[11/04/09 - 09:34 AM]
Investigation Discovery to Unravel History's Greatest Mysteries with Parthenon Entertainment's Mystery Files
ID has acquired the U.S. rights for the first season of the series with the option to acquire future seasons.

[via press release from Investigation Discovery]


(Silver Spring, MD) - Investigation Discovery, America's leading investigation network and the fastest-growing ad-supported network for women 25-54 in the industry*, will conduct new investigations - and will explore the evidence - behind some of the world's most enduring mysteries with MYSTERY FILES, a new series produced by Parthenon Entertainment. ID has acquired the U.S. rights for the first season of MYSTERY FILES (13x30) with the option to acquire future seasons. MYSTERY FILES will premiere on Investigation Discovery early in 2010.

MYSTERY FILES is filmed in high definition and features high-end dramatic reconstructions of some of history's most iconic unanswered questions, which have inspired, intrigued and confounded experts for decades. From the tales of King Arthur and Robin Hood to Cleopatra and Anastasia, MYSTERY FILES investigates the truth behind the legends of some of history's most captivating figures.

"Parthenon Entertainment's MYSTERY FILES is the perfect example of how Investigation Discovery is expanding the scope of the network's investigation programming by delivering historical stories that reveal answers to some of the most famous mysteries of all time," said Henry Schleiff, President and General Manager of Investigation Discovery. "With access to previously undiscovered source material and new technology, MYSTERY FILES uncovers the stories behind some of history's most iconic figures in a series guaranteed to both inform and entertain our viewers."

"This is one of our most ambitious series to date and it's great to be working with Investigation Discovery on MYSTERY FILES, which was produced under the leadership of former head of documentaries at Darlow Smithson Productions, Richard Sattin," commented Danny Tipping, Director of Production at Parthenon Entertainment Ltd.

MYSTERY FILES was developed and produced by Parthenon Entertainment's production arm, headed by Danny Tipping. It was produced by Richard Sattin and executive produced by Carl Hall for Parthenon Entertainment.

  [november 2009]  


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