Investigation Discovery Offers Free Preview Beginning July 15
— June 26, 2015
– Investigation Discovery is available free to subscribers of participating television service providers, July 15-August 31 –
– Free preview features new programming premieres of DEAD ON ARRIVAL and MURDER BOOK, as well as the return of five popular series, including BEAUTY QUEEN MURDERS and DISAPPEARED –
– Investigation Discovery reveals newly refreshed logo –
From L-R: Scenes from BEAUTY QUEEN MURDERS, DEAD ON ARRIVAL, and MURDER BOOK
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TORONTO (June 26, 2015) – From harrowing crimes and salacious scandals to in-depth investigations and heart-breaking mysteries, the entire Investigation Discovery (ID) schedule will be available for free preview from Wednesday, July 15 to Monday, Aug. 31. Announced today, Investigation Discovery’s free preview delivers a strong summer slate of programming, including two compelling new series premieres and five returning hits, all of which are available to sample during a six-week period for subscribers of participating television service providers.
The extended preview window coincides with a newly refreshed logo design for the intrepid channel, which continues to bring justice to television with a deeper look into the world of crime, forensics, paranormal investigation, and modern mysteries. Since rebranding from Court TV in 2010, Investigation Discovery has seen double-digit percentage audience growth each year*, offering entertainment that delivers remarkable insight into the thrilling twists and turns of real-life investigations.
**Media Note** Screeners, photography, episode synopses, and the new network logo are available online at BellMediaPR.ca
Below is a chronological listing of Investigation Discovery programming highlights during the free preview period. All programming is subject to change.
DEAD ON ARRIVAL – *New Series*Tuesday, July 7 at 8 p.m. ET/9 p.m. PT
In the series premiere of DEAD ON ARRIVAL, naïve newcomers quickly learn that the city streets are not only teeming with excitement and opportunity, but also riddled with crime and violence. Caught in the hustle of city living, these innocent young adults are set on a dangerous trajectory the moment they set foot in a new territory. Click here to screen Episode 1. New episodes airing throughout the free preview window.
DISAPPEARED – *Season 5 Premiere*Wednesday, July 15 at 8 p.m. ET/9 p.m. PT
In the Season 5 premiere of DISAPPEARED, missing persons are profiled in the hopes that fresh leads or new information might come forward.
MURDER BOOK – *New Series*Tuesday, July 21 at 9 p.m. ET/10 p.m. PT
Narrated by Geoff Pierson (THE BRINK, DEXTER), MURDER BOOK turns the pages on the deadliest stories of the most gruesome crimes. From the moment a homicide is reported, a file is assembled to document every facet of the investigation. The new one-hour series opens the MURDER BOOK to tell the haunting stories buried within the pages. Lead investigators take viewers through the book, unraveling the mystery of former cold cases page by page - ultimately uncovering what broke the case wide open. Click here to screen Episode 1.
DEAD OF NIGHT – *Season 2 Premiere*Wednesday, July 29 at 9 p.m. ET/10 p.m. PT
There's just something about darkness that awakens primal fears. Providing vivid insight into a night on the town that turned fatal in an instant, each episode of DEAD OF NIGHTrecounts the dark, deadly deed and the daytime investigation that followed. The series proves that sometimes it’s not only wishes that come true…but nightmares too.
DEADLY WOMEN– *Season 7 Premiere*Monday, August 10 at 10 p.m. ET/7 p.m. PT
Female murderers are often more horrifying and intriguing than their male counterparts. Their worlds can be defined by obsession, greed, and revenge. DEADLY WOMEN fuses bone-chilling storytelling, sumptuous drama, and forensic fact in a bid to explore history's most alluring female killers.
SWAMP MURDERS – *Season 2 Premiere*Monday, August 17 at 8 p.m. ET/9 p.m. PT
Hot, humid swamps make great hiding places…for bodies that is. SWAMP MURDERS provides the details of a murder committed by the least expected – families with respected reputations or people with long-standing values to uphold. These crimes involve victims left to rot in the marshy waters of a bog, bayou, river, or lake. Each case involves re-enactments and interviews with law-enforcement personnel, family members, and attorneys.
BEAUTY QUEEN MURDERS – *Season 2 Premiere*Friday, August 21 at 9 p.m. ET/10 p.m. PTBEAUTY QUEEN MURDERS reveals the not-so-glamourous side of the typical beauty pageant. Each episode recounts the chilling story of one beauty queen’s rise and fall, interwoven with commentary from loved ones and law enforcement officials who helped solve the crime. They were all so young, so beautiful, and held so much promise – and they were all killed before their time in the spotlight was up.
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 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.