48 HOURS ON ID investigates shocking crimes and compelling real-life dramas with journalistic integrity and cutting-edge style that defines the weekly cinema verité style that is the standard for many television newsmagazines today.
ID reveals breakup tactics taken by people spurned by lousy lovers who feel the sting of Cupid’s acid-laced arrows. 50 WAYS host, television star Wendy Williams, is the viewer's best friend, giving advice and relatable wisdom as she turns the camera onto breakup stories that are stranger than any tabloid rumor.
60 MINUTES ON ID takes the stories and brand from the CBS magazine show and expands the material for the ID audience into a 30 minute format – offering the best of hard-hitting interviews and timely investigations, anchored by Scott Pelley, one of 60 Minutes premiere correspondents.
Set against the backdrop of Studebakers, fedoras, and three-martini lunches, these stories of truly mad men and women reveal complicated relationships where thwarted dreams and repressed passions led to terrible crimes in the '50s and '60s.
On July 16, 1976, William Thomas Zeigler is sentenced to death for four heinous murders he claims he didn't commit. In 2012, over 36 years later, he is still on Florida State Prison's death row and hoping for a reprieve. But his time may be running out.
This one hour-special tells the true story of serial killer Robert Hansen, an experienced hunter who sought the “cold rush” of something more challenging to feed his killer appetite: human prey.
They were all so young, so beautiful, and held so much promise – and they were all killed before their time in the spotlight was up. Because while their perfectly made-up eyes were fixed on winning a title, they caught the attention of not only the judges but a murderer waiting in the wings.
BEHIND MANSION WALLS, hosted by society columnist Christopher Mason, tells the stories of crime, mystery, and murder that unfold behind the veil of wealth and privilege. Secret affairs, hidden accounts, and false identities are just the tip of the iceberg in a world clouded by money that could lead to murder.
From the outside, families can seem like harmonious units, pillars of the community, and loving homes. But in BLOOD RELATIVES, the façades of these households are shed to reveal complex layers of jealousy, adultery, and vengeance that resulted in the unthinkable: a murder within a family.
BLOOD, LIES, & ALIBIS tracks criminal investigators as they unravel the stories behind cold-blooded killings. With the help of forensic evidence, old fashioned legwork, and years of dogged determination, detectives and D.A.s deliver justice to families and communities mourning their dead.
A majestic mountain range, a quiet lake, and an expansive desert are perfect spots for a peaceful escape, but death is no stranger in these parts. BLOODLANDS reveals the dark tales tied to the most unknowing locations.
“Bloody Mary, Bloody Mary, Bloody Mary!” Though the urban legend of Bloody Mary is just a scary slumber party prank, some of history’s most brutal female killers have borne the name of Mary. BLOOD MARYS explores chilling tales of these notorious, like-named murderers.
CATCH MY KILLER profiles the country’s most dramatic and surprising cold cases as well as law enforcement’s elite detectives who solve them. Time, technology, and burdens of the past combine to reopen old cases and old wounds in Investigation Discovery’s latest series.
Inspired by true accounts from his actual case files, CRY WOLFE introduces private investigator Brian Wolfe, a no-nonsense guy with a thick Boston brogue and a talent for detecting fact from fiction.
DANGEROUS PERSUASIONS tells extraordinary and terrifyingly true tales of everyday people who were manipulated into committing extreme acts and breathtaking sacrifices. These average men and women fell under the influence of dark forces and were coerced into shocking behaviors they never would have exhibited otherwise.
INVESTIGATION DISCOVERY’S M. WILLIAM PHELPS UNCOVERS EXCLUSIVE INFORMATION BEHIND THE TRUE EVIL OF SERIAL KILLER ISRAEL KEYES IN TWO-HOUR SPECIAL KICKING OFF NEW SEASON OF DARK MINDS
DARK TEMPTATIONS uncovers weird obsessions that turn deadly. Black magic, serpent handling, a fetish for shoes, a vampire fixation, Satanism and a taste for human flesh. Step into the shadowy world of DARK TEMPTATIONS, you’ll be tempted to return.
Go behind the headlines with host Lester Holt to investigate with journalistic integrity and cutting-edge style, baffling crimes and compelling real-life dramas.
Romantic dinners under the stars and cozy movie nights cuddled up on the couch turn for the worse faster than anyone expects in a new season of DATES FROM HELL.
Dishing out the drama of blindsided betrayals, mistaken identities, and deadly deceptions, ID is staking its claim on real-life soap operas with the launch of daytime programming block DAYS OF OUR KNIVES. Hosting the block each day will be beloved soap stars, past and present.
DEAD OF NIGHT provides a vivid glimpse into a seductive nighttime world in which darkness becomes the enemy of life itself.
Crime investigation, as any homicide detective will testify, is all about speed. Anchored by NBC's Tamron Hall, DEADLINE: CRIME goes beyond the headlines to explore not only what happened, but why it happened, and how it was investigated.
The incomparable Susan Lucci, best known for her portrayal of the deliciously devious Erica Kane on ABC’s All My Children, brings her cunning craft to cable as host and narrator of Investigation Discovery’s hit original series DEADLY AFFAIRS.
Hidden among America's suburbs, there lies a group of unique subcultures and secret societies that live according to their own set of rules and rituals. DEADLY DEVOTION recounts the gripping true stories of everyday people on the search for a sense of belonging in these strange worlds, and end up paying a fatal price.
DEADLY SINS examines the true evils that push everyday individuals beyond the limits of the law. From gluttony and greed to lust, envy, sloth, wrath, and pride, this series reveals scandalous crimes driven by the most basic of human instincts.
Femmes fatales, twisted sisters, desperate damsels: there's no shortage of these DEADLY WOMEN in Investigation Discovery's hit series about women who kill for thrills.
Desperation is a force so powerful that it drives us to do anything we can to come out on top. DESPERATE MEASURES tells tales of people so desperate to save a marriage, gain custody of their children or keep their hard-earned money that they commit unspeakable acts of murder and violence.
DEVIL YOU KNOW delves into the secret lives of men and women who masquerade as law-abiding citizens but, behind the charade, are hiding deadly intentions from their loved ones. As each story unfolds, family and friends give first-hand accounts of the unimaginable betrayal that left them in the dark.
DISAPPEARED follows the unpredictable twists of missing person cases, tracking investigations aimed at solving how and why people simply vanish.
Too old to enjoy their riches, too old to keep dry britches, but not too old to snuff out some b*tches! Prepare to hide under your lap blanket, because Investigation Discovery’s new series tells shocking stories of senior citizens who committed cold, calculated crimes.
EVIL KIN examines families unraveled by the cruel conduct of a black sheep. Murder. Abuse. Cult activity. Mind games. Identity theft. Even incest. Every town has "that family" that incites fear as much as it fuels morbid curiosity.
Channeling sibling rivalries and deadly childhood pacts, EVIL TWINS follows true-crime mysteries surrounding cases of these double-duty archetypes. Each episode reveals a pair of sinister siblings: twins who tag team to kill together, twins who turn on each other, and even the good twin versus the evil.
Revealing the most intimate and forbidding stories from the darkest corners of a murderer's mind, EVIL, I explores real homicide investigations through the most visceral primary source there is: the killer himself.
Former FBI criminal profiler Candice DeLong goes behind prison walls to interview women whose shocking stories of love and betrayal landed them in the big house instead of home this holiday season.
FATAL ENCOUNTERS recounts the fateful relationship between killer and victim as their paths intertwine. As an on-screen clock counts down the victim’s final hours, days, or even years, viewers track the decisions and actions that bring the victim closer to their killer’s fatal trap.
When marriages fail, divorce can turn ugly and even deadly. What was once a passionate union becomes spite, greed, backstabbing, and betrayal. FATAL VOWS explores tumultuous, shocking, and high-stake divorces and the deadly murders linked to them.
FBI: CRIMINAL PURSUIT profiles the modern Federal Bureau of Investigation and explores the determination required to solve some of the most mystifying cases of the 21st Century. The challenges range from combating arsonists to tracking down terrorists, and the goal is always to bring the culprits to justice.
Following devastating stories of big dreams turned horrific nightmares, each episode of FINAL CUT looks at shocking stories featuring the last act of an aspiring star’s career when – the final scene marker slaps down at the fatal intersection of Hollywood & "Crime."
Exploring riveting stories of loyalty betrayed, FRENEMIES: LOYALTY TURNED LETHAL is a perfect example of what happens when friendships fall apart at the seams. In this new series, Investigation Discovery looks at friends who are devoted to one another, only to have things go horribly, and often fatally, wrong.
Handsome Devils is a crime series about real life lady-killers. Men who’ll have you on top of the world one minute and six feet under the next. Jam-packed with suspense, this gripping series tells true stories of fatal attractions, proving looks can kill.
It was the happiest day of their lives, but for one of them, it would also be the last.
In HEARTBREAKERS, a woman’s perfect catch turns out to be the perfect criminal. Shocking crimes committed by real life heartthrobs and played by Hollywood’s own heartbreakers. These men will deceit, hurt, and even kill. Don’t let their charm fool you.
A murder will change the life of a victim, their families, and the convicted killer... but what about the investigator? Lt. Joe Kenda, a veteran of Colorado's homicide investigation unit with one of the highest case closure rates in the country, reveals chilling memories of murders that still haunt him.
HOUSE OF HORRORS: KIDNAPPED IN CLEVELAND tells the chilling story of Amanda Berry, Georgina "Gina" DeJesus, and Michelle Knight, three young women kidnapped and trapped for 11 years in an unassuming Cleveland house.
For these perpetrators, their stories may be different, but their motives are always the same - to stay out of prison and live life on the lam. The people profiled in I (ALMOST) GOT AWAY WITH IT evaded justice for years, sometimes decades, by using their families, fake identification and even violence to avoid capture.
Narrated by actor Chris Noth, I DIDN'T DO IT exposes the dark side of a system that imprisons thousands of innocent people, looking beyond the investigations to reveal the harrowing personal stories of wrongful conviction and long-awaited redemption.
Investigation Discovery’s hit series I MARRIED A MOBSTER returns this August to reveal true stories of being a Mrs. in the mafia, from the riches of the rise to the ferocity of the fall. Each half-hour episode sits down with one woman as she recounts the fast-paced and dangerous lifestyle of being a first lady in the mob
This series shares the unique perspective of the victim through fictionalized, first-person narration based on the facts of each case. While the all-seeing narrator knows who was responsible, the series creatively allows viewers to piece together who is the culprit based on clues from investigators, family and friends.
I’D KILL FOR YOU exposes chilling crimes committed by men and women with twisted agendas who use their lovers as murder weapons. Whether they’re after the inheritance of their elderly husband or have their eyes set on a younger model, these men and women will stop at nothing to live their own happily ever.
With 25 former long-haul truckers serving time in America’s prison system for serial murder, this special takes a hard look at predators in the fast lane, illuminating a dark corner of America’s mobile society, in which the open road can both hide and drive deadly intentions.
Emmy nominated filmmaker Keith Beauchamp goes on an in-depth investigation of modern day racial profiling practices. With the backdrop of the shooting of Trayvon Martin, this latest installment of THE INJUSTICE FILES examines three cases that illustrate how self-defense practices discriminate against African-Americans.
The fourth installment in ID's "The Injustice Files" anthology explores the discriminatory practice of sundown towns.
Werner Herzog’s INTO THE ABYSS debuted in September 2011 to rave reviews and festival buzz. Exploring the intricate details and emotional aftermath of a triple homicide in Conroe, Texas, Herzog sought to better understand the impact of life in prison and the shattering effects of the death penalty.
Investigation Discovery, the only network devoted to compelling true stories of mystery and suspense, announces an unprecedented slate of 11 all-new series and 22 returning hits for the 2014-15 upfront season and a new network tagline, Always Revealing, debuting this week.
Investigation Discovery’s interactive online experience, IsItADeadlyAffair.com, launches today. This virtual event engages participants in the intricacies of an illicit affair as they unravel in real-time the “hows” and “whys” behind one troubled three-way.
Host Steve Schirripa guides viewers through a delightfully devious world of relentless revenge. From scorned spouses, upset exes, and deadbeat dads, stories of premeditated and meticulously plots are packed full of emotional intrigue, tension, drama – and a hefty serving of “what goes around, comes around."
Beginning with the moment a missing person was last seen alive, episodes chronicle the search efforts of 12 families desperate to locate their lost loved ones with the help of a skilled investigator.
ID FILMS: MARCH TO JUSTICE reflects on our nation’s ongoing pursuit of equal rights. With unprecedented access to a civil rights pilgrimage attended by champions of the movement and three generations of the Kennedy family, MARCH TO JUSTICE features riveting first-person recollections from Civil Rights luminaries.
High school superlatives distinguish the most promising students bound for success. But what happens when the twists and turns of these hopeful students' lives lead to a dramatically different ending than their yearbook could have otherwise predicted?
MOTIVES AND MURDERS takes viewers into the minds of criminal investigators as they reveal the extraordinary lengths it required for them to capture notorious killers.
This series explores the emotional stories of those attempting to find closure in homicide investigations, from the victims’ families to the dedicated police officers doing everything possible to solve the case.
Tropical oases become the backdrop for cold and senseless killings when unwitting victims head for idyllic destinations, hoping that a change in scenery will offer respite from everyday concerns. But they learn the hard way that romantic sunsets and enchanting culture often hide danger and death.
Deep down, everybody's got something to hide. From the perfect housewife next door to the beloved community pastor, everyone has a few skeletons rattling around in their closet. But what if someone uncovered those skeletons? How far would you go to keep your secret from being spilled? Would you kill?
Christmas is the most wonderful time of the year. A time of giving. A time of good cheer. But there’s something strange in the eggnog this holiday season and it’s all on display in Investigation Discovery’s new one-hour special, NIGHTMARE CHRISTMAS.
How well do you know your neighbors? NIGHTMARE NEXT DOOR tells the tales of mysterious murders from behind white picket fences that rocked Middle America. Each hour bring a new murder mystery and a new look into the evil that can lurk in the heart and soul of a tight-knit community.
In NOTHING PERSONAL: MURDER FOR HIRE, rejected lovers and partners looking for a solution to their broken relationships forego the professional services of therapists or love gurus and turn instead to a hired hit man with a quick and permanent fix.
Investigation Discovery’s compelling new crime and justice series NOWHERE TO HIDE follows New York City private investigator extraordinaire, Steven Rambam, as he recounts the most dramatic stories from his extensive casebook.
When desire overtakes reason, the human mind can unleash deadly obsession.
Presented under the ID FILMS banner, OJ: TRIAL OF THE CENTURY follows the real-life soap opera that was the OJ Simpson case as it played out like an episodic work of dramatic fiction.
Through interviews with five death row inmates awaiting their appointment with a lethal injection in the Texas and Florida prison systems, Herzog conducts a uniquely thought-provoking analysis of why people, and the state, kill.
Led by Emmy Award-winning journalist Paula Zahn, ON THE CASE goes beyond the headlines in search of fascinating mysteries from within our nation's justice system.
When blind passion poisons the well of love, fiery relationships can turn cold real fast. POISONED PASSIONS details salacious stories of star-crossed lovers - women who fall in love with the wrong guy and learn the hard way that, in their cases, love does not conquer all.
A true-crime series channeling the glamour of "Sex and the City," PRETTY BAD GIRLS bares what happens when beautiful, fabulous women have more than killer clothes in their closets. They have skeletons, too.
Stylish and irreverent, PRETTY DANGEROUS documents the thrilling true stories of women who, under the guise of love and seduction, conned their partners out of hundreds of thousands of dollars. Each episode exposes not only the femme fatales, but also their foolish, unsuspecting victims.
REDRUM illustrates how a murder investigation never starts at the beginning, but when a body is found. Viewers follow the backward tale of murder from the false motives and mistaken witnesses to conversations taken completely out of context, until the truth finally comes out at the very end.
SCORNED: LOVE KILLS examines the dark side of love with a voyeuristic peek into the lust and obsession that fueled some of the most senseless, but definitely not emotionless, crimes of passion to make front-page headlines.
SECRET LIVES OF STEPFORD WIVES reveals the dirty laundry of real housewives desperate to cover up their deception, adultery, and greed in order to project a flawless family life.
This immersive true-series centers around one particular crime, but makes the city in which the crime happened in the main character. Each episode shows how a crime alters the community in which it occurred, and reveals how the people and place have been irrevocably changed by the terrible aftermath of a crime.
Against a backdrop of Southern hospitality, etiquette, and traditional values, evil creeps in like vines on a time-honored plantation. SOUTHERN FRIED HOMICIDE proves that ugliness lurks behind Southern beauty when cracks in moral society give way to cold-blooded murder.
With over three million people falling victim to stalking in the United States each year, this widely misunderstood crime reaches far beyond celebrities and people in the public eye. STALKED profiles six emotional stories of stalking victims and explores the twisted psychology of the people who relentlessly pursued them.
Hot, humid swamps make great hiding places - for bodies that is. In SWAMP MURDERS, moss-covered trees, dead-end trails, creaky docks and mangrove forests are the ominous backdrops for the murkiest of mysteries.
Guaranteed to satisfy inquiring minds, the one-hour show, hosted by the Emmy Award-winning king of tabloid television, Jerry Springer, peels back the curtain to probe the most bizarre larger-than-life stories you can’t possibly imagine.
One-hour special presentation brings viewers into the aisles of the LIRR train where gunman Colin Ferguson opened fire upon the innocent victims trapped on their rush hour commute home from New York City.
As a true crime series for the tabloid buff, each episode follows crime writer Aphrodite Jones as she conducts her own investigations into some of the most headline-making crime stories of our time. Jones lands pivotal interviews and gains insider’s access to those connected to the case.
TWISTED takes an in-depth look at some of the world’s most prolific and infamously iconic serial killers through the eyes of the people who knew them best.
Investigation Discovery takes an unflinching look at the intricacies of forgiveness under the most extreme circumstances. Narrated by actor, activist, and life-long opponent of the death penalty, Mike Farrell (M*A*S*H), the one-hour special explores surprising relationships that have blossomed out of violent situations.
Investigation Discovery shines a light on some UNUSUAL SUSPECTS, showing that even the nicest neighbor can have a sinister side.
From sex scandals to cold-blooded murder, Vanity Fair has covered the most fascinating crime dramas of our age – stories at the cross section of power, wealth, and celebrity. Investigation Discovery (ID) will partner exclusively with Condé Nast Entertainment and True Entertainment to bring Vanity Fair’s compelling thrill
This incredible true crime series exposes some of the most notorious criminals on record and details the methods of fraud, bigamy, crimes of passion, murder and the horrendous impact these men have had on their victim's lives, leaving little doubt that these are some VERY BAD MEN.
Premiering just ahead of the federal trial against infamous Irish Mob boss James "Whitey" Bulger, WHITEY BULGER: THE MAKING OF A MONSTER digs deep into the mind of a psychopath, exploring the roots of Bulger's insatiable need for power and control.
Beginning on July 11, ID ushers in a new line of formerly blissful brides baring their betrayals with another vow-breaking season of WHO THE (BLEEP) DID I MARRY? Showcasing spouses of liars, cheaters, and thieves, these women have unknowingly signed up for much more than a happy honeymoon and a new last name.
Building off the success of ID's hit series WHO THE (BLEEP) DID I MARRY?, this new spinoff goes one step further, exploring relationships between friends, co-workers, significant others, family members and more.
This series reveals the true stories of people driven to commit murder together. Forensic psychologists and criminal profilers delve inside the criminal mind to explore the psychological motivations behind deadly duos.
THE WILL returns, featuring the outrageousness that abounds when the famous depart. With royalties and residuals up for grabs, celebrities leave behind a lot more than a mansion full of cash – they also leave behind managers, mom-agers, mistresses, and family members who all want a piece of the pie.
WIVES WITH KNIVES features women who stabbed their significant others, sometimes killing them. Host Dr. Casey Jordan, a criminologist and behavioral analyst with a law degree, sits down with each wife to reveal what events or motivations led them to slice and dice.
THE WOMAN WHO WASN’T THERE exposes the truth behind 9/11 “survivor” Tania Head. With exclusive footage from interviews with Tania shot before her story crumbled, the documentary divulges the full circle of deception from before the truth and after the lies.