'Til Death Do Us Part (American TV series)

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'Til Death Do Us Part
Also known as"Love You to Death"
Genrelegal drama
Created byJeff Lieberman
Written byNicole Snyder
Eric Charmelo
James Ireland
Scott Nimerfro
Mary Hanes
Directed byJ. Miles Dale
Stephan Fanfara
Creative director(s)Jerry Nicolaou
StarringJohn Waters
Narrated byJohn Waters
Composer(s)Erika Lieberman
Country of originCanada
Original language(s)English
No. of seasons1
No. of episodes13
Production
Executive producer(s)Ken Hanes
Ira Pincus
Jeff Lieberman
John Morayniss
Producer(s)Kevin Lafferty
Bernard Bourret
Production location(s)Various Places
CinematographyYuri Yakubiw
Editor(s)Film
Ben Wilkinson
Michael Todd
Sound
Kevin Howard
Rob Hegedus
Music
Rob Hegedus
Running time22 min (excluding commercials)
Production company(s)Blueprint Entertainment
DistributorCourt TV (2006) USA
Poén! (2008) (Hungary) (TV)
Sorozat (2009) (Hungary)
Fremantle Media (2006) (worldwide)
Release
Original networkCourt TV
Original releaseMarch 19 –
June 4, 2007
External links
Production website

'Til Death Do Us Part (also known in Canada and Australia as Love You To Death) is a legal drama television series that debuted on Court TV on March 19, 2007; not to be confused with the similarly named Fox sitcom 'Til Death.

'Til Death Do Us Part goes by the motto "To Love, Honor, and Perish".

Format[edit]

The series was narrated and hosted by cult film director John Waters, who played "The Groom Reaper." The scripted program re-enacted real-life courtroom stories involving marriages and families whose seemingly picture-perfect lives end in a murderous way. The series had a Tales from the Crypt-like setting, with each episode lasting 30 minutes. At each end of an episode, John Waters would say "I have another wedding to go to, but I hope it won't be yours".

After 15 minutes of the show, Court TV would allow viewers to text message a guess on who would be the killer. Each re-enactment is directed to be intentionally over-the-top, complete with overacting and cringe-worthy dialogue.

Court TV's commercials promoting the show parody the DeBeers diamond television ads, through the use of silhouettes and dramatic background music.

Plot[edit]

The show is about how two people get married and how one spouse ends up involved in the murder of the other spouse. The viewers were able to guess who murdered whom. The murderer was announced at the end of each show.

Cast[edit]

Character Actor/Actress Episodes
The Groom Reaper John Waters (14 episodes, 2006–2007)

Episodes[edit]

Ep # Airdate Season
"Pilot" Episode 00 2006 01
"Funeral Parlor Murder" 01 March 19, 2007 01
"Storage Unit Murder" 02 April 16, 2007 01
"The Airplane Murder" 03 March 19, 2007 01
"Car Keys Murder" 04 April 2, 2007 01
" Time Capsule Murder" 05 March 26, 2007 01
"The Strip Club Murder" 06 2007 01
" The Clown Case" 07 2007 01
"The Pond Scum Murder" 08 April 23, 2007 01
"The Bog Murder" 09 2007 01
"Murder Mystery Weekend" 10 2007 01
"The In-Law Murders" 11 May 7, 2007 01
"The Beauty Queen Murder" 12 2007 01
"A Christmas Murder" 13 May 14, 2007 01

Production[edit]

'Til Death Do Us Part is filmed in Canada as a co-production between Court TV and Canada's Global Television Network. The show debuted in Canada on Global on March 21, 2007, under the title Love You To Death.

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