Investigation Discovery Unveils New Programming Slate Including 'The Perfect Murder' & 'Cell Block Psychic'

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April 16th, 2014

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APRIL SHOWERS BRING MORE JAW-DROPPING HOURS OF TRUE CRIME TO INVESTIGATION DISCOVERY

-Investigation Discovery Unveils a Powerful April Programming Slate, Including the Premieres of Seven All-New Series and the Return of KARMA'S A B*TCH!, Hosted by Steve Schirripa-

(Silver Spring, MD) - On the heels of its best quarter in network history, Investigation Discovery unveils a late-April slate that showers viewers with new premieres every night of the week, featuring seven new series, and seven ongoing hits. Kicking off the premieres, Sopranos' star Steve Schirripa returns with season 2 of KARMA'S A B*TCH!, premiering Thursday, April 17 at 8/7c & 8:30/7:30c. Schirripa serves viewers with new stories of ruthless revenge and throws a comedic twist to the famous quote, "what goes around, comes around."

Other new series to the schedule include: THE PERFECT MURDER premiering Sunday, April 20 at 10/9c, CELL BLOCK PSYCHIC premiering Monday, April 21 at 9/8c, BAD TEACHERS premiering Tuesday, April 22 at 9/8c, which join recently launched new series HOW (NOT) TO KILL YOUR HUSBAND, FEAR THY NEIGHBOR, SECRET LIVES OF STEPFORD WIVES and ongoing premieres of VERY BAD MEN on Tuesdays at 8/7c, DARK MINDS on Wednesdays at 9/8c, BLOOD RELATIVES on Thursdays at 9/8c and NIGHTMARE NEXT DOOR on Fridays at 10/9c.

The seven-nights-a-week premiere line-up of 14 original series includes:

SUNDAY

UNUSUAL SUSPECTS
New Episodes Continue Sundays at 9/8c
UNUSUAL SUSPECTS showcases the most notable and challenging investigations in contemporary law enforcement. Each episode profiles completed cases that were anything but "cut and dry," with twists and turns, multiple suspects, and the unlikely culprit.

THE PERFECT MURDER
All-New Series Premieres Sunday, April 20 at 10/9c
It's the perfect murder for the killer whose crime scene throws suspicion in another direction. But just when a murderer thinks he has successfully gotten away with it, one small clue reveals the trail to his undoing. THE PERFECT MURDER follows the twists and turns of a cold case and the clue that leads to the real murderer.

MONDAY

CELL BLOCK PSYCHIC
All-New Series Premieres Monday, April 21 at 9/8c
Crime psychic medium Vicki Monroe has closed cold cases and helped solve high profile investigations. Now she's meeting with the most notorious murderers on death row, and delivering messages from the victims they killed.

FEAR THY NEIGHBOR
New Episodes Continue Mondays at 10/9c
Do you really know who lives next door? FEAR THY NEIGHBOR is a six-part series that tells the chilling tales of those with the misfortune to unwittingly take up residence within a stone's throw of a psycho or killer.

TUESDAY

VERY BAD MEN
New Episodes Continue Tuesdays at 8/7c
Predators, swindlers and masters of fraud, very bad men are everywhere. This incredible true crime series exposes some of the most notorious criminals on record as told by key members of the police, family, friends and the victims themselves. Each episode details the methods of fraud, bigamy, crimes of passion, murder and the horrendous impact these men have had on their victim's lives, leaving little doubt that these are some VERY BAD MEN.

BAD TEACHERS
All-New Series Premieres Tuesday, April 22 at 9/8c
BAD TEACHERS exposes educators that have been beloved by students, looked up to by faculty peers, and trusted by parents. But little does anyone know that their extra-curricular activities cross the line into twisted chemistry, secret lust, shocking exploitation, and felony seduction.

SECRET LIVES OF STEPFORD WIVES
New Episodes Continue Tuesdays at 10/9c & 10:30/9:30c
Classic Stepford wives strive to be perfect homemakers in a world of prize-winning pie recipes, PTA meetings, and perfect martinis but, behind closed doors, their marriages are as tarnished as neglected sterling silver. SECRET LIVES OF STEPFORD WIVES reveals the dirty laundry of real housewives desperate to cover up their deception, adultery, and greed in order to project a flawless family life.

WEDNESDAY

DARK MINDS
New Episodes Continue Wednesdays at 9/8c
In each episode of DARK MINDS, true crime author and serial-killer expert M. William Phelps and criminal profiler John Kelly reopen cold cases believed to be the work of serial killers. Phelps may not have a badge to flash, but he does have a unique advantage: access to the mind of a murderer. Serving multiple life sentences and known only to viewers as "Raven," this brutal serial killer joins Phelps and Kelly over the phone to provide an in-depth analysis of the perpetrator's patterns and behaviors in the case of each murder revisited.

HOUSE OF HORRORS: KIDNAPPED
New Episodes Continue Wednesdays at 10/9c
Vanished without a trace, many of these victims of a kidnapping never return home - but those who do, have a story to tell. HOUSE OF HORRORS: KIDNAPPED shares the courageous tales of those who were taken against their will and survived. Each episode sheds light on one victim's survival story detailing the moment they were kidnapped, to the hours, days, or even months of captivity, to the strategy that led to their miraculous escape and recovery.

THURSDAY

KARMA'S A B*TCH!
Season 2 Premieres Thursday, April 17 at 8/7c & 8:30/7:30c
Returning with outrageously creative and comical ways to get mad and get even, Sopranos' star Steve Schirripa serves up another round of ruthless revenge schemes on KARMA'S A B*TCH! From disgruntled employees turning on their horrible bosses to underdogs publically shaming their mean-girl bullies and scorned lovers fighting for their fairytale ending after Prince Charming charmed the pants off someone else, each episode highlights hilarious ways to appropriately - or not so appropriately - settle the score. Ranging from covert operations to public shaming or viral vengeance, each half hour episode features two revenge stories that prove "what goes around, comes around."

BLOOD RELATIVES
New Episodes Continue Thursdays at 10/9c
From the outside, families can seem like harmonious units, pillars of the community, and loving homes. But in BLOOD RELATIVES, the façades of these households are shed to reveal complex layers of jealousy, adultery, and vengeance that resulted in the unthinkable: a murder within a family.

FRIDAY

NIGHTMARE NEXT DOOR
New Episodes Continue Fridays at 10/9c
Peeling back the peaceful façade of small town America, NIGHTMARE NEXT DOOR exposes the dark secrets hidden behind its white-washed picket fences. Each episode captures the twists and turns of a murder mystery as told through first person accounts.

SATURDAY

EVIL-IN-LAW
New Episodes Continue Saturdays at 9/8c
EVIL-IN-LAW reveals great marriages nearly ruined when a maniacal, meddling in-law oversteps their bounds.

HOW (NOT) TO KILL YOUR HUSBAND
New Episodes Continue Saturdays at 10/9c
Lovers learn the true meaning of "happy wife, happy life" when scorned women become hell bent on getting sweet revenge. These women don't get mad, they get even. HOW (NOT) TO KILL YOUR HUSBAND tells the stories of how women planned and executed their plots for revenge on their husbands, boyfriends and lovers.

About Investigation Discovery

Investigation Discovery (ID) is the leading mystery-and-suspense network on television and America's favorite "guilty pleasure." From harrowing crimes and salacious scandals to the in-depth investigations and heart-breaking mysteries that result, ID challenges our everyday understanding of culture, society and the human condition. One of our nation's fastest growing cable networks, ID delivers the highest-quality programming to nearly 85 million U.S. households and is available in both high definition (HD) and standard definition (SD). For more information, please visit InvestigationDiscovery.com, facebook.com/InvestigationDiscovery, or twitter.com/DiscoveryID. Investigation Discovery is part of Discovery Communications (Nasdaq: DISCA, DISCB, DISCK), the world's #1 nonfiction media company reaching more than 2 billion cumulative subscribers in 220 countries and territories.

 
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