INVESTIGATION DISCOVERY PARTNERS WITH SAFE HORIZON AND "DEADLINE: CRIME" HOST TAMRON HALL TO "PUT THE NAIL IN" DOMESTIC VIOLENCE FOR GOOD
-- ID Hosts Special INSPIRE A DIFFERENCE Programming Marathon in support of "PUT THE NAIL IN IT" to Kick-Off New Season of Hit ID Series "DEADLINE: CRIME WITH TAMRON HALL"--
(Silver Spring, Md.) - America's leading crime and justice network, Investigation Discovery (ID), announced today its partnership with leading advocacy group Safe Horizon, the largest organization dedicated to helping victims of domestic violence in the United States. A partner in ID's multi-platform public affairs campaign, INSPIRE A DIFFERENCE, Safe Horizon is the nation's largest victims' services agency that has touched more than 250,000 children, adults and families affected by crime and abuse by providing them with key resources such as shelters, counseling and legal services. ID continues its Safe Horizon partnership with a dedicated programming marathon for the organization's #PutTheNailinIt campaign, an initiative that encourages men and women to show support for victims of abuse and pledge to take a stand against domestic violence.
The INSPIRE A DIFFERENCE programming marathon airs on Sunday, June 14 from 3PM ET - 6PM ET, and features encores of the most inspiring episodes of ID's hit newsmagazine series DEADLINE: CRIME, featuring Tamron Hall, co-host of the third hour of NBC News' TODAY and anchor of MSNBC's NewsNation, who is also lending her voice to the Safe Horizon campaign.
DEADLINE: CRIME continues for a third season with 10 all-new episodes featuring complete coverage of crimes that shocked the nation and shook the small communities where they took place. Hall remains true to her signature style of reporting, as she doggedly searches for the truth in cases where crucial evidence, testimonies, and motives have eluded those seeking justice. Produced by Peacock Productions, NBC News' award-winning production arm, the all-new season of DEADLINE: CRIME WITH TAMRON HALL follows the INSPIRE A DIFFERENCE marathon on Sunday, June 14 at 10/9c.
ID and Safe Horizon encourage viewers to show their support for #PutTheNailinIt by participating in a live Twitter chat with Hall and Safe Horizon's domestic violence expert Liz Roberts on Sunday, June 14 from 4-5PM ET. To join the conversation, be sure to follow @DiscoveryID and use the hashtags #InspireADifference and #PutTheNailinIt.
Encore episodes of DEADLINE: CRIME WITH TAMRON HALL to air during the INSPIRE A DIFFERENCE programming block include:
The Deadly Deceiver
In Silicon Valley, young mother Reina Swierski is reported missing not by her husband Gary, but by her lover Ted. The search to find her goes on for years, eventually unmasking a violent and deadly predator.
The House on Q Street
When 91-year-old Washington VIP Viola Drath is found dead on her bathroom floor in her tony Georgetown townhouse, it appears she's simply the victim of a nasty fall. But the subsequent investigation into her death unravels a lifetime of violent secrets.
Murder in the Applegate
Hard-working family man Chris MacCallum disappears while on a camping trip deep in the forest along the border of California and Oregon. And when detectives start to unravel the mystery, all roads lead to an unthinkable suspect.
Season three of DEADLINE: CRIME kicks off on Sunday, June 14 at 10/9c with the premiere episode, Murder in the Mellen Patch. In the episode, a man's body is found engulfed in flames in a Los Angeles alley. The man is thought to be the victim of brutal gang violence, but a tip soon leads police to the victim's ex, Suzy Mellen. When new evidence is unearthed years later, it's clear that the police were dead wrong.
Together, we can #PutTheNailinIt and stop domestic violence for good. Learn more about #PutTheNailinIt and see how you can get involved at PutTheNailinIt.com, and for regular updates, follow Safe Horizon on Twitter (@SafeHorizon), Facebook (Safe Horizon) and Instagram (@safehorizon).
Launched in April 2013, INSPIRE A DIFFERENCE is ID's national public affairs campaign that is designed to inform a national dialogue around such topics as violence against women, domestic abuse, social and civil rights, mental health, bullying and sexual assault, while inspiring viewers to take action and make a difference in the lives of others.
ABOUT SAFE HORIZON
Safe Horizon envisions a society free of family and community violence. Safe Horizon is the largest victims' services agency in the United States, touching the lives of more than 250,000 children, adults, and families affected by crime and abuse throughout New York City each year. Safe Horizon offers assistance to victims through 57 program locations, including shelter, in-person counseling, legal services, and more. Since 1978, Safe Horizon has provided victims of domestic violence, child abuse, human trafficking, rape and sexual assault, as well as homeless youth and families of homicide victims, with a wide range of comprehensive support. Safe Horizon's programs also partner with governmental and other community agencies to offer additional assistance, including finding resources for those living outside New York City. Safe Horizon also advocates for policies on a local, state, and national level on behalf of those affected by violence and abuse. For more information on Safe Horizon, visit www.safehorizon.org.
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 pay-TV programmer reaching nearly 3 billion cumulative subscribers in 220 countries and territories.