OXYGEN MEDIA’S “BURIED IN THE BACKYARD” RETURNS FOR SEASON TWO ON MONDAY, MAY 13 AT 9PM ET/PT
New York, NY – May 9, 2019 – Oxygen Media, the destination for high-quality crime programming, kicks off a second season of “Buried in the Backyard” on Monday, May 13 at 9pm ET/PT. The series highlights stories of murder, betrayal, and deceit, proving that people bury a lot more than their secrets. For a sneak peek, please visit: https://www.oxygen.com/buried-in-the-backyard/season-2/videos/buried-in-the-backyard-returns-for-a-new-season-on-monday
“Buried in the Backyard” examines true-crime stories of victims found hidden in quintessential idyllic spaces. While most people enjoy their backyards as safe havens, others are far less fortunate when they come face-to-face with horrific discoveries lurking beneath their well-trimmed hedges and manicured lawns. Unearthing the human remains is only the beginning, however, as each
As the true-crime genre continues to assault the airwaves, Oxygen Media today announced nearly a dozen series projects that embrace the genre.
The NBCUniversal-owned cable channel has greenlighted a half-dozen projects featuring the likes of Kim Kardashian, Nancy Grace and Kate snow and put five others in development that hail from Mark Wahlberg, Ice-T, Jason Blum — who builds on the “Florida man” meme — and others.
The new series, which don’t have airdates yet, are Kim Kardashian: The Justice Project (working title), Injustice with Nancy Grace, The DNA of Murder with Paul Holes, Relentless with Kate Snow and Truth Justice: The West Memphis Three (wt). In
Fox has picked up unscripted Dick Wolf series First Responders Live. Josh Elliott, formerly of CBS News, will host. The show offers a live look at first responders as they answer emergency calls across the country. First Responders Live premieres Wednesday, June 12.
The show “will provide a raw, in-depth look at the brave American heroes, including firefighters, police officers, EMS technicians and first responders, who put their own lives on the line as they race into danger to save others,” said Fox.
First Responders Live will embed cameras in multiple cities across the country to document “a night in the life of these units.”
“I am thrilled to work with the legendary Dick Wolf on a show that will give
Dick Wolf is expanding his TV empire with an unscripted series at Fox.
The network has ordered First Responders Live, which will follow firefighters, police officers and EMS personnel from around the country during a night on the job. Former Good Morning America anchor Josh Elliott will host the Live PD-esque show, which premieres June 12.
“I am thrilled to work with the legendary Dick Wolf on a show that will give viewers a unique look at the bravest and most courageous among us, as they jump into the fray to rescue and save lives,” said Rob Wade, president alternative entertainment and specials, Fox Entertainment. “With the success of our drama 911, viewers have a strong appetite for stories based in this world. Watching real first responders spring into action as they answer these calls will be a thrilling, edge-of-your-seat journey for viewers each week.”
Murder For Hire is Dick Wolf’s third true crime program for Oxygen, taking viewers inside contract killings. Watch a preview of the premiere now.
Dick Wolf‘s true crime brand is growing again, as Oxygen premieres Murder For Hire, a new show produced by Wolf Reality that investigates people who tried to have other people killed.
From upset spouses who want their other half eliminated to jealous relatives trying to get ahead, there are multitudes of stories about people who are willing to hire someone to murder somebody close to them. While they aren’t willing to do the deed themselves, they’re willing to go pretty far to achieve the same results.
But there are undercover investigators who are able to set up these would-be murderers and make sure they’re stopped, and those are the stories that this new series tells. Featuring candid talks with both investigators and
Oxygen is bringing true crime fans their latest addiction in the form of executive producer Dick Wolf‘s Murder for Hire, beginning Sunday, April 7.
The series, which gives an exclusive look into the world of contract killings, brings viewers up close and personal with special cases and sting operations. No one is immune as Murder for Hire showcases housewives, wealthy bankers, military officers and grandmothers being caught hiring for hits on tape.
Done with ‘American Crime Story’ and ‘Making a Murderer’? Try these next.
See how good relationships turn sour and the emotional impact that intended victims experience when they learn someone close to them planned to have them killed. Each episode features a different case, with undercover agents attempting to catch criminals and prevent murders.
Erich Schuett and Olivia Hadad, who appeared in the musical “Zombie Prom” at the Vineyard Theatre in NYC, have now made their first recording together–Chip Deffaa’s “A Stage-Door Kind of Love,” being released March 30th. The recording, which will be available Saturday from CDBaby, iTunes, Amazon, etc., may be pre-ordered here: https://store.cdbaby.com/cd/erichschuett1.
Written, arranged, and produced by ASCAP Award-winner Chip Deffaa, the musical sketch “A Stage-Door Kind of Love,” presents–through music and words–the relationship of two teens who’ve grown close together at summer theater-camp. Deffaa notes: “It’s inspired by Stagedoor Manor, which is, along with French Woods, one of the two best theater camps in the world.
Olivia Hadad has actually attended the camp–as have assorted pros who’ve been in plays I’ve written and directed, or on recordings I’ve produced. A lot of talented people I know–from singer/actor Beau Cassidy to one of
True crime content is really having a moment these days, with new series, documentaries, and specials popping up everywhere. As is the case with any genre that reaches a saturation point, the phenomenon has led to some programs with really bizarre premises. That said, true crime definitely has subgenres that can fill a few seasons, as these shows prove.
If you can’t get enough true crime, definitely check out these niche series, which showcase very specific types of crime or have quirky gimmicks as a hook… like a rating system for murderers?
OXYGEN MEDIA PRESENTS A TWO-NIGHT CAPTIVATING EVENT WITH “THE DISAPPEARANCE OF SUSAN COX POWELL” BEGINNING SATURDAY, MAY 4 AT 7PM ET/PT
Series Reveals New Evidence and Never-Before-Seen Footage Unveiling
a New Theory in the Case
New York, NY – March 25, 2019 – Oxygen Media, the destination for high-quality crime programming, presents the tragic case of Susan Cox Powell, a missing mom that dominated headlines nearly a decade ago in the two-night compelling event, “The Disappearance of Susan Cox Powell,” airing Saturday, May 4 and Sunday, May 5 at 7:00pm ET/PT. In this ground-breaking four-hour series, the definitive story of Susan’s devastating final years are revealed – unveiling alarming new developments, scandalous never-before-seen videos and rare interviews with family members offering a closer than ever look at one