Upfronts 2012: Investigation Discovery Announces Largest Upfront Slate Ever
Twelve new series, 22 returning on net's 2012-13 schedule
By Andrea Morabito -- Broadcasting & Cable, 4/5/2012 2:23:48 PMComplete Coverage: Upfronts 2012
Investigation Discovery will add 12 new series to its lineup in 2012-13 in addition to returning 22 existing series, the largest original programming slate ever for the growing network.
Three new series will premiere this summer -- Evil Twins, about true-crime mysteries of sibling rivalry; Redrum, which follows the backwards tale of murder; and the previously announced Deadly Affairs hosted by soap legend Susan Lucci.
Other new series in development are Frenemies: BFFs Gone Bad, ‘Til Death Do Us Part, Wives With Knives, Pretty Bad Girls, Cold Case (working title), Dangerous Persuasions (wt), The Ex-Files (wt), the spinoff Who the Bleep... and Murder in Paradise (wt).
The network will also have the special Warner Herzog's Into the Abyss: A Tale of Life, A Tale of Death about a death row inmate and the limited series Nightmare Christmas, where each episode tells a story of murder amid the holiday season.
ID is coming off its best quarter ever in Q12012, up in primetime in total viewers (+21%), women 25-54 (+35%)and women 18-49 (+45%). In daytime, the network ranks fourth season-to-date in delivery of women 25-54 behind USA, TNT and TBS.
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