Henry Schleiff, who has worked in cable television for more than 40 years, is exiting Investigation Discovery. He is leaving in a shakeup that will also see the departure of general manager Kevin Bennett, with Jason Sarlanis taking over the true-crime network. Sarlanis, who is currently SVP development, TLC, has been responsible for spearheading 90 Day Fiancé, one of the company’s biggest hits.
The hour-long series from Investigation Discovery has been picked up by Tribune and Sinclair stations and has 60% clearance so far.
The veteran newswoman’s nine-segment series premieres on Investigation Discovery on Monday.
The Investigation Discovery channel said Thursday that “Barbara Walters Presents American Scandals” will debut Nov. 2. The hour-long episodes focus on events ranging from political misbehavior to crime, and will include previous interviews conducted by Walters along with new material.
NEW YORK (AP) — The desire to produce a quick documentary on Olympic runner Oscar Pistorius and the shooting death of his live-in girlfriend has led to a new partnership between two television networks. The Investigation Discovery Network on Sunday will premiere a special, “Beauty & The Blade Runner,” about the South African athlete and […]
NEW YORK (AP) — “All My Children” veteran Susan Lucci is returning to the world of soap operas. But this time, the stories will be real. Lucci will host and narrate “Deadly Affairs,” a new primetime series airing on Investigation Discovery. The show will explore true stories of romance gone wrong and the crimes of […]