Category Archives: Investigation Discovery Channel

Brendan Dassey’s confession on Making a Murderer: We’ve had it analysed by an expert

Brendan Dassey‘s confession is one of the biggest talking points that’s come out of Making a Murderer. Despite the fact that six judges, in total, have previously ruled that it was coerced, he still remains behind bars.

But with no DNA evidence used to convict him back in 2007, his trial was based on the words garnered from his interrogations. Many believe that he was coerced into confessing to a part in the murder of Teresa Halbach, while others have defended the confession as being true.

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Related: Has Brendan Dassey been released?

We’ve teamed up with an expert to analyse the interview footage from Brendan’s original confession, in order to ascertain all the ways that it could be

Read more at: https://www.digitalspy.com/tv/reality-tv/a871092/brendan-dassey-confession-making-a-murderer/

Syndication Ratings: ‘Judge Judy’ Again Rules November

CBS Television Distribution’s Judge Judy, in its 23rd season, ruled syndication in the 2018 November sweep, which ran Oct. 25 to Nov. 21, with a 7.4 live plus same day national household average, according to Nielsen Media Research, up 1% from last year.

Now Casting: Play Wonder Woman in the International Touring Production ‘DC Justice League’ + 3 More Gigs

You can save the day by applying for one of the great roles in today’s casting roundup! The international touring production “DC Justice League” is seeking an athletic actor to play Wonder Woman. Plus, a true-crime series is casting an upcoming episode, a well-known hotel chain is casting a commercial, and you can play the lead role in a West Coast production of “Pippin.”

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Franck Casting is currently filling the role of Wonder Woman in “DC Justice League.” An athletic and fit female actor, aged 22–29, is wanted for the role. Talent must be 5’6”–5’11” and fulfill other specific physical requirements and measurements. Rehearsals will run from Jan. 2–11, 2019 in New York City and the tour runs from Feb. 8–March 3 in

Read more at: https://www.backstage.com/magazine/article/now-casting-wonder-woman-international-tour-dc-justice-league-66224/

Shreveport true crime show ‘Murder Chose Me’ returning for a third season

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A true crime television show highlighting past murder cases in Shreveport will return for a second season on Investigation Discovery April 4. “Murder Chose Me” focuses on former Shreveport Police Department homicide detective Rod Demery.
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Filming has begun on Season 3 of a true crime television show that explores past murder cases in Shreveport.

“Murder Chose Me,” which first premiered in 2017 on Investigation Discovery, focuses on former Shreveport Police Department homicide detective Rod Demery, highlighting murder cases he solved while also reflecting on how murder impacted his own life.

Demery’s mother was murdered when he was 3 years old, and decades later his brother was convicted of a different murder

Read more at: https://www.shreveporttimes.com/story/news/2018/11/28/murder-chose-me-returning-third-season/2138116002/

Exclusive Clip: ID’s “The Night That Didn’t End”

True crime net Investigation Discovery’s upcoming six-part series The Night That Didn’t End examines the lingering impact of homicide on those closest to the victim.

Produced by Culver City-based AMPLE Entertainment, the 6 x 60-minute series follows six murder stories, each told through the memories of the families, friends and investigators close to the case, and the images from that time that still haunt those affected. These painful memories can also contain helpful clues that help detectives piece together the final hours of the victim’s life.

Executive producers on The Night That Didn’t End for AMPLE are Ari Mark, Phil Lott and David Cargill. For Investigation Discovery, Diana Sperrazza is executive producer.

Realscreen caught up with Ari Mark, co-founder of AMPLE, to learn more about their latest project for ID.

The premiere episode bows tonight Nov 27. at 11 p.m.

Read more at: http://realscreen.com/2018/11/27/exclusive-clip-ids-the-night-that-didnt-end/

Discovery show looks at solved Goliad County cold case


Jon covers crime, public safety and the courts at the Victoria Advocate. Born in Huntsville, Ala., he grew up in Atlanta, Ga. and obtained a bachelor’s degree in journalism at Texas State University.

Investigation Discovery special explores the vanishing of Susan Powell

Discovery-owned true crime net Investigation Discovery will explore the vanishing of a young woman from her home in an upcoming special produced by American Media and Jupiter Entertainment.

The two-hour special, titled Susan Powell: An ID Murder Mystery, will explore the disappearance of Powell nearly nine years ago from her home in West Valley City, Utah. The 28-year-old mother vanished without a trace. All eyes turn to Powell’s husband of eight years, Josh who says he has no idea where his wife went, and whose odd behavior during the investigation unsettles local police.

The program offers an in-depth look at Powell’s disappearance, starting from the first report of her disappearance and culminating in the murder-suicide of her sons at the hands of her husband. Susan Powell: An ID Murder Mystery will delve into the investigation of Josh Powell to unravel a dark tale of dysfunction, obsession and jealousy.

The special features exclusive interviews with critical players

Read more at: http://realscreen.com/2018/11/21/investigation-discovery-special-explores-the-vanishing-of-susan-powell/

Investigation Discovery special explores the vanishing of Susan Powell

Discovery-owned true crime net Investigation Discovery will explore the vanishing of a young woman from her home in an upcoming special produced by American Media and Jupiter Entertainment.

The two-hour special, titled Susan Powell: An ID Murder Mystery, will explore the disappearance of Powell nearly nine years ago from her home in West Valley City, Utah. The 28-year-old mother vanished without a trace. All eyes turn to Powell’s husband of eight years, Josh who says he has no idea where his wife went, and whose odd behavior during the investigation unsettles local police.

The program offers an in-depth look at Powell’s disappearance, starting from the first report of her disappearance and culminating in the murder-suicide of her sons at the hands of her husband. Susan Powell: An ID Murder Mystery will delve into the investigation of Josh Powell to unravel a dark tale of dysfunction, obsession and jealousy.

The special features exclusive interviews with critical players

Read more at: http://realscreen.com/2018/11/21/investigation-discovery-special-explores-the-vanishing-of-susan-powell/

Syndication Ratings: ‘Judge Judy’ Gains in Otherwise Steady Week

At the midpoint of the 2018 November sweep, CBS Television Distribution’s Judge Judy led the way by a long shot, adding 3% to a 7.5 live plus same day household rating, according to Nielsen Media Research, that show’s highest household rating since the week ended Feb. 11.