U.S. cable net Investigation Discovery (ID) has set fall premiere dates for a range of new and returning series and specials, including original series Homicide Hunter: Lt. Joe Kenda and hour-long special I (Almost) Got Away with It: Love on the Run.
New series Homicide Hunter: Lt. Joe Kenda, which was first unveiled by Discovery Communications during its upfront presentation in April, will premiere October 25 at 10 p.m. EST. The show looks at a series of murder cases told through the personal experience of retired detective Lieutenant Joe Kenda.
Elsewhere, ID Investigates: 9/11 Crime Scene Investigators is an hour-long special premiering September 4 at 9 p.m. The one-off profiles the NYPD’s Crime Scene Unit and its search for evidence and survivors in the aftermath of the 9/11 terrorist attacks.
I (Almost) Got Away with It: Love on the Run, meanwhile, airs October 6 at 9 p.m. This special edition of the I (Almost) Got Away with It franchise highlights three true stories of fugitives who found romance while under pressure to evade law enforcement.
Finally, one-hour special The Will: Outrageous Final Wishes airs October 19 at 8 p.m. The one-off looks at people who used their deaths as a last chance to make a memorable statement about their lives.
ID has also confirmed a number of returning series, including second seasons of Devil You Know, Facing Evil and The Will: Family Secrets Revealed; third seasons of Twisted and Cold Blood; fourth seasons of Disappeared and I (Almost) Got Away with It; and a fifth season of On The Case With Paula Zahn.
Henry Schleiff, president and general manager of ID, said: “This fall season, we’re excited to bring our programming back to the heart of what our fans love the most: true crime stories that give them a glimpse into the criminal mind, compelling mysteries that challenge them to solve the puzzle, and suspense stories that keep them on the edge of their seats.”