discovery+ and ID Highlights – Weeks of February 28 and March 7
Newcomers include “Crime Scene Confidential,” due on Tuesday, March 8.
[via press release from Investigation Discovery]
discovery+ TRUE CRIME HIGHLIGHTS
Weeks of February 28 and March 7 2022
**All Air Dates Subject to Change
discovery+ is the global streaming service which brings together all of Discovery’s brands and non-fiction content in one place to offer fans unlimited access to the largest collection of real-life entertainment in the world. Featuring a wide range of exclusive series across popular genres, discovery+ offers passion verticals for genre fans, from Animals to Paranormal, Food and Home. In the True Crime category alone, discovery+ contains an unprecedented 5,500 hours of the best mystery and suspense, boasting the largest library of true crime of any streaming service.
discovery+/ID CONCURRENT TRUE CRIME PREMIERES
CRIME SCENE CONFIDENTIAL
Series Premieres on Tuesday, March 8; New Episodes Stream on discovery+ and Premiere on ID Tuesdays at 9/8c
Over the span of her decades-long career in forensic science and law enforcement, Alina Burroughs has investigated some of the country’s most shocking crimes, having served as a CSI for the Orange County (FL) Sheriff’s Office on the investigation into the tragic 2008 death of toddler Caylee Anthony and worked as part of an emergency community response to identify the victims of the 2016 Pulse nightclub tragedy. CRIME SCENE CONFIDENTIAL follows Alina as she utilizes her scientific expertise to revisit some of America’s most shocking and controversial cases. By exploring the complexity surrounding each item of forensic evidence, navigating the tactics used by the prosecution and the defense and speaking with central figures in the case, whether they be the victims loved ones or the convicted perpetrator themselves, Alina strives to bring clarity and closure to those who feel the immeasurable loss of these horrific crimes. As Alina knows to be sure over her years of investigating horrific crimes, the evidence might not bring a victim back – but it can bring them home.
· My Search for Caylee Anthony Premieres Tuesday, March 8 at 9/8c
CSI Alina Burroughs opens the vault on one of the most notorious cases, the death of toddler Caylee Anthony. Re-examining the grim clues, including a controversial strip of duct tape, Alina tries to let the evidence speak for a child without a voice.
ON THE CASE WITH PAULA ZAHN
New Episodes Stream on discovery+ and Premiere on ID Sundays at 10/9c
ON THE CASE WITH PAULA ZAHN takes viewers on a thrilling journey inside the most fascinating crime and mystery investigations. First person accounts, along with insight from experts, are featured as each case reaches its dramatic conclusion.
· Capable of Murder Premieres Sunday, March 6 at 10/9c
As police investigate the gruesome murder of a mother and child, they realize all the evidence indicates the killer was someone the victims knew and trusted.
· Dark Clouds Lead to a Storm Premieres Sunday, March 13 at 10/9c
A beautiful young woman turns up savagely murdered in a bar parking lot. As investigators retrace her last known steps, several suspects with possible motives come on their radar.
The programs below previously aired on discovery+ and will premiere on Investigation Discovery as follows:
New Episodes Premiere Thursdays at 9/8c
Every day, countless adults utilize the internet with insidious intentions to groom, sexually exploit, and abuse children online. Committed to helping law enforcement stop these perpetrators, child advocate Roo Powell and the team at her nonprofit organization SOSA (Safe from Online Sex Abuse) work in collaboration with law enforcement to detect and identify the menacing adults who use the internet to harm children. UNDERCOVER UNDERAGE follows Roo as the 38-year-old mother of three transforms her appearance into a teen online. Once adults engage with Roo’s underage decoys, it’s a race against the clock to gather enough information to positively identify the offenders and get them on law enforcement’s radar.
· Who Can You Trust Premieres Thursday, March 3 at 9/8c
Flori meets “The Candyman,” whose deceptive tactics have the team believing he could be incredibly dangerous. A new predator, shady about his whereabouts, wastes no time contacting Roo’s latest persona, Natalie.
· Pattern of Behavior Premieres Thursday, March 10 at 9/8c
In order to get more information out of an adult contacting underage persona Flori, the team creates an of-age persona. Meanwhile, a seemingly innocent older man reaches out to a new persona, Alex. A shocking discovery leaves the team feeling blindsided.
EVIL LIVES HERE
New Episodes Sundays on ID at 9/8c Beginning February 20th 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.
· I Will Always Be Scared of Him Premieres Sunday, March 6 at 9/8c and Available to Stream Sunday, February 27 on discovery+
From the moment Deborah Williamson meets her stepson, David Shafer, she knows there is something unsettling about him, but when her warnings about his frightening behavior go unheeded, the devastation he ultimately wreaks is beyond anything she imagines.
· He Kept Her In A Tree Stump Premieres Sunday, March 13 at 9/8c and Available to Stream Sunday, March 6 on discovery+
After Ernest Christie dies, his son, Sam, calls police and tells them everything he witnessed as a child, including murder. He is finally rid of the secrets he carried for decades, and now may pay a price for helping his father get away with it all.
INVESTIGATION DISCOVERY PREMIERES
The programs below will premiere on Investigation Discovery as follows:
CRIMES GONE VIRAL
New Episodes Premiere Mondays at 10/9c
This series takes viewers inside the riveting stories behind shocking crimes that go viral. From business security cameras to home surveillance cameras, to doorbell, taxi cab, motorcycle, police and cell phone cameras – someone is almost always watching. Gripping footage of kidnappings, break-ins, wild car chases, violent road rage incidents and other crimes – rack up millions of views. But CRIMES GONE VIRAL goes beyond the jaw-dropping footage to tell the full story. These stories include; good Samaritans who intervene to stop crimes, brave victims who fight back against their attackers, clever prison escapes, a shark heist, a woman who dumps six newborn puppies in a dumpster, and more.
· Criminals Gone Wild Premieres Monday, February 28 at 10/9c
An alleged shoplifter gets wildly out of control when she is confronted by one of the store’s employees. Then, it’s a terrifying scene caught on camera on a highway as a reckless driver crashes into signs and cars.
· Catch That Crook Premieres Monday, March 7 at 10/9c
A high-speed police chase of a suspected killer has a city on edge. But a brave bystander intervenes, risking his own life to end the dangerous pursuit. And then, a daring cowboy on horseback uses a wild, unexpected maneuver to stop a bike thief.
THE MURDER TAPES
New Episodes Premiere Wednesdays at 9/8c
Homicide investigations unfold through dramatic real footage in this groundbreaking series. Each episode of THE MURDER TAPES provides an up-close perspective of the case, incorporating body cam footage from the initial crime scene, surveillance video, and interrogation room recordings.
· The House on Lillian Street Premieres Wednesday, March 2 at 9/8c
Samantha Guthrie’s parents desperately search for their missing child. As the police search reveals many players in this mystery, there is one common thread – the Lillian St. house. Police aim to find the truth of what occurred within those walls.
· A Really Odd Situation Premieres Wednesday, March 9 at 9/8c
In Grand Rapids, Michigan, local mother Laurie Lundeberg is gunned down outside her home. Detectives must wrestle with not only finding out who committed this awful crime, but also why? On top of that, making matters worse, the killer strikes again.
A TIME TO KILL
New Episodes Premiere Thursdays at 10/9c
The key to solving the toughest homicides lies somewhere in the final hours of a victim’s life. In A TIME TO KILL, determined investigators must piece together events during this critical window to reconstruct the timeline, unlock the motive, and ultimately close in on the killer.
· If the Glove Fits Premieres Thursday, March 3 at 10/9c
A diligent art student lies stabbed to death in bed. The ferociousness of the crime makes little sense considering the quiet co-ed has no known enemies. However, police soon meet someone whose secret hatred for her reveals itself as a night of pure horror.
· Clock in For Murder Premieres Thursday, March 10 at 10/9c
Early one May morning in 2012, a Kentucky pharmaceutical company employee stumbles upon the body of a close colleague. Someone has beaten this devoted wife and mother to death, and police must eliminate her coworkers as suspects, one by one.
New Episodes Premiere Tuesdays at 10/9c
With more than two decades of experience in the judicial system, no one knows the delicate dance between arrest and conviction better than former Brooklyn homicide prosecutor Anna-Sigga Nicolazzi. In TRUE CONVICTION, she travels across the country to reveal how the nation’s top prosecutors tackled their toughest cases. Reviewing the crime with the detectives who were on the scene and connecting with those who were left behind, Nicolazzi reveals how homicides are solved on the street but won in the courtroom.
· A Generational Curse Premieres Tuesday, March 8 at 10/9c
When a popular high school athlete is caught in the crossfire in New Haven, Connecticut, a dogged police detective confronts a rigid code of silence in the community, while two generations of one family must endure the tragedy of big city gun violence.
CHAOS IN COURT
New Episodes Premiere Wednesdays at 10/9c
This series brings the backstories of the crimes and legal proceedings to the forefront with insightful and of-the-moment analysis from a diverse blue-chip panel of experts, including judges, defense attorneys, prosecutors, and criminal psychologists.
· Collateral Damage Premieres Wednesday, March 2 at 10/9c
Rowdy supporters of a man accused of shooting his own child face contempt of court; a 72-year-old lawyer is tackled at security; an inmate tries to escape her fate through the ceiling; and a plaintiff suffering a stroke has an unlikely savior.
SIGNS OF A PSYCHOPATH
Two episodes premiering back-to-back Wednesday, March 9 from 10-11 pm ET
Charm. Narcissism. Lack of empathy. Impulsiveness. Manipulation. Deception. These traits and others are the telltale SIGNS OF A PSYCHOPATH. This harrowing half-hour archive series revisits some of the most dangerous killers in modern history, reviewing news footage – and the words of the killers themselves – to see which terrifying traits each killer exhibited.
· Episode S2B One Premieres Wednesday, March 9 at 10/9c
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· Episode S2B Two Premieres Wednesday, March 9 at 10:30/9:30c
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