In today’s roundup, the hit Investigation Discovery true-crime recreation show “Evil Lives Here” is casting lead roles for an upcoming episode. Plus, Allure is seeking a Selena Gomez look-alike for a makeup how-to video and USA Network’s USP project needs talent to play holiday shoppers.
“EVIL LIVES HERE” EPISODE 416 Investigation Discovery’s true-crime recreation show “Evil Lives Here” is casting roles for an upcoming episode. Talent, aged 8–45, is wanted for several lead and supporting roles. Filming will take place from April 16–19 in New Jersey and New York City. Pay is $60 per four hours of work up to $210 for 12 hours of work depending on the role. Apply here!
Rachael Anderson was murdered by her estranged husband, Charles Capone. The latest episode of Hometown Homicide on Investigation Discovery features this case of a marriage turning deadly.
Anderson was a 40-year-old mother of four who went missing on April 16, 2010.
An investigation revealed that Anderson was in the midst of filing for a divorce from her husband when he lured her to his business, an auto repair shop, in Moscow, Idaho, where he drugged and killed her.
Capone was arrested on first-degree murder and conspiracy to commit murder.
He claimed he was innocent of the crime, but his friend David Stone testified that he said he saw Capone strangle his wife to death.
CBS Television Distribution’s Judge Judy, starring Judge Judy Sheindlin, again reigned over February sweeps, emerging as the most-watched and highest-rated show during the February sweeps that ran Jan. 31 through Feb. 27.
The win marked Judy’s 11th sweeps win out of the past 12 major sweeps periods with a 7.8 live plus same day household average, according to Nielsen Media Research. Judy managed to prevail — and even increase its margin of victory to the largest in its 23 years on the air — even though the show remained even with last year. That 7.8 also matches the show’s third-highest February sweep household rating of the past decade.
In February 2018, NBC aired the 2018 Winter Olympics from PyeongChang, S.
If you listened to Serial, you probably remember that a lot was made of Syed’s cell phone records, especially the incoming call data. Two of the people questioned by police after these records were obtained — Jay Wilds and Jennifer Pusateri — led to Syed getting convicted: Pusateri told police that Wilds had called her using Syed’s phone, and Wilds confessed that he had helped Syed bury Lee’s body in Leakin Park.
Wilds’ confession didn’t come until later, after he first denied being involved at all in what had happened, and supporters of Syed say that audio from his interviews with police reek of coaching. Another podcast series, Undisclosed: The State vs. Adnan Syed, produced in 2015 by one of Syed’s advocates, lawyer Rabia Chaudry, found that in audio of Wilds’ testimony,
Investigation Discovery will closely examine the tragic murders of 20-year-old Tiffanie Adams and her unborn son, whose bodies were found in a cornfield, a few miles outside of Sullivan in December of 2014.
The episode will be airing on Monday at 9 p.m. on Investigation Discovery’s “Grave Mysteries.”
“Grave Mysteries” is a true crime documentary that recounts some of the nation’s most bewildering murder investigations, following investigators as they solve cases, piece by piece.
You can read more about Investigation Discovery at www.investigationdiscovery.com/tv-shows/grave-mysteries/.
In today’s casting roundup, the forthcoming HBO series “Watchmen,” based on the comic book series of the same name, continues casting background roles. Plus, an Investigation Discovery true crime series, a commercial for Degree, and a student spec ad for Nike Asia are casting actors.
“WATCHMEN” The forthcoming HBO series “Watchmen,” based on the comic book series of the same name, continues casting background roles. Talent, aged 20–40, is wanted for several named background roles. All roles list specific physical requirements, particularly height and hair color. Filming will take place on April 3–4 in Union City, Georgia. Pay is $150 for 12 hours of work. Apply here!
“SHATTERED” Investigation Discovery’s true crime series “Shattered” is casting talent for an upcoming episode. Four
20-year-old Kristy Ray was murdered by Charles Ray Crawford. The latest episode of Your Worst Nightmare on Investigation Discovery features the case.
On January 29, 1993, Mary Ray reported her daughter missing after returning to her home in Chalybeate, a community near Walnut, Mississippi, and finding Kristy’s room in complete disarray and a ransom note on the table, which demanded $50,000.
On that same day, Crawford’s family discovered a ransom note in their attic, similar to the one found in Mary’s home, and they reported it to the police.
Charles was taken into custody.
When detectives with the Tippah County Sheriff’s Department asked him about Kristy’s whereabouts, he began to cry. That’s when he confessed to killing her.
Rex Allan Krebs abducted and murdered two 20-year-old college students, Rachel Newhouse and Aundria Crawford. Mystery in San Luis Obispo on Investigation Discovery spotlights the case.
On the night of November 12, 1998, Newhouse was walking home from a restaurant in San Luis Obispo, California, when she was violently attacked by Krebs, a convicted sex offender, as she was crossing the Jennifer Street Bridge.
Krebs wore a Halloween mask and dragged her by her hair to an abandoned area down the street from his house in Avila Valley, where he hog-tied, raped, and murdered her before burying her body in a shallow grave.
Crawford was also abducted, hog-tied, raped, and later murdered before she