ADDITIONAL NOTES: completed airing its first season on 11/20/13; has yet to be renewed for a second season
DESCRIPTION: (from Investigation Discovery's press release, October 2013) Too old to enjoy their riches, too old to keep dry britches, but not too old to snuff out some witches! Prepare to hide under your lap blanket, because Investigation Discovery's new series, ELDER SKELTER, premiering Wednesday, November 6 at 10/9c, tells shocking stories of senior citizens who committed cold, calculated crimes. Did they suffer from dementia, or had they spent a lifetime suppressing their sick fantasies before it all came to a head? After building reputations as model citizens, loving family members, and contributors to society, these oldies but no-longer-goodies cracked in their final years only to spend the rest of their retirement in prison. Celebrated fashionistas often featured in the popular blog, Advanced Style, Lynn Dell Cohen, Joyce Carpati, and Rita Ellis Hammer, host the series guiding viewers through each story, often imparting their own age-old wisdom and advice.