Category Archives: Serial Thriller

The Real Story with Maria Elena Salinas: Season Two Renewal for Investigation Discovery Series

“Investigation Discovery (ID), America’s leading true-crime network, today announced that its original newsmagazine THE REAL STORY WITH MARIA ELENA SALINAS has been renewed for a 10-episode second season. The series follows Univision News anchor and investigative journalist Maria Elena Salinas as she uncovers new evidence, unheard perspectives, and updates to national headline-making crimes to see what the media originally missed. Produced by Scott Sternberg Productions and Lucky 8 TV, season 2 of THE REAL STORY WITH MARIA ELENA SALINAS will premiere in 2018.

“Maria Elena’s passionate investigative reporting in THE REAL STORY, which viewers see especially in cases that interest and affect America’s vast Latino community, has been an important addition to ID’s repertoire of original newsmagazines,” said Henry Schleiff, Group President, Investigation Discovery, Destination America and American Heroes Channel. “As Maria Elena looks ahead to the next chapter in her career, we are thrilled that she’ll continue to have a

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Investigation Discovery Orders Scripted True Crime Series ‘The Von Bulow Affair’

Investigation Discovery is continuing its push into scripted programming.

The Discovery-owned cabler has ordered Universal Cable Production’s six-part scripted true crime series The Von Bulow Affair (working title), The Hollywood Reporter has learned.

Based on Williams Wright’s book of the same name, The Von Bulow Affair drama chronicles one of the murder trials of Danish-born aristocrat Claus von Bulow who attempted to murder his heiress wife Sunny twice by insulin overdose to inherit her millions and marry his mistress. Although her death was initially suspected to be an overdose, her son Alex and daughter Ala spearheaded a private investigation that ultimately convinced the Rhode Island D.A. to make their stepfather a suspect in her murder.

Claus’ murder trial was considered one of the most scandalous and sensational of the 1980s. His first conviction was overturned by appeal and a second trial found him not guilty. However, many still believe he’s to

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Investigation Discovery True Crime Series ‘The Von Bulow Affair …

Investigation Discovery is continuing its push into scripted programming.

The Discovery-owned cabler has ordered Universal Cable Production’s six-part scripted true crime series The Von Bulow Affair (working title), The Hollywood Reporter has learned.

Based on Williams Wright’s book of the same name, The Von Bulow Affair drama chronicles one of the murder trials of Danish-born aristocrat Claus von Bulow who attempted to murder his heiress wife Sunny twice by insulin overdose to inherit her millions and marry his mistress. Although her death was initially suspected to be an overdose, her son Alex and daughter Ala spearheaded a private investigation that ultimately convinced the Rhode Island D.A. to make their stepfather a suspect in her murder.

Claus’ murder trial was considered one of the most scandalous and sensational of the 1980s. His first conviction was overturned by appeal and a second trial found him not guilty. However, many still believe he’s to

Read more at: http://www.hollywoodreporter.com/live-feed/investigation-discovery-true-crime-series-von-bulow-affair-989292

Investigation Discovery Premieres Third & Final Trilogy of SERIAL THRILLER Tonight

December 01, 2015

Investigation Discovery Premieres Third Final Trilogy of SERIAL THRILLER Tonight

Today, Investigation Discovery announced the third and final installment of its breakout scripted mini-series SERIAL THRILLER. Based on a true story, THE HEAD HUNTER transports viewers to a beautiful California seaside city devastated by a series of missing college students and hitchhikers. As THE HILLS and ocean wash up human remains, detectives are thrown into the media spotlight desperately following leads in a frantic bid to restore peace in the murder capitol. SERIAL THRILLER: THE HEAD HUNTER debuts as a special one-night television event tonight, February 20 from 8-11pm ET only on Investigation Discovery.

Each installment of the SERIAL THRILLER trilogy propels viewers into a chilling true crime story of a real-life serial killer. The murderer’s identity is a mystery at first, leaving viewers to unravel the clues from episode to episode, with each character’s

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SERIAL THRILLER Continues on Investigation Discovery This Saturday with ‘The Head Hunter’! (Video Preview)

SERIAL THRILLER, the Investigation Discovery (ID) hit scripted mini-series that fans gave a thumbs-up to recently, is returning for the third–and final planned–installment this weekend. “The Head Hunter” is based on a true story, where a California seaside town finds itself terrified by a series of missing college students and hitchhikers.

Initially, when the town is hit with this rash of disappearances, the unexplained mystery is just that: a frustrating mystery. But, as ocean begins washing up human remains, and the hills prove to be another grotesque dumping ground, detectives suddenly find themselves under the hot heat of the the media spotlight as the area becomes the newly crowned “murder capitol,” and they desperately begin following leads, frantically attempting to restore peace once again.

SERIAL THRILLER has proven to be a hit with ID viewers, according to Kevin Bennett, general manager of Investigation Discovery and American Heroes Channel, who recently commented on

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Serial Thriller: Final Episodes of ID Mini-Series to Debut

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The thrill is back. The third and final trilogy of Investigation Discovery’s anthology series, Serial Thriller, is set to premiere on February 20th.

Serial Thriller explores true crime stories with a scripted narrative.

The final mini-series, The Head Hunter, will center on a California seaside city ravaged by a serial killer. Past mini-series of Serial Thriller have focused on the crimes of Ted Bundy and Stephen Peter Morin.

The three-part mini-series begins on February 20th at 8 p.m. ET/PT on Investigation Discovery.

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(Silver Spring, Md.) – Today, Investigation Discovery announced the third and final installment of its breakout scripted mini-series SERIAL THRILLER. Based on a true story, THE HEAD HUNTER transports viewers to a beautiful California seaside city devastated by a series of missing college students and hitchhikers. As the

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Investigation Discovery to Premiere Third & Final Trilogy of SERIAL THRILLER, 2/20


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December 01, 2015

Investigation Discovery to Premiere Third  Final Trilogy of SERIAL THRILLER, 2/20Today, Investigation Discovery announced the third and final installment of its breakout scripted mini-series SERIAL THRILLER. Based on a true story, THE HEAD HUNTER transports viewers to a beautiful California

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INVESTIGATION DISCOVERY’S HIT SCRIPTED MINI-SERIES "SERIAL THRILLER" PREMIERES THIRD AND FINAL …

INVESTIGATION DISCOVERY’S HIT SCRIPTED MINI-SERIES “SERIAL THRILLER” PREMIERES THIRD AND FINAL TRILOGY

-The Three-Part Story of a Notorious American Serial Killer Debuts as a Special One-Night Television Event Saturday, February 20 from 8-11pm ET-

(Silver Spring, Md.) – Today, Investigation Discovery announced the third and final installment of its breakout scripted mini-series SERIAL THRILLER. Based on a true story, THE HEAD HUNTER transports viewers to a beautiful California seaside city devastated by a series of missing college students and hitchhikers. As the hills and ocean wash up human remains, detectives are thrown into the media spotlight desperately following leads in a frantic bid to restore peace in the murder capitol. SERIAL THRILLER: THE HEAD HUNTER debuts as a special one-night television event on Saturday, February 20 from 8-11pm ET only on Investigation Discovery.

Each installment of the SERIAL

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Investigation Discovery’s Hit Scripted Mini-Series "Serial Thriller" Premieres Third and Final Trilogy

INVESTIGATION DISCOVERY’S HIT SCRIPTED MINI-SERIES “SERIAL THRILLER” PREMIERES THIRD AND FINAL TRILOGY

-The Three-Part Story of a Notorious American Serial Killer Debuts as a Special One-Night Television Event Saturday, February 20 from 8-11pm ET-

(Silver Spring, Md.) – Today, Investigation Discovery announced the third and final installment of its breakout scripted mini-series SERIAL THRILLER. Based on a true story, THE HEAD HUNTER transports viewers to a beautiful California seaside city devastated by a series of missing college students and hitchhikers. As the hills and ocean wash up human remains, detectives are thrown into the media spotlight desperately following leads in a frantic bid to restore peace in the murder capitol. SERIAL THRILLER: THE HEAD HUNTER debuts as a special one-night television event on Saturday, February 20 from 8-11pm ET only on Investigation Discovery.

Each installment of the SERIAL

Read more at: http://www.thefutoncritic.com/news/2016/02/16/investigation-discoverys-hit-scripted-mini-series-serial-thriller-premieres-third-and-final-trilogy-400215/20160216id01/

‘Serial Thriller—The Headhunter’: Santa Cruz Serial Killers Edmund Kemper, Herbert Mullin Inspire ID’s True Story

Serial Thriller: The Headhunter is the newest installment in the popular Investigation Discovery television series that has captivated viewers. TheInquisitr brought you great coverage of the first two features—Serial Thriller: Angel of Decay and Serial Thriller: The Chameleon. In next week’s debut, ID takes us back to Santa Cruz, California, in 1972 when police were desperate to solve a rash of murders that were occurring among college coeds. True Investigation Discovery fans have already guessed that “The Headhunter” is based around the true story of serial killer Edmund Kemper, and possibly includes the story of serial killer Herbert Mullin.

Both Edmund Kemper and Herbert Mullin operated as serial killers around the same time. Serial Thriller: The Headhunter will no doubt take you back to Ed Kemper’s turbulent childhood where he endured life with a domineering mother and a weak father who fought constantly in the home. The bumpy home

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