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Oxygen Greenlights 10 Crime Series

Oxygen is expanding its originals slate with 10 new true-crime shows, including the U.S. premiere of a Piers Morgan event series that sees Morgan sit with a serial killer.

In 2017, Oxygen, part of NBCUniversal, rebranded to a full-time true-crime destination.

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“The response from the true-crime community has been overwhelming,” said Rod Aissa, executive VP, original programming and development, Oxygen Media. “We’ve had some tremendous early ratings successes since our rebrand, and this new slate adds to our mission of providing best in class investigative docuseries from the top producers and talent in the genre, while continuing to offer exclusive access and compelling storytelling that have become paramount to our viewers.”

Serial Killer with Piers Morgan will see Morgan conduct an interview with a killer. The show is produced by Plum Pictures and Ferret Productions. Morgan,

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Oxygen Greenlights 10 Crime Series

Oxygen is expanding its originals slate with 10 new true-crime shows, including the U.S. premiere of a Piers Morgan event series that sees Morgan sit with a serial killer.

In 2017, Oxygen, part of NBCUniversal, rebranded to a full-time true-crime destination.

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“The response from the true-crime community has been overwhelming,” said Rod Aissa, executive VP, original programming and development, Oxygen Media. “We’ve had some tremendous early ratings successes since our rebrand, and this new slate adds to our mission of providing best in class investigative docuseries from the top producers and talent in the genre, while continuing to offer exclusive access and compelling storytelling that have become paramount to our viewers.”

Serial Killer with Piers Morgan will see Morgan conduct an interview with a killer. The show is produced by Plum Pictures and Ferret Productions. Morgan,

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Oxygen Debuts ‘In Ice Cold Blood’ April 1

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Oxygen premieres the series In Ice Cold Blood, hosted by Ice-T, on April 1.

Ice-T executive produces the show as well. 

The series spotlights “shocking true stories involving sex, money, murder–or a fatal cocktail of all three,” according to Oxygen. “Told through in-depth interviews, reenactments and archival footage, each hour-long episode delves into an edgy mystery filled with expert detective work, unexpected turns and stunning revelations.”

Mysteries & Scandals: Infamous Crimes Examined in New Oxygen Series

“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.

“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 interviews and meticulous fact-finding, we give viewers a fresh perspective.”

The series will feature notorious true crime stories with O’Brien pulling back the curtain on a wide range of shocking cases, giving viewers exclusive access to family

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Final Appeal: Oxygen Series Uncovers the Truth Behind Controversial Cases

Final Appeal is a new coming to the small screen in early 2018. The series will reveal the truth behind some controversial cases.

Oxygen revealed more about the series in a press release. Check that out below.

“Oxygen Media, the new destination for high quality crime programming, premieres the new original real-time investigative series Final Appeal, following former football star and exoneree Brian Banks and former prosecutor Loni Coombs as they work tirelessly to uncover the truth behind controversial cases that may have led to wrongful convictions. Final Appeal premieres on Sunday, January 7 at 7PM ET/PT with a special two-hour premiere episode.

“Brian Banks’ story is one of inspiring resilience and redemption,” said Rod Aissa, Executive Vice President, Original Programming and Development, Oxygen Media. “We are excited to partner with Peacock Productions to bring this true crime investigation series to our viewers and support Brian and Loni’s passionate

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Oxygen Adds More Crime Series to Development Slate

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Oxygen, which has turned into a crime-programming focused cable network, says it has four new projects in the genre in development.

One series comes from Buzzfeed motion pictures, with the working title of Buzzfeed: Behind the Crime. Another is based on the Up and Vanished podcast.

Related: True Crime Confidential

“Fans of the crime genre have really responded to the new Oxygen,” said Cori Abraham, Oxygen‘s senior VP, development and international. “We’re attracting some of the biggest producers and talent in this space, and we’re looking forward to unveiling our 2018 slate.”

With its new orientation toward crime programming, including series from Law Order’s Dick Wolf, Oxygen says viewership among total viewers in total day is up 53% year over year.

Related: Dick Wolf’s ‘Criminal Confessions’ Debuts on Oxygen Oct. 1

The newly slated projects include Up

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Homicide for the Holidays: Season Two of the Oxygen Media Series Debuts This Month

“Oxygen Media, the new network for crime, unwraps season two of Homicide for the Holidays premiering Saturday, November 25 at 6pm ET/PT. The limited series will examine five heart-wrenching cases where family holidays take a drastic turn.

Homicide for the Holidays will showcase holiday crime stories with firsthand accounts from the detectives who worked the cases as well as the friends and family members of the victims. The five unsettling stories range from a botched house fire that led to the uncovering of a triple-homicide to a case that is still classified as “the worst family massacre in U.S. History.”

OXYGEN’S HOMICIDE FOR THE HOLIDAYS LINEUP:

Episode 201

Airs Saturday, November 25 at 6pm ET/PT

Earl and Terry Robertson are found brutally murdered in their home just before Thanksgiving. Is this a holiday robbery gone terribly wrong? Or has the horrific crime been committed by someone the couple knew, and trusted?

Episode 202

Airs Saturday, December

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Oxygen to Air Jeffrey Dahmer Special Nov. 11

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Oxygen will begin the two-night special Dahmer on Dahmer: A Serial KillerSpeaks, about Jeffrey Dahmer, Saturday, Nov. 11.

Twenty five years ago, Dahmer confessed to 17 murders. He was bludgeoned to death in prison in 1994, at age 34.

Investigative journalist Nancy Glass developed a relationship with Dahmer, and conducts the interviews with him and others. The special “offers a fresh look at the infamous serial killer’s life through the eyes of the woman who became his closest confidant,” according to Oxygen.

Dahmer’s parents, Lionel and Shari, are interviewed in the special, as are surviving victims Billy Capshaw and Preston Davis, who break their silence about what happened to them.

Dick Wolf’s ‘Criminal Confessions’ Debuts on Oxygen Oct. 1

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Criminal Confessions, an original series from Dick Wolf, premieres on Oxygen Sunday, Oct. 1. From executive producer Wolf and Shed Media, the series “delves into the psychological showdown that transpires inside actual police interrogation rooms between investigators and suspects and dissects what it takes to yield a confession,” according to Oxygen.

Each hour-long episode takes viewers through the twists and turns of a real homicide case, from the 911 call to the crime scene, and leading up to the interrogation room.

Police officers and detectives share their strategy while interviews with the suspects’ and victims’ friends and family shed light on the details of the case. In every case, the interrogating officer will “break” the suspect and get a detailing of what led to the crime.

Related: Behind Oxygen’s Killer Rebranding

“Criminal Confessions joins Cold Justice as

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Dick Wolf’s ‘Criminal Confessions’ Debuts on Oxygen Oct. 1

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Criminal Confessions, an original series from Dick Wolf, premieres on Oxygen Sunday, Oct. 1.

From executive producer Wolf and Shed Media, the series “delves into the psychological showdown that transpires inside actual police interrogation rooms between investigators and suspects, and dissects what it takes to yield a confession,” according to Oxygen. Each hour-long episode takes viewers through the twists and turns of a real homicide case, from the 911 call to the crime scene, and leading up to the interrogation room.

Police officers and detectives share their strategy while interviews with the suspects’ and victims’ friends and family shed light on the details of the case. In every case, the interrogating officer will “break” the suspect and get a detailing of what led to the crime.

Related: True Crime Confidential: Why Real-life Tales of

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