discovery+ and ID Highlights – Weeks of May 9 and May 16
Look for the three-episode premiere of “Two Shallow Graves” on Sunday, May 22.
[via press release from Investigation Discovery]
discovery+ TRUE CRIME HIGHLIGHTS
Weeks of May 9 and May 16 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
EVIL LIVES HERE: SHADOWS OF DEATH
New Episodes Stream on discovery+ and Premiere Sundays at 9/8c on ID
EVIL LIVES HERE: SHADOWS OF DEATH reveals how the impact of a crime changes people, and what follows that life-changing event. Anchored by intimate POV interviews, this original series explores how a crime forever alters the lives of those involved.
· The Lookout Premieres Sunday, May 15 at 9/8c
The murders of two teen girls at a remote and scenic lookout point seem random until police uncover a web of secrets among their network of friends.
ON THE CASE WITH PAULA ZAHN
New Episodes Stream on discovery+ and Premiere Sundays at 10/9c on ID
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.
· Where Is Miya? Premieres Sunday, May 15 at 10/9c
A college co-ed disappears, and her family launches a desperate investigation to find her. What they discover will change their lives forever.
SEE NO EVIL
New Episodes Stream on discovery+ and Premiere Wednesdays at 9/8c on ID
SEE NO EVIL reveals how the deadliest crimes are solved by the only witnesses that never lie — and where murderers have no place to hide: surveillance cameras.
· In My Heart, I Knew Premieres Wednesday, May 11 at 9/8c
When 16-year-old Diamond Bradley disappears from home, her family is mystified. Detectives hope surveillance footage will lead them to the missing girl before it’s too late, but the trail Diamond leaves behind is more terrifying than anyone expected.
· Making A Killing Premieres Wednesday, May 18 at 9/8c
Michelle Mockbee goes to work early to get a jumpstart on payroll. Less than an hour later, she’s murdered outside her office. Following the surveillance footage leads detectives to a closet full of dirty secrets that may have been worth killing over.
TWO SHALLOW GRAVES
Three Episodes Premiere Back-to-Back on ID Beginning May 22 at 9/8c and Available to Stream on discovery+
In 2019, Charles “Chase” Merritt went on trial for the murder of his friend and business associate Joseph McStay, McStay’s wife, and their two young sons. The prosecution presented incriminating evidence including bank records, cell phone activity, and DNA placing him in McStay’s car. Merritt maintained his innocence and his defense team suggested another man had motive for murder. Over the course of seven gripping parts, TWO SHALLOW GRAVES gives an enthralling and never-before-seen look at Merritt’s murder trial and the investigation into the McStay murders through interviews with Merritt, the prosecution, and the defense. The series sheds new light on the controversial court case that captivated the nation and the questions around the heartbreaking crime that still linger unanswered.
· Vanished Premieres Sunday, May 22 at 9/8c
The fate of the missing McStay family remains a mystery for three years until their bodies surface in two shallow graves in the desert. Prosecutors accuse Chase Merritt of the crime, and the trial begins with each side passionately presenting their case.
· The Missed Call Premieres Sunday, May 22 at 10/9c
A bombshell witness upends the Merritt murder trial, claiming someone else confessed to the McStay murders. Merritt’s girlfriend gives him an alibi, but the prosecution attempts to discredit her on the witness stand.
· The Killer’s Truck Premieres Sunday, May 22 at 11/10c
Police investigate other suspects, including a business associate taking money, an ex-boyfriend still in love with Summer McStay and a new husband with a violent past. Footage of a truck leaving the McStay house may reveal the killer.
The programs below previously aired on discovery+ and will premiere on Investigation Discovery as follows:
I WENT UNDERCOVER
New Episodes Premiere Wednesdays at 10/9c on ID
Undercover work is the most exciting, but risky part of law enforcement. However, when everyday citizens with no formal training go undercover, anything can happen. Doing the right thing has never been more dangerous.
· Episode 103 (Title Forthcoming) Premieres Wednesday, May 18 at 10/9c
Jim Morel is having lunch with a close friend when that friend makes a shocking confession. Conflicted, Jim goes to the police – but he finds he must go undercover to clear his own name.
INVESTIGATION DISCOVERY PREMIERES
The programs below will premiere on Investigation Discovery as follows:
MURDER IN THE HEARTLAND
New Episodes Premiere Mondays at 9/8c on ID
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.
· An Affair With Murder Premieres Monday, May 9 at 9/8c
A lone female working for a bottling plant in Camden, Arkansas goes missing. When a local stumbles upon Ruiz Stone’s abandoned van, her family fears the worst. Some speculate Ruiz fled town with a lover, but detectives reveal something far more sinister.
· Murder On Beer Can Alley Premieres Monday, May 16 at 9/8c
A local in Algona, Iowa stumbles upon a smoldering truck with the body of a young mother inside. Investigators and family trace the last movements of Nicole Berte to uncover her killer.
New Episodes Premiere Tuesdays at 9/8c on ID
Raw, intense, and action-packed, BODY CAM uses body cam footage to show the dangerous, fast-moving situations officers face and the life-or-death decisions they must make in the blink of an eye.
· Wrong Turn Premieres Tuesday, May 10 at 9/8c
In Ohio, police try to rescue a woman trapped in a sinking car, which puts an officer’s life in danger. In Florida, a high-speed pursuit ends in a swamp, where the suspect shoots at police and escapes. Specialist units set out to locate the criminal.
· On The Brink Premieres Tuesday, May 17 at 9/8c
In Ohio, officers respond when a man brandishes a knife in a store. He disobeys police commands, and a taser has no effect, so they call in a SWAT unit. In Georgia, police launch a manhunt after a suspect escapes in his truck, leaving an officer down.
A TIME TO KILL
New Episodes Premiere Thursdays at 10/9c on ID
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.
· *FINALE* Do-Si-Death Premieres Wednesday, May 11 at 10/9c
Texarkana neighbors discover Patty Wheelington shot dead on her front porch. The charismatic widow has many admirers from her beloved square dancing club. However, police will soon find out who harbored enough hate to end her dancing days forever.