Upfronts 2013: Investigation Discovery Launching Newsmagazine with Tamron Hall

Taps Charisma Carpenter to Host ‘Surviving Evil' 4/04/2013 12:00 PM Eastern

Tamron Hall, the Today show correspondent and MSNBC host, will anchor a new newsmagazine for Investigation Discovery, the network announced Thursday in advance of its upfront presentation in New York.

Deadline: Crime with Tamron Hall, produced by NBC News' Peacock Productions, will explore why crimes happened and how they were investigated.

The network has tapped actress Charisma Carpenter (Buffy the Vampire Slayer) to host Surviving Evil, featuring dramatic and emotional stories of women who fought back and survived attacks.

Other new series (with mostly self-explanatory titles) include Southern Fried Homicide, Elder Skelter, Darkness Outside of Town (wt), The First Kill (wt), The Bad Old Days, Imposters, A Stranger in My Home, Obsession: Dark Desires, Beauty Queen Murders, I'd Kill For You, Evil In-Law and Fear Thy Neighbor. Those will join 22 returning series on the network's 2013-14 slate.

ID previously announced it is expanding its daytime programming with new series Tabloid hosted by Jerry Springer.

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