JonBenet Ramsey is in the news again. Today, CBS announced their new docuseries The Case Of: JonBenet Ramsey will premiere in September.
The six-part documentary will feature new interviews with the original investigators of the infamous 1996 murder case. The series will also offer fresh input from criminal experts, including New Scotland Yard criminal behavioral analyst Laura Richards and retired FBI agent Stan Burke.
Meanwhile, Lifetime has started production on their own JonBenet Ramsey movie, Who Killed JonBenet?, featuring Eion Bailey, Michel Gill, and Julia Campbell. The TV movie is slated to debut later this fall.
The Case Of: JonBenet Ramsey will premiere on September 18th at 8 p.m. PT/8:30 p.m. ET on CBS.
Read more details below:
Original investigators of one of the highest profile unsolved murders in recent history unite to re-examine the tragic case 20 years later in THE CASE OF: JONBENÉT RAMSEY (previously titled “Case Closed”), a six-hour limited event docuseries from Emmy Award-winning Executive Producer Tom Forman (“9/11,” “48 Hours”) and Critical Content. Night one premieres Sunday, Sept. 18 (8:30-10:30 PM, ET/8:00-10:00 PM, PT) on the CBS Television Network.
The original investigators include former New York City prosecutor, retired FBI supervisory special agent and profiler Jim Clemente; world-renowned forensic scientist Dr. Henry Lee; former chief investigator for the District Attorney in Boulder, Colo., James Kolar; leading forensic pathologist Dr. Werner Spitz; and retired FBI supervisory special agent and forensic linguistic profiler James Fitzgerald. New experts reviewing the case include former New Scotland Yard criminal behavioral analyst Laura Richards and retired FBI supervisory special agent and statement analyst Stan Burke. (Photos are available at: http://cbspressexpress.com/cbs-entertainment/.)
The scope of the highly skilled team’s investigation includes re-examining crucial evidence using advanced technology and forensics, meticulously recreating the crime scene by rebuilding full-scale replicas of key rooms from the Ramsey house, conducting extensive interviews and introducing new theories.
Following its premiere on Sunday, Sept. 18 (8:30-10:30 PM, ET/8:00-10:00 PM, PT), THE CASE OF: JONBENÉT RAMSEY continues on Monday, Sept. 19 (9:00-11:00 PM, ET/PT) and concludes Sunday, Sept. 25 (8:30-10:30 PM, ET/PT), on the CBS Television Network.
THE CASE OF: JONBENÉT RAMSEY is produced by Critical Content. Tom Forman and Eddie Schmidt serve as executive producers.”
What do you think? Are you interested in the JonBenet Ramsey case? Will you watch The Case Of on CBS?