INVESTIGATION DISCOVERY'S SCANDALOUS NEW SERIES "YOUNG, HOT & CROOKED" EXPOSES GOOD TEENS GONE BAD
(Silver Spring, Md.) - When money isn't an object, the privileged can easily be lured into a life on the wild side. But what happens when trust funds and sky-high allowances mix with a lack of boundaries? Investigation Discovery's (ID) newest series YOUNG, HOT & CROOKED exposes the shocking true crime stories committed by the young and wealthy. In each episode, in-depth interviews with family, friends, and authorities uncover the truth behind what led the young perpetrator down a crooked path. From the timid teen desperate for recognition at his high school to the East Coast hunk who sacrifices his dreams of becoming a Hollywood star for love, or the true story of Jordan Belfort who crashed and burned on Wall Street, YOUNG, HOT & CROOKED is jam-packed with juicy stories of those with an attraction to the fast life. YOUNG, HOT & CROOKED premieres with back-to-back episodes on Friday, September 5 at 10/9c and 10:30/9:30c only on ID.
In the premiere episode, 18-year-old Max Wade is desperate to win the attention of a gorgeous girl who doesn't know he exists. From stealing Chef Guy Fieri's yellow Lamborghini to creating fake IDs to breaking into a Marin County mansion to throw a wild house party, Max's desperation reaches an all-time high. But when jealousy pushes him to extreme measures, this seemingly romantic tale has anything but a happy ending.
Additional premieres in September include:
In Too Deep
Premieres Friday, September 5 at 10:30/9:30c
Rian Thal thrives in the party scene and hosts parties at the hottest nightclubs. But behind the seemingly glamorous lifestyle is a dangerous world that spells trouble for Rian when she must face off with big time drug dealers. Location: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Premieres Friday, September 12 at 10/9c
East Coast hunk Scott Barker has dreams of making it big in Hollywood, but his fast track to fame gets derailed when he meets Chie, a young party girl. When she tells him she is in trouble with her ex, Scott becomes enraged and wants revenge. But is she telling him the whole story? This love triangle quickly turns deadly. Location: Los Angeles, California
Young, Fast and Out of Control
Premieres Friday, September 12 at 10:30/9:30c
What happens when teenager Ethan Couch is abandoned by his filthy rich parents and left to do whatever he wants in a multi-million dollar mansion? As he grows more reckless and extreme, another family in this small town must pay the ultimate price. Location: Burleson, Texas
Premieres Friday, September 19 at 10/9c
Brandon Woodard has charm and a privileged upbringing, yet he is living a double life filled with a desire for power. As his life spirals out of control, he books a mysterious, last minute trip to New York. What happens there shocks everyone, leading to a deadly mystery caught on tape. Location: New York, New York
Premieres Friday, September 19 at 10:30/9:30c
College student Barbara Wu seems like the perfect catch until she reveals a twisted obsession regarding an ex-boyfriend. Now she's ensnared her current boyfriend into killing her ex. Will he do as she says? Or will he also end up on her hit list? Location: Riverside, California
Real Wolf of Wall Street
Premieres Friday, September 26 at 10/9c
When stockbroker Jordan Belfort gets a taste of the good life, he is addicted. And soon, he is on a drug fuelled rampage of sex, drugs, and destruction. From his early rise on Wall Street to the binge that sank a 170-foot motor yacht and a $700,000 hotel tab, this notorious bad boy had... and lost it all. Will a prison term be his first step toward redemption? Location: New York, New York
YOUNG, HOT & CROOKED is produced for Investigation Discovery by Jane Street Entertainment. For Jane Street Entertainment Linda Lea and Donna Macletchie are executive producers. For Investigation Discovery, Lorna Thomas is executive producer, Sara Kozak is senior vice president of production, Kevin Bennett is general manager, and Henry Schleiff is group president of Investigation Discovery, American Heroes Channel, Destination America and Discovery Fit & Health.
About Investigation Discovery
Investigation Discovery (ID) is the leading mystery-and-suspense network on television and America's favorite "guilty pleasure." From harrowing crimes and salacious scandals to the in-depth investigations and heart-breaking mysteries that result, ID challenges our everyday understanding of culture, society and the human condition. One of our nation's fastest growing cable networks, ID delivers the highest-quality programming to more than 86 million U.S. households and is available in both high definition (HD) and standard definition (SD). For more information, please visit InvestigationDiscovery.com, facebook.com/InvestigationDiscovery, or twitter.com/DiscoveryID. Investigation Discovery is part of Discovery Communications (Nasdaq: DISCA, DISCB, DISCK), the world's #1 nonfiction media company reaching more than 2.7 billion cumulative subscribers in 220 countries and territories.