Oxygen has teamed with celebrities Kelly Ripa and Mark Consuelos as well as BuzzFeed News for several new original shows, the network said Wednesday.
The true crime-oriented, female-targeted network has greenlit Exhumed, from Ripa and Consuelos’ Milojo Productions, examines a gripping murder case in which unearthing a victim’s body is the vehicle in solving the twisted crime, according to the network. Also on the slate is The Jane Doe Murders, a special in which renowned crime scene investigator Yolanda McClary examines an active case from Polk County, Oregon.
BuzzFeed News along with Pulse Films will executive produce The Case Died With Her, a special which will follow legal commentator and former prosecutor Loni Coombs as she dives into the case of Emilie Morris, a woman in her 30's who suffered an untimely death just after bringing charges against Jim Wilder for sexually inappropriate behavior when she was a minor.
Oxygen also announced the renewal of Injustice with Nancy Grace for a second season.
R. Thomas Umstead serves as senior content producer, programming for Multichannel News, Broadcasting + Cable and Next TV. During his more than 30-year career as a print and online journalist, Umstead has written articles on a variety of subjects ranging from TV technology, marketing and sports production to content distribution and development. He has provided expert commentary on television issues and trends for such TV, print, radio and streaming outlets as Fox News, CNBC, the Today show, USA Today, The New York Times and National Public Radio. Umstead has also filmed, produced and edited more than 100 original video interviews, profiles and news reports featuring key cable television executives as well as entertainers and celebrity personalities.
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