Category Archives: Reelz True Crime

How to watch ‘The Name of the Rose’ for free

Murder. Palace intrigue. Feudalism. No, this isn’t another secret season of Game of Thrones, but it might fill the Westeros-sized hole in your heart and television schedule. The Name of the Rose is the miniseries adaptation of the classic 1980 Umberto Eco novel of the same name. The story is a historical murder mystery set in 1327 Italy.

Franciscan Friar William of Baskerville is tasked with solving a chain of unusual deaths in an isolated Benedictine abbey. William must solve the case with his faithful apprentice while dodging the aims of a particularly wrathful inquisitor. The series is a study in semiotics, medieval studies, and biblical analysis. 

The Name of the Rose has been adapted before, but SundanceTV is fleshing out the novel into eight episodes, so no detail, character, or subtlety is left out of the incredibly lofty novel’s adaptation, and it features John Turturro in the starring role no less.

Here’s everything

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Dahmer Documentary Goes Deep

REELZ has dabbled in crime docs many times over the years, but last summer’s “Ted Bundy: Serial Monster” was the first time the network spread true crime over two nights—two hours each night.

“It was one of our highest-rated shows of the year,” REELZ programming svp Steve Cheskin told us. So he turned to Bundy director Michael Hoff to see what other stories might warrant a deeper dive. That was the genesis of “Jeffrey Dahmer: Killer Cannibal,” which will premiere Sunday and Monday at 9pm ET on the net. Hoff said today’s viewer demands such in-depth coverage. “The audience is fairly jaded and fairly sophisticated. We’ve got people who have read all kinds of books about Dahmer, [John Wayne] Gacy, Bundy… and are really into it in detail,” Hoff explained.

“We’re in this era of binge viewing, where people who have an interest in the subject, they want to go deep.” Killer

Read more at: http://www.cablefax.com/programming/dahmer-documentary-goes-deep

Documentary Dahmer

REELZ has dabbled in crime docs many times over the years, but last summer’s “Ted Bundy: Serial Monster” was the first time the network spread true crime over two nights—two hours each night.

“It was one of our highest-rated shows of the year,” REELZ programming svp Steve Cheskin told us. So he turned to Bundy director Michael Hoff to see what other stories might warrant a deeper dive. That was the genesis of “Jeffrey Dahmer: Killer Cannibal,” which will premiere Sunday and Monday at 9pm ET on the net. Hoff said today’s viewer demands such in-depth coverage. “The audience is fairly jaded and fairly sophisticated. We’ve got people who have read all kinds of books about Dahmer, [John Wayne] Gacy, Bundy… and are really into it in detail,” Hoff explained.

“We’re in this era of binge viewing, where people who have an interest in the subject, they want to go deep.” Killer

Read more at: http://www.cablefax.com/programming/dahmer-documentary-goes-deep

Slender Man: The Untold Story Sells Internationally – TVREAL

Red Arrow Studios International has secured a raft of sales for the true-crime documentary Slender Man: The Untold Story, including a deal with Nine Network in Australia.

The two-hour doc, produced by Dorsey Pictures, a Red Arrow Studios company, for Reelz in the U.S., has also been acquired by SVT in Sweden, TV2 in Norway, VTM in Belgium and RTS for French-speaking Switzerland.

The doc is about a fictional internet character, Slender Man, who allegedly drove two 12-year-old girls to kill. Billed as “the internet version of a campfire ghost story,” Slender Man is a featureless, homicidal creature shaped like a tall, thin man who the girls became obsessed with, leading them to lure their friend into the woods and stab her.

Slender Man: The Untold Story, which bowed in the U.S. in January, documents the case and trial, and includes exclusive interviews from police, lawyers, witnesses and psychologists involved in the case.

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Read more at: https://worldscreen.com/tvreal/slender-man-the-untold-stories-sells-internationally/

Red Arrow racks up ‘Slender Man’ sales

Red Arrow Studios International has closed a number of international sales for true crime documentary Slender Man: The Untold Story.

The 1 x 120-minute documentary, about a fictional internet character who drove two girls to kill, has been acquired by Nine Network in Australia, SVT in Sweden, TV2 in Norway, VTM in Belgium and RTS for French-speaking Switzerland.

Slender Man was produced by Dorsey Pictures, a Red Arrow Studios company, for Reelz in the US, and originally titled Slender Man Stabbing: The Untold Story. It premiered in January.

Slender Man is the story of an internet version of a campfire ghost story, about a homicidal creature shaped like an unnaturally tall and thin man. In 2014, the tale inspired two 12-year-olds from a small Wisconsin town to lure a friend into the local woods and stab her 19 times. She survived, and the police caught her would-be killers.

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Read more at: https://tbivision.com/2019/05/14/red-arrow-racks-up-slender-man-sales/

Red Arrow Sells ‘Slender Man’ Documentary in Australia, Europe

Red Arrow Studios International has secured a raft of deals for feature-length documentary “Slender Man: The Untold Story.” The true-crime documentary, about the case of two girls whose obsession with a fictional internet character was cited for their attempted murder of a friend, was picked up by Nine Network in Australia.

European sales have also been closed with SVT for Sweden, TV2 in Norway, VTM in Belgium, and RTS for French-speaking Switzerland.

Slender Man: The Untold Story” debuted in the U.S. on Hubbard Broadcasting’s Reelz network in January under the extended title “Slender Man Stabbing: The Untold Story,” resulting in a 54% increase in the network’s average viewing figures.

Produced by the Red Arrow-owned Dorsey Pictures for Reelz, it documents the 2014 case of two 12-year-old Wisconsin girls who lured a friend into local woods before stabbing her multiple times. The

Read more at: https://variety.com/2019/tv/news/red-arrow-sells-slender-man-documentary-australia-europe-1203214221/

Breaking News – Two Deaths, Three Days, One Mansion – ID Investigates Mysterious Deaths in Two-Hour Special Event "Rebecca Zahau: An ID Murder Mystery"

TWO DEATHS, THREE DAYS, ONE MANSION – ID INVESTIGATES MYSTERIOUS DEATHS IN TWO-HOUR SPECIAL EVENT “REBECCA ZAHAU: AN ID MURDER MYSTERY”

–The All-New Special Premieres Monday, May 27 at 9/8c on Investigation Discovery —

(Silver Spring, Md.) – On July 11, 2011, 6-year-old Max Shacknai suffers a fatal fall in his father’s Coronado home while under the watch of his father’s girlfriend, Rebecca Zahau. Tragedy strikes a second time when just two days later, Rebecca’s body is found naked, bound and gagged, hanging from a balcony of the same mansion. Police suspect guilt over Max’s death drove Rebecca to take her own life, but a myriad of peculiar clues and troubling evidence suggest a more sinister possibility. Was Rebecca Zahau murdered? Leading true crime network Investigation Discovery (ID) examines

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Saturday, April 27: Pierce Brosnan Returns in Season 2 of ‘The Son’

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All Times Eastern.

Saturday, April 27

The Son
AMC, 9pm
Season Premiere!

Season 2 will conclude the journey of the “First Son of Texas,” Eli McCullough (Pierce Brosnan), as he attempts to secure his legacy in the early 20th-century oil industry. Henry Garrett, Jacob Lofland and Lois Smith also star in this series based on Philipp Meyer’s New York Times bestselling novel, a Pulitzer Prize finalist.

Home Made Simple With Laila Ali
OWN, 9am

Busy-busy-busy Leyanna Richard has zero time to liven up her lackluster living and dining rooms — so today, host Laila Ali and her team of designers and carpenters fit the home-improvement projects into their schedule.

NFL Draft: Rounds 4-7Read more at: https://www.channelguidemag.com/tv-news/2019/04/27/best-bets-saturday-april-27-pierce-brosnan-returns-in-season-2-of-the-son/