The Second Season Delves into How Shaky Family Ties, Contentious Work Relationships and Unbridled Envy lead to Murder in The Big A, and How Unrelenting Law Enforcement Officials Work to Bring Perpetrators to Justice

Oxygen, the home for high quality true crime programming, uncovers accounts of the beloved community heroes, respected families, affluent suburbanites and jealous lovers whose lives are changed forever by murder. The 20-episode second season of “The Real Murders of Atlanta” premieres Friday, March 17 at 9:00PM ET/PT on Oxygen True Crime.

The Real Murders of Atlanta

Oxygen // Season 3
Unbelievable cases of homicide told by the investigators, witnesses, reporters and loved ones, each hour-long story ...

Season two is laser-focused on those with a direct connection to the cases, including the investigators, witnesses, journalists and loved ones of the victims. Each episode features a story unique to Atlanta, where the convergence of the technology, entertainment and music industries have brought fame and wealth to the forefront sometimes followed by very deadly consequences.

The murders of Darius Bottoms, a member of one of Atlanta’s most prominent families; Jia Yann “James” Chao, a successful IBM programmer; and Terry Porter, a conscientious man who dedicated his life to helping the elderly, are among the cases that give a fresh perspective to this season.

“The Real Murders of Atlanta” also delves into these murders, which left the city shaken and law enforcement seeking justice.

Friday, March 17th at 9:00PM ET/PT — “West End Nightmare”

When a hero of Atlanta’s West End is executed in front of his home, detectives must find the killer with no evidence and no witnesses. The killer is finally brought to justice and the community is in disbelief when he’s identified.

Friday, March 24th at 9:00PM ET/PT — “Deadly Election”

The newly elected Dekalb County sheriff is murdered just days before taking office. When the task force digs into who would kill such a decorated public figure, they uncover a chilling conspiracy that shakes Atlanta law enforcement to its core.

Friday, March 31st at 9:00PM ET/PT — “Terror in East Point”

A serial shooter terrorizes the quiet Atlanta suburb of East Point, leaving a trail of bodies and cryptic notes in his wake. With five shootings and counting, investigators race against the clock to find the killer before he strikes again.

Friday, April 7th at 9:00PM ET/PT — “Crime of Fashion”

When a rising star in Atlanta’s fashion scene is murdered, detectives must determine if the shooting is related to a business deal gone bad or is it a personal vendetta? The team cracks the case and are shocked when they discover the mastermind.

“The Real Murders of Atlanta” is produced by 44 Blue Productions with Stephanie Noonan Drachkovitch, David Hale, and Dan Messina serving as Executive Producers.


Oxygen True Crime is a multiplatform crime destination for women. Oxygen True Crime remains one of the fastest-growing cable entertainment networks with popular original programming, including the flagship “Snapped” franchise, “Cold Justice,” “Injustice with Nancy Grace” and breakout event series such as “Catching a Serial Killer: Sam Little,” “Kim Kardashian: The Justice Project” and “Aaron Hernandez Uncovered.” The network’s digital platform continues to reign as the #1 website dedicated to true crime, and in 2022 the network had its best year in primetime in four years. Oxygen True Crime’s over-the-air platform recently launched in select US markets. Oxygen True Crime is part of NBCUniversal Television and Streaming’s Entertainment portfolio, which includes NBC, Bravo, E!, Oxygen True Crime, SYFY, Universal Kids, USA Network and Peacock. For more information, visit


44 Blue Productions, a North Road Company, is an award-winning producer of non-fiction and unscripted content. Founded by Rasha and Stephanie Noonan Drachkovitch, 44 Blue’s impressive slate of ground-breaking series includes NBC’s upcoming “LA Fire & Rescue,” Fox’s “First Responders Live,” Netflix’s “Life After Death with Tyler Henry” and”Jailbirds,” Vice’s Emmy-nominated “Dark Side of Football,” A&E’s twice- Emmy(R) nominated series “Wahlburgers,” and “Nightwatch,” MSNBC’S critically acclaimed “Lockup,” Animal Planet’s top-rated “Pit Bulls & Parolees,” E!’s “Hollywood Medium with Tyler Henry,” ID’s “Twisted Sisters,” and OWN’s Gracie Award winning “Married to the Army: Alaska.” 44 Blue’s high-profile talent and partners include Mary J. Blige, Dick Wolf, Jay Ellis, Whoopi Goldberg, Chloe Grace Moretz, Khloé Kardashian and others.

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