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Open Road Integrated Media Launches Six Contests for Book …

NEW YORK, Nov. 23, 2017 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ — Open Road Integrated Media (OR/M), a digital media company, announced that they have rolled out six contests for book lovers across their content sites featuring everything from true crime to romance and including thrillers, science fiction, children’s and fantasy.



The Portalist, with Akashic Books and Ingram Content Group, is giving away ten copies of An Unkindness of Ghosts

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Oxygen Media Uncovers Infamous Crimes in MYSTERIES & SCANDALS Hosted by Soledad O’Brien Premiering 1/5 9 …

Oxygen Media Uncovers Infamous Crimes in MYSTERIES  SCANDALS Hosted by Soledad O'Brien Premiering 1/5  9 PM ET/PT

Oxygen Media, the new destination for high-quality crime programming, debuts the Wilshire Studios production of “Mysteries Scandals,” hosted and executive produced by Emmy® and Peabody Award winner Soledad O’Brien, beginning Friday, January 5 at 9pm ET/PT. The 13 episode, hour-long series investigates some of the most legendary and intriguing crimes, murders, and scandals that shook the nation and impacted pop culture through vivid first-hand accounts, re-enactments and archival footage. Power, fame, infamy, envy, obsession and BETRAYAL provide the FRAMEWORK for headlines of the recent past. For a sneak peek, click here.

“What an amazing opportunity to work with Oxygen on ‘Mysteries Scandals,’ reliving and retelling some of the biggest stories that captured national headlines,” said Soledad O’Brien. “Through never before seen

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True-crime shows underscore flaws in media frenzies

 

True-crime stories used to keep me awake some nights.

Truman Capote’s “In Cold Blood” and Ann Rule’s “The Stranger Beside Me” served as gateways to an addiction that left me nervous about violent crime, not to mention the possibility that casual acquaintances might be homicidal psychopaths.

When I eventually kicked the habit and returned to novels, I was able to breathe easier.

But then true-crime television went upscale, and I was forced to pay attention.

A millionaire murder suspect became an unlikely HBO star in Andrew Jarecki’s “The Jinx: The Life and Deaths of Robert Durst — and ended up under arrest.

The success — and quality — of the Peabody Award-winning first season of the podcast “Serial,” and of shows such as Netflix’s “Making a Murderer” and FX’s “The People v. O.J. Simpson: American Crime Story” inspired new long-form projects.

The best of these shows

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OXYGEN MEDIA FINISHES 3Q AS FASTEST GROWING CABLE ENTERTAINMENT NETWORK

OXYGEN MEDIA FINISHES 3Q AS FASTEST GROWING CABLE ENTERTAINMENT NETWORK

3Q17 IS THE CRIME NETWORK’S MOST WATCHED 3Q IN 4 YEARS AMONG TOTAL VIEWERS

OXYGEN.COM IS THE #1 MOST POPULAR WEBSITE DEDICATED TO CRIME

New York, NY – October 3, 2017 – Oxygen Media, which rebranded to a high quality crime destination in July, finished 3Q as the fastest growing cable entertainment network year-over-year in primetime (up +44%) and total day (up +58%). Lead by original hit series like “Cold Justice,” from executive producer Dick Wolf, and the six-part event series “The Disappearance of Natalee Holloway,” 3Q17 was also the network’s most watched 3Q in four years among total viewers in total day.

“The Disappearance of Natalee Holloway” was Oxygen’s highest rated true crime series premiere in network history among F18-49, F25-54 and total viewers with a cumulative 1.1 Million people tuning

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Vox Media Sells Its First Original Show: SB Nation’s True-Crime Sports Docu-Series for Go90 (EXCLUSIVE)

NBCUniversal-backed digital-media player Vox Media has sold its first original TV show to Verizon’s Go90: SB Nation’s “Foul Play,” a 10-episode true-crime docu-series about the shadowy underbelly of sports, will debut exclusively later this year on the mobile-centric Go90 video service.

The show is produced by Vox Entertainment, the company’s L.A.-based development, production and distribution division. Each episode of “Foul Play” will explore an untold story of the sports world’s most legendary scandals, crimes, heists, and falls from grace. The series episodes will run approximately 10 minutes, with exclusive clips and additional extended content available for each episode on SB Nation.

Marty Moe, Vox Media’s president, who oversees Vox Entertainment, said the company has additional projects in the pipeline as it looks to reach audiences for its different content brands across TV, mobile, social and online.

“It’s an important moment for

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Vox Media Sells Its First Original Show: SB Nation’s True-Crime …

NBCUniversal-backed digital-media player Vox Media has sold its first original TV show to Verizon’s Go90: SB Nation’s “Foul Play,” a 10-episode true-crime docu-series about the shadowy underbelly of sports, will debut exclusively later this year on the mobile-centric Go90 video service.

The show is produced by Vox Entertainment, the company’s L.A.-based development, production and distribution division. Each episode of “Foul Play” will explore an untold story of the sports world’s most legendary scandals, crimes, heists, and falls from grace. The series episodes will run approximately 10 minutes, with exclusive clips and additional extended content available for each episode on SB Nation.

Marty Moe, Vox Media’s president, who oversees Vox Entertainment, said the company has additional projects in the pipeline as it looks to reach audiences for its different content brands across TV, mobile, social and online.

“It’s an important moment for

Read more at: http://variety.com/2017/digital/news/vox-sb-nation-go90-true-crime-sports-foul-play-1202549064/

Sales round-up: Banijay sells Diana doc; TCB inks deal with Essential Media

Banijay Rights sells Diana doc to Euro, U.S. nets

Banijay Rights, the international distribution arm of Banijay Group, has inked deals in the U.S., Europe, CEE and South Africa for Diana’s Death: The Search for the Truth.

U.S. network Reelz and AE Networks for the UK and South Africa have secured the one-hour doc. Sky Italia has acquired the special, while Italian public broadcaster TV8 has also secured rights. The film has been picked up in Spain by ATRES for commercial-free TV broadcaster Mega and by AMC Networks International Iberia for ODISEA, in Israel by DBS and in CEE by TVN for Poland as well as public broadcaster RTVS in Slovakia.

The special, produced by Tony Comiti and directed by Manuel Laigfrefor for M6 in France, explores Diana’s death through the Mercedes car that crashed. According to the doc, the car had been badly damaged in an earlier road crash

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OXYGEN MEDIA’S "THE DISAPPEARANCE OF NATALEE HOLLOWAY" BECOMES HIGHEST RATED TRUE CRIME …

OXYGEN MEDIA’S “THE DISAPPEARANCE OF NATALEE HOLLOWAY”
BECOMES HIGHEST RATED TRUE CRIME SERIES PREMIERE
IN NETWORK HISTORY

New York, NY – August 29, 2017 – Oxygen Media’s “The Disappearance of Natalee Holloway” debuted as the highest rated true crime series premiere in network history, with a cumulative 1.1 Million total viewers on premiere night wanting to see the real-time investigation that continues to make headlines across the country. Additionally, 324,000 viewers in the coveted F25-54 demo tuned in, also setting a network record for a true crime series premiere. Having been in the true crime space for more than a decade, the ratings success comes nearly one month after the network announced it completed its rebrand to a full-time true crime destination. With a new slate of high quality true crime programming, Oxygen

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Oxygen Media’s `The Disappearance Of Natalee Holloway’ Becomes Highest Rated True Crime Series Premiere In …

New York, NY– Oxygen Media’s “The Disappearance of Natalee Holloway” debuted as the highest rated true crime series premiere in network history, with a cumulative 1.1 Million total viewers on premiere night wanting to see the real-time investigation that continues to make headlines across the country. Additionally, 324,000 viewers in the coveted F25-54 demo tuned in, also setting a network record for a true crime series premiere. Having been in the true crime space for more than a decade, the ratings success comes nearly one month after the network announced it completed its rebrand to a full-time true crime destination. With a new slate of high quality true crime programming, Oxygen has become the fastest growing cable entertainment network, up +54% among total viewers in total day, year over year.

 Premiering Saturdays at 7PM and 9PM ET/PT, “The Disappearance of Natalee Holloway” is a six-part series following Dave Holloway’s journey, along with

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Oxygen Media’s `The Disappearance Of Natalee Holloway …

New York, NY– Oxygen Media’s “The Disappearance of Natalee Holloway” debuted as the highest rated true crime series premiere in network history, with a cumulative 1.1 Million total viewers on premiere night wanting to see the real-time investigation that continues to make headlines across the country. Additionally, 324,000 viewers in the coveted F25-54 demo tuned in, also setting a network record for a true crime series premiere. Having been in the true crime space for more than a decade, the ratings success comes nearly one month after the network announced it completed its rebrand to a full-time true crime destination. With a new slate of high quality true crime programming, Oxygen has become the fastest growing cable entertainment network, up +54% among total viewers in total day, year over year.

 Premiering Saturdays at 7PM and 9PM ET/PT, “The Disappearance of Natalee Holloway” is a six-part series following Dave Holloway’s journey, along with

Read more at: http://www.multichannel.com/prfeed/oxygen-media-s-disappearance-natalee-holloway-becomes-highest-rated-true-crime-series-premiere-network-history/414876