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TORONTO (October 9, 2014) – What turns love affairs into fatal attractions? Why is a tortured soul trapped within the spiritual world of a mirror? To get into the Halloween spirit…literally…Investigation Discovery explores stories of heinous crimes that will have clawed-glove Freddy Krueger locking his door. WICKED WEEK begins with bone-chilling story-telling when DEADLY WOMEN (Oct. 27) investigates the driving force behind female thrill killers. Previously-announced series THE PERFECT MURDER (Oct. 28) then explores some of the most diabolical homicide cases. Examining some of the world’s most shocking killers, BORN TO KILL Season 5 (Oct. 29) provides fascinating insight into the personalities of infamous killers, before taking viewers inside the sinister worlds of self-professed vampires, cannibals, and Satanists in AMERICAN OCCULT (Oct. 30). The final WICKED WEEK indulgence concludes on Halloween night when Investigation Discovery has viewers stand before a mirror in its new special BLOODY MARYS (Oct. 31), shadowing chilling tales of notorious like-named murderers driven to kill out of anger, jealousy, greed, or just for pleasure; followed by TWISTED HISTORY: VAMPIRES revealing everything viewers ever wanted to know about vampires…but were afraid to ask!
Highlights from WICKED WEEK include:
Monday, October 27 at 9 p.m. ET/10 p.m. PT
Through dramatized reconstructions, the series investigates the driving force behind female thrill killers and how twisted minds and dark secrets send other women on murdering rampages.
THE PERFECT MURDER
Tuesday, October 28 at 9 p.m. ET/10 p.m. PT
THE PERFECT MURDER brings viewers some of the most diabolical, perplexing murder cases to land on detectives’ desks. These ingenious killers are every detective’s worst nightmare. Whether by planting false evidence or writing anonymous letters to police, these murderers will stop at nothing to stay one step ahead and get away with the perfect murder.
BORN TO KILL
Wednesday, October 29 at 9 p.m. ET/10 p.m. PT
BORN TO KILL takes an in-depth look at some of the world’s most shocking killers through the first-hand accounts of the people who encountered the murderers and their heinous crimes.
Thursday, October 30 at 9 p.m. ET/10 p.m. PT
Exploring some of the most haunting subcultures in America, AMERICAN OCCULT takes viewers inside the sinister worlds of self-professed vampires, cannibals, and Satanists, revealing the truth behind ritual killers.
Friday, October 31 at 9 p.m. ET/10 p.m. PT
Legend has it that Bloody Mary was a ruthless killer whose soul could be summoned by a simple ritual, unleashing a vengeful woman's wrath. Though reciting “Bloody Mary, Bloody Mary, Bloody Mary!” into a mirror may be just a scary slumber party prank, it is true that some of history's most brutal female killers have borne the name of Mary. Investigation Discovery's all-new special, BLOODY MARYS, explores chilling tales of these notorious, like-named murderers driven to kill out of anger, jealousy, greed, or just for a thrill.
TWISTED HISTORY: VAMPIRES
Friday, October 31 at 10 p.m. ET/7 p.m. PT
TWISTED HISTORY: VAMPIRES offers an entertaining and knowledgeable line-up of historians, scientists, film directors, and experts guiding viewers through a story even creepier than fiction. Everything from tales of ancient demons and bloodthirsty mass murderers, to the real-life Count Vlad Dracula and subculture obsessions is revealed.
About Investigation Discovery (ID)
Investigation Discovery (ID) brings justice to television with a deeper look into the world of crime, forensics, paranormal investigation and modern mysteries. ID offers arresting entertainment that delivers remarkable insight into the thrilling twists and turns of real-life investigation and the most intriguing puzzles of human nature. Launched in Canada in 2010, Investigation Discovery reveals the fascinating human potential for good and evil. Investigation Discovery is offered in standard definition (SD) and high definition (HD) simulcast – for viewers who want every clue revealed in even more breathtaking detail. Investigation Discovery is a division of Bell Media, which is owned by BCE Inc. (TSX, NYSE: BCE), Canada’s largest communications company. Visit investigationdiscovery.ca for more information
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