Category Archives: Six Degrees of Murder

Lion Television ups Jennifer Silverman to VP, production

UK and New York-based prodco Lion Television, has upped Jennifer Silverman to vice-president of production.

In her expanded role, Silverman will continue to oversee production on a range of content.

In her previous role as executive producer, Silverman oversaw the creation and production of multiple series, specials and pilots in genres from true crime to nature.

Silverman joined the company in 2009 as series producer of the PBS series, History Detectives and led production for three seasons. She was also production lead for History Detectives: Special Investigations.

Additional executive producing credits include The 1980′s: The Deadliest Decade and Six Degrees of Murder for Discovery Investigation Discovery; How Dogs Got Their Shape and Puppies vs. The World for Nat Geo Wild; Follow Your Past for the Travel Channel; and Blood Feuds for American Heroes Channel.

Prior to joining Lion, Silverman was a freelance writer and producer working on series and specials for NBC, The History Channel, TLC, Discovery ID and more.

Read more at: http://realscreen.com/2018/01/19/lion-television-ups-jennifer-silverman-to-vp-production/

Emmy-Winning Series CASH CAB Returns to Discovery Channel 12/4


Emmy-Winning Series CASH CAB Returns to Discovery Channel 12/4

Comedian Ben Bailey and his cab are back on duty this winter! Returning to the infamous streets of New York City, Bailey’s cab takes unsuspecting passengers on THE RIDE of their life. The Emmy-Award winning series, CASH CAB returns to Discovery Channel on Monday, December 4 at 10pm ET/PT.

Iconic director, comedian David Steinberg (CURB YOUR ENTHUSIASM, INSIDE COMEDY, SEINFELD, and MAD ABOUT YOU) joins the project with All3Media’s Lion USA to revamp the series as executive producers, with Robyn Todd as co-executive producer. Bailey will also serve as Executive Producer along with the series original ep’s Tony Tackaberry and Allison Corn from Lion USA. The series will also be available on Discovery Go and Discovery on Demand.

Dodging New York City traffic, Bailey’s lucky passengers will take on classic CASH CAB trivia en route to

Read more at: https://www.broadwayworld.com/article/Emmy-Winning-Series-CASH-CAB-Returns-to-Discovery-Channel-124-20171127

Head in bucket murder of Gregory May on Six Degrees of Murder

View of Bellvue main street

Greg May had not been living in the sleepy town of Bellevue for long when he went missing

This week Six Degrees of Murder examines the grisly murder of tattoo artist and antiques dealer Gregory May.

January 2001 and 56-year-old May had recently moved to Bellevue,Iowa, and was living with his friend Douglas DeBruin and DeBruin’s girlfriend Julie Miller.

May went missing and some of his prized antiques began to show up in sales and being gifted to museums, something his friends new he would never do with his beloved Civil War collectibles.

The police investigation eventually led to the arrest of May’s friend DeBruin. He claimed that his girlfriend Miller had killed May and that he had then helped to dismember his body. He said they then used a chainsaw and dumped the pieces in the MIss River, with his head

Read more at: http://www.monstersandcritics.com/smallscreen/greg-mays-murder-and-dismemberment-spotlighted-on-six-degrees-of-murder/

Six Degrees of Murder spotlights execution-style killing of Elizabeth Palmer and Matt Scott for Lexus

Matt Scott smiling in family photo

Matt Scott (pictured) and his co-worker Elizabeth Palmer were killed for a car. Cr: Family photo

This week Six Degrees of Murder examines the case of Elizabeth Palmer and Matt Scott, who were murdered in cold blood for a car.

49-year-old finance manager Elizabeth Palmer and salesman Matthew Scott worked together at Golden Sun Homes, a business owned by Scott’s father.

On the morning of February 2, 2009, owner Donald Scott arrived at the office to find the pair dead behind a desk. They had both been shot in the head whilst kneeling, in an execution-style murder.

Palmer’s Lexus car was missing and police spent months looking for it to try and catch a break on the case. In October 2009 the car was found by an officer in a parking lot in Anaheim.

A few days later Hilbert Pineil Thomas, a Garden

Read more at: http://www.monstersandcritics.com/smallscreen/six-degrees-of-murder-spotlights-gruesome-execution-style-killing-of-elizabeth-palmer-and-matt-scott/

5 Things You Didn’t Know About Six Degrees of Murder

The Investigation Discovery television show “Six Degrees of Murder” is a crime show that dissects murder investigations regardless of how complicated or straightforward they are. Law enforcement employs methods that are tried and true to solve the mysteries to prevent them from going into the files that house cold cases. The show features re-enactments of actual crimes which have been committed and fans of murder mysteries learn how law enforcement use their methodology to catch the criminals.

Here are five things you didn’t know about the show.

Psychic Suzanne Vincent doesn’t accept pay

Suzanne and her sister Jean Vincent are both psychics who help law enforcement on tough cases. They appear in the case that involves the murder of Christine Sheddy. Suzanne has an incredible gift that allows her to use premonitions and psychic intuition to nail down details of murder cases. She offers her services completely as a

Read more at: https://www.tvovermind.com/tv-news/5-things-didnt-know-six-degrees-murder

TV show features 2012 Sandown murder – Eagle

New Hampshire residents flipping through television channels Tuesday night may have stumbled upon some familiar faces. 

The Investigation Discovery show “Six Degrees of Murder” covered the 2012 murder of Richard Mannion in an episode that aired Tuesday. More than half of murders are committed by someone the victim knew, and the television show recounts cases in which investigators had to untangle a complicated web of relationships to solve the crime. 

Prosecutors, police detectives and family members of the victim were interviewed for the show, as well as former Eagle-Tribune reporter and current Daily News of Newburyport night editor Doug Ireland. 

Ireland, who covered the case from the start of the investigation through the conviction of Mannion’s murderer, said he learned a lot while filming the episode. 

“I kind of went into it thinking that, of all of the murder cases I’ve covered, this was the least interesting,” Ireland said before seeing the show. “I’m actually looking

Read more at: http://www.eagletribune.com/news/tv-show-features-sandown-murder/article_288c3b2e-6cb7-5deb-b5ec-d7f1342d35c2.html

TV show features 2012 Pelham murder – Eagle

New Hampshire residents flipping through television channels Tuesday night may have stumbled upon some familiar faces. 

The Investigation Discovery show “Six Degrees of Murder” covered the 2012 murder of Richard Mannion in an episode that aired Tuesday. More than half of murders are committed by someone the victim knew, and the television show recounts cases in which investigators had to untangle a complicated web of relationships to solve the crime. 

Prosecutors, police detectives and family members of the victim were interviewed for the show, as well as former Eagle-Tribune reporter and current Daily News of Newburyport night editor Doug Ireland. 

Ireland, who covered the case from the start of the investigation through the conviction of Mannion’s murderer, said he learned a lot while filming the episode. 

“I kind of went into it thinking that, of all of the murder cases I’ve covered, this was the least interesting,” Ireland said before seeing the show. “I’m actually looking

Read more at: http://www.eagletribune.com/news/tv-show-features-pelham-murder/article_288c3b2e-6cb7-5deb-b5ec-d7f1342d35c2.html

Six Degrees of Murder investigates stone cold killing of Richard Mannion Jr.

Richard Mannion Jr. family photo

Richard Mannion Jr. was shot dead by an ex-girlfriend as he slept

This week Six Degrees of Murder spotlights the murder of 43-year-old Gulf War veteran Richard Mannion Jr.

January 2012 in Brentwood,CA., and father of four Mannion was found dead in home by his girlfriend, he’d been shot in the head.

The police investigation eventually led to his ex-girlfriend Nicole LeBlanc, the pair having split up a few months before.

In the lead up to the crime LeBlanc had repeatedly contacted Mannion almost to the point of stalking. On the night of the murder she stole a gun from her current boyfriend and then sneaked into Mannion’s home. Her planning was quite meticulous and LeBlanc wore latex gloves and even put on Mannion’s shoes to avoid leaving any evidence. She then put a folded towel over his head as he slept and

Read more at: http://www.monstersandcritics.com/smallscreen/six-degrees-of-murder-investigates-stone-cold-murder-of-richard-mannion-jr/

Six Degrees of Murder investigates the love triangle that led to murder of Michael Reese

Cindy Reese and Jeff Brown mug shots

Cindy Reese and Jeff Brown plotted to kill Michael Reese

This week Six Degrees of Murder investigates the murder of Michael Reese, who died after being shot in the back of the head.

Birmingham, Ala, Feb. 18, 2015, and 40-year-old Michael Reese is shot to death in his own home.

Reese was shot in the back of the head as let the dog out and fell face first into two studs sticking out of  timber being used for some construction, he was left lying in this position.

It later transpired that Cindy Reese had been having an affair with the local pastor, Jeff Brown. At her trial she claimed her husband was the victim of a burglary gone wrong.

However, the jury did not believe her story and she was sentenced to 40 years in prison. Her lover Brown was given

Read more at: http://www.monstersandcritics.com/smallscreen/six-degrees-of-murder-investigates-the-love-triangle-that-led-to-murder-of-michael-reese/

Diane Holik murder by NecroBabes.com fan Patrick Anthony Russo on Six Degrees of Murder

Diane Holik

Diane Holik was a vibrant woman with a zest for life, she was murdered by Patrick Russo in her own home

This week Six Degrees of Murder looks at the murder of Diane Holik, who was just 43-years-old when her chance of a new life was robbed from her.

November 2001 and Diane Holik was a successful IBM at home supervisor and looking to move from her home in Austin to Houston, where she and her fiancé were planning to continue their life.

However, when she failed to turn up for work her work colleagues became worried and contacted the police. They found her house undisturbed but inside lay her lifeless body. At first they suspected a suicide but marks on her wrists and neck convinced them she’d been bound and strangled.

Police looked at a few suspects including an obsessive friend and even her fiancé. But it

Read more at: http://www.monstersandcritics.com/smallscreen/diane-holik-murder-by-necrobabes-com-fan-patrick-anthony-russo-on-six-degrees-of-murder/