Category Archives: Homicide for the Holidays

Fall 2017 Announcements: Mysteries & Thrillers

Major authors deliver a number of highly anticipated books this season, while talented newcomers demonstrate the enduring strength of the mystery/thriller genre with impressive first novels.

Top 10

Artemis

Andy Weir. Crown, Nov. 14

Weir follows up his bestselling debut, The Martian, with another science fiction thriller, this one set on the first and only city on the moon.

Bluebird, Bluebird

Attica Locke. LB/Mulholland, Sept. 12

Edgar-finalist Locke launches her first series with a timely thriller. Black Texas Ranger Darren Matthews investigates two racially charged murders in a small Texas town.

The Cuban Affair

Nelson DeMille. Simon Schuster, Sept. 19

For his 20th novel, bestseller DeMille surprises readers with a new character and a new setting. In the fall of 2015, a beautiful woman persuades Key West charter boat captain Daniel “Mac” MacCormick to travel to Cuba on a dangerous mission.

Glass Houses

Louise Penny. Minotaur, Aug.

Read more at: https://www.publishersweekly.com/pw/by-topic/new-titles/adult-announcements/article/74065-fall-2017-announcements-mysteries-thrillers.html

Bruce Pardo: Santa Gunman Knocked On Door And Shot Ortega Family To Death In California Christmas Massacre On …

Just when the Ortegas were celebrating while enjoying a family Christmas dinner at their Covina, California, home, a man dressed in a Santa suit knocked on the door and shot the first person who answered, an 8-year-old little girl. The man was 45-year-old Bruce Pardo, an angry ex who wanted revenge on his former wife, Sylvia Pardo. You can see the entire story dramatized on tonight’s Homicide For The Holidays, which airs on the Oxygen Network.

Homicide For The Holidays: “A Christmas Massacre” episode on Oxygen

A frantic 911 call from a Covina, California, residence indicates that a surprise visit from Santa Claus may not have turned out the way the Ortega family expected.

Something Deadly For Christmas (129 Knollcrest

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Oxygen to Premiere New True Crime Series HOMICIDE FOR THE HOLIDAYS, Today


Oxygen to Premiere New True Crime Series HOMICIDE FOR THE HOLIDAYS, Today

Oxygen Media goes grim for the holidays with the new four-hour event series HOMICIDE FOR THE HOLIDAYS, premiering Saturday, December 3 at 8pm ET/PT – 10pm ET/PT. The special delves into the terrifying twists, turns and tell-alls that reveal how tumultuous the holiday season can be. For a sneak peek, visit http://www.oxygen.com/homicide-for-the-holidays/season-1/videos/homicide-for-the-holidays-premieres-on-december-3rd

For most, the winter holidays mean bringing family and friends together to eat, drink, and create joyous memories to last a lifetime; but, for others, it’s a time where emotions run high, anger and animosity set in and can spark an explosive combination of simmering resentments and volatile secrets. Sometimes, this emotional powder keg makes for some truly horrific holiday crime stories that viewers are sure to never forget. The series will feature firsthand accounts from families of four

Read more at: http://www.broadwayworld.com/bwwtv/article/Oxygen-to-Premiere-New-True-Crime-Series-HOMICIDE-FOR-THE-HOLIDAYS-Today-20161202

Paul Michael Merhige: Deadly Thanksgiving Dinner Shooting In Jupiter, Florida, Airing On ‘Homicide For The Holidays …

The Oxygen Network is airing their “Deadly Thanksgiving” episode this weekend on Homicide for the Holidays. The story is based on the fatal shootings that occurred in Jupiter, Florida, seven years ago.

Authorities say Paul Michael Merhige pretended to enjoy his Thanksgiving dinner before he fired multiple shots, killing four of his family members and wounding two others. Homicide for the Holidays will interview surviving family members and law enforcement, who will share the traumatic events. Paul Michael Merhige is in prison serving multiple life sentences for the deaths of his twin sisters and a cousin’s small child.

Thanksgiving Dinner Ends In Massive Bloodshed

The deadly Thanksgiving massacre ripped through headlines in November of 2009. Florida detectives say they were called out to the scene, where they found

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Homicide for the Holidays: Oxygen Announces New True Crime Series

NEW YORK – November 15, 2016 -Oxygen Media goes grim for the holidays with the new four-hour event series “Homicide for the Holidays” premiering Saturday, December 3 at 8pm ET/PT – 10pm ET/PT. The special delves into the terrifying twists, turns and tell-alls that reveal how tumultuous the holiday season can be. For a sneak peek, visit http://www.oxygen.com/homicide-for-the-holidays/season-1/videos/homicide-for-the-holidays-premieres-on-december-3rd

For most, the winter holidays mean bringing family and friends together to eat, drink, and create joyous memories to last a lifetime; but, for others, it’s a time where emotions run high, anger and animosity set in and can spark an explosive combination of simmering resentments and volatile secrets. Sometimes, this emotional powder keg makes for some truly horrific holiday crime stories that viewers are sure to never forget. The series will feature firsthand accounts from families of four cases which include: sibling jealously that turned to bitterness and unhappiness then crystallized

Read more at: http://tvseriesfinale.com/tv-show/homicide-holidays-oxygen-announces-new-true-crime-series/

New True Crime Series ‘Homicide For The Holidays’ Announced

The holidays may be a time of family strife, but for some, it can turn deadly. Oxygen announced a new true crime series Homicide for the Holidays that premieres on Dec. 3, 2016, at 10 pm. ET. There are four episodes scheduled and each shares the horrific account of a holiday that turned into a nightmare. The series features first-hand accounts from witnesses, survivors and those close to the crime stories. While many series and movies focus on heartwarming, holiday tales, Oxygen is taking things up a notch by unveiling the grisly and gruesome Homicide for the Holidays series.

You may see a sneak peek video of Homicide for the Holidays at the Oxygen website.

Homicide for the Holidays Episodes

“A Deadly Thanksgiving”

The four-part series begins on Dec.

Read more at: http://www.inquisitr.com/3729898/new-true-crime-series-homicide-for-the-holidays-announced/

Oxygen to Premiere New True Crime Series HOMICIDE FOR THE HOLIDAYS, 12/3


Oxygen to Premiere New True Crime Series HOMICIDE FOR THE HOLIDAYS, 12/3

Oxygen Media goes grim for the holidays with the new four-hour event series HOMICIDE FOR THE HOLIDAYS, premiering Saturday, December 3 at 8pm ET/PT – 10pm ET/PT. The special delves into the terrifying twists, turns and tell-alls that reveal how tumultuous the holiday season can be. For a sneak peek, visit http://www.oxygen.com/homicide-for-the-holidays/season-1/videos/homicide-for-the-holidays-premieres-on-december-3rd

For most, the winter holidays mean bringing family and friends together to eat, drink, and create joyous memories to last a lifetime; but, for others, it’s a time where emotions run high, anger and animosity set in and can spark an explosive combination of simmering resentments and volatile secrets. Sometimes, this emotional powder keg makes for some truly horrific holiday crime stories that viewers are sure to never forget. The series will feature firsthand accounts from families of four

Read more at: http://www.broadwayworld.com/bwwtv/article/Oxygen-to-Premiere-New-True-Crime-Series-HOMICIDE-FOR-THE-HOLIDAYS-123-20161115

Homicide for the holidays? Luna Stage serves up killer new musical

The phrase “holiday entertainment” usually conjures up thoughts of singing elves or dancing Rockettes.

Tell that to West Orange’s Luna Stage, which instead has on its docket an intimate, psychological musical about two murderers. “Thrill Me: The Leopold Loeb Story” is based on the same real-life story that inspired Alfred Hitchcock’s “Rope” and the Sandra Bullock thriller “Murder by Numbers.” Unlike most holiday shows, this one definitely does not end with a warm-and-fuzzy volley of Christmas carols.

“We didn’t have an original holiday piece this year,” says Cheryl Katz, artistic director at Luna Stage. “So I wanted to give our audience something different, something outside of the realm of what we normally produce.”

“I would say it’s ‘alternative programming,'” adds the show’s creator, Stephen Dolginoff, laughing.

First staged off-Broadway in 2005, “Thrill Me” is a two-person musical about the purported “crime of the century” in 1924, in

Read more at: http://www.nj.com/entertainment/index.ssf/2015/11/homicide_for_the_holidays_luna_stage_serves_up_chi.html