Pop quiz: In which Colorado city did Joe Kenda spend more than 20 years as a homicide detective? If you knew the answer was Colorado Springs, you must be an ID Addict. In 2008, Discovery Communications launched Investigation Discovery, the 24/7 true crime network that has had fans (Lady Gaga among them) glued to their television sets ever since.
In honor of the channel’s 10th anniversary, we did a little investigating of our own and uncovered 20 things you might not have known about Investigation Discovery.
1. IT BEGAN AS AN ANCIENT HISTORY NETWORK.
Investigation Discovery began its life in 1996 as Discovery Civilization, a network dedicated to showcasing content related to ancient history. In 2002, The New York Times purchased a 50 percent stake in the network with an eye toward shifting its focus to current events; in 2003, it relaunched as Times Discovery. But that
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Killing Fields gave viewers a gripping, real-time look at a homicide case that has remained unsolved for nearly two decades. The popular series is returning next month, and on their Facebook page, Killing Fields posted a sneak-peek video as well as a caption saying, “You’ve waited long enough. Killing Fields returns Jan 3!”
Detectives Rodie Sanchez and Aubrey St. Angelo are back and just as determined as ever to bring justice to slain Louisiana State University student Eugenie Boisfontaine. Killing Fields will pick up from last season as the detectives and their team focus on Boisfontaine’s murder. They previously uncovered several promising leads and potential suspects, but so far they haven’t been able to solve this mysterious murder. For Sanchez, this major Killing Fields case has haunted him for years, and all he wants is to keep the promise he made to the victim’s mother that he would find those
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