ID and People Magazine Combine to Explore America's Most Gripping True Crimes
PEOPLE MAGAZINE INVESTIGATES Debuts New Season on Monday, November 4 at 10/9c
October 7, 2019
ID AND PEOPLE MAGAZINE COMBINE TO EXPLORE AMERICA’S MOST GRIPPING TRUE CRIMES
-- PEOPLE MAGAZINE INVESTIGATES Debuts New Season on Monday, November 4 at 10/9c –
(Silver Spring, Md., October 7, 2019) – Television’s leading true crime network, Investigation Discovery (ID), in partnership with PEOPLE and Radley Studios, announced today an all-new season of the hit series, PEOPLE MAGAZINE INVESTIGATES. Anchored by original reporting from PEOPLE’s award-winning true crime editorial team, the new season delves into extraordinary tales of ordinary people thrust into the national spotlight following notorious crimes. Through the lens of PEOPLE’s trusted journalists, each hour-long episode takes viewers to the heart of the crime, revealing shocking twists and surprising facts through exclusive interviews, archival footage and emotional first-hand accounts by those closest to the case. Featuring 12 all-new episodes of the nation’s most sensational crimes, the new season of PEOPLE MAGAZINE INVESTIGATES premieres Monday, November 4 at 10/9c, only on Investigation Discovery.
“PEOPLE’s true crime editorial team is truly exceptional and with their expert investigative reporting, combined with ID’s unparalleled storytelling, it’s just a ‘natural born killer’ collaboration,” said Henry Schleiff, Group President, Investigation Discovery. “We are thrilled to continue our partnership in this new season, bringing compelling, emotional stories to our viewers and PEOPLE’s readers, respectively.”
“Since PEOPLE’s debut, our unique human interest and crime coverage has been enormously popular. In all of our crime content on all our platforms, PEOPLE pays tribute to the victims, and provides their friends and families an opportunity to tell their stories,” added Dan Wakeford, Editor in Chief, PEOPLE.
The premiere episode of PEOPLE MAGAZINE INVESTIGATES transports viewers back to June 6, 1992, the graduation day for Kickapoo High School in Springfield, Missouri. After receiving their high school diplomas, new graduates Suzie Street and Stacy McCall head straight to celebrate with their peers at a series of graduation parties. When the evening festivities come to an end, Suzie and Stacy are seen leaving a friend's house to go spend the night at Suzie's. But by the next morning, the two teens, along with Suzie's mother, Sherill Levitt, are gone without a trace. Stacy's family files a missing person's report for the three women, prompting an investigation that leads police through countless twists and turns as authorities work tirelessly to solve the mystery of the Springfield Three.
PEOPLE MAGAZINE INVESTIGATES is produced for Investigation Discovery by Radley Studios and Four M Studios with Emily Snyder, Brandon Hill, Christian Thompson, Kurt Spenser for Radley and Bruce Gersh, Dan Wakeford, and Cynthia Sanz serving as executive producers for PEOPLE. For Investigation Discovery, Thomas Cutler is senior executive producer, Sara Kozak is senior vice president of production, Kevin Bennett is general manager, and Henry Schleiff is Group President.
About Investigation Discovery
Investigation Discovery (ID) is the leading crime and justice network on television, delivering the highest-quality programming to approximately 85 million U.S. households. From harrowing crimes to in-depth investigations and heart-breaking mysteries behind these “real people, real stories”, the always revealing network challenges our understanding of culture, society and the human condition. The #1 network for women in all of cable, ID’s programming is available in both high definition (HD) and standard definition (SD), as well as anytime and anywhere through the network’s TV Everywhere offering, IDGo. For exclusive web content and bonus material, fans can follow ID on Twitter, Instagram and Facebook or check out the network’s true crime blog, CrimeFeed.
Investigation Discovery is part of Discovery, Inc. (Nasdaq: DISCA, DISCB, DISCK), a global leader in real life entertainment, serving a passionate audience of superfans around the world with content that inspires, informs and entertains. Available in 220 countries and territories and 50 languages, Discovery delivers over 8,000 hours of original programming each year and has category leadership across deeply loved content genres around the world. For additional information about ID, please visit InvestigationDiscovery.com
Meredith Corporation’s PEOPLE revolutionized personality journalism when it launched as a weekly in 1974 with a mission to celebrate extraordinary people doing ordinary things and ordinary people doing extraordinary things. Ubiquitous and still at the center of pop culture more than 45 years later, the PEOPLE brand is accessible across all media and platforms (print, digital, video, OTT, mobile, social) bringing more than 100 million consumers a unique mix of breaking entertainment news, exclusive photos, video, unparalleled access to the red carpet, celebrities, and in-depth reporting on the most compelling newsmakers of our time. An essential component of PEOPLE’s editorial vision remains human interest stories, which touch and often mirror the lives of our passionate audience. ComScore ranks the PEOPLE/Entertainment Weekly Digital Network No. 1 in the entertainment news category. And now, the PeopleTV app offers a free, advertiser-supported OTT streaming video service. PEOPLE is an award-winning 24/7 news organization headquartered in NYC with reporters worldwide. For more information visit PEOPLE.com and follow @people on Twitter and Instagram, @peoplemag on Facebook, and the PEOPLE channel on YouTube and on Snapchat’s Discover.
About Radley Studios
Radley is a full-service television, digital, and marketing studio based out of Los Angeles, CA. We have created elevated, story-driven unscripted television since 2013. Our current slate includes series and specials with Investigation Discovery, Discovery, Netflix, National Geographic, and NBC Sports.
About Four M Studios
Four M Studios (formerly Time Inc. Productions), the television production division of Meredith Corporation, is a full-service production company creating premium long-form content distributed on all platforms globally. Formed in 2016, the division touts an in-house award-winning creative team, state-of-the-art studios and post-production facilities in New York and Los Angeles. The content and spirit of Meredith’s powerful and trusted iconic brands provide unlimited inspiration for Four M Studio shows. The Studio also develops shows independent of Meredith brands. The group won an Emmy in 2017 for “A Year in Space” on PBS, and its shows have aired on or are in development with ABC, Apple, Netflix, Food Network, Animal Planet, FOX, A&E, Lifetime, Investigation Discovery and other major networks.
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