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ID adds “Gone,” “Murder by Numbers” to summer lineup

True crime network Investigation Discovery is bringing five new and two returning series to its summer slate. Murder By Numbers, a show that follows police on an investigation into one crime ...
July 12, 2017

True crime network Investigation Discovery is bringing five new and two returning series to its summer slate.

Murder By Numbers, a show that follows police on an investigation into one crime featuring multiple victims, premieres tonight (July 12). Also on the slate is Gone, which features the stories of families searching for their loved ones, who have disappeared without a trace.

ID’s Kiss of Death shows how new love can go terribly wrong, while Guilty Rich provides a sneak peek into the life of the wealthy. Finally, in Grave Mysteries, viewers watch detectives sort through not only the mystery behind the killer but they mystery surrounding the victim.

Returning to the network are sophomore seasons of American Monster and Bad BloodAmerican Monster (pictured) takes viewers close to the crime with never-before-seen footage of killers hiding in plain sight, while Bad Blood tells stories of relatives rocked by a murder, committed by one of their own.

ID’s full summer programming slate is listed below along with descriptions supplied by the network:

NEW SERIES

Murder By Numbers

Suspenseful. Creepy. Terrifying. Murder By Numbers begins with the discovery of a body and the onset of an intense investigation. After following the clues, investigators quickly focus on a very likely suspect. But just as the viewer eases into the standard procedure of a true-crime investigation through the eyes of detectives, plunge into yet another chilling, suspenseful, cinematic scene where a second body is discovered. This shocking revelation not only eliminates the original suspect, it sends the investigation on a harrowing journey into the depths of pure criminal evil.

Premieres July 12 at 1o p.m. ET/PT.

Gone

No shoes in the hall. No coffee in the pot. He was supposed to come in late, but when she woke that morning he was just gone. As the day went on, her unanswered calls grew more frantic, and her unease became panic. Something was wrong but the truth is even darker than it looks. Gone features twisted true stories of individuals who go missing and leave a trail of secrets in their wake and of frantic loved ones left behind who are often not who they seem. 

Premieres July 24 at 9 p.m. ET/PT.

Kiss of Death

Kiss of Death tells the true, heart-stopping stories of love gone wrong. Firsthand accounts examine how initial feelings of excitement, desire and passion escalate into the most unthinkable acts of crime. Suspicious signs, strange behaviors and red flags reveal that things are not as rosy as they seem. These ominous signs and clues are pieced together as each hour builds to a final, shocking, deadly act.

Premieres Aug. 24 at 9 p.m. ET/PT.

Guilty Rich

Guilty Rich is a voyeuristic peek into the world of ultra-wealth, scandal and entitlement. Each gripping episode tells the story of a super-rich killer by exposing the excessive lifestyle that went to their heads. Guilty Rich illustrates how when it comes to murder, the very rich aren’t like the rest of us.

Premieres Aug. 31 at 10 p.m. ET/PT.

Grave Mysteries

Solving a murder is twice as difficult when there are Grave Mysteries surrounding the victim, not just the killer. In these baffling investigations, police are forced to reconstruct the life of the victim piece by piece in order to uncover the shocking truth.

Premieres Sept. 5 at 10 p.m. ET/PT.

RETURNING SERIES

American Monster

If you looked into the eyes of a killer, would you know? In American Monster, you find out. For the first time, viewers get closer than ever to some of America’s most shocking and surprising crimes. Filled with never-before-seen footage of these devils in disguise, from home movie shots of them playing with their kids to musical performances at high school, from the church cook-out to the wedding video, American Monster interweaves twisting-turning stories of astonishing crimes, with ‘behind-the-scenes’ footage of killers at their seemingly most innocent.

New episodes air Sundays at 9 p.m. ET/PT.

Bad Blood

Bad Blood follows families driven apart by heinous crimes as they come together for the first time. Fueled by lies, anger and grief, Bad Blood brings viewers front row as estranged families confront one another about a crime that rocked the family, uncover new information about the case and ultimately seek forgiveness for their actions.

Premieres July 20 at 10 p.m. ET/PT.

 

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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