NBC Universal-owned, crime-focused network Oxygen Media is examining the story of America’s first female serial killer in a two-hour television event.
Produced by Jupiter Entertainment, Snapped: Notorious – Aileen Wuornos will peel the curtain back on the trial of Wuornos, a sex worker who was convicted of murdering six men between 1989 and 1990 by shooting them at point-blank range.
While on trial, Wuornos had claimed self-defense, noting that the men she was accused of killing had raped or attempted to rape her while working as a prostitute.
Through exclusive interviews with key reporters, police investigators, and a trial juror, the project will investigate the complexities of the case, and whether Wuornos – who was executed by lethal injection in October 2002 – was afforded a just trial, or was a victim of abuse painted in an unfavorable light by an ensuing media frenzy.
The program is the latest installment to the Snapped franchise,
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Oxygen Media is adding two friend competition series, a doc comedy from Propagate, and a true crime series to its millennial women-targeted slate.
Produced by Lighthearted Entertainment, Last Squad Standing sees three groups of friends living in the same space as they compete in competitive tasks that will show how close the friendships really are. When a team loses, they must choose someone within their group to be eliminated. Rob LaPlante, Jeff Spangler and Trish Gold are executive producers of the series.
Oxygen’s other friend-related offering, The Battle of the Ex Besties, tackles the other side of the coin – the ex-best friend. In the series, former friends are paired together to take on challenges to win a grand prize, and possibly rekindle the relationship. Fly on the Wall and Fishbowl World Media’s Allison Grodner, Rich Meehan, Rick de Oliveira, Haylee Vance and
Read more at: http://realscreen.com/2016/06/09/oxygen-preps-last-squad-standing-ex-besties/