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Investigation Discovery Adds Desparate Acts and Dirty Secrets to Its Chilling January Lineup of World Premiere Programming

-- Investigation Discovery Entices Addicted Viewers with At Least Two New Premieres Every Night in January --

(Silver Spring, Md.) Upstanding citizens act with reckless abandon; spurned lovers seek out retribution; and liars stop at nothing to keep their skeletons in the closet in the latest additions to Investigation Discovery’s world premiere-packed lineup of new and returning series. This January, viewers find out what happens when otherwise good people feel backed into a corner and their instincts emerge on DESPERATE MEASURES, get a glimpse into the dark side of love on the second season of SCORNED: LOVE KILLS, and then, witness the events set in motion when afraid that their deepest secrets are about to be uncovered in MY DIRTY LITTLE SECRET.  

These series join current new and returning series TRUE CRIME WITH APHRODITE JONES, REDRUM, DANGEROUS PERSUASIONS, DEADLY SINS and ON THE CASE WITH PAULA ZAHN to give ID’s addicted viewers at least two new premieres every night throughout January.

All-New Series Premieres Friday, January 18 at 9 PM ET

Desperation is a force so powerful that it drives us to do anything we can to come out on top. When we’re backed into a corner, our animal instincts emerge and seemingly upstanding citizens are driven to commit incredibly reckless and dangerous acts. DESPERATE MEASURES will tell stories that are usually only found in Port Charles or on Wisteria Lane – tales of people so desperate to save a marriage, gain custody of their children or keep their hard-earned money that they commit unspeakable actsof murder and violence.

Season 2 Premieres Saturday, January 26 at 10 PM ET

Investigation Discovery's SCORNED: LOVE KILLS uncovers crimes of passion sparked by a spurned lover's snap from provocative paramour to predacious threat. The show examines the dark side of with a voyeuristic peek into the lust and obsession that fueled some of the most senseless, but definitely not emotionless, crimes to make front-page headlines. From dalliances with X-rated dancers to a love triangle born from an underground swingers' club, the stories featured in SCORNED pair sexual intrigue with bedded betrayal to form a recipe for murder.

All-New Series Premieres Tuesday, January 29 at 9 PM ET

Everybody's got something to hide, their own DIRTY LITTLE SECRET. From the perfect housewife next door to the beloved community pastor, everyone has a few skeletons rattling around in their closet. But what if someone uncovered those skeletons or simply knew too much? How far would you go to keep your secret from being spilled? Would you kill?

About Investigation Discovery
Investigation Discovery (ID) is America’s leading mystery-and-suspense network. 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. ID delivers the highest-quality programming to nearly 80 million U.S. households with viewer favorites that include On the Case with Paula Zahn; Homicide Hunter: Lt. Joe Kenda; Who the (Bleep) Did I Marry?; Disappeared; Stalked: Someone’s Watching; and Redrum. For more information, please visit,, or Investigation Discovery is part of Discovery Communications (Nasdaq: DISCA, DISCB, DISCK), the world’s #1 nonfiction media company reaching more than 1.8 billion cumulative subscribers in 209 countries and territories.

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