OXYGEN MEDIA EXPANDS TRUE CRIME ORIGINAL PROGRAMMING WITH NEW SERIES "SNAPPED: KILLER COUPLES" PREMIERING ON SUNDAY, MARCH 10 AT 10PM ET/PT
Network Marks 200th Episode Of Popular True Crime Series "Snapped"
NEW YORK - February 20, 2013 - Oxygen Media expands its true crime original programming with the new series "Snapped: Killer Couples," featuring couples whose passion drives them to commit terrible criminal acts. Through recreations and gripping firsthand accounts, each episode takes a deep dive into the stories behind the couples' romance, how their relationship evolved once love turned into manipulation and what ultimately drove them to commit the crime.
From teenage lovers who embark on a multi-state crime spree to lesbian lovers who go to dangerous lengths to eliminate one of their husbands, viewers will see an array of relationships gone awry. In addition, the network will mark the 200th episode of Oxygen's ultimate guilty pleasure, "Snapped," which profiles the fascinating cases of women accused of murder. Now in its 10th season, the series attracts millions of fans including a diverse group of celebrities from Anderson Cooper to Kelly Ripa. Both series are part of Oxygen's true crime Sunday night lineup with the 200th episode of "Snapped" set to premiere on Sunday, March 10 at 9PM ET/PT, followed by the series premiere of "Snapped: Killer Couples" at 10PM ET/PT. For more information, visit www.oxygen.com and follow us on Twitter at www.twitter.com/OxygenPR.
"Whether it's TV, film or books, women are obsessed with the twists and turns of true-crimes stories. 'Snapped' has fulfilled the desires of its female audience to understand the motives that lead everyday moms, wives and girlfriends to commit shocking crimes," said Rod Aissa, Senior Vice President, Original Programming and Development for Oxygen Media. "'Snapped: Killer Couples' is the perfect companion series to our true crime Sunday night lineup as we continue to deliver compelling storylines that resonate with our viewers and leave them wanting more."
OXYGEN'S TRUE CRIME SUNDAY NIGHT LINE-UP:
"Snapped" 200th Episode
Airs Sunday, March 10 at 9pm ET/PT
The story of Minnesota-native Jennifer Nibbe is profiled in the 200th episode of "Snapped." Nibbe, a young wife and mother, claims an intruder killed her husband. However, her story comes into question once investigators discover the couple's secret lives behind closed doors.
"Snapped: Killer Couples" Series Premiere
Airs Sunday, March 10 at 10pm ET/PT
The premiere episode features housewife turned adult film star Amanda Logue and her boyfriend, fellow actor Jason Andrews. Proving that the drama continues after the cameras stop rolling, the couple throws a surprise sex party for a friend. Unfortunately for the friend, the night leads to his gruesome murder.
"Snapped" and "Snapped: Killer Couples" are produced by Jupiter Entertainment with Stephen Land serving as executive producer and Deborah Dawkins as Co-Executive Producer.
About Jupiter Entertainment
Jupiter Entertainment is one of America's fastest growing television production companies with an enviable track record of creating highly successful series that deliver outstanding ratings. From critically- acclaimed series like the explosive docu-soap Sons of Guns or true crime powerhouse Snapped to fun romps like Welcome to Myrtle Manor, Jupiter has been successful in producing a wide variety of genres and formats by focusing on the timeless ingredients of great storytelling, compelling characters and high production values. Over the past 15 years, Jupiter has delivered hit prime-time series and specials for A&E, Discovery, History, Investigation Discovery, Oxygen, TruTV, Fuse, and Animal Planet. Members of Jupiter's creative team have also produced kid's programming for Nickelodeon, daytime how-to shows for HGTV, a music-based series for TNN and even a sports entertainment property for CBS Cable - the re-launch of the American classic, Roller Derby.
About Oxygen Media
Oxygen Media is a multiplatform entertainment brand that delivers relevant and engaging content to young women who like to "live out loud." Oxygen is rewriting the rulebook for women's media by changing how the world sees entertainment from a young woman's point of view. Through a vast array of unconventional and original content, including "The Glee Project," "The Face," "Best Ink," "I'm Having Their Baby" and "Bad Girls Club," the growing cable network is the premier destination to find unique and groundbreaking unscripted programming. "The Glee Project" is a winner of a 2012 Gracie Award which honors programming created for women, by women and about women for "Outstanding Reality Show." A social media trendsetter, Oxygen is a leading force in engaging modern young women, wherever they are, with popular, award winning features online including www.OxygenLive.com, the real time social viewing party that is also available as an app for the iPhone and iPad. Oxygen is available in 80 million homes, and can be found online and on mobile devices at www.oxygen.com. Follow us on Twitter at www.twitter.com/OxygenPR. Oxygen Media is a service of NBCUniversal.