via press release:
REELZ TO ADD SIX SERIES TO LINEUP IN JANUARY 2014
Crime Documentary Series “The Shift”, “Snapped”, “Solved” and “Solved: Extreme Forensics” All Make Their REELZ Premieres on Monday, January 6
Reality Series “Hollywood Treasure” Makes REELZ Premiere on Wednesday, January 8
Biography Series “Final 24” Makes REELZ Premiere on Friday, January 10
(Albuquerque, NM) Tuesday, December 31, 2013 – ReelzChannel today announced that it has acquired the crime documentary series The Shift, Snapped, Solved and Solved: Extreme Forensics which will join the network’s lineup starting Monday, January 6, 2014. The network also acquired the reality series Hollywood Treasure, slated to make its REELZ debut Wednesday, January 8, 2014 and the biography series Final 24, making its REELZ premiere on Friday, January 10, 2014. Series descriptions and air times are listed below.
The Shift -Monday, January 6 at 9am ET/ 6am PT
The Shift follows the all-star team of homicide detectives at the Indianapolis Metropolitan Police Department as they work around the clock to close cases, put murderers away and maintain high solve rates. They hunt down suspects and put their lives on the line to bring justice to the victims.
Snapped ? Monday, January 6 at 1pm ET/ 10am PT and 2pm ET/ 11am PT
Snapped profiles the fascinating cases of women accused of murder. Every year, approximately 16,000 people are murdered in the United States. Seven percent of the killers are female. Who are these women and what drives them to kill? Did they really do it? And, if they did, why? Whether the motivation was revenge against a cheating husband, the promise of a hefty insurance payoff, or putting an end to years of abuse, the reasons are as varied as the women themselves. From socialites to secretaries, female killers share one thing in common: at some point they all snapped.
Solved- Monday, January 6 at 3pm ET/ 12pm PT
Solved presents the career-defining – and sometimes life-changing – cases of police officers, FBI agents and prosecutors. In each episode, a mysterious homicide case unfolds through first-person accounts from America’s elite law enforcement officers. Forensic analysts, trace evidence experts, crime scene technicians, forensic document examiners, forensic linguists, handwriting experts and computer forensic specialists add their incredible investigation techniques to help solve these compelling murder cases.
Solved: Extreme Forensics ?Monday, January 6 at 4pm ET/ 1pm PT
Enter a world where everyone’s a suspect and everyday items can be murderous weapons. And tranquil locations transform into terrifying crime scenes. Only the sharpest minds and cutting-edge science can solve these shocking puzzlers. It’s forensics like you’ve never seen, with technologies that will blow your mind. Welcome to the next generation in forensic drama: raw, real and unbelievably riveting. This is extreme forensics.
Hollywood Treasure- Wednesday, January 8 at 10pm ET/ PT
Hollywood Treasure is a workplace reality series giving viewers an inside look at the life of Joe Maddalena, owner of Profiles in History and the world’s largest auctioneer of original movie, television and pop culture relics. Hollywood Treasure follows Joe as he navigates his way through intricate world of collecting showbiz and pop culture memorabilia, from the Wicked Witch of the West hat and the vintage Chitty Chitty Bang Bang car to Mary Poppins’ carpet bag and unforgettable props and costumes.
Final 24- Friday, January 10 at 10pm ET/ PT
Final 24 is a compelling documentary series unlocking the hidden secrets, psychological flaws and events that result in the tragic deaths of global icons. Every episode maps out the final 24 hours of a different famous person’s life. The series weaves the star’s back-story with events from their last day, which lays bare the threads of fate that led inextricably from childhood to the moment of death. These are no ordinary biographies, they’re psychological detective stories attempting to uncover the mystery of why the celebrity died. Celebrities profiled include Sid Vicious, River Phoenix, Anna Nicole Smith, Marvin Gaye, John Belushi, Tupac Shakur, Hunter S. Thompson, Janis Joplin and John F. Kennedy, Jr.
These series mark the latest installments to REELZ’s packed slate of programming, which will include 14 series premieres in the New Year.
About ReelzChannel – Hollywood Happens Here(TM)
ReelzChannel is an independent cable and satellite network devoted to delivering entertaining and fresh programming that explores, uncovers and lives inside the magic of Hollywood wherever it happens. The network is also home to ambitious television events, miniseries and series featuring big stories and big stars as seen with the Emmy(R)-winning The Kennedys and Ken Follett’s World Without End. REELZ is also co-developing a miniseries based on J. Randy Taraborrelli’s highly acclaimed book, After Camelot: A Personal History of the Kennedy Family from 1968 to the Present, with Muse Entertainment. With movie and entertainment experts, including Leonard Maltin, Richard Roeper and Sam Rubin, viewers get trusted insight and recommendations for movies wherever they’re playing, whether in theaters or at home throughout the day, every day.
ReelzChannel reaches 67 million homes on DIRECTV channel 238, Dish Network channel 299, Verizon FiOS TV channel 233, AT&T U-verse channels 799/1799HD and cable systems nationwide. Find ReelzChannel in your area by entering your zip code at http://www.reelz.com/watch. Owned by Hubbard Media Group, ReelzChannel is headquartered in Albuquerque, NM with national ad sales based out of New York City with offices in Boston, Chicago and Los Angeles and an entertainment bureau in Los Angeles.