Oxygen is ready for summer. This week, the network announced the new premiere dates for In Defense Of and The Price of Duty.
Both true crime shows, The Price of Duty (June 11th at 8 p.m. ET/PT) “follows homicide detectives as they recount the most haunting case of their careers” and In Defense Of (June 25th at 9 p.m. ET/PT) explores “the complex relationships between notorious defendants and the attorneys who represented them from Ted Bundy and Jodi Arias to Timothy McVeigh.”
Read more info from Oxygen below:
New York, NY – June 5, 2018 – Oxygen 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.”
What do you think? Do you watch true crime shows? Will you check out The Price of Duty and/or In Defense Of?