Investigation Discovery has announced its fall slate of original series and specials as well as some returning favorites. In keeping with the channel’s mandate, the new series on ID’s slate include mysterious stories, extreme investigations and whodunits.
Three new series will debut on the channel, starting with previously announced Who The (Bleep) Did I Marry which follows the stories of marriages in which one spouse was hiding a double life. The series will expose the stories of bank robbers, bigamists and international spies who hid their secret lives from their spouses.
Hardcover Mysteries is an eight part series which sees New York Times bestselling crime authors discuss the real-life cases that inspired their fiction. Authors to appear in the series include Sandra Brown, Harlan Coben, David Baldacci and Joseph Wambaugh.
Also on ID’s new series slate is The Will: Family Secrets Revealed which lets viewers into the room while families learn the final wishes of a deceased family member and documents what happens when there’s room for interpretation in a final will.
Who The (Bleep) Did I Marry debuts August 25, Hardcover Mysteries debuts October 11 and The Will debuts November 3.
Specials coming to ID include three part series American Occult which looks behind some of the darkest subcultures in America. Looking inside cultures such as vampires and Satanists, forensic psychologist Katherine Ramsland attempts to explain the worlds of ritual killers. Face to Face with Candice DeLong(w/t) will premiere November 25 during ID’s Black Widow Week, seeing retired FBI criminal profiler DeLong sit down with female criminals to interview and interpret the criminals for the audience using her profiling skills. ‘ID prides itself on covering real stories of mystery and intrigue through captivating storytelling of the highest quality,’ says Henry Schleiff, president and general manager of Investigation Discovery. ‘This fall, our programming expands the definition of justice programming to include provocative series like Who The (Bleep) Did I Marry? and continues to build partnerships with some of the country’s finest storytellers, including the bestselling authors of Hardcover Mysteries.’
A number returning series will get new seasons on ID this fall, including a second season of Disappeared which premieres October 4, Cold Blood which third series premiere is October 19, second seasons for Main Street Mysteries and I (Almost) Got Away With It debuting in October and a third season of On the Case with Paula Zahn which will premiere November 7.
As previously announced, the channel’s new film strand ‘ID Films’ debuts in August with Cropsey and Final Judgment.