INVESTIGATION DISCOVERY GREENLIGHTS SOPHOMORE SEASON OF "BREAKING HOMICIDE"
- New Season Slated to Return Summer 2019 -
(Silver Spring, Md.) - Investigation Discovery (ID), the leading destination for true-crime programming, announced today that production has begun on an all-new season of BREAKING HOMICIDE. A breakout hit in its freshman run, the series follows veteran police detective and private investigator Derrick Levasseur as he doggedly pursues cold cases around the nation, answering the pleas of desperate families asking for help with investigating the unsolved murders of their loved ones. Season two of BREAKING HOMICIDE is slated to premiere Summer 2019, exclusively on ID.
Each episode of BREAKING HOMICIDE provides fresh perspective and new hope to those who never gave up on the search for justice. Chasing down new clues and reviewing old ones, Levasseur re-examines each case with fresh eyes and the benefit of more advanced technology, applying his unique experiences as an undercover detective to meticulously dissect each case from top to bottom. Levasseur scours the locations of each crime for new information, sitting down with the original investigators and friends and families of the victims to try to uncover new clues that could solve these cases once and for all.
Levasseur and the BREAKING HOMICIDE production team are currently reviewing cases to be investigated this season. To submit a cold case for consideration, viewers should email BreakingHomicide@gmail.com outlining known details about the crime.
BREAKING HOMICIDE is produced for Investigation Discovery and IDGO by Emmy Award-winning Main Event Media and All3Media America; with Jimmy Fox, Layla Smith as executive producers and Star Price as showrunner. For Investigation Discovery, Lorna Thomas is senior executive producer. Sara Kozak is senior vice president of production, Kevin Bennett is general manager, and Henry Schleiff is Group President, Investigation Discovery, Travel Channel, American Heroes Channel and Destination America.
ABOUT MAIN EVENT MEDIA
Main Event Media is a content and full-service production company founded by producer Jimmy Fox. Main Event launched in 2017 with the backing of UK-based Objective Media Group and All3Media and it is based in Los Angeles. The company produces a wide range of original scripted and non-scripted programming. It currently has numerous series in production, including such hits as the Emmy Award winning CNN series United Shades of America which has also been nominated for multiple NAACP Image Awards, Investigation Discovery's Breaking Homicide, the Pop series Hollywood Darlings and the upcoming Inside Jokes for Amazon. The company has been recognized for its work, garnering Emmy, TCA, NAACP, and International Documentary Association (IDA) nominations. The company is part of All3Media America and a growing roster of global All3Media companies including Neal Street, Gordon Ramsay's Studio Ramsay, Optomen, Lime Pictures, and Studio Lambert.
ABOUT INVESTIGATION DISCOVERY
Investigation Discovery (ID) is the leading crime and justice network on television, delivering the highest-quality programming to approximately 85 million U.S. households. From harrowing crimes to in-depth investigations and heart-breaking mysteries behind these "real people, real stories", the always revealing network challenges our understanding of culture, society and the human condition. The #1 network for women in all of cable, ID's programming is available in both high definition (HD) and standard definition (SD), as well as anytime and anywhere through the network's TV Everywhere offering, IDGo. For exclusive web content and bonus material, fans can follow ID on Twitter, Instagram and Facebook or check out the network's true crime blog, CrimeFeed.
Investigation Discovery is part of Discovery, Inc. (Nasdaq: DISCA, DISCB, DISCK), a global leader in real life entertainment, serving a passionate audience of superfans around the world with content that inspires, informs and entertains. Available in 220 countries and territories and 50 languages, Discovery delivers over 8,000 hours of original programming each year and has category leadership across deeply loved content genres around the world. For additional information about ID, please visit InvestigationDiscovery.com