Investigation Discovery to Premiere New Series HANDSOME DEVILS, 7/10
You've met the man of your dreams. He's charming, funny, good looking - everything you've ever imagined. But what you don't know is that he will soon become your worst nightmare. When tall, dark, and handsome turns jealous, controlling, and sneaky, Investigation Discovery's new series HANDSOME DEVILS exposes the secrets of real life lady-killers- men who will have you on top of the world one minute, and six feet under the next. Jam-packed with suspense, this gripping series tells true stories of fatal attractions, such as smitten lovers turned raging killers and gorgeous gents with murderous pasts. The ten-episode first season of HANDSOME DEVILS premieres Thursday, July 10 at 9/8c on Investigation Discovery.
"We all know the appeal of a bad boy to the ladies, but HANDSOME DEVILS shows viewers just how bad some of these boys really are," said Henry Schleiff, Group President of Investigation Discovery, American Heroes Channel, Destination America, and Discovery Fit & Health. "From dapper men with deadly secrets, to charming beaus turned cunning killers, the series walks the dangerous line between man and maniac."
Each one hour episode of HANDSOME DEVILS features one story interlaced with expert commentary from local authorities and true-crime experts, as well as first-person accounts from friends and families of the victims.
Evil in My House Premieres Thursday, July 10 at 9/8c
· In the premiere episode, divorcee and mother of three, Margie Danielsen, has almost given up on finding a man to share her life with. But her prayers are answered when she meets chef Sean Paul Lanier. Sean Paul is handsome, charming and attentive - seemingly the perfect partner. Following a whirlwind romance of dinners, flowers and chocolates, the couple is Married just two months after first meeting. But when Margie sees her new husband's face on America's Most Wanted, her world comes crashing down. Her husband is actually called Paul Mack, and he is wanted for two gruesome murders of women in California. By going to the police, Margie gets sucked into a deadly game of cat and mouse.
Other episodes of HANDSOME DEVILS premiering in July are:
Hurricane Love Premieres Thursday, July 17 at 9/8c
· In the heart of the French Quarter in New Orleans, beautiful 29-year old bartender Addie Hall falls in love with Married Iraq veteran Zack Bowen. When Hurricane Katrina hits the city, Addie and Zack refuse to evacuate, miraculously surviving, and loving the newfound freedom they experience in the ruined city. But when the excitement fades, their passionate relationship turns violent. Addie pulls the plug after Zack has an affair, and she kicks him out of their shared apartment, prompting Zack into a violent rage. He strangles Addie and the overwhelming guilt soon catches up with him.
The Spy Who Conned Me Premieres Thursday, July 24 at 9/8c
· Mary Thompson meets good-looking, charming and clever Will Jordan on a dating website, and she's certain she has found her soul mate. A whirlwind romance results in a fairy tale marriage in 2002, and Mary couldn't be happier. But Will is constantly away from home, prompting Mary to confront him. Will tells her that he is an undercover CIA agent working in the UK, causing Mary to fear for her safety. But Will's Web of Lies finally comes crashing down when she receives a phone call from another woman who also claims to be Will's wife. A heartbroken Mary realizes that her dream man is actually a serial bigamist, a fraudster and a fugitive from the law.
Blood Lust Premieres Thursday, July 31 at 9/8c
· Charismatic Rod Ferrell is a troubled 16- year-old fascinated by the dark fantasy world of vampirism. In Murray, KY, Rod starts his own coven of teenage followers who meet regularly to drink, take drugs, have sex - and suck each others' blood. When Heather Wedorf, an ex-coven member, falls under his spell, a Twisted idea begins to grow in his mind. Rod and three friends drive to Heather's home, where he and another of his disciples kill Heather's parents. Rod steals the Wedorfs' car to move his clan to New Orleans, but the teenagers soon run out of money, and police catch up to them.
HANDSOME DEVILS is produced by BriteSpark Films and Saloon Media with Nick Godwin and Michael Kot as executive producers, and Kim Flitcroft as series producer. For Investigation Discovery, Lorna Thomas is executive producer, Sara Kozak is senior Vice president of production, Kevin Bennett is general manager, and Henry Schleiff is Group President of Investigation Discovery, Destination America, American Heroes Channel, and Discovery Fit & Health.