OXYGEN MEDIA CONTINUES “CRUEL SUMMER” PROGRAMMING WITH THE PREMIERES OF “THE PRICE OF DUTY” AND “IN DEFENSE OF”

 

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OXYGEN MEDIA CONTINUES “CRUEL SUMMER” PROGRAMMING WITH THE PREMIERES OF “THE PRICE OF DUTY” AND “IN DEFENSE OF”

Press Release

June 05, 2018

New York, NY – June 5, 2018Oxygen Media, the destination for high quality crime programming, continues its “Cruel Summer” programming with the premieres of two upcoming original series on Mondays. Beginning Monday, June 11 at 8pm ET/PT,The Price of Duty” debuts, which follows homicide detectives as they recount the most haunting case of their careers. The following week, “In Defense Of” premieres on Monday, June 25 at 9pm ET/PT exploring the complex relationships between notorious defendants and the attorneys who represented them from Ted Bundy and Jodi Arias to Timothy McVeigh. Previously launched series, “Buried in the Backyard” and “A Wedding and a Murder” continue to air new original episodes on Sundays at 7pm ET/PT and 8pm ET/PT respectively. For more information, please visit: http://www.oxygen.com/

About the upcoming series:

The Price of Duty” premiering Monday, June 11 at 8pm ET/PT follows dedicated detectives from across the country as they recount their stories of complex cases that have emotionally impacted and changed their lives forever. Each episode explores the emotional rollercoaster of how investigators sacrificed their personal lives to solve these seemingly impossible cases. They shed their stoic exteriors to expose their vulnerability and reveal the personal struggles they endured while working tirelessly to solve these unthinkable crimes. With first-hand narrative of the detectives, along with their families, the victim’s families and other law enforcement involved, the show reveals the impact these horrific crimes had on everyone involved. The remarkable stories demonstrate how the detectives put everything on the line to help grieving families find justice while becoming ingrained in their lives forever.

“In Defense Of” premiering Monday, June 25 at 9pm ET/PT gives viewers a unique perspective on some of the most high profile cases from Timothy McVeigh, Jodi Arias, Branch Davidians member Clive Doyle and Ted Bundy as they turn the lens on the top defense lawyers who represented them. The attorneys will share riveting details from the most personal moments between attorney and client to the individual sacrifices made in order to represent these infamous cases. Each episode will detail the evolution of their relationships and have you questioning your own preconceptions of each case.

“The Price of Duty” is produced by The Intellectual Property Corporation (IPC) with Eli Holzman, Aaron Saidman, Bill Pruitt, Jackson Nguyen and Todd Crites serving as executive producers.

“In Defense Of” is produced by Magical Elves with Dan Cutforth, Jane Lipsitz, Casey Kriley and Russell Heldt serving as executive producers.

About Oxygen Media:

Oxygen Media is a multiplatform crime destination brand for women. Having announced the full-time shift to crime programming in 2017, Oxygen has become the fastest-growing cable entertainment network with popular unscripted original programming that includes the flagship “Snapped” franchise, “The Disappearance of Natalee Holloway,” “The Jury Speaks,” “Cold Justice,” “Three Days to Live,” and “It Takes A Killer.” Available in more than 77 million homes, Oxygen is a program service of NBCUniversal Cable Entertainment, a division of NBCUniversal, one of the world's leading media and entertainment companies in the development, production, and marketing of entertainment, news, and information to a global audience. Watch Oxygen anywhere: On Demand, online, or across mobile and connected TVs.

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OXYGEN MEDIA CONTACTS:

Amanda Long (For “The Price of Duty”)

212-664-3302

Amanda.Long@nbcuni.com

Julia Nietsch (For “In Defense of”)

212-664-7459

Julia.Nietsch@nbcuni.com

Holly Smith (For “In Defense of”)

212-664-4419

Holly.Smith@nbcuni.com

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