Investigation Discovery Premieres All-New Original Series "THE 1980'S: THE DEADLIEST DECADE"
--New Six-Part Series Premieres Monday, November 14 at 9/8c--
The 1980's - the great age of big money, big hair and even bigger attitudes. As Madonna topped the charts and Reagan ruled the White House, this decade was one of the most significant in American history... but it also was one of the deadliest. Now, Investigation Discovery (ID) transports viewers back to the pivotal era that's as rich with nostalgia as it's fraught with violence in the all-new series THE 1980'S: THE DEADLIEST DECADE. Premiering Monday, November 14 at 9/8c, the six-part series showcases the landmark crimes and chilling mysteries that defined this perilous time in our nation's history.
Episodes of THE 1980's: THE DEADLIEST DECADE include:
The Yuppie Murder premieres Monday, November 14 at 9/8c
A young couple, The Stuarts, are robbed and shot in Boston. Carol and her unborn child are killed, but Charles survives despite his injuries. Charles describes their assailant to police - a young, black man. The random nature of the crime instantly becomes front page news and inflames racial tensions, until a surprise witness comes forward with a story that blows open the case.
The Preppy Murder premieres Monday, November 21 at 9/8c
Beautiful teenager Jennifer Levin is found strangled to death in Central Park and prep school heartthrob, Robert Chambers, is arrested for the crime. The press seizes on his provocative claim that Jennifer's death happened accidently during "rough sex." A sensational trial follows with a fateful question in the balance: Is Robert telling the truth or did he kill Jennifer in cold blood?
The Cheerleader Murder premieres Monday, November 28 at 9/8c
In a wealthy California suburb, 15-year-old cheerleader Kirsten Costas is stabbed to death just steps away from her suburban home. A teenage girl is seen fleeing the scene, and police are confident they will wrap the case quickly. But as months pass without an arrest, suspicions run wild and conspiracy theories emerge. Stumped, the police call in the FBI, whose accusation of the murderer shocks everyone.
The Heartland Massacre premieres Monday, December 5 at 9/8c
In the heart of America's devastating Farm Crisis, the largest mass murder in recent Missouri history stuns a small town when an entire family is killed in cold blood. The unlikely suspect is 14-year-old Kirk Buckner, who was found dead at the scene of the crime. But as investigators dig deeper into the case, they uncover a shocking revelation - the real culprit is the last person anyone would have ever expected.
The Black Monday Murder premieres Monday, December 12 at 9/8c
Stockbroker Joe Pikul and his wife Diane are living the New York high life. When Diane discovers Joe's been leading a double life, a bitter conflict ensues. And within days of the catastrophic stock market crash of Black Monday, their marriage comes to a shocking, violent end.
The Real Fatal Attraction premieres Monday, December 19 at 9/8c
After leaving a bad marriage to move herself and her three kids in with her mother in Kansas City, Linda Culbertson lands her dream job as a legal secretary in a Kansas City law firm. She falls hard for her married boss, Donald Pierce. Their twisted passions draw bystanders into a shocking and vicious crime.