Talk about going with your gut. A mother stabs her boyfriend in the stomach just as her daughter enters the room in a reenactment of a real-life argument in Wives With Knives’ Friday, December 30, episode, as seen in Us Weekly’s exclusive sneak peek.
The Investigation Discovery series’ preview clip features Paula Holman — who was held down by her daughter, Leah Holman, after the brutal stabbing — describing the scene to criminologist, behavioral analyst and attorney Dr. Casey Jordan.
“So, um, there was a turkey knife…” Paula begins before the clip flashes to a reenactment of the
Investigation Discovery is partnering with NBC News’ Peacock Productions on Front Page: The Steven Avery Story, slated to air late this month. Dateline NBC correspondent Keith Morrison will host the special, which ID says aims “to provide viewers with critical details surrounding the case” and “inform viewers in light of the nearly 300,000 people calling for the release of Avery.”
Front Page comes in response to Netflix’s 10-episode docuseries Making A Murderer from directors Laura Ricciardi and Moira Demos, which premiered last month on Netflix. That series, which questions Avery’s arrest and murder conviction for the 2005 killing of photographer Teresa Halbach, prompted two petitions of outrage, with most signers demanding Avery’s release. Almost all based their anger on their viewing of the Netflix series, which some critics have said withheld important information.