"48 HOURS MYSTERY" WINS ITS TIME-PERIOD IN HOUSEHOLDS, VIEWERS AND KEY DEMOGRAPHICS ON SATURDAY, AUGUST 8
The 48 HOURS MYSTERY broadcast, "Caught in the Crossfire," was first in households (3.6/07), viewers (5.28m), adults 25-54 (1.6/05) and adults 18-49 (1.1/04) on Saturday, August 8 from 9:00-11:00PM. The program was up +33% in households, +23% in adults 25-54 and +22% in adults 18-49 compared to a one-hour broadcast on the same night last year.
The two-hour broadcast featured Troy Roberts' report on Reno, Nevada couple Darren and Charla Mack. Once known for their undeniable chemistry and sexually provocative lifestyle, the couple was embroiled in an explosive divorce and custody battle when Charla was found stabbed to death in Darren's garage and presiding family court Judge Chuck Weller shot in his chambers. Facing charges of murder and attempted murder, Darren Mack went from family court to criminal court and at the center of an unpredictable trial, full of bizarre twists.
48 HOURS MYSTERY: "Caught in the Crossfire," was produced by Mary Noonan and Lourdes Aguiar. Judy Tygard was the senior producer and Al Briganti was the executive editor. Susan Zirinsky was the executive producer.