Nothing Personal (TV series)
|Presented by||Steve Schirripa|
|Country of origin||Canada|
|No. of seasons||2|
|No. of episodes||12|
|Running time||60 minutes (with commercials)|
|Production company(s)||Cineflix (NP), Inc.|
|Original channel||Investigation Discovery; Canal D (French)|
|Original release||March 9, 2011– April 20, 2012|
The show is a crime docudrama series that recounts true stories of contract killings. Each episode features a real life story of a "contract" murder. It explains who was involved, how the crime was committed and the background of the killing.
Nothing Personal has featured episodes about killings with variety of motives including business disputes, fraud, greed, love and vengeance.
Episode 1: Popping Champagne - The May 1983 murder of a Colombo crime family member, Larry 'Champagne' Carrozza, by Colombo hitman Salvatore Miciotta.
Episode 2: The Green Widow - Mary Ellen Samuels beguiles her daughter's fiance to kill her cinematographer husband, Bob Samuels, then hires a hitman to silence her husband's guilt-stricken killer.
Episode 3: Roadside Betrayal - A beloved doctor, Gulam Moonda, is gunned down on the side of an Ohio highway in front of his wife and mother-in-law.
Episode 4: Blood Ties - enraged by their father's attempt to undermine their family business, two brothers hire hitmen to murder their father and mother on Yom Kippur.
Episode 1: Femme Fatale, A former escort who enjoys the high life, Dalia Dippolito hatches a deadly scheme to have her own husband murdered.
Episode 2: Married To A Rockstar - Todd Garton (played by actor and stuntman Craig Snoyer) an expert manipulator with a vicious streak hatches a sinister plot to murder his wife, Carole Garton.
Episode 3: Money Shot - Gangster brothers 'Fat' Tony and Joe 'the Whale' Peraino bankroll the classic porn movie Deep Throat. When Joe tries to withhold some of the movie's profits from his brother and the Mafia's Colombo crime family, Tony arranges a contract on his own brother and nephew.
Episode 4: Turnabout Is Fair Play - Michael Kuhnhausen, a Vietnam vet who can't handle rejection decides to have his estranged wife killed before she can divorce him, but the hitman hired to kill her is the one who ends up dead.
Episode 5: Beefcake's Revenge - Laurence Austin, the owner of Hollywood's only silent movie theater, becomes worth more dead than alive.
Episode 6: Voodoo Sex Cult - Mark Foster is the leader of his own voodoo sex cult.
- Nothing Personal. Investigationdiscovery.ca, 2011.
- Enger, Jeremy.Steve Schirripa on the Real-Life Button Men in his New Series. New York Times 2011.