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Crime Pays… And Plays

When it comes to programming about people doing very, very bad things, the numbers can be very, very good. Cable channels dealing in crime programming are citing incredible growth, and ...
December 4, 2014

When it comes to programming about people doing very, very bad things, the numbers can be very, very good. Cable channels dealing in crime programming are citing incredible growth, and the content, much like a fugitive who also happens to be a master of disguise, can travel exceptionally well across borders. Here, producers, programmers and distributors of top factual crime programming will investigate why it’s working, who’s watching, and what elevates a non-fiction crime show to “Most Wanted” status.


Bruce David Klein
President &
Executive Producer
Atlas Media Corp
MODERATOR

Kevin Bennett
General Manager
Investigation Discovery & American Heroes Channel


Yvonne Body
Head of Acquisitions

Beyond Distribution


Chris Bonney
CEO, Rights

Cineflix Media


Laura Fleury
Head of Programming
and Development

LMN

Valerie Haselton
Co-President and
Executive Producer

Sirens Media

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About The Author
Barry Walsh is editor and content director for realscreen, and has served as editor of the publication since 2009. With a career in entertainment media that spans two decades, prior to realscreen, he held the associate editor post for now defunct sister publication Boards, which focused on the advertising and commercial production industries. Before Boards, he served as editor of Canadian Music Network, a weekly music industry trade, and as music editor for HMV.com. As content director, he also oversees the development of content for the brand's market-leading events, the Realscreen Summit and Realscreen West, as well as new content initiatives.

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