Deadly Women

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Deadly Women
Deadly Women logo.jpg
Genre Documentary
Starring Candice DeLong (host)
Narrated by Marsha Crenshaw (mini-series)
Lynnanne Zager (TV series)
Country of origin United States
Australia
Original language(s) English
No. of seasons 8
No. of episodes 99 (List of episodes)
Broadcast
Original channel Discovery Channel (mini-series)
Investigation Discovery Channel (TV series)
Original airing February 8, 2005–present
External links
Website

Deadly Women is a television series first aired in 2005 on the Discovery Channel, focusing on female killers. It was originally a mini-series consisting of three episodes: "Obsession", "Greed" and "Revenge". After a two-year hiatus, the show resumed production in 2008 and began airing on the Investigation Discovery channel as a regularly scheduled series. The 2008–present TV series is produced in Australia by Beyond International.

The series also airs, dubbed in Spanish, on Discovery en Español under the title Verdaderas mujeres asesinas (True Killer Women).

Format[edit]

Each episode deals with three stories (four in each of the three mini-series episodes) centered around the theme of each episode, through re-enactments, The stories are narrated by Lynnanne Zager (Marsha Crenshaw in the mini-series). Augmenting the narration are surviving family and friends of the deceased (and of the killers' family and friends, occasionally), reporters and authors, with repeat appearances by crime writers Burl Barer, Cathy Scott, Caitlin Rother, Diane Fanning and Kathryn Casey, who write about the subjects, and the law enforcement officials involved (police, district attorneys). Subject-matter experts (SMEs), such as former FBI criminal profiler Candice DeLong[1] and former Hennepin County (Minnesota) Medical Examiner Janis Amatuzio,[2] add perspective to each story from their areas of expertise.

Featured cast[edit]

  • Lynnanne Zager as Narrator
  • Candice DeLong as Criminal Profiler
  • Janis Amatuzio as Forensic Pathologist [3]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Biography of Candice DeLong". Discovery Communications. Retrieved 2011-10-08. 
  2. ^ "Biography of Janis Amatuzio". Retrieved 2011-10-08. 
  3. ^ "Deadly Women". IMDb. Retrieved June 30, 2014. 

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