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48 HOURS
Air Date: Saturday, July 13, 2013
Time Slot: 10:00 PM-11:00 PM EST on CBS
Episode Title: "CRAZY LOVE" (Repeat)
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A BRAT, A BATMAN COLLECTOR, FILTHY RICH AND DEAD - WHO KILLED THE MIAMI HOTEL HEIR? "48 HOURS: CRAZY LOVE" SATURDAY, JULY 13, 2013, 10:00 PM, ET/PT

Troy Roberts and 48 HOURS return to the investigation into the murder of Miami hotel heir Benji Novack, who had high-end toys and cash, yet ended up dead, in an updated edition of "Crazy Love" to be broadcast June 13, 2013 (10:00 PM, ET/PT) on the CBS Television Network.

Novack was born into Miami hotel royalty. In the 1960s, his parents, Bernice and Benjamin Sr., owned Miami's famed hotspot, the Fontainebleau Hotel, once the stomping grounds of folks like Frank Sinatra and John F. Kennedy. But when the family lost their fortune and the hotel, friends say Benji was inspired to start his own business planning conferences for corporate clients, which earned him millions. Outside of work, Novack had a yacht, a massive Batman memorabilia collection - including a replica of the Batmobile from the hit TV show - a wife and a mistress.

Friends say, Novack was also known as a brat who ruled his empire by fear, so he had a lot of enemies police could turn to when on July 12, 2009, he was found bound and bludgeoned to death in a Rye Brook, N.Y., hotel room. Could it have been his wife, Narcy Novack, his girlfriend or any number of business contacts he upset along the way?

This updated rebroadcast of "Crazy Love" includes an interview with Rebecca Bliss, who carried on an 18-month affair with Benji while he was married to Narcy Novack. The investigation into the murder would also lead to Miami where a reporter began to question the death of Benji Novack's mother, Bernice, which had initially been ruled an accident. Or was it?

48 HOURS: "Crazy Love" is produced by Chuck Stevenson and Dena Goldstein. Alan Miller, Bobby Orozovich and Bruce Spiegel are the editors. Linda Martin is the update producer. Anthony Batson is the senior broadcast producer. Susan Zirinsky is the senior executive producer.

"Crazy Love" is the second part of a 48 HOURS double feature to be broadcast on July 13, 2013. Up first at 9:00 PM ET/PT is an updated rebroadcast of "Chasing the Barefoot Bandit," which revolves around the manhunt for teenager Colton Harris-Moore, best known as the "Barefoot Bandit," whose international crime spree made him an unlikely folk hero. He was dubbed the "Barefoot Bandit" because he committed the crimes while not wearing shoes and left behind notes with footprints traced in chalk.

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48 HOURS (CBS)
BROADCAST HISTORY:
1/19/88 - ???
STATUS:
currently airing (spring 2014)
TIME SLOT:
saturdays from 10:00 PM-11:00 PM EST
CURRENT SEASON:
27 (??? episodes)
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ADDITIONAL NOTES:
renewed through the 2014-15 season (the show's 28th) on 3/13/14
DESCRIPTION:
(from CBS's press release, March 2014) CBS, America's most-watched network, today announced pick-ups for 18 series for next season. Combined with its previously announced pick-ups, CBS has now renewed 20 returning series for the 2014-2015 season, encompassing 17 hours of primetime programming. The 18 series renewed today comprise 15.5 hours of CBS's weekly primetime schedule and include nine dramas, five comedies, two reality series and two news programs. Finally, in news, CBS will return 60 MINUTES, television's #1 news program for more than four decades, and 48 HOURS, Saturday's #1 non-sports program.
PRINCIPAL CAST INFORMATION:
· Bill Lagattuta as Correspondent
· Erin Moriarty as Correspondent
· Harold Dow as Correspondent
· Maureen Maher as Correspondent
· Peter Van Sant as Correspondent
· Richard Schlesinger as Correspondent
· Susan Spencer as Correspondent
· Troy Roberts as Correspondent
CREW INFORMATION:
· Rob Klug as DIR
· Susan Zirinsky as EP
GENRE(S):
· newsmagazine
STUDIO INFORMATION:
· CBS News