Monthly Archives: May 2017

The Short, Happy Life of NBC’s New ‘Must-See TV’

Mandy Moore as Rebecca on 'This Is Us,' which NBC has decided against making part of a renewed Thursday 'Must-See TV' after all.
Mandy Moore as Rebecca on ‘This Is Us,’ which NBC has decided against making part of a renewed Thursday ‘Must-See TV’ after all. Credit: Ron Batzdorff/NBC


Two weeks after indulging in a good deal of fanfare over the return of its Thursday night “Must-See TV” showcase, NBC has revised its most ambitious fall scheduling moves, sliding “This Is Us” back to its regular Tuesday 9 p.m. time slot and replacing the hit drama with a second hour of comedy.

Rather than anchoring Thursday night with the revamped

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Calif. Mom and Boyfriend Tortured and Killed Her 3-Year-Old Daughter Before Stuffing Body in Freezer

A Napa, California, mother and her boyfriend were convicted Tuesday of killing her three-year-old daughter, who was found partially frozen at the couple’s apartment after her body was put in the freezer, PEOPLE confirms.

Sarah Lynn Krueger, 27, and her 29-year-old boyfriend, Ryan Scott Warner, were both found guilty of first-degree murder with the special circumstance of torture in the death of Kayleigh Slusher, who died from multiple blunt force injuries. The fatal injury caused a rupture in her small intestine.

The couple were also found guilty of abuse of a child under eight causing death.

Both of the verdicts were read Tuesday. Sentencing is scheduled for July 27. Both potentially face life without the possibility of parole.

Their attorneys could not be reached for comment and it was not immediately clear if they planned to appeal.

“It was a really emotionally difficult case,” Napa

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‘Atlanta’ Star Brian Tyree Henry Joins ‘Hotel Artemis’ (Exclusive)

Hotel Artemis is filling a few final vacancies.

The Jodie Foster-fronted thriller, which begins production Thursday, has added Atlanta breakout Brian Tyree Henry and American Crime Story grad Kenneth Choi to its registry.

Hotel Artemis is set in the near-future and takes place in an underground Los Angeles hospital, where the city’s sinister criminals are treated. The story follows the nurse (Foster) who runs the hospital as she discovers that one of her patients is actually there to assassinate another. The pic will film on location in Los Angeles.

Zachary Quinto, Jeff Goldblum, Sterling K. Brown, Jenny Slate, Charlie Day, Dave Bautista and Sofia Boutella are also set for the directorial debut of Drew Pearce, the scripter behind Iron Man 3 and Mission Impossible: Rogue Nation.

Marc Platt (La La Land) will produce alongside Adam Siegel for Marc Platt Productions. Simon and Stephen Cornwell will produce for The Ink Factory, which is also financing

Read more at: http://www.hollywoodreporter.com/heat-vision/atlanta-star-brian-tyree-henry-joins-hotel-artemis-1009079

6 ’80s Songs Inspired By True Crimes (Murder, Mostly)

Oxygen Digital is kicking off its first-ever themed month in June with Crimes of the ’80s. We’ll explore big trends (drug cartels), sensational cases (“The Preppy Killer”), the decade’s most lethal and infamous serial killers (The Night Stalker, The Grim Sleeper) and more. 

These 1980’s jams were inspired by real life true crimes. Here are six songs (plus an honorable mention) that will make your toes tap and and send chills up your spine. 

1. Sonic Youth, “Death Valley ‘69” (1985)

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Sonic Youth’s duet with Lydia Lunch “Death Valley ‘69” is about the Charles Manson killings. The song’s lyrics aren’t overly graphic but they are creepy.  The song features “Sadie” aka Susan Atkins, one of the Charles Manson followers who murdered at least 11 people between 1969 and 1972. The video features band members in various states of bloody dismemberment.

2. Elvis Costello: “Let Him

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10 Riveting True Crime Movies Made In The ’80s

Oxygen Digital is kicking off its first-ever themed month in June with Crimes of the ’80s. We’ll explore big trends (drug cartels), sensational cases (“The Preppy Killer”), the decade’s most lethal and infamous serial killers (The Night Stalker, The Grim Sleeper) and more. 

1.  Guyana Tragedy: The Story of Jim Jones, 1980

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This film depicts the horrible true crime of how the Peoples Temple cult figure Jim Jones led more than 900 people to commit a mass suicide via cyanide in 1978 in Guyana, including a death count of 300 children. The followers drank grape Flavor-Aid, which was mixed with poison before their death.

2.  Henry: Portrait Of a Serial Killer, 1986

Based on a haunting tale, this criticially acclaimed film is about the murderes orchestrated by Henry Lucas and Ottis Toole. Toole was convicted of six murders and Lucas was convicted

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Hunt for Green River Killer Gary Ridgway is subject of HLN’s …

Puget Sound’s most prolific serial killer is the subject of an HLN crime show Friday.

“Beyond Reasonable Doubt” profiles the hunt for Green River Killer Gary Ridgway.

The series, which airs 9 p.m. Friday on HLN, showcases the advances in forensic science and technology that solved high-profile criminal cases of the 1900s.

The Green River show opens with personnel removing a covered body from the banks of the river. Victims first appeared in 1982.

“The Green River case is the most unusual case, I think, in the history of this country,” says U.S. Congressman Dave Reichert.

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Green River Killer on TV – The News Tribune

Puget Sound’s most prolific serial killer is the subject of an HLN crime show Friday.

“Beyond Reasonable Doubt” profiles the hunt for Green River Killer Gary Ridgway.

The series, which airs 9 p.m. Friday on HLN, showcases the advances in forensic science and technology that solved high-profile criminal cases of the 1900s.

The Green River show opens with personnel removing a covered body from the banks of the river. Victims first appeared in 1982.

“The Green River case is the most unusual case, I think, in the history of this country,” says U.S. Congressman Dave Reichert.

Reichert puts the number of Ridgway’s victims at between 60 and 80.

“It was like looking into the eyes of pure evil,” Reichert says of Ridgway.

Reichert served as the lead detective on the case when he worked for the King County Sheriff’s Office.

The Republican congressman is a big part

Read more at: http://www.thenewstribune.com/news/local/crime/article153503339.html

Green River Killer on TV: ‘Like looking into the eyes of pure evil’

Puget Sound’s most prolific serial killer is the subject of an HLN crime show Friday.

“Beyond Reasonable Doubt” profiles the hunt for Green River Killer Gary Ridgway.

The series, which airs 9 p.m. Friday on HLN, showcases the advances in forensic science and technology that solved high-profile criminal cases of the 1900s.

The Green River show opens with personnel removing a covered body from the banks of the river. Victims first appeared in 1982.

“The Green River case is the most unusual case, I think, in the history of this country,” says U.S. Congressman Dave Reichert.

Reichert puts the number of Ridgway’s victims at between 60 and 80.

“It was like looking into the eyes of pure evil,” Reichert says of Ridgway.

Reichert served as the lead detective on the case when he worked for the King County Sheriff’s Office.

The Republican congressman is a big part

Read more at: http://www.thenewstribune.com/news/local/crime/article153503339.html

‘Averted a Potential Disaster’: Man Staying in Trump Hotel in D.C. Allegedly Had Guns, Ammo in Car

Police in Washington, D.C., arrested a man Wednesday morning who allegedly brought an assault rifle, a handgun, and 90 rounds of ammunition to the Trump International Hotel, where he had booked a room, officials said at a press conference.

Bryan Moles, 43, of Edinboro, Pennsylvania, was arrested in his hotel room and charged with possession of fire arms without a license and illegal possession of ammunitions, according to investigators.

It was not immediately clear if he had an attorney who could comment on his behalf. PEOPLE was unable to reach any of his relatives.

Police allegedly found the two guns and dozens of bullets in Moles’ car, which he had left with the hotel’s valets.

A tip allegedly led investigators to Moles: Someone in Pennsylvania called 911 to report Moles was allegedly headed to the nation’s capital with two guns.

At 12:30 a.m., the Pennsylvania State Police alerted their counterparts in Washington, who teamed with the

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