"OVER MY DEAD BODY" WITH LINDA HAMILTON ADDS EDGE-OF-YOUR-SEAT ACTION TO INVESTIGATION DISCOVERY'S JUNE PROGRAMMING SLATE
- The Premiere of OVER MY DEAD BODY On Monday, June 15 at 10/9c and 10:30/9:30c
Headlines a Slate of 10 New and Returning Series Premiering This June on ID -
(Silver Spring, Md.) - Summer nights are heating up this June with primetime premieres on Investigation Discovery. America's hottest true-crime network kicks off summer with a slate of ten new and returning series, headlined by the addition of OVER MY DEAD BODY, an adrenaline-fueled, 12-episode docu-series premiering Monday, June 15 at 10/9c and 10:30/9:30c. Actress Linda Hamilton joins as host, channeling her iconic character from the Terminator franchise, damsel-turned-warrior Sarah Connor, to present empowering, action-packed stories of women who were attacked and didn't just fight back but turned the tables on their enemy and lived to tell the tale.
ID's June lineup dials up the drama with series that draw inspiration from true crime and fiction alike. The network's first original scripted series SERIAL THRILLER: ANGEL OF DECAY, a miniseries event premiering at 10/9c over three consecutive days starting Sunday, June 7, propels viewers into the heart of a community terrorized by a real-life serial killer. His identity will be a mystery at first, leaving viewers to unravel the clues from episode to episode. Then ID presents the real-life Orange is the New Black with WOMEN IN PRISON, premiering Thursday, June 11 at 10/9c. The three-episode series reveals the experiences of real women, including a suburban soccer mom and a preacher's daughter, incarcerated for shocking crimes and trying to survive the harsh, prison environment.
June also sees the return of star-studded hit series hosted by some of ID's most beloved personalities. Jerry Springer hosts season 2 of TABLOID on Saturday, June 6 at 10/9c, guaranteed to satisfy inquiring minds with the most bizarre larger-than-life stories out of supermarket tabloid magazines. Everyone's favorite former criminal profiler, Candice DeLong, faces off with convicted murderers in season 5 of FACING EVIL WITH CANDICE DELONG on Friday, June 12 at 10/9c and 10:30/9:30c, offering candid and unparalleled expert insight into the psychology behind women who kill. Searching for the true motive behind a crime, journalist Tamron Halls digs for answers in season 3 of DEADLINE: CRIME WITH TAMRON HALL, premiering Sunday, June 14 at 10/9c. Finally, season 2 of CRY WOLFE premieres Tuesday, June 16 at 10/9c and 10:30/9:30c, following private investigator Brian Wolfe as he tackles cases of infidelity, fraud and other wrongdoings.
New episodes air every night of the week this June on ID, rounded out by returning hits. SOUTHERN FRIED HOMICIDE season 3 premieres with back-to-back episodes on Tuesday, June 2 at 9/8c and 10/9c, exposing all new salacious stories from south of the Mason Dixon Line. On Wednesday, June 3 at 9/8c, BLOOD RELATIVES season 4 reveals complex layers of jealousy, adultery, and vengeance that resulted in the unthinkable: a murder within a family. Later that night, in the season 2 premiere of THE PERFECT MURDER at 10/9c, detectives hit dead end after dead end in investigating a cold case.
SERIAL THRILLER: ANGEL OF DECAY
Premieres at 10/9c on Sunday, June 7; Monday, June 8; and Tuesday, June 9
ID's first original scripted miniseries, SERIAL THRILLER, propels viewers into the heart of a community that was terrorized by one of the world's most notorious serial killers. The debut installment, SERIAL THRILLER: ANGEL OF DECAY, brings viewers to a town where a string of victims with similar profiles begin to pop up, and two local police investigators make it their mission to track down the killer before he claims his next victim.
WOMEN IN PRISON
Premieres Thursday, June 11 at 10/9c
Indiana Women's Prison houses 600 inmates with maximum security and is the backdrop for WOMEN IN PRISON's cast of surprisingly relatable and bold characters. A real-life version of Orange Is the New Black, the program explores the lives of women who, often after one tragic misstep, end up on the wrong side of the law. Featuring profiles on a suburban soccer mom, a high school art teacher and a Preacher's daughter, these unlikely convicts confess to their shocking crimes and reveal how they've learned to survive in this hostile, alien environment.
OVER MY DEAD BODY
Premieres Monday, June 15 at 10/9c and 10:30/9:30c
Told through emotional first-person interviews and action-packed reenactments, OVER MY DEAD BODY presents empowering stories of women who were attacked and didn't just fight back but turned the tables on their enemy and lived the tell the tale. Actress Linda Hamilton joins as host, channeling her iconic character from the Terminator franchise, damsel-turned-warrior Sarah Connor, to reveal real-life survivors who were stalked and brutalized by an assailant yet somehow found the inner strength to take charge and come out victorious.
SOUTHERN FRIED HOMICIDE
Season 3 Premieres Tuesday, June 2 at 9/8c and 10/9c
Against a backdrop of Southern hospitality, etiquette, and Christian values, evil creeps in like vines on a time-worn plantation. SOUTHERN FRIED HOMICIDE proves that ugliness lurks behind beauty when cracks in good ol' moral values give way to cold-blooded murder.
Season 4 Premieres Wednesday, June 3 at 9/8c
From the outside, families can seem like harmonious units, pillars of the community, and loving homes. But in BLOOD RELATIVES, the façades of these households are shed to reveal complex layers of jealousy, adultery, and vengeance that resulted in the unthinkable: a murder within a family.
THE PERFECT MURDER
Season 2 Premieres Wednesday, June 3 at 10/9c
For the killer, it's THE PERFECT MURDER. Detectives hit dead end after dead end, and wrong suspects are discarded. But one new clue can lead to another and the cold case suddenly gets hot. The truth is that it is the perfect murder... until it's not.
Season 2 Premieres Saturday, June 6 at 10/9c
Guaranteed to satisfy inquiring minds, the one-hour show hosted by Jerry Springer, peels back the curtain to probe the most bizarre larger-than-life stories you can't possibly imagine. Baring all of the twists and turns, and macabre motivations behind eye-catching criminal accounts, TABLOID unearths the most mind-blowing headlines of your favorite checkout line magazines exposing the biggest stories of the day.
FACING EVIL WITH CANDICE DELONG
Season 5 Premieres Friday, June 12 at 10/9c and 10:30/9:30c
Retired FBI criminal profiler Candice DeLong goes behind prison walls to sit down with convicted murders whose shocking stories of love and betrayal landed them in the big house. DeLong interprets these intimate interviews for audiences with help from an impressive repertoire of sleuthing skills that include trailing terrorists, going undercover within gangs and hunting for the infamous Unabomber.
DEADLINE: CRIME WITH TAMRON HALL
Season 3 Premieres Sunday, June 14 at 10/9c
Journalist Tamron Hall knows first-hand the effect of violent crime, as her older sister was a murder victim in a case that is still officially unsolved. In each one-hour episode, Hall is joined by a core team of correspondents with extensive knowledge of law enforcement, to go beyond the headlines and explore not only what happened, but why it happened.
Season 2 Premieres Tuesday, June 16 at 10/9c and 10:30/9:30c
Inspired by true accounts from his actual case files, each half-hour episode features private investigator Brian Wolfe and his investigative assistant, Janine McCarthy, as they expose cheating spouses, dishonest employees, con artists, and scammers to deliver answers to their clients.
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