discovery+ and ID Highlights – Weeks of March 28 and April 4
New additions include “True Conviction: Scene of the Crime,” premiering Tuesday, March 29 at 9:00/8:00c.
[via press release from Investigation Discovery]
discovery+ TRUE CRIME HIGHLIGHTS
Weeks of March 28 and April 4 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
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.
· Speaking for Stacie Premieres Tuesday, April 5 at 9/8c on ID and Available to Stream on discovery+
CSI Alina Burroughs revisits a murder that’s haunted a college campus for decades – the bludgeoning death of Stacie Pannell. Alina takes a fresh look at the investigation and discovers there may be even more to this story than meets the eye.
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.
· Hammer and Dust Premieres Sunday, April 3 at 10/9c
After a loving mother is murdered inside her own home, police focus on their two best clues – a blood-stained hammer and a dust footprint.
The programs below previously aired on discovery+ and will premiere on Investigation Discovery as follows:
EVIL LIVES HERE
New Episodes Premiere Sundays on ID at 9/8c 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.
· She Should Be Left to Die Premieres Sunday, April 3 at 9/8c and Available to Stream Sunday, March 27 on discovery+
When police tell Chris Matechen that his girlfriend, Alyssa Dayvault has confessed, he doesn’t want to believe it because that means admitting that he has fallen for her lies and spent years blind to the horrific things she did right under his nose.
· The Evil Lives Here 2-Hour Special Event airs Sunday April 10th starting at 9/8c on ID.
o Divorce? Never. Murder? Maybe. Premieres Sunday, April 10 at 9/8c and Available to Stream Sunday, April 3 on discovery+ Vernon Jensen is so afraid of his wife Vicki and her violent temper that he decides to divorce her. It isn’t until he finally leaves that he discovers just how far she’ll go to get revenge.
o Evil Lives Here: Shadow of Death Premieres Sunday, April 10 at 10/9c
When an Idaho woman dies of a suspected drug overdose in 1999, the case seems open and shut until her 3-year-old daughter gives a chilling statement to police. Now, that daughter wants to know why it took the police so long to believe her.
WHERE MURDER LIES
New Episodes Stream on discovery+ and Premiere on ID Mondays at 9/8c
Everyone is hiding something. It may be a harmless secret or it might be something far more serious. In this spellbinding series, WHERE MURDER LIES recounts stories of murder investigations that gradually exposed one truth after another, until everyone’s truths are laid bare.
· Family Lies Premieres Monday, March 28 at 9/8c on ID and Available to Stream Monday, March 21 on discovery+
An unthinkable crime cuts short a family man’s quest for a better life in Florida. To find the culprit, detectives must unravel a deadly web of deception woven long before the killer ever took aim.
· Enemy Inside The Gate Premieres Monday, April 4 at 9/8c on ID and Available to Stream Monday, March 28 on discovery+
In 2007, Marilou Johnson’s millionaire boyfriend, Roger Blanchard, reported her missing. Police have little to go on in their search for the beloved mother of three until an unlikely witness steps forward, uncovering a web of deceit.
INVESTIGATION DISCOVERY PREMIERES
The programs below will premiere on Investigation Discovery as follows:
CAUGHT IN THE NET
New Episodes Premiere Mondays at 10/9c on ID
What happens when the clues to a murder aren’t just physical, but digital? CAUGHT IN THE NET presents gripping true stories of investigators entering the digital world to solve a brutal murder. In each case, detectives are up against a lack of physical clues. But every time anyone goes online, whether it’s chat rooms, cell phone apps, car GPS or fitness trackers, they leave a digital trail behind them. Now investigators must enter this virtual world and follow the data – as they race against time to secure justice for victims’ families and track down the killer.
· One Last Post Premieres Monday, March 28 at 10/9c
When 26-year-old Erica Crippen Crosby disappears from her home in Mount Laurel, New Jersey, detectives must follow a digital trail to uncover the horrifying truth about what happened to her.
· I Was Not Expecting To Be Found Premieres Monday, April 4 at 10/9c
When two 13-year-old girls go missing, detectives immediately turn to their digital devices for clues to where they might be. Discovering the girls have been talking to strange men online, it’s a race against time to find them before it’s too late.
TRUE CONVICTION: SCENE OF THE CRIME
True Conviction: Scene of the Crime Premieres Tuesday, March 29 at 9/8c on ID
Every homicide investigation begins at the crime scene and ends in the courtroom. In this gripping special, get a firsthand look as the two sides of the justice system join forces to re-examine some of the most baffling cases that have stumped even seasoned detectives. Join two of true crime’s most dynamic women, prosecuting powerhouse Anna-Sigga Nicolazzi (True Conviction) and C.S.I and forensic expert Alina Burroughs (Crime Scene Confidential), as they revisit some of True Conviction’s most harrowing cases to break down the evidence, dig deeper into the case files, and discover some truly shocking insights.
New Episodes Premiere Tuesdays at 10/9c on ID
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.
· The Loss of Innocence Premieres Tuesday, March 29 at 10/9c
When 12-year-old Naomi Jones goes missing, her mother sounds the alarm, triggering a massive search effort. But when they discover her body a few miles from her home, a team of investigators set out to find the heartless killer who took her life.
· Life is a Battlefield Premieres Tuesday, April 5 at 10/9c
In December 2015, darkness falls on San Antonio, Texas, with the murder of Army veteran Jesse Richards at a local bus stop. Just when the case seems to have gone cold, a breath of new life enters into the investigation with an unexpected phone call.
THE MURDER TAPES
New Episodes Premiere Wednesdays at 9/8c on ID
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.
· Smokescreen Premieres Wednesday, March 30 at 9/8c
Detectives in Waynesfield, Ohio, contend with a grim mystery when they discover the lifeless body of Erin Mulcahy in her shower. The pressure is now on the police department to catch those responsible for the town’s first murder in over fifty years.
· The Man In The Red Shirt Premieres Wednesday, April 6 at 9/8c
Forty-year-old Jamie Baker leaves behind her family when someone shoots and kills her with a bullet through the back. The mystery only deepens when police dig into her last moments and uncover what transpired the night of her death.
SIGNS OF A PSYCHOPATH
Episodes Premiering Back-To-Back Wednesdays from 10-11 pm ET on ID
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.
· Sometimes People Get Shot Premieres Wednesday, March 30 at 10/9c
A 17-year-old steals a gun and begins a horrifying road trip. He murders two gas station attendants in cold blood, laughing as he shoots his victims in the face. When officers catch up with him, a haunting portrait of a burgeoning psychopath emerges.
· I Call Him A Monster Premieres Wednesday, March 30 at 10:30/9:30c
Police respond to the site of a fiery car crash alongside a Michigan highway, where they discover the badly burned body of a young woman. Investigators quickly realize this is no accident, but a cold-blooded murder plot.
· The Women On His List Premieres Wednesday, April 6 at 10/9c
In the course of a few hours, an unhinged man snaps, unleashing a furious rampage that would leave three women dead in their homes. A statewide manhunt ensues, which yields a misogynistic psychopath hell-bent on revenge.
· He Is Not Among the Living Premieres Wednesday, April 6 at 10:30/9:30c
A young woman calls 911 because her boyfriend is missing and there is a pool of blood in their one bedroom apartment. Evidence leads investigators to the couple’s roommate, a manipulative psychopath hell-bent on revenge along with his loyal best friend.
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.
· Murder on the Jordan River Premieres Thursday, March 31 at 10/9c
The beating death of a 15-year-old girl in Draper, Utah, outrages her parents, who had adopted her five years prior. One witness implicates a local drug dealer and another a mysterious gang member, but it seems almost everyone is lying.
I (ALMOST) GOT AWAY WITH IT: CONFESSIONS
New Episodes Premiere Fridays at 11/10c on ID
Murderers, drug dealers, bank robbers and jail escapees have different stories, but share the same motive – to stay out of jail. Fugitives talk about life on the run, how they survived, and how they almost got away with it.
· A Taste of Freedom Premieres Friday, April 1 at 11/10c
After making millions smuggling pot across the U.S. border, a multinational drug operation goes down in one of the biggest busts in history. A jailbird makes one last attempt at freedom in a series of botched robberies and high-speed chases.
· Delusion and Denial Premieres Friday, April 8 at 11/10c
A gangster murders his best friend and flees to Mexico after they have a falling out. A jealous stalker evades capture after murdering his victim’s husband. As the noose closes, he continues to harass her and her daughter.