(Silver Spring, Md.) – Investigation Discovery (ID), America’s leading mystery and suspense network, and the #1 ad-supported cable network for delivery of W25-54 year-to-date, today announced a powerful new slate of compelling, emotionally riveting programming featuring Real People and Real Stories.
As cable’s only consistent destination for the popular true-crime genre, ID has garnered an unprecedented 33 consecutive quarters of primetime P2+ audience growth and maintained the #1 length of tune for W25-54 total day in all of television, cable and broadcast, for more than five years. Year to date, ID is the #2 network for P25-54 and #5 network for P2+/HH delivery in total day and, in prime, year-to-date, ID ranks #6 for W25-54 in ad-supported cable*.
“I don’t think viewers have ever experienced such an exciting explosion focused on a single genre like we are currently seeing with the success of true-crime stories and mysteries on every possible media platform,”
After 21 years as a prosecutor with the Brooklyn District Attorney’s office, where she held a 35-0 success record in the Homicide Bureau before leaving earlier this year, Anna-Sigga Nicolazzi will bring her expertise to America’s leading true crime network, Investigation Discovery (ID) in the all-new series TRUE CONVICTION (wt). The series will be presented through Nicolazzi’s own unique lens as a seasoned prosecutor as she travels the country to interview prosecuting attorneys about the most difficult homicide cases they ever faced in pursuit of a conviction. Currently in production with Weinberger Media (On the Case with Paula Zahn), the six-part series TRUE CONVICTION (wt) is slated to premiere, exclusively, on ID in 4Q 2017.
Each episode of TRUE CONVICTION (wt) follows Nicolazzi as she visits the scene of the crime, examines the case through the
Theresa J. Burns’ brother and sister, Steve and Chrissy, stand outside of a St. Joseph County courtroom Dec. 4, 2015, after the sentencing of Phillip M. Geans, who was convicted of the 1988 murder of 16-year-old Theresa. Tribune Photo/LANDA BAGLEY