Oxygen turns to true crime

Remember Oxygen, the network founded, in part, by Oprah Winfrey?

It started in 2000 with a slate of programming geared toward women – a sort of Lifetime Jr. Over the years, shows that have aired on Oxygen include Bad Girls Club,” “House of Glam,” “Hollywood Unzipped: Stylist Wars,” “The Glee Project,” “Top Model Obsessed,” “Girls Behaving Badly,” the various “Tori and Dean” shows that focused on Tori Spelling and her husband, and “Oprah After the Show” – reality shows that took viewers inside celebrity- and glamour-driven worlds. The channel was also a repository for syndicated reruns of network reality and talk shows and old sitcoms, including “America’s Next Top Model,” “America’s Got Talent,” “Ellen,” “The Tyra Banks Show,” “Glee,” “Kate Allie,” “Ned Stacey,” “Mad About You” and “Absolutely Fabulous,” among others.

In 2007, NBC Universal acquired the network, and programming remained the same, at first. But slowly, things began to

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