People magazine has partnered with Investigation Discovery for People Magazine Investigates, an upcoming series that dives into 10 of history’s most infamous crime stories.
Each hour-long episode will delve into a different high-profile case, re-examining People‘s archival investigations and seeking out new evidence along the way. The team will tackle everything from the Grim Sleeper serial killings to Hannah Anderson’s 2013 kidnapping.
“It is a natural fit for one of the most trusted brands in reporting, People magazine, and Investigation Discovery, the No. 1 home for mystery and suspense on television, to join forces and reveal the truth behind some of the most fascinating stories of our time,” said Henry Schleiff, group president at Discovery Networks.
The announcement comes on the heels of a recent surge in fascination with American crime on television. Last December, Netflix’s addictive docuseries Making A Murderer revisited the harrowing case of Steven Avery, a Wisconsin man exonerated after serving 18 years in prison only to be sent back on murder charges two years later. And Fox’s American Crime Story, which debuted in February, fictionalizes the O.J. Simpson trial that glued ’90s audiences to their televisions.
A premiere date for People Magazine Investigates has not yet been announced. Read more about the series over at Time.