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Kim Kardashian doc among new Oxygen slate

NBC-owned true crime cable net Oxygen is expanding its slate of programs with new titles from Kim Kardashian, Mark Wahlberg, Ice-T, Jason Blum, Nancy Grace, Kate Snow and Paul Holes, ...
May 10, 2019

NBC-owned true crime cable net Oxygen is expanding its slate of programs with new titles from Kim Kardashian, Mark Wahlberg, Ice-T, Jason Blum, Nancy Grace, Kate Snow and Paul Holes, among others.

Six projects have already been greenlit, with five more in development.

The greenlit projects are:

Kim Kardashian: The Justice Project (working title)
Following up on her successful efforts to convince the White House to grant Alice Marie Johnson clemency, Kim Kardashian (pictured) is working towards earning a law degree and spends this two-hour doc fighting for those unfairly sentenced by the American judicial system. The doc is executive produced by Kardashian, with Gil Goldschein, Julie Pizzi and Farnaz Farjam serving as executive producers for Bunim Murray Productions.

Injustice with Nancy Grace
Former felony prosecutor Nancy Grace takes viewers through cases in which justice may have been miscarried, including instances of unclear motives, botched investigations, wrongful accusations, unjust sentencing and suppressed evidence. The series is produced by The Intellectual Property Corporation, an Industrial Media company, in conjunction with KT Studios and TAP Inc., with Eli Holzman, Aaron Saidman, Nancy Grace, John Terenzio, Stephanie Lydecker and showrunner Steve Katz serving as executive producers.

The DNA of Murder with Paul Holes
Celebrity investigator Paul Holes reopens cold cases, exploring the physical DNA as well as the “emotional DNA” found at crime scenes to try to solve the old cases. The series is produced by Wilshire Studios, with Leane Vandeman, Jessica Grimshaw and Holes serving as executive producers.

Relentless with Kate Snow
Journalist Kate Snow follows families of murder victims seeking justice for their loved ones. The series is produced by Peacock Productions, with Elizabeth Fischer and Mary Murphy serving as executive producers.

Truth & Justice: The West Memphis Three (w/t)
Based on the podcast Truth & Justice, this series follows host Bob Ruff as he reinvestigates the infamous West Memphis Three case. The series is produced by Herzog & Company, Discount Sushi, Inc. and XG Productions. Mark Herzog serves as executive producer for Herzog & Company. Jon Cryer and Lisa Joyner serve as executive producers for Discount Sushi. Jim Clemente and Peter McDonnell serve as executive producers for XG Productions. Bob Ruff, Christopher G. Cowen and Domini Hofmann also serve as executive producers.

The Lover’s Lane Murders (w/t)
Former FBI special agents reinvestigate a case from the ’80s and ’90s in which young couples were mysteriously murdered in the same isolated “lovers’ lane” over several years. The series is produced by XG Productions and Texas Crew Productions. Jim Clemente, Peter McDonnell and Jamie Bruce serve as executive producers for XG Productions, and David Karabinas and Brad Bernstein for Texas Crew Productions.

Other projects currently in development are:

Exploited (w/t)
This Mark Wahlberg-produced series follows the work of the DeliverFund to bring U.S. sex traffickers to justice. The series is produced by Unrealistic Ideas and Blue Pacific, with Mark Wahlberg, Stephen Levinson and Archie Gips serving as executive producers. Matt Bartley, Michael Janke and Chris Campbell serve as executive producers for Blue Pacific.

Framed By The Killer (w/t)
This series takes a close look at murder cases in which the killer manipulated the crime scene to leave someone else looking guilty. The series is produced by The Content Group, with Ice-T, Steven Michaels, Jodi Flynn and Jorge Hinojosa serving as executive producers.

Florida Man (w/t)
Viewers get a front-row seat to the bizarre crimes that tend to take place in Florida. The series is produced by Blumhouse Television and Man vs Robot, with Jason Blum and Marci Wiseman serving as executive producers for Blumhouse Television, and Danny Villa and Sergio Villa serving as executive producers for Man vs Robot.

The Jane Doe Murders (w/t)
Renowned crime scene investigator Yolanda McClary works to discover the identities of “Jane Does,” women found dead who can’t be identified. The series is produced by MY Entertainment, with Michael Yudin serving as the executive producer.

The Vanished Project (w/t)
Three documentaries, part of a new franchise, will each seek to discover what happened to missing persons and bring closure to their families. The series is produced by Little Dot Studios, with Dan Jones, Andy Taylor, Paul Woolf and Adam Gee serving as executive producers.

“This year we’ve increased our original hours by more than 30%, and we’ll keep ramping up our programming efforts as more fans flock to the network to experience best in class content,” said Rod Aissa, EVP of original programming and development at Oxygen, in a statement.

(Photo from Kim Kardashian’s Twitter profile)

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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