The thrill is back. The third and final trilogy of Investigation Discovery’s anthology series, Serial Thriller, is set to premiere on February 20th.
Serial Thriller explores true crime stories with a scripted narrative.
The final mini-series, The Head Hunter, will center on a California seaside city ravaged by a serial killer. Past mini-series of Serial Thriller have focused on the crimes of Ted Bundy and Stephen Peter Morin.
The three-part mini-series begins on February 20th at 8 p.m. ET/PT on Investigation Discovery.
Read the full details below:
(Silver Spring, Md.) – Today, Investigation Discovery announced the third and final installment of its breakout scripted mini-series SERIAL THRILLER. Based on a true story, THE HEAD HUNTER transports viewers to a beautiful California seaside city devastated by a series of missing college students and hitchhikers. As the hills and ocean wash up human remains, detectives are thrown into the media spotlight desperately following leads in a frantic bid to restore peace in the murder capitol. SERIAL THRILLER: THE HEAD HUNTER debuts as a special one-night television event on Saturday, February 20 from 8-11pm ET only on Investigation Discovery.
Each installment of the SERIAL THRILLER trilogy propels viewers into a chilling true crime story of a real-life serial killer. The murderer’s identity is a mystery at first, leaving viewers to unravel the clues from episode to episode, with each character’s vivid storyline serving as a reminder that behind every crime are real people and lives devastatingly transformed. The eerie outcome may have been ripped from the headlines, but SERIAL THRILLER reveals the whole narrative by weaving together the factual accounts from those closest to the case. Previous installments of the SERIAL THRILLER trilogy have profiled notorious serial killers Ted Bundy and Stephen Peter Morin.
“With our first two installments of SERIAL THRILLER averaging more than 1.2 million viewers, it’s exciting to see that these true-crime stories have resonated with ID’s current audience and also brought in new viewers who enjoy multi-part scripted television,” said Kevin Bennett, general manager of Investigation Discovery and American Heroes Channel. “This final mini-series is truly a binge-worthy experience to close out this thrilling trilogy.”
SERIAL THRILLER: THE HEAD HUNTER is produced for Investigation Discovery by October Films with Steve Murphy, Matt Robins, and Lindsay Shapero as executive producers. SERIAL THRILLER: THE HEAD HUNTER is written by Lindsay Shapero and Olivier Nilsson-Julien and directed by Tom Keeling. For Investigation Discovery, Eugenie Vink is executive producer, Sara Kozak is senior vice president of production, Kevin Bennett is general manager, and Henry Schleiff is Group President.”
What do you think? Are you a fan of Serial Thriller? Will you watch the third and final mini-series?
I loved it, enjoyed the feel of the time. thought they had it spot on. too many programs axed inappropriately.
Yes!! I was stoked for this! I binged it and couldn’t wait for the next one…only to discover that ID is giving this series the axe! WHY?!?! People love this series–why why why would you cancel it?!?! I’m super bummed. *sigh* :-/
The Headhunter story about Kemper was really off-base. The music was not any I ever heard in the early 70s, neither the rock nor the country. What they played was atrocious. I know the true story of Kemper and his life and the writers truly know NOTHING. The show included the “Little Red Riding Hood” crap that has nothing to do with the story. Every scene jumped around without any sense of connection. There was no way to tell what was going on. Without continuity, I had to shut it down after really trying to watch for an hour. I… Read more »