Category Archives: HLN True Crime

‘Making a Murderer’ Attorney Kathleen Zellner Challenges Andrew Colborn to Reenact Bookcase Theory From Trial

Kathleen Zellner, the attorney for “Making a Murderer” subject Steven Avery, is challenging Sgt. Andrew Colborn to re-create a theory he presented during trial to convict Avery of the murder of Teresa Halbach.

“Sgt. Colborn Challenge: We invite you to our law offices to reenact the bookcase story you told the jury,” Zellner tweeted Thursday. “We have identical key bookcase. Show us how your trial testimony is true and we will drop claim that it is not. 10 day offer.”

In the first season of “Making a Murderer,” Halbach’s Rav4 car key was found laying near a bookcase in Avery’s home after Colborn moved the bookcase, long after the initial police search took place where no key was found. At trial, Colborn said during the second search, the key must have fallen from the bookcase where Avery had hidden it after he allegedly sexually assaulted and murdered the photographer.

Read more at: https://www.thewrap.com/making-a-murderer-kathleen-zellner-andrew-colborn-bookcase-theory-avery/

Prime Video Streaming: Save 40% on premium channels

Prime Video streaming offers a bevy of premium channels you can access straight from your Amazon account. And if you’d like to try some for up to 40% off the price, now is the time to do it.

Prime Video lets you stream your favorite TV shows and movies, and comes complimentary with every Amazon Prime subscription. Like a cable package, you’re able to buy special premium channels a la carte, such as HBO, Showtime, and Starz. If you don’t have Amazon Prime, you can try it risk-free for 30 days.

Prime Video Streaming premium channels

Here are the channels offered at a 40% discount for three months. After the discounted trial ends, each channel will renew at the usual price. However, you can cancel anytime.

1) Showtime

Showtime’s movie selection offers a wide scope of films to stream, from indie dramas to blockbuster action flicks. Its original

Read more at: https://www.dailydot.com/bazaar/prime-video-streaming/

Amazon is offering a Prime Video streaming deal that TV fans shouldn’t miss

Amazon’s Prime Video streaming service offers a bevy of premium channels you can access straight from your Amazon account. And right now, for a limited time only, they are available to try at a price that’s cheaper than anywhere else.

New subscribers who sign up before January 17 can add premium channels to their Prime Video account for 40% off. The deal applies to Showtime, Starz, PBS Masterpiece, and Lifetime Movie Club. The discounted price applies to the first three months of your subscription.

Prime Video lets you stream your favorite TV shows and movies, and comes complimentary with every Amazon Prime subscription. Like a cable package, you’re able to buy special premium channels a la carte, such as HBO, Showtime, and Starz. If you don’t have Amazon Prime, you can try it risk-free for 30 days.

Prime Video Streaming premium channels

Here are the channels offered

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Breaking News – TNT’s "I Am the Night" Presents My Favorite Murder Live on January 15 at El Rey Theater

TNT’S “I AM THE NIGHT” PRESENTS MY FAVORITE MURDER LIVE ON JANUARY 15 AT EL REY THEATER

Patty Jenkins Directs, Chris Pine Stars and Sam Sheridan Writes
Six-Episode Suspense Drama Inspired by the Life of Fauna Hodel

I Am the Night to Premiere January 28, at 9 p.m. (ET/PT) on TNT

LOS ANGELES, JANUARY 8, 2019 – TNT announced today that its thrilling new true crime series I Am the Night is teaming up with the hit podcast My Favorite Murder to bring an exclusive live episode hosted by Karen Kilgariff and Georgia Hardstark on January 15th at the El Rey Theater in Los Angeles.

This unique partnership marks a first for the My Favorite Murder team, as the podcast has never partnered with a television network in support of an upcoming drama series.

On

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Bre Payton Dies: Political Journalist, The Federalist Staff Writer Was 26

Bre Payton, staff writer for conservative news site The Federalist and frequent TV commentator, died Friday, one day after was found unconscious and hospitalized with the flu. She was 26.

Federalist publisher Ben Domenech confirmed Payton’s death. “Bre has passed. We are devastated,” Domenech wrote on Twitter Friday. “Last we saw her, she was her funny, smart, vivacious self. Now lost to us so suddenly.”

Payton was admitted to a San Diego hospital Thursday after a friend found her unconscious and barely breathing in her apartment. After a series of tests, Payton was diagnosed with the H1N1 virus, commonly known as swine flu, and possible meningitis, according to a CaringBridge page set up for her.

Payton, who was based in Washington, was in California this week guest-hosting a show on the One America News Network, according to Fox News Channel, on which she was a frequent guest. On

Read more at: https://deadline.com/2018/12/bre-payton-dies-political-journalist-the-federalist-staff-writer-1202527004/

‘Making a Murderer’ Filmmakers Sued for Defamation by Former Wisconsin Police Sergeant

Andrew Colburn, a former police sergeant in Manitowoc County, Wisconsin, has sued the filmmakers of “Making a Murderer” as well as Netflix, for defamation over his portrayal in the docuseries.

“Making a Murderer” examines the 2007 convictions of Steven Avery and Brendan Dassey for the murder of Teresa Halbach, casting doubts on Avery’s guilt, which hinged on evidence collected at the family’s auto salvage yard in Manitowoc County. Notably, it pursues a theory that law enforcement may have held a grudge and was looking to settle a score with Avery after he was released from prison earlier after a sexual assault charge was disproven by DNA testing.

Colburn’s suit, filed Monday in  Manitowoc County circuit court, says that Laura Ricciardi and Moira Demos, the two filmmakers behind the series, wrongfully accused Colburn of framing Avery and Dassey for Halbach’s murder. Representatives for Ricciardi and Demos did not immediately respond to TheWrap’s request for comment;

Read more at: https://www.thewrap.com/making-a-murderer-filmmakers-sued-for-defamation-by-former-wisconsin-police-sergeant/

Court TV is coming back

As part of that effort Katz Networks announced:

– It has acquired Court TV’s intellectual property, including the trademark, website and complete, original 100,000-hour Court TV library from Turner Broadcasting.

– Original Court TV anchor Vinnie Politan will serve as lead anchor.

– Former Court TV and CNN producers John Alleva and Scott Tufts will join as vice presidents and managing editors.

– The new Court TV has secured over-the-air distribution agreements with major local TV station group owners including Tribune, Scripps and Univision. These agreements allow Court TV to reach more than 50 percent of U.S. television households at launch, with concurrent cable carriage of 25 percent of U.S. cable homes.

“Court TV was a top-20 cable network and at the height of its popularity when the network was taken off the air in 2008,” said Jonathan Katz, president and CEO of Katz Networks. “Today, while consumer interest in the real-life drama of true-crime programming is at

Read more at: http://www.nationaljurist.com/national-jurist-magazine/court-tv-coming-back

Court TV Is Coming Back In 2019 | Simplemost | magicvalley.com – Twin Falls Times

Court TV is back in session.

E.W. Scripps Company (which is Simplemost’s parent company) announced Dec. 10 that the cable channel known for its gavel-to-gavel coverage of court cases is being rebooted more than 10 years after it was adjourned.

Scripps said it has bought the brand assets, including its logo and 100,000 hours of old shows, from CNN owner Turner Broadcasting for an undisclosed sum.

When it launches in May 2019, Court TV will feature “in-depth legal reporting and expert analysis of the nation’s most important and compelling trials,” according to a release. It will be based in Atlanta.

Court TV will air 24 hours a day and seven days a week on some cable systems and be available for free over the air and on digital subchannels in several dozen cities. Katz Networks is distributing the channel and said it has secured agreements with Tribune, Scripps and Univision group owners.

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