Investigation Discovery Goes for the Dirt on ‘True Grime: Crime Scene Clean-Up’

Ok, this one is not for the faint of heart. Tomorrow night, Tuesday July 19 at 10pm ET/PT, Investigation Discovery premieres a three-part series called True Grime: Crime Scene Clean-Up that looks at the often overlooked lives of those who stay at the scene of the crime to clean up the mess left behind. The show introduces viewers to Neal Smither and his company, Crime Scene Cleaners, which dominates a…

Celebrate the Fourth of July Weekend with Marathons of Your Favorite Shows

July 4th. Time for family, food, fireworks…and marathons! While most of us will spend time outside at the pool or in the backyard, you have to cool off sometime — and our networks have just what you need. Check out the schedule below and, most of all, have a happy and safe holiday weekend! Saturday, July 2 Discovery Channel’s Swamp Loggers: 9am – 12am ET/PT TLC’s My Big Fat Gypsy…

‘Wicked Attraction’ Returns to Investigation Discovery for Another Season of Deadly Duos

Wicked Attraction, a series that explores what happens in the mind of the “average” person when they fall under the spell of a sadistic predator, returns tonight on Investigation Discovery at 9pm ET/PT.  On the show, forensic psychologists and criminal profilers uncover horrifying clues and reveal the true stories of people driven to commit murder together. Wicked Attraction investigates some of the most terrifying crimes in recent history and steps inside…

Join Investigation Discovery for a Night of Real-Life Horror on Friday the 13th

If you’re looking for a good scare tomorrow night, but supernatural stories of ghosts and goblins aren’t your thing, Investigation Discovery is offering a lineup of real-life horror tales that will leave you gripping your seats…and locking your doors. Starting at 9pm ET/PT, ID will premiere the documentary Pig Farm,a chilling film that chronicles the life of Robert Pickton, Canada’s most prolific serial killer and the alleged murderer of as many as 49 women. Then, at…

Discovery’s 2011-12 Upfront Hits NYC

Later this afternoon, Discovery Communications will host its 2011-12 Upfront Presentation in New York City, unveiling new and returning faces across our networks…with a few surprises along the way (check back with Discovery Blog tomorrow for more on today’s events). For now, here’s a sampling of what’s coming later this year and next — from a turbocharged TV network and gypsy weddings to Penn & Teller and more Karl Pilkington.…

It’s ‘Nothing Personal’ on Investigation Discovery This Wednesday

The motive in murder-for-hire plots may vary from case to case, but for the hired hit man it’s always business as usual. Investigation Discovery takes a look at the sinister world of contract killings in Nothing Personal, a new series on Wednesdays at 10pm ET/PT about mafia disloyalties, romantic infidelities, stale friendships and the trio of characters at their center: the conniving “client,” the professional murderer and the victim who…

Investigation Discovery Opens ‘The Injustice Files’ on Friday

In February 2007, the FBI officially launched a new investigative effort called the Civil Rights-Era Cold Case Initiative, tasked with taking a fresh look at racially-motivated homicide investigations that occurred prior to 1970. Since then, over 100 cold cases have been identified for this initiative. To bring attention to these important investigations, critically-acclaimed documentary filmmaker Keith Beauchamp combs through records, interviews family members, witnesses and investigators, and pieces together the…

Discovery Channel, Investigation Discovery & Science Channel Celebrate January Ratings

2011 is off to a good start for Discovery’s U.S. networks, as Discovery Channel, Investigation Discovery and Science Channel mark January with new ratings records for new and returning series. Discovery Channel is enjoying its second highest January ever among Men 25-54. The success is thanks to new series Gold Rush: Alaska, Flying Wild Alaska and Sons of Guns, as well as viewer favorites American Chopper: Senior vs. Junior and…

Investigation Discovery’s ‘Disappeared’ Leads to Location of Missing Woman

Investigation Discovery‘s Disappeared follows the unpredictable twists of missing person cases, tracking investigations aimed at answering how and why people have vanished.  Each episode searches for clues hidden beneath seemingly everyday behavior that may indicate whether or not the person left voluntarily or if foul play was involved. Disappeared also asks viewers to share fresh leads in hopes of deciphering what truly happened to the missing and hopefully providing answers…

Investigation Discovery Looks at the Dark Side of Hollywood with ‘James Ellroy’s LA: City of Demons’

We saw one side of Hollywood when we watched the Golden Globes last weekend: glamorous movie stars, lush red carpets, and a gorgeous setting. But there’s another side of Hollywood that’s much darker — one which Investigation Discovery explores starting tonight at 10pm ET/PT in its new series James Ellroy’s LA: City of Demons. In the show, bestselling author James Ellroy, who wrote The Black Dahlia and LA Confidential, takes a fresh…