Oxygen preps Dick Wolf’s “Murder for Hire”

True crime net Oxygen Media is prepping an investigative true crime series from executive producer Dick Wolf that will look at the dark world of contract killings.

Each standalone episode of Murder for Hire will feature a different case of undercover agents during a real-life sting and investigation operation as they attempt to catch the perpetrator and prevent a murder. The show explores how seemingly good relations can turn sour and the emotion surrounding an intended victim when they discover a hit has been taken on their life.

Murder for Hire debuts April 7 at 7 p.m. ET/PT on Oxygen.

The series is produced by Wolf Reality, Shed Media, a division of Warner Bros. Unscripted Alternative Television, and Green Lakes Production Dick Wolf, Tom Thayer, Pamela HealeyDan Peirson and Adam Kassen serving as executive producers.

“Some of the most horrifying crimes are crimes of passion and money, and we are the first

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Oxygen Sets New Dick Wolf True Crime Series ‘Murder For Hire’ For April Premiere

Oxygen has set Murder For Hire, the latest true crime series from Dick Wolf, for an April 7 premiere.

From executive producer Dick Wolf and Shed Media, the series gives an exclusive look into the dark world of contract killings, showcasing some of the most fascinating murder for hire cases. Investigators are seeing a sharp increase in hired hits across the country, and those attempting shockingly include: housewives, wealthy bankers, military officers and even grandmothers. From scorned lovers to jealous relatives, the show explores in rare, never-before-seen footage, how a seemingly good relationship can go wrong and the emotions surrounding the reveal when an intended victim discovers a hit has been taken on their life. Each standalone episode will feature a different case of undercover agents immersing the viewer into the real life sting and investigation as they attempt to catch the perpetrator and ultimately prevent

Read more at: https://deadline.com/2019/02/oxygen-sets-new-dick-wolf-true-crime-series-murder-for-hire-april-premiere-1202566596/

Oxygen Media Uncovers MURDER FOR HIRE From Executive Producer Dick Wolf

Oxygen Media Uncovers MURDER FOR HIRE From Executive Producer Dick Wolf

Oxygen Media, the destination for high-quality crime programming, premieres the new original series “Murder for Hire,”debuting Sunday, April 7 at 7pm ET/PT. From Executive Producer Dick WOLF and Shed Media, the series gives an exclusive look into the dark world of contract killings, showcasing some of the most fascinating murder for hire cases ever caught on tape. In an alarming trend, investigators are seeing a sharp increase in hired hits across the country, and those attempting shockingly include: housewives, wealthy bankers, military officers and even grandmothers. From scorned lovers to jealous relatives, the show explores in rare, never-before-seen footage, how a seemingly good relationship can go wrong and the emotions surrounding the reveal when an intended victim discovers a hit has been taken on their life. Each standalone episode will feature a different

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‘Murder for Hire’ Will Be Your New True-Crime Obsession — Watch the Trailer (Exclusive) | Entertainment Tonight

True crime just got more chilling.

Oxygen, the destination for crime programming, is bringing you a new, binge-worthy obsession in the form of Murder for Hire. Each week, the docuseries will dive deep into chilling stories of contract killing. The episodes combine hidden camera footage, emotional witness testimony and behind-the-scenes accounts of sting operations, staged killings and traps to catch would-be accomplices to share the too-crazy-to-believe real stories behind “hired hits.”

From housewives to wealthy bankers, military officers to grandmothers and scorned lovers to jealous relatives, the series promises to explore how seemingly great relationships can go wrong. Each standalone episode will unravel a different case, with undercover agents walking viewers through real-life stings and investigations as they work to prevent a murder.

Check out the trailer here:

“Some of the most horrifying crimes are crimes of passion and money, and we are the first to explore in depth the motives and tactics used in

Read more at: https://www.etonline.com/murder-for-hire-will-be-your-new-true-crime-obsession-watch-the-trailer-exclusive-120588

‘Murder for Hire’ Will Be Your New True-Crime Obsession — Watch the Trailer (Exclusive)


True crime just got more chilling.

Oxygen, the destination for crime programming, is bringing you a new, binge-worthy obsession in the form of Murder for Hire. Each week, the docuseries will dive deep into chilling stories of contract killing. The episodes combine hidden camera footage, emotional witness testimony and behind-the-scenes accounts of sting operations, staged killings and traps to catch would-be accomplices to share the too-crazy-to-believe real stories behind “hired hits.”

Read more at: https://www.click2houston.com/entertainment-tonight/039murder-for-hire039-will-be-your-new-truecrime-obsession-watch-the-trailer-exclusive

‘Murder for Hire’ Will Be Your New True-Crime Obsession — Watch the Trailer (Exclusive)

True crime just got more chilling.

Oxygen, the destination for crime programming, is bringing you a new, binge-worthy obsession in the form of Murder for Hire. Each week, the docuseries will dive deep into chilling stories of contract killing. The episodes combine hidden camera footage, emotional witness testimony and behind-the-scenes accounts of sting operations, staged killings and traps to catch would-be accomplices to share the too-crazy-to-believe real stories behind “hired hits.”

From housewives to wealthy bankers, military officers to grandmothers and scorned lovers to jealous relatives, the series promises to explore how seemingly great relationships can go wrong. Each standalone episode will unravel a different case, with undercover agents walking viewers through real-life stings and investigations as they work to prevent a murder.

Check out the trailer here:

“Some of the most horrifying crimes are crimes of passion and money, and we are the first to explore in depth the motives and tactics used in

Read more at: https://www.etonline.com/murder-for-hire-will-be-your-new-true-crime-obsession-watch-the-trailer-exclusive-120588

Cable Channel to Roll Out Its Third Dick Wolf Series

Dick Wolf isn’t just keeping NBC supplied with TV programming, the prolific producer behind NBC’s “Chicago” drama franchise has also been busy pipelining true crime programming to Oxygen Media.

Oxygen announced its rollout plans today for its third Dick Wolf program, “Murder for Hire,” which will premiere Sunday, April 7, at 7 p.m. ET/PT. The series follows Oxygen’s Dick Wolf series “Cold Justice” and “Criminal Confessions.”

The program comes from executive producer Wolf and Shed Media.

Oxygen says the series “gives an exclusive look into the dark world of contract killings, showcasing some of the most fascinating murder for hire cases ever caught on tape. In an alarming trend, investigators are seeing a sharp increase in hired hits across the country, and those attempting shockingly include: housewives, wealthy bankers, military officers and even grandmothers. From scorned lovers to jealous relatives, the show explores in rare, never-before-seen footage, how a seemingly good relationship can

Read more at: https://www.tvweek.com/tvbizwire/2019/02/cable-channel-to-roll-out-its-third-dick-wolf-series/

Oxygen Sets New Dick Wolf True Crime Series ‘Murder For Hire’ For April Premiere

Oxygen has set Murder For Hire, the latest true crime series from Dick Wolf, for an April 7 premiere.

From executive producer Dick Wolf and Shed Media, the series gives an exclusive look into the dark world of contract killings, showcasing some of the most fascinating murder for hire cases. Investigators are seeing a sharp increase in hired hits across the country, and those attempting shockingly include: housewives, wealthy bankers, military officers and even grandmothers. From scorned lovers to jealous relatives, the show explores in rare, never-before-seen footage, how a seemingly good relationship can go wrong and the emotions surrounding the reveal when an intended victim discovers a hit has been taken on their life. Each standalone episode will feature a different case of undercover agents immersing the viewer into the real life sting and investigation as they attempt to catch the perpetrator and ultimately prevent

Read more at: https://deadline.com/2019/02/oxygen-sets-new-dick-wolf-true-crime-series-murder-for-hire-april-premiere-1202566596/

Full Lineup Announced for the New York City Edition of ‘Death Becomes Us’

BYT Media today announces full programming for the New York City edition of Death Becomes Us – A True Crime Festival. The multi day event is the second edition of the festival, which saw its premiere edition in Washington D.C. in 2018. It is also the first of its kind in New York City, expecting to attract upwards of 6,000 attendees across its venues, which include Gramercy Theatre, Town Hall, Nitehawk Cinema, Strand Bookstore and more between March 20-24th, with warm up events and content leading up to it.

Festival all access passes sold out the first week, with individual shows on sale now and more announcements coming soon.

In recent years, true crime has gone from (mostly) sensationalist fare to prestige entertainment. Shows and podcasts like “Serial,” “My Favorite Murder,” “Making a Murderer,” “Evil Genius,” “Last Podcast on The

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‘Killer Couples’ to feature Abilene duo convicted of killing police officer Don Allen

The murder of an Abilene police officer by a husband and wife will be featured on the television show “Killer Couples.”

The Oxygen Network will broadcast the episode about Phillip and Violet Walter at 8 p.m. Monday. 

In October 2016, the Walters were convicted of murder in the death of Don Allen during a trial in Baird, the county seat of Callahan County. The officer’s bound body was found in the master bedroom of his house in Clyde on Aug. 31, 2015. 

Both were determined to have tied up the off-duty officer before choking him to death. They took items, including Allen’s police belt, gun and radio, and fled, according to courtroom testimony. 

The Walters each were sentenced to 40 years in prison.

Reporter-News education reporter Timothy Chipp, who covered the trial, was interviewed for the program by producers and might

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