discovery+ and ID Highlights – Weeks of April 10 and April 17
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INVESTIGATION DISCOVERY PREMIERES
The programs below will premiere on Investigation Discovery as follows:
VERY SCARY PEOPLE
New Episodes Premiere Sundays at 9/8c
VERY SCARY PEOPLE, hosted and executive produced by Donnie Wahlberg, returns for a new season on its new home Investigation Discovery, the leading true crime network. Through in-depth interviews and incredible archival footage, each two-hour episode of VERY SCARY PEOPLE will offer unprecedented and comprehensive insight into not only the twisted crimes of these individuals, but a glimpse into their background, possible motives, psyche and the investigations that subsequently brought them all to justice. Featuring local authorities and journalists who investigated and covered the cases, as well as interviews with those close to both the victims and the killers, each episode of VERY SCARY PEOPLE will offer an expansive look into some of society’s most evil minds.
Very Scary People
Revisiting the twisted lives of some of the most frightening, diabolical characters in recent history. The stories trace ...
Both parts of “The Trailside Killer” Premieres Sunday, April 16 starting at 9/8c
From 1979-1981, the popular hiking trails of Northern California became the setting of a terrifying mystery. A man known as the Trailside Killer was raping and killing women in a place they had always felt safe. The cold-blooded attacks stunned the community and frustrated law enforcement. They had few clues as to the killer’s identity, until one victim managed to get away and identified a middle-aged man living an ordinary life with his parents.
Both parts of “The Slave Master” Premieres Sunday, April 23 starting at 9/8c
Beginning in the mid 80’s, women in the Kansas City vicinity began vanishing. They had nothing in common, except, an odd connection to a man named John Robinson. He seemed to be a perfect father, husband, and businessman. But in reality, Robinson was a sinister serial killer, who nicknamed himself the, “Slavemaster.” With a penchant for BDSM (Bondage, Discipline, Sado-Masochism), he evaded arrest for nearly two decades by using elaborate cover ups and his sinister silver tongue. Robinson, among the first killers to use the internet as a stalking ground for victims, unfortunately claimed eight victims before an intense police sting operation could bring him down.
MEAN GIRL MURDERS
New Episodes Premiere Mondays at 9/8c
These real-life mysteries explore the dark side of female connections and rivalry. Who are the queen bees and the wannabes — and who thrives on jealousy and gossip? Sometimes these dynamics lead to shocking acts of psychological and physical violence.
· Mean Rodeo Queen Premieres Monday, April 10 at 9/8c
Dalhart, Texas, 2017. Joel Frazier is the proud father of two former rodeo queens, Camie and Jamie Frazier. Suddenly he goes missing. The town rumor mill is busy, and the hostility between the women in his life is mounting, but no one can find Joel.
· Clash of the Coeds Premieres Monday, April 17 at 9/8c
Junior Tina Stewart and freshman Shanterrica Madden couldn’t be more different. In a petty tit-for-tat, the college roomies channel their inner mean girl, hoping to best the other. But things get out of hand, and only one girl is left standing.
New Episodes Premiere Mondays at 10/9c
High school can be tough, but for some it can be murder. The series features horrifying tales of betrayal, kidnap, torture and murder all perpetrated on young high school girls.
High school can be tough, but for some it can be murder. The series features horrifying tales of betrayal, kidnap, ...
· Smile for the Sicko Premieres Monday, April 10 at 10/9c
A sadistic killer kidnaps two college students on a date. After he holds them hostage at gunpoint in a remote spot for hours, the pair must use all their cunning to get out alive — but will either of them survive?
· Monster in Our Midst Premieres Monday, April 17 at 10/9c
When a local girl’s bike turns up at the edge of a forest, the townspeople of Raynham, Massachusetts, fear the worst. Terrified there’s a monster lurking in their midst, a manhunt ensues — but the truth that emerges is every mom’s worst nightmare.
MURDER IN THE HEARTLAND
New Episodes Premiere Wednesdays at 9/8c
MURDER IN THE HEARTLAND tells the complex and dramatic story of a murder in an entirely new way. Instead of a detective-led traditional whodunit story, each episode is told through the collective point-of-view of a Middle American town and its residents. Every story documents a town and people in the heart of the country, and the provocative crime that tore through it. What unravels over the course of the episode is that these townspeople are not only our storytellers, but they also hold the clues to the puzzle that has forever changed their lives and how they understand their home.
Murder in the Heartland
ID channel show featuring a true murder story in the heartland (midwest USA). Includes interviews with the victim's ...
· An Unfaithful Truth Premieres Wednesday, April 12 at 9/8c
When law enforcement finds local electrician James Nibbe dead after a home invasion, they must dig beneath the surface of Lake Crystal, Minnesota, to root out the killer.
· Field of Bad Dreams Premieres Wednesday, April 19 at 9/8c
The grotesque murder of a beloved citizen, Betsy Ball, shatters the quiet farm community of Vinton, Ohio.
A TIME TO KILL
New Episodes Premiere Thursdays at 9/8c
The key to solving the toughest murders lies somewhere in the final 24 hours of a victim’s life. Determined investigators must piece together events to reconstruct the timeline, unlock the motive, and ultimately close in on the killer.
A Time to Kill
The key to solving the toughest homicides lies somewhere in the final hours of a victim's life. In each one-hour episode ...
· Hero Betrayed Premieres Thursday, April 13 at 9/8c
As beloved Cleveland Fire Lieutenant William Walker returns home with dinner, a gunman shoots the hero five times. Police question an array of suspects — including his ex-wife and several ex-cons. But nothing prepares them for the deceit they uncover.
STILL A MYSTERY
New Episodes Premiere Thursdays at 9/8c
Re-examine a current true crime case where unanswered questions remain and the mystery is still unraveling. Hear from those closest to the victims, including family, friends, local journalists and law enforcement.
Still A Mystery
Re-examine a current true crime case where unanswered questions remain and the mystery is still unraveling. Hear from ...
· What the Trees Know Premieres Thursday, April 20 at 9/8c
A Georgia man suffers 17 stab wounds while on a hunting trip, and authorities rule his death a suicide, shocking his family. Another man disappears without warning — the only clue is his burned-out car, found 14 hours from where anyone saw him last.
discovery+/ID CONCURRENT TRUE CRIME PREMIERES
EVIL LIVES HERE: SHADOWS OF DEATH
New Episodes Premiere Tuesdays at 9/8c on ID and Available to Stream on discovery+
People recount their horrifying true stories about living side-by-side with sociopathic friends or family who go on to commit heinous crimes.
· In Mother’s Garden Premieres Tuesday, April 18 at 9/8c
In 2004, the cat-and-mouse hunt for a serial killer targeting Black females antagonizes investigators in Peoria, Illinois.
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