with another woman, she cleverly manipulates, bullies and cajoles a vulnerable student into killing her adulterous husband. The teen gets two of his friends to gun down the unsuspecting spouse, but they are eventually caught and prosecuted for murder along with the evil Mrs. Borchardt.


Production Company:

  • Brian Pike Prods., Ann-Margret Prods., NBC Productions

Production Type:

  • In-House
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