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Reelz to Premiere Season Two of Original Series NATIONAL ENQUIRER INVESTIGATES, Today


REELZ today announced it has renewed original documentary series NATIONAL ENQUIRER INVESTIGATES for a second season. New episodes will premiere Wednesday, April 12 at 9pm ET/ 6pm PT and will kick off with the incredible story of country legend Dolly Parton's meteoric rise to fame while fighting to keep her personal life away from the spotlight. Developed in partnership with American Media, Inc. and America's most popular weekly magazine, The National Enquirer, the series gives viewers unprecedented access to The National Enquirer's secret files, featuring never-before-told stories alongside gripping insider interviews and fresh expert analysis.

New hour-long episodes of National Enquirer Investigates will reveal the real story behind Britney Spears' return to the spotlight, the rogue and rowdy lifestyle of Miley Cyrus and the tumultuous and tangled relationship between Rihanna and Chris Brown. Viewers will also see episodes about jarring new revelations and twists in the cases of Jodi Arias and Charles Manson with details about how both continue to make headlines and even money behind bars.

"With positive viewer response and a strong partnership with The National Enquirer reporting team we're very excited for more episodes of National Enquirer Investigates," said Steve Cheskin, SVP of Programming at REELZ. "At the core of the series is trusted storytelling about the real lives and real stories of celebrities. New episodes will explore the range of fame from global superstars to nefarious people whose crimes thrust them into infamy."

"The incredible response to National Enquirer Investigates underscores that the award-winning investigative reporting of The National Enquirer continues to connect with the American public as it has for more than 90 years," said Dylan Howard, AMI Chief Content Officer and Editor-In-Chief of The National Enquirer. "We look forward to continuing our partnership with REELZ to deliver the kind of extraordinary stories that deliver more twists and turns than a Hollywood thriller and delighted to become a cornerstone of the spring schedule."

National Enquirer Investigates is produced by Jupiter Entertainment, the true crime/mystery production powerhouse, in partnership with American Media, Inc. (AMI) & The Weinstein Company (TWC).

About REELZ - Real lives. Real stories. Real celebrities.(R) REELZ is a leading independent cable and satellite general entertainment network that is home to factual entertainment, television events, miniseries, movies and series featuring big stories and big stars. Programming ranges from the critically acclaimed and award-winning The Kennedys to AUTOPSY: THE LAST HOURS OF... , National Enquirer Investigates, SCANDAL Made Me Famous, the upcoming miniseries The Kennedys-After Camelot and much more that connects directly to the world of entertainment. REELZ also showcases top movie and entertainment expert Leonard Maltin who provides specific on-air recommendations for movies viewers can watch at home.

REELZ is available in 70 million homes on DIRECTV channel 238, DISH Network channel 299, Verizon FiOS TV channel 233, AT&T U-verse channels 799/1799HD and cable systems nationwide. Find REELZ in your area by visiting REELZ is a High-Definition network and if it is not available, or not in HD, on your cable or telco provider, we encourage viewers to call them and ask for it. Owned by Hubbard Media Group, REELZ is headquartered in Albuquerque, NM with national ad sales based in New York City with offices in Boston and Chicago. As one of the last truly independent television networks remaining in today's media landscape REELZ has created the Independence Happens Here(R) website to help keep free thought and innovation alive by highlighting the importance of independent businesses. The website can be found at

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