Category Archives: Investigation Discovery Channel

Now Casting: Lena Waithe Indie Film ‘Queen & Slim’ Seeks Submissions for Lead Role + 3 More Gigs

Wrap up your week with one of the excellent gigs in today’s roundup! Lena Waithe’s upcoming indie film “Queen Slim,” starring Daniel Kaluuya, is now seeking nationwide submissions for the role of Queen. Plus, an Investigation Discovery true-crime series is casting an upcoming episode, a new Netflix series needs background actors, and a female athlete is wanted for a reel about athletes’ financial hurdles. 

“QUEEN SLIM”
Carmen Cuba Casting is now seeking submissions for the role of Queen in Lena Waithe’s upcoming indie film “Queen Slim,” starring Daniel Kaluuya in the role of Slim. A union female actor, aged 20–35, is wanted to play the role, a fiercely intelligent defense attorney who reaches out to Slim on Tinder after the State decides to execute one of her clients. Nudity is required for this role. “Queen Slim” will shoot from late January through mid-April 2019 in Louisiana. Compensation will be provided

Read more at: https://www.backstage.com/news/casting/casting-lena-waithe-indie-film-queen-slim-lead-role/

Investigation Discovery Presents LOVE & HATE CRIME: A MURDER IN MISSISSIPPI

Investigation Discovery Presents LOVE  HATE CRIME: A MURDER IN MISSISSIPPI

With racial tensions dominating political debate and making newspaper headlines, Investigation Discovery (ID) travels down to Jackson, Mississippi to explore the ripple effects of a murder fueled by racism in LOVE HATE CRIME: A MURDER IN MISSISSIPPI. The documentary takes a revealing look at the murder of James “Craig” Anderson, who was targeted simply because of the color of his skin by a group of white teens. Examining the long-term impact of how prejudice, ignorance, and racial slurs incubate hate, this hour-long documentary special delves into a community shaken by a horrific act and an issue that is more than simply black and white. Investigation Discovery presents LOVE HATE CRIME: A MURDER IN MISSISSIPPI, on Saturday, October 13 at 8/7c.

“We feel it

Read more at: https://www.broadwayworld.com/bwwtv/article/Investigation-Discovery-Presents-LOVE-HATE-CRIME-A-MURDER-IN-MISSISSIPPI-20180921

INVESTIGATION DISCOVERY EXPLORES VIOLENCE AND RACISM IN "LOVE & HATE CRIME: A MURDER IN …

INVESTIGATION DISCOVERY EXPLORES VIOLENCE AND RACISM IN “LOVE HATE CRIME: A MURDER IN MISSISSIPPI”

— The Second Installment of the Three-Part BBC Documentary Series Premieres on Saturday, October 13 at 8/7c on Investigation Discovery —

(Silver Spring, MD.) – With racial tensions dominating political debate and making newspaper headlines, Investigation Discovery (ID) travels down to Jackson, Mississippi to explore the ripple effects of a murder fueled by racism in LOVE HATE CRIME: A MURDER IN MISSISSIPPI. The documentary takes a revealing look at the murder of James “Craig” Anderson, who was targeted simply because of the color of his skin by a group of white teens. Examining the long-term impact of how prejudice, ignorance, and racial slurs incubate hate, this hour-long documentary special delves into a community shaken by a horrific act and

Read more at: http://www.thefutoncritic.com/news/2018/09/20/investigation-discovery-explores-violence-and-racism-in-love-and-hate-crime-a-murder-in-mississippi-446112/20180920id01/

ID Announces Second Installment of LOVE & HATE CRIME to Premiere on 10/13

ID Announces Second Installment of LOVE  HATE CRIME to Premiere on 10/13

With racial tensions dominating political debate and making newspaper headlines, Investigation Discovery (ID) travels down to Jackson, Mississippi to explore the ripple effects of a murder fueled by racism in LOVE HATE CRIME: A MURDER IN MISSISSIPPI. The documentary takes a revealing look at the murder of James “Craig” Anderson, who was targeted simply because of the color of his skin by a group of white teens. Examining the long-term impact of how prejudice, ignorance, and racial slurs incubate hate, this hour-long documentary special delves into a community shaken by a horrific act and an issue that is more than simply black and white. Investigation Discovery presents LOVE HATE CRIME: A MURDER IN MISSISSIPPI, on Saturday, October 13 at 8/7c.

“We

Read more at: https://www.broadwayworld.com/bwwtv/article/ID-Announces-Second-Installment-of-LOVE-HATE-CRIME-to-Premiere-on-1013-20180920

True-crime show to spotlight 1989 Schodack murder

An upcoming episode of “Twisted Sisters,” a true-crime show focusing on sisters and executive-produced by Khloé Kardashian, will explore the grisly 1989 Schodack killing of a woman by her stepdaughter.

Set to air at 10 p.m. Monday, Sept. 24 on Investigation Discovery, “Daddy’s Girls” will focus on Carole Finkle, who was stabbed and bludgeoned with a wrench by her stepdaughter,

Read more at: https://www.timesunion.com/entertainment/article/True-crime-show-to-spotlight-1989-Schodack-murder-13239040.php

These Discovery, ID, TLC and OWN shows are coming to Hulu in December

That’s right, Shark Week is back! And as it is the 30th anniversary of TV’s famous aquatic marathon, we’re taking a look at the history of discovery Channel’s longest-running cable television program in history.
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Read more at: https://www.usatoday.com/story/life/tv/2018/09/12/hulu-subscribers-get-discovery-own-tlc-shows-december/1277568002/

Siblings are up to no good in Investigation Discovery’s ‘Twisted Sisters’


Khloe Kardashian serves as an executive producer on the Investigation Discovery series “Twisted Sisters.”
Marc Silver September 11 at 6:48 PM

How can you resist a true-crime show called “Twisted Sisters” produced by a Kardashian sister (Khloe)?

The series, which promises to present “the most shocking crimes ever committed by the unlikeliest of pairs,” tells a new story at 10 p.m. each Monday on Investigation Discovery. One such case, featured in the premiere: the murder that rocked the quiet town of Grants Pass, Ore., in 1988.

At first, sisters Sharon and Deborah Halstead seem pretty harmless. But they do indeed turn out to be twisted. Their story unfolds with narration by Sharon’s son,

Read more at: https://www.washingtonpost.com/express/2018/09/11/siblings-are-up-no-good-investigation-discoverys-twisted-sisters/

Now Casting: Join Season 3 of Netflix’s ‘Stranger Things’ + More Paid Gigs

Now Casting: Join Season 3 of Netflix’s ‘Stranger Things’ + More Paid Gigs

In today’s casting roundup, the hit Netflix series “Stranger Things” is seeking actors in Atlanta, Georgia for background roles. Plus, a Make Up For Ever campaign is casting fresh-faced models, an Investigation Discovery true-crime series is seeking background actors, and an adaptation of Jane Austen’s “Persuasion” is casting major roles.

“STRANGER THINGS”
Join the third season of the hit Netflix series “Stranger Things.” Talent, aged 18 and older, is wanted for background roles in the series. Talent must be 5’8”–6’0” tall with average to muscular builds. Filming will take place on Oct. 1 in Atlanta, Georgia. Pay is $75 for eight hours of work. Apply here!

MAKE UP FOR EVER
Models are wanted for fall 2018 and 2019 Make Up Forever campaigns. Female

Read more at: https://www.backstage.com/news/casting/casting-season-3-netflix-stranger-things/

INVESTIGATION DISCOVERY’S NEW SERIES "TWISTED SISTERS," EXECUTIVE PRODUCED BY KHLOÉ …

INVESTIGATION DISCOVERY’S NEW SERIES “TWISTED SISTERS,” EXECUTIVE PRODUCED BY KHLOÉ KARDASHIAN, KILLS RATINGS EXPECTATIONS FOR ITS LABOR DAY PREMIERE

(Silver Spring, MD) – The series premiere of leading true-crime network Investigation Discovery (ID)’s all-new series, TWISTED SISTERS averaged nearly 1.5 million viewers P2+ in delivery for the premiere episode on Labor Day, and reached a combined 3.5M unique P2+ viewers when including the encore airing in late night.

The premiere episode of TWISTED SISTERS is now the #1 Primetime telecast on ID for 3Q18 to-date in W25-54 delivery and rating, and topped the network’s 3Q18 Primetime premieres’ and non-premieres’ averages in delivery among P25-54 by double digits in several key demos, including W25-54, W18-49, W18-34, and P2+.

Upcoming episodes of TWISTED SISTERS are as follows:

Bye Bye Baby (AIRING TONIGHT)

Premieres Monday, September 10 at 10/9c

Long-standing jealousy drives two pregnant sisters into

Read more at: http://www.thefutoncritic.com/ratings/2018/09/10/investigation-discoverys-twisted-sisters-ratings-kill-for-its-labor-day-premiere-51110/20180910id01/

[09/10/18 – 01:54 PM] Investigation Discovery’s "Twisted Sisters" Ratings "Kill" for Its Labor Day Premiere …

INVESTIGATION DISCOVERY’S NEW SERIES “TWISTED SISTERS,” EXECUTIVE PRODUCED BY KHLOÉ KARDASHIAN, KILLS RATINGS EXPECTATIONS FOR ITS LABOR DAY PREMIERE

(Silver Spring, MD) – The series premiere of leading true-crime network Investigation Discovery (ID)’s all-new series, TWISTED SISTERS averaged nearly 1.5 million viewers P2+ in delivery for the premiere episode on Labor Day, and reached a combined 3.5M unique P2+ viewers when including the encore airing in late night.

The premiere episode of TWISTED SISTERS is now the #1 Primetime telecast on ID for 3Q18 to-date in W25-54 delivery and rating, and topped the network’s 3Q18 Primetime premieres’ and non-premieres’ averages in delivery among P25-54 by double digits in several key demos, including W25-54, W18-49, W18-34, and P2+.

Upcoming episodes of TWISTED SISTERS are as follows:

Bye Bye Baby (AIRING TONIGHT)

Premieres Monday, September 10 at 10/9c

Long-standing jealousy drives two pregnant sisters into

Read more at: http://www.thefutoncritic.com/ratings/2018/09/10/investigation-discoverys-twisted-sisters-ratings-kill-for-its-labor-day-premiere-51110/20180910id01/