ID Announces Labor Day Premiere Stunt

(New York, NY) – It might be still be the heat of summer, but for true-crime fanatics everywhere, Labor Day marks the best time to cool down with chilling investigations and all-new mysteries. This Labor Day, Investigation Discovery (ID), is giving fans a marathon day filled with brand new episodes of ID’s most popular shows. So grab some snacks and your partner in crime and get ready to settle in for seven new episodes from …

The Murder Tapes to Premiere on ID

(New York, NY) – It all starts with a 911 call. Police direct officers to the scene; body cams are activated, and dashboard video is engaged.  Roll tape.  Police encounter the crime scene in its entirety and record every corner, but they need more information.  Suspects are taken to interrogation rooms, witnesses share their impressions, and family members’ reactions are recorded.  Law enforcement narrow in on an answer to the crime, and they know they …

Tamron Hall Returns to ID

(Silver Spring, Md.) – Television’s home for true crime programming, Investigation Discovery (ID) announced today an all-new season of the network’s hit newsmagazine, DEADLINE: CRIME WITH TAMRON HALL. A respected news anchor and award-winning investigative journalist, Tamron Hall knows first-hand the effects of violent crime. Her older sister was a murder victim in a case that is still officially unsolved. Returning with eight new episodes, the new season follows Hall as she relentlessly searches …

Ted Bundy: Mind of a Monster to Premiere on ID Network

Serial killers existed long before there was a term to classify their heinous acts. For years, we have studied how, when and where these killers struck, but one question lingers in our minds and keeps the fascination alive – why? How is it that a seemingly normal, and often outwardly charming individual could transform into a monster whose crimes are the work of nightmares?  Investigation Discovery (ID)’s new series of specials, MIND OF A MONSTER, …

Homicide Hunter Announces Final Season

(Silver Spring, Md.)— Money, sex or revenge. Over his remarkable 23-year career with the Colorado Springs Police Department, Lt. Joe Kenda has identified those three motives for murder as the pillars that drive people to do unspeakable things, each one a fatal catalyst behind the stories he recounts in HOMICIDE HUNTER. With a 92% solve rate, one of the highest case closure rates in the country, Joe Kenda has helped bring answers to…

In Pursuit With John Walsh Renewed on ID

Silver Spring, Md.) – After a successful first season helping to bring three fugitives to justice, Investigation Discovery and victims’ rights advocate John Walsh are teaming once again to hunt down persons of interest and find missing children with a second season order of IN PURSUIT WITH JOHN WALSH. In the series, John Walsh and his son, Callahan Walsh, introduce viewers to unsolved violent crimes that urgently need to be closed.

ID To Release New Ted Buddy Special

Serial killers existed long before there was a term to classify their heinous acts. For years, we have studied how, when and where these killers struck, but one question lingers in our minds and keeps the fascination alivewhy? How is it that a seemingly normal, and often outwardly charming individual could transform into a monster whose crimes are the work of nightmares? Investigation Discovery (ID)’s new series of specials

Sunny Hostin Gets New ID Series

The View cohost and Emmy-winning Senior Legal Correspondent for ABC News, Sunny Hostin, is joining America’s #1 true crime network, Investigation Discovery, with the premiere of a new series this fall, TRUTH ABOUT MURDER WITH SUNNY HOSTIN.   Throughout her career, Hostin has dedicated herself to sharing people’s stories on television, but this time is different.  During this six-episode series, Hostin travels to the sites of America’s most perplexing cases, interviewing detectives, prosecutors,

Serial Killer Devil Unchained Premieres Tonight

Tonight’s premiere of SERIAL KILLER: DEVIL UNCHAINED on Investigation Discovery at 9/8ctakes an exploration into the twisted mind of convicted serial killer Todd Kohlhepp. On November 3, 2016, Kala Brown was found alive on Kohlhepp’s property after being held captive for two months in a shipping container. Following her rescue, Brown reveals to Spartanburg County Sheriff’s investigators that her captor is responsible for more crimes than local police ever knew possible. Kohlhepp has pled …

Investigation Discovery Announces Summer and Fall 2019 Schedule

(New York, NY) – In a move to further establish itself as a leader in true-crime and mystery content across both linear and digital platforms, Investigation Discovery, America’s leading true-crime television network, has announced its upcoming lineup of digital programming for Summer and Fall of 2019.  Never-before-seen offerings include both original series as well as digital short-form pieces made to accompany linear programs. New and returning original digital series include THE MISSING, CRIME OBSESSION

TV Show Spotlight: Lone Star Justice

Lone star Justice premiered last month on Investigation Discovery and it is not only addicting, but gives a wonderful insight on investigating crimes in Texas. The show features JB Smith, Pamela Dunklin and Joe Rasco as the detectives in charge of recounting past cases and bringing criminals to justice. 

In a recent interview with TVGrapevine, the three detectives discussed what it was like to have the work they do televised. Pamela and Joe, unlike JB, …

The most dramatic courtroom verdict of the decade in “A Fatal Confession: Keith Morrison Investigates

He confessed. He said he did it. He signed the papers, told the story, and took the blame. But what if it was all a mistake? What if this man was forced to confess to a drive-by shooting he knew nothing about? This is the claim of Daniel Villegas, a man who at 16-years-old took responsibility for a double homicide in the city of El Paso, TX. This confession would follow him for the rest …

Til Death Do Us Part to Premiere on Investigation Discovery

(Silver Spring, Md.) – Love stories twisted by rage, passion soured by obsession, and joy ravaged by paranoia – Investigation Discovery’s (ID) new series ‘TIL DEATH DO US PART follows lovers as they embark on relationships that end with a destiny no one expected. The new series shows that murder, like true love, is written in the stars. From a suspicious carbon monoxide incident, to a parrot who became an eyewitness to murder, each hour-long …

Breaking Homicide’s Derrick Levasseur Interviewed

Derrick Levasseur rose to fame as a contestant and eventual winner during season 16 of CBS’s Big Brother. He was a fan favorite that season and spent part of the season keeping the fact that he was a cop undercover.

Now the husband and father of two is back on TV with a new season of Breaking Homicide, which airs on Investigation Discovery every Monday. In a recent interview with TVGrapevine, Derrick revealed that the …

Murder Chose Me’s Rod Demery Interviewed

Investigation Discovery recently brought back the hit series Murder Chose Me, which is hosted by Rod Demery. The show, which is in its third season, goes back and takes a look at some of Rod’s biggest cases. 

In a recent interview with TVGrapevine, the retired homicide detective revealed that it was a bit of a challenge to go from being a cop to going on TV. However, this is a chance for him to bring …

ID Explores Killings in Cajun Country with DEATH IN THE BAYOU: THE JENNINGS 8

Between 2005 and 2009, eight women were found dead in or around the small town of Jennings, Louisiana, their bodies discarded in backroads and bayous. While the causes of death were varied – some with their throats slashed while many were too decomposed to determine – all were connected to one another, oftentimes seen with the same people in their final hours. With a few suspects but no one ever charged, the unsolved cases remain …

Investigation Discovery and People to Collaborate Again

Television’s #1 home for true crime programming, Investigation Discovery (ID), and leading entertainment news brand, PEOPLE, announced today the premiere ofPEOPLE MAGAZINE INVESTIGATES: CULTS. Returning for its sophomore season, PEOPLE MAGAZINE INVESTIGATES: CULTS delves into the twisted world of cults, exploring just how destructive and dangerous they can be to members and their families. The six-episode new season of PEOPLE MAGAZINE INVESTIGATES: CULTS is produced by Lucky 8 and premieres Monday, June 3

Chris Watts Case to be Featured on Investigation Discovery

(Silver Spring, MD) – How well can you truly know someone? Chris Watts appeared to have it all: a happy marriage, a beautiful home, and a growing family. But that image of perfection was shattered when his pregnant wife and two daughters went missing from their family home in small town of Frederick, Colorado on August 13, 2018. The day after their disappearance, Chris Watts appeared on the local news pleading for the safe return …

ID Explores Mysterious Deaths in REBECCA ZAHAU: AN ID MURDER MYSTERY

(Silver Spring, Md.) – On July 11, 2011, 6-year-old Max Shacknai suffers a fatal fall in his father’s Coronado home while under the watch of his father’s girlfriend, Rebecca Zahau. Tragedy strikes a second time when just two days later, Rebecca’s body is found naked, bound and gagged, hanging from a balcony of the same mansion. Police suspect guilt over Max’s death drove Rebecca to take her own life, but a myriad of peculiar clues …

Atlanta Child Murders to Air This Weekend on Investigation Discovery

(New York, NY) – Today, the Atlanta Police Department announced the re-testing of 22 murder cases, previously known as part of The Atlanta Child Murders, which have been deemed cold cases since 1981. These cases, part of 29 murders of black youths between 1979 and 1981, are the subject of the upcoming documentary THE ATLANTA CHILD MURDERS, premiering this Saturday, 3/23 on Investigation Discovery.

 

Atlanta Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms and Police Chief Erica Shields …

John And Callahan Walsh Help Capture Another Criminal

(Silver Spring, Md.)—Fugitive Robert Brumfield III, who was profiled in the February 13 episode of IN PURSUIT WITH JOHN WALSH, has been taken into custody by the Texas Police Department. Brumfield has been wanted by the FBI and the New Orleans Police Department for his alleged involvement in a December 2013 heist that resulted in the murder of employee, Hector Trochez. IN PURSUIT helped to revive interest in the case, when Brumfield was profiled …

ID to Air Special on Madeleine McCann

Silver Spring, MD) – For Kate and Gerry McCann, the night of May 3, 2007 was the day their dream Portugal vacation turned into a living nightmare.  This infamous night was when their 3-year-old daughter, Madeleine, vanished from their hotel room just yards from where the young parents were dining. Convinced she was kidnapped from her bed, the McCanns desperately plead for Madeleine’s safe return, sparking a worldwide manhunt. But as international authorities ramped up …

Investigation Discovery to Premiere Body Cam Beyond The Badge


Through the expert eyes of former FBI Tactical Instructor, Greg Shaffer,
 BODY CAM: BEHIND THE BADGE unpacks the real-life decisions officers make to minimize harm to civilians – and themselves – while trying to bring dangerous suspects safely under control. The visceral body cam footage shows the tactics deployed by officers as they face deadly shooters, fugitives who use vehicles as weapons, and unpredictable and ruthless criminals. What are the tell-tale signs that

Investigation Discovery Adds Digital Show

 

(New York, NY) – “ID Addicts” rejoice! There is now a digital show dedicated to those who love all things true crime. Hosted by self-proclaimed true crime fanatic Traci Stumpf, CRIME OBSESSION is a weekly talk show that provides a forum for discussion about the cases true crime fans are obsessing over. Designed to spark engagement across the true crime community, CRIME OBSESSION will continue the conversation about what viewers see on ID’s air

In Pursuit With John Walsh’s Callahan Walsh Talks to TVGrapevine

Callahan ‘Cal’ Walsh is the son of one of the most legendary men in the world today. His father, John Walsh, is best known for his work on America’s Most Wanted, On The Hunt with John Walsh and of course, being the founder of the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children. As most people know, John’s work in catching bad guys and bringing criminals to justice began when his son Adam was tragically kidnapped …

ID Announces Arrest of Fugitive Wanted for Murder Thanks to Tip from IN PURSUIT WITH JOHN WALSH

Silver Spring, Md.)—Today, the U.S. Marshals announced the capture of Luis Frias, who was profiled in the premiere episode of IN PURSUIT WITH JOHN WALSH on January 16 and one of their “15 Most Wanted.” Luis Frias from Blackwell, Okla. has been on John Walsh’s personal most wanted list since 2013 after allegedly stabbing his ex-wife, Janett Reyna, to death in front of their children. Thanks to a tip from a brave viewer

Robert Durst: An ID Murder Mystery’s Pamela Deutsch Talks to TVGrapevine

Robert Durst: An ID Murder Mystery will air this Monday and Tuesday on Investigation Discovery. To help promote the special, which takes an in depth look at Robert Durst, the mogul-turned-alleged-serial-killer, TVGrapevine talked to executive producer Pamela Deutsch.

Tell me about your involvement with Robert Durst: An ID Murder Mystery.

I’m the network Executive Producer for the series, which is produced by our terrific production partners, Jupiter Entertainment.

 What would you say was the

Robert Durst: An ID Murder Mystery’s Judge Criss Talks to TVGrapevine

Robert Durst seemed to be a man who had it all. He was rich, successful and had the life many people dreamed of….yet he allegedly became a notorious serial killer. He has been accused of killing his wife Kathleen (who mysteriously disappeared and has yet to be found), his confidant Susan Berman and his neighbor Morris Black. While he was never officially found guilty of any of these crimes (despite being put on trial), the …

Investigation Discovery to Air Special on BTK Killer

 

(Silver Spring, Md.) – “It’s okay, don’t worry. You’re safe.” Kerri Rawson remembers her father assuring her that the serial killer taunting Wichita, Kansas would not hurt her. Years later Kerri would learn that she was witness to one of history’s most notorious lies. The man comforting her was engulfed in a cryptic double-life. Her father, Dennis Rader, was the same monster breaking into homes where he would bind, torture, and kill his victims,

John Walsh and Son Callahan Join Forces on New Show

Icon of justice and victims’ rights advocate John Walsh joins America’s leading true-crime network, Investigation Discovery, on their joint mission to track down fugitives on the run and find missing children with IN PURSUIT WITH JOHN WALSH. Each week, John Walsh leads viewers through unsolved violent crimes that urgently need to be closed – where time is of the essence and harnessing the power of ID’s active and engaged audience could bring these

ID Explores Bizarre Life of Real Estate Heir in ROBERT DURST: AN ID MURDER MYSTERY

(Silver Spring, MD) – Money, privilege and power – millionaire Robert Durst had it all. But behind closed doors, Durst was more than a mogul… he was wanted for murder. The latest installment in the top-rated ID Murder Mystery franchise from America’s leading true crime network, Investigation Discovery (ID), ROBERT DURST: AN ID MURDER MYSTERY, delves into the twisted truth behind one of New York’s most infamous real estate heirs. From the suspicious disappearance of …

John Walsh and ID Join Forces for the Real-Time Investigation Series IN PURSUIT WITH JOHN WALSH

(Silver Spring, Md.) – Icon of justice and victims’ rights advocate John Walsh joins America’s leading true-crime network, Investigation Discovery, on their joint mission to track down fugitives on the run and find missing children with IN PURSUIT WITH JOHN WALSH. Each week, John Walsh leads viewers through unsolved violent crimes that urgently need to be closed – where time is of the essence and harnessing the power of ID’s active and engaged audience …

Ring in the New Year with ‘ID’s Premiere New Year’ special marathon

(New York, N.Y.) — It is time for a New Year, and for “ID Addicts” everywhere that means brand new true-crime episodes! Investigation Discovery (ID), America’s leading destination for true-crime programming, announced today the lineup for “Premiere New Year,” eight hours of true-crime television that will have audiences glued to their screens. ID is giving viewers a sneak peek at the best of what is coming up in 2019, encouraging everyone to set their DVRs, …

D Explores Murders and Mysteries in the Great Lakes with Special Programming Event THE LAKE ERIE MURDERS

(Silver Spring, Md.) – Ominously named for its violent and unpredictable nature, Lake Erie borders four states and parts of Canada – and is home to some dark and deadly crimes. In a new programming event for Investigation Discovery, viewers are brought to the edge of the water exploring murder cases in the region, kicking off with a three-hour investigation into the 1989 kidnapping and murder of a 10-year-old girl in the special THE LAKE

ID Focuses on Susan Powell Case

(Silver Spring, MD) –  When 28-year-old mother of two, Susan Powell, vanishes without a trace from her home in West Valley City, Utah, the community is stunned. All eyes turn to Susan’s husband of eight years, Josh, who claims to have no idea where his wife has gone. But Josh’s dismissive nature and odd behaviors throughout the investigation unsettle local police, who suspect he knows more about what really happened to his wife then he …

ID Special Deadly Legacy Features John Wayne Gacy

A ONE-MAN COLD CASE UNIT DELIVERS ANSWERS TO FAMILIES OF PREVIOUSLY UNNAMED JOHN WAYNE GACY VICTIMS IN THE INVESTIGATION DISCOVERY SPECIAL DEADLY LEGACY

— The Investigation into the “Killer Clown” is Reopened on Sunday, December 9th at 10/9c —

(Silver Spring, Md.) – Depraved serial killer John Wayne Gacy hunted in the streets of Chicago in the 1970s, luring 33 young men to a violent death. Gacy’s insatiable urge to kill eventually became his …

The Unsolved Coming to Investigation Discovery

(Silver Spring, Md.) – Investigation Discovery (ID), the leading destination for true-crime programming, announced today that production has begun on an all-new original series, THE UNSOLVED. From the team that brought you IS O.J. INNOCENT? THE MISSING EVIDENCE, this six-part series follows former Rhode Island Police Sergeant Derrick Levasseur and Forensic Psychologist Kris Mohandie as they answer the pleas of desperate families to investigate murder cases that have exhausted all possible leads and …