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Reelz adds “Shift,” “Snapped” to January schedule

U.S. cable network ReelzChannel is adding six crime documentaries and reality series to its January schedule, with the acquisition of series including The Shift (pictured), Snapped and Hollywood Treasure.
January 2, 2014

U.S. cable network ReelzChannel is adding six crime documentaries and reality series to its January schedule, with the acquisition of series including The Shift, Snapped and Hollywood Treasure. 

The series were acquired from fellow U.S. networks Discovery Channel, Oxygen, Syfy and Investigation Discovery.

Four crime documentaries – The Shift, Snapped, Solved and Solved: Extreme Forensics - will premiere on Reelz on January 6, beginning at 9 a.m. EST.

The Shift (pictured above) follows a team of homicide detectives in Indianapolis as they work to find murder suspects and bring justice to victims, while Snapped  follows the stories of women accused of murder.

Solved and Solved: Extreme Forensics both use forensics to aid the investigation of murder cases and, along with The Shift, were all Investigation Discovery series. Snapped was acquired from Oxygen.

Reality series Hollywood Treasure makes its Reelz debut on January 8 at 10 p.m. EST/PST, and follows the life of Joe Maddalena, the owner of Profiles in History, an auction house of pop culture memorabilia. The series was acquired from Syfy.

Rounding out the January schedule is Final 24, a biography series from Discovery Channel. Premiering on January 10 at 10 p.m. EST/PST, the documentary series examines what led to the deaths of Sid Vicious, River Phoenix, Anna Nicole Smith, Marvin Gaye, John Belushi, Tupac Shakur, Hunter S. Thompson, Janis Joplin and John F. Kennedy Jr.

In addition, Reelz has given its original reality series Treasure King a new spring premiere date, moved from its previous January 22 launch date.

The series follows collector Richie Marcello and his team of “Gallery Girls” as they buy and sell museum-level treasures and rare Hollywood memorabilia.

About The Author
Daniele Alcinii is a news reporter at realscreen, the leading international publisher of non-fiction film and television industry news and content. He joins the rs team with journalism experience following a stint out west with Sun Media in Edmonton's Capital Region, and communications work in Melbourne, Australia and Toronto. You can follow him on Twitter at @danielealcinii.

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