INVESTIGATION DISCOVERY EXPOSES REAL-LIFE DR. JEKYLLS AND MR. HYDES IN ALL-NEW SERIES "WHO THE (BLEEP)..."
- Spinoff of the Successful "Who the (Bleep) Did I Marry" Premieres Friday, February 1 at 10 & 10:30 PM E/P -
(Silver Spring, MD) - Since premiering in 2010, Investigation Discovery's hit series WHO THE (BLEEP) DID I MARRY? has exposed scores of double-dealing husbands and deceived wives, leaving viewers wondering who they might really share a bed with. It's also made them question, "Who the bleep is my co-worker? My neighbor? My best friend? My cousin? Now in the spinoff series WHO THE (BLEEP)..., ID goes beyond stories of matrimonial misconduct to expose real Dr. Jekylls and Mr. Hydes lurking in relationships from all walks of life. Each half-hour episode features a first-person account from the betrayed, including: Mary Capps, who enjoyed her new job at city hall until her boss, Dennis Rader, was exposed as the infamous serial murderer - the BTK Killer; Meili Cady, an executive assistant who was shocked to learn her jet-setting friend and boss, model Lisette Lee, was secretly a major drug dealer, using airline miles to ply the trade across the country; and Brent Jeffs, whose peaceful childhood in the Fundamentalist Church of Latter-Day Saints turned into pure evil under the reign of his tyrannical, pro-polygamy uncle, Warren Jeffs. The 12-episode first season of WHO THE (BLEEP)... premieres Friday, February 1 at 10 & 10:30 PM E/P on Investigation Discovery.
"The phenomenal success of WHO THE (BLEEP) DID I MARRY kindled ID's romance with a new sub-genre of true-crime programming that's both cheeky and melodramatic and that has become one of our signature methods of storytelling," said Henry Schleiff, president and general manager of Investigation Discovery. "Now, with WHO THE (BLEEP)..., we honor the original with our first true spinoff series, which will remind viewers to question the seemingly innocent people in their lives, from the dentist to the dry cleaner."
The line-up of premiere episodes for February is as follows:
Truth or Heir Premieres Friday, February 1 at 10 PM E/P (*back-to-back premieres)
At 19-years-old, Meili Cady was just settling into her new life in sunny Los Angeles after graduating from a small town high school. An aspiring actress, Cady was focused on her big-screen goals but longed for friendship. An acquaintance introduced her to Lisette Lee, a wealthy heiress and young socialite, and the two soon formed a strong bond. When Cady found her acting gigs to be few and far between, her good friend had the perfect solution: a job as her executive assistant. But soon, Cady found herself trapped in a dangerous web of secrets with her best friend at the helm. Location: Los Angeles, CA
Horrible Bosses Premieres Friday, February 1 at 10:30 PM E/P
In need of a good job, Mary Capps scanned the classifieds for a gig with decent benefits and a steady paycheck. Capps couldn't have been happier when she landed a position at city hall as a compliance officer. Although her boss, Dennis Rader, was a bit uptight, she convinced herself she'd eventually win him over. However, Rader became more dictatorial and his demeanor grew frightening. As Capps's unease in the office increased, so did her discomfort outside of work as a nightmare from her small town's past returned in a most chilling way. It wasn't long before Capps came face to face with Rader's terrible secret life as the BTK serial killer. Location: Park City, KS
From Friend to Fiend Premieres Friday, February 8 at 10 PM E/P
Cher Brewer was a 28-year old wife and mother who became fast friends with Shannon Schmieder and her family through their church. Schmieder was practically part of Brewer's family, like an extra pair of hands given to her by God to help raise her growing brood. Brewer and her husband trusted Schmieder completely and decided that if anything were to happen to them, �Aunt Shanny' would receive full custody of all five children. But things took a turn for the worse a few years later when Brewer noticed a disturbing shift in Schmieder's attitude toward her kids, especially when it came to her young son, Connor. Mother's intuition kicked in and Berwer discovered Schmieder was capable of the most shocking betrayal. Location: Newnan, GA
Immaculate Deception Premieres Friday, February 15 at 10pm E/P
Ralph and Tammie Reaser enjoyed life with their growing family and when a new couple moved in next door, they were eager to roll out the welcome mat. Michelle Bica and her husband were considered dream neighbors, hard-working and exceptionally pleasant. After the Bicas revealed a series of unfortunate miscarriages, the Reasers were excited to learn the Bicas were finally expecting. When the time finally came for Michelle to give birth, the circumstances surrounding her delivery were strange and hard to believe. But the most insane details were yet to come. No one imagined the horrors happening behind the Bicas' closed doors... until the day the police came knocking. Location: Ravenna, OH
The Lost Boy Premieres Friday, February 22 at 10pm E/P
Brent Jeffs was born into a family of religious royalty in the infamous Fundamentalist Church of Latter-Day Saints. Growing up alongside his family of 24 on a compound, life for Brent was idyllic and the FLDS seemed like the safest place a child could be raised... or so he thought. When Brent's uncle, Warren Jeffs, proclaimed himself Prophet of the FLDS church, life within the compound became a living hell for many of its young members - especially for Brent, who suffered unspeakable evil at the hands of his tyrannical uncle. But when a family tragedy ripped Brent's world apart, he stood up to Warren, spoke out about his uncle's horrific crimes, and helped lead a nationwide manhunt to bring Warren to justice. Location: Sandy, Utah
WHO THE (BLEEP)... is produced by Sirens Media. For Sirens, Valerie Haselton Drescher and Rebecca Toth Diefenbach are executive producers. For Investigation Discovery, Pamela Deutsch is executive producer, Sara Kozak is senior vice president of production, and Henry Schleiff is president.
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