INVESTIGATION DISCOVERY TO PREMIERE "STEVEN AVERY: INNOCENT OR GUILTY?" ON SATURDAY, JANUARY 30TH AT 9/8C, PRESENTING CRITICAL DETAILS SURROUNDING STEVEN AVERY CASE FEATURED IN "MAKING A MURDERER"
-- Keith Morrison to Host Peacock Productions-Produced FRONT PAGE Instamentary to Provide Insight into Unanswered Questions --
(Silver Spring, Md.) - Steven Avery. It's the case of the moment, a national obsession with more than a half million people calling for his release. When the Netflix series "Making A Murderer" premiered in December 2015, national outrage erupted over possible miscarriage of justice. With many questions surrounding the conviction of Avery, Investigation Discovery (ID) lays out the details from all sides in STEVEN AVERY: INNOCENT OR GUILTY?, premiering Saturday, January 30 at 9/8c. Produced by NBC News' Emmy Award-winning Peacock Productions and hosted by veteran journalist and Dateline NBC correspondent Keith Morrison, STEVEN AVERY: INNOCENT OR GUILTY? reveals the latest intriguing developments in the story, and takes an in-depth look at it all: the evidence, the key players and controversy surrounding the case. In addition to the U.S. premiere, STEVEN AVERY: INNOCENT OR GUILTY? will premiere in more than 100 countries, including the U.K. beginning on Saturday, January 30th on ID: Investigation Discovery and other Discovery networks.
With insight from Netflix filmmakers Moira Demos and Laura Ricciardi, new interviews in STEVEN AVERY: INNOCENT OR GUILTY? include:
Former defense attorney in Avery Case
Former DA, Calumet County
Prosecutor in Avery and Dassey cases
Brendan Dassey's half-brother
Author, "The Innocent Killer"
ADA, Manitowoc County
University of New Haven
Reporter, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel
Expanding on his reporting role with Dateline NBC, Morrison serves as host of DATELINE ON ID and FRONT PAGE specials. Each episode of FRONT PAGE covers a major case making headlines, within just weeks of the initial incident. These quick turn-around documentaries, or "instamentaries," feature interviews with people closely associated with the case and expert commentary from ID's roster of experts spanning criminal profiling, criminal psychology, investigative journalism, legal analysis, forensic science and police investigation.
ABOUT PEACOCK PRODUCTIONS
Peacock Productions, a division of NBC News, is a nonfiction production company that combines the editorial expertise, technical resources, and seasoned talent of NBCUniversal to create series, events, and live specials for global audiences. Peacock Productions reaches more than 300 million people worldwide every year across broadcast, cable, syndication, and emerging platforms with its award-winning specials and series. Sharon Scott is the President and General Manager. For more information, visit: http://www.peacockproductions.tv/
ABOUT INVESTIGATION DISCOVERY
Investigation Discovery (ID) is the leading mystery-and-suspense network on television. From harrowing crimes and salacious scandals to the in-depth investigations and heart-breaking mysteries that result, the "always revealing" network 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 85 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.