"CASE CLOSED WITH AJ BENZA" NEW ORIGINAL SERIES UNRAVELS ENDURING CELEBRITY AND MOVIE MYSTERIES
Series Premieres Saturday, April 16, 2016 at 10pm ET/ 7pm PT
(Albuquerque, NM) Monday, February 22, 2016 - REELZ today announced the new original series Case Closed with AJ Benza premieres Saturday, April 16 at 10pm ET/ 7pm PT. Hosted by author and Hollywood insider, AJ Benza, the fact-based documentary series tackles the many unanswered questions surrounding tragedies and mysteries involving celebrities from the rumor-filled death of Princess Diana to the series of perplexing and even fatal events that plagued the Poltergeist movie franchise. Benza will also explore the mysterious deaths of Brittany Murphy, Tupac and Biggie, Bob Crane, Marilyn Monroe, O.J. Simpson and Elvis. New episodes will air Saturdays at 10pm ET/ 7pm PT. Case Closed with AJ Benza is produced by Asylum Entertainment.
The world of celebrity is built on charisma, beauty and infatuation. Celebrities themselves often become so influential that even their day-to-day lives make front-page news so when misfortune strikes and the facts don't quite add up, the public is immediately fascinated by the unknown. Case Closed with AJ Benza examines the prevalent theories tied to each story presenting new and old evidence as well as first-person accounts from family members, eyewitnesses and experts with the aim of uncovering the truth and closing the case.
As a former New York Daily News gossip columnist, AJ Benza made a commitment to uncovering all of the secrets celebrities want kept out of the spotlight. In 1997, Benza left New York City for Los Angeles to host Mysteries & Scandals for five years, solidifying his role as the ultimate Hollywood insider. Benza is also the author of Fame, Ain't it a Bitch - a free-wheeling account of his rise and fall as a New York City newspaper columnist. His most recent memoir, 74 and Sunny, was published last July. He's also had key roles in several movies including Ransom, P.S. Your Cat is Dead, Conspiracy Theory and Rocky Balboa.
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