On the Case with Paula Zahn

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On the Case with Paula Zahn
On the Case with Paula Zahn.jpg
Genre
StarringPaula Zahn
Country of originUnited States
Original language(s)English
No. of seasons17
No. of episodes251
Production
Executive producer(s)


Running time40 to 43 minutes
Production company(s)
  • Weinberger Media
  • Scott Sternberg Productions


Release
Original networkInvestigation Discovery
Picture format480i (SDTV)
1080i (HDTV)
Original releaseOctober 18, 2009 (2009-10-18) – present
External links
Website

On the Case with Paula Zahn is a documentary and news program broadcast on Investigation Discovery since October 18, 2009.[1] The program explores in-depth stories of crime mysteries and interviews with involved individuals, closest to the cases and includes expert analysis. Emmy Award winning journalist and former CNN anchor Paula Zahn is the program host who travels throughout the country interviewing people directly affected by the tragic cases.[2][3][4][5]

On the Case with Paula Zahn is the first series on Investigation Discovery to reach 100 episodes.[6]

Episodes[edit]

Season Episodes Season Premiere Season Finale
1 13 October 18, 2009 (2009-10-18) January 17, 2010 (2010-01-17)
2 13 April 18, 2010 (2010-04-18) July 18, 2010 (2010-07-18)
3 13 November 7, 2010 (2010-11-07) February 13, 2011 (2011-02-13)
4 13 April 17, 2011 (2011-04-17) July 24, 2011 (2011-07-24)
5 14 October 30, 2011 (2011-10-30) February 19, 2012 (2012-02-19)
6 12 June 3, 2012 (2012-06-03) September 2, 2012 (2012-09-02)
7 14 December 16, 2012 (2012-12-16) March 24, 2013 (2013-03-24)
8 16 June 23, 2013 (2013-06-23) October 6, 2013 (2013-10-06)
9 16 December 22, 2013 (2013-12-22)[7] April 13, 2014 (2014-04-13)
10 16 August 3, 2014 (2014-08-03) November 16, 2014 (2014-11-16)
11 15 February 22, 2015 (2015-02-22) June 7, 2015 (2015-06-07)
12 17 August 30, 2015 (2015-08-30) January 3, 2016 (2016-01-03)
13 12 March 6, 2016 (2016-03-06) June 5, 2016 (2016-06-05)
14 20 August 28, 2016 (2016-08-28) January 22, 2017 (2017-01-22)
15 13 May 28, 2017 (2017-05-28) August 20, 2017 (2017-08-20)
16 16 October 29, 2017 (2017-10-29) April 1, 2018 (2018-04-01)
17 18 July 15, 2018 (2018-07-15) TBA (TBA)

Season 1 (2009–10)[edit]

No. in
series
No. in
season
Title Original air date
11"Deadly Lessons"October 18, 2009 (2009-10-18)
22"A Murder in Pleasant Valley"October 25, 2009 (2009-10-25)
33"Honeymoon Hit"November 1, 2009 (2009-11-01)
44"Hit or Miss"November 8, 2009 (2009-11-08)
55"Date With Death"November 15, 2009 (2009-11-15)
66"A Death in the Desert"November 22, 2009 (2009-11-22)
77"Love You to Death"November 29, 2009 (2009-11-29)
88"The Millionaire Murder"December 6, 2009 (2009-12-06)
99"Last Stop Murder"December 13, 2009 (2009-12-13)
1010"Out of the Ashes"December 20, 2009 (2009-12-20)
1111"A Murder at Echo Lake"January 3, 2010 (2010-01-03)
1212"Newlywed Murders"January 10, 2010 (2010-01-10)
1313"The Boy Next Door"January 17, 2010 (2010-01-17)

Season 2 (2010)[edit]

No. in
series
No. in
season
Title Original air date
141"Beauty and the Beast"April 18, 2010 (2010-04-18)
152"Murder in the Heartland"April 25, 2010 (2010-04-25)
163"Twin Killing?"May 2, 2010 (2010-05-02)
174"A Lamb Amongst Wolves"May 9, 2010 (2010-05-09)
185"The Long Road Home"May 16, 2010 (2010-05-16)
196"A Killing in Canova Beach"May 23, 2010 (2010-05-23)
207"She Never Came Home"May 30, 2010 (2010-05-30)
218"Deadly Delivery"June 6, 2010 (2010-06-06)
229"Web of Lies"June 13, 2010 (2010-06-13)
2310"Daddy's Girl"June 20, 2010 (2010-06-20)
2411"Beyond Redemption"June 27, 2010 (2010-06-27)
2512"Twisted Triangle"July 11, 2010 (2010-07-11)
2613"Aim to Kill"July 18, 2010 (2010-07-18)

Season 3 (2010–11)[edit]

No. in
series
No. in
season
Title Original air date
271"Beauty Queen Killer"November 7, 2010 (2010-11-07)
282"Gallaudet Murders"November 14, 2010 (2010-11-14)
293"Voices in the Dark"November 21, 2010 (2010-11-21)
304"Murder She Wrote"November 28, 2010 (2010-11-28)
315"A Cry in The Night"December 5, 2010 (2010-12-05)
326"Cheating Death"December 12, 2010 (2010-12-12)
337"Internal Affairs"December 19, 2010 (2010-12-19)
348"Run Bambi Run"January 2, 2011 (2011-01-02)
359"Sins of the Father"January 9, 2011 (2011-01-09)
3610"Blood Betrayal"January 16, 2011 (2011-01-16)
3711"Shadow of Doubt"January 23, 2011 (2011-01-23)
3812"Evil Twin"January 30, 2011 (2011-01-30)
3913"Dark Side of a Dream"February 13, 2011 (2011-02-13)

Season 4 (2011)[edit]

No. in
series
No. in
season
Title Original air date
401"Silenced"April 17, 2011 (2011-04-17)
412"Message in Blood"April 24, 2011 (2011-04-24)
423"Race to Judgment"May 1, 2011 (2011-05-01)
434"A Tangled Past"May 8, 2011 (2011-05-08)
445"Campus Killer"May 29, 2011 (2011-05-29)
456"Murder by Numbers"June 5, 2011 (2011-06-05)
467"Under Suspicion"June 12, 2011 (2011-06-12)
478"A Mother's Nightmare"June 19, 2011 (2011-06-19)
489"A Murder at Loose Chippings"June 26, 2011 (2011-06-26)
4910"Betrayal at Charisma Farms"July 3, 2011 (2011-07-03)
5011"Mystery in the Mountains"July 10, 2011 (2011-07-10)
5112"A Slip of Fate"July 17, 2011 (2011-07-17)
5213"Murder Ordained?"July 24, 2011 (2011-07-24)

Season 5 (2011–12)[edit]

No. in
series
No. in
season
Title Original air date
531"In Broad Daylight"October 30, 2011 (2011-10-30)
542"Death and the Doctor"November 6, 2011 (2011-11-06)
553"Severed Ties"November 13, 2011 (2011-11-13)
564"No One To Trust"November 20, 2011 (2011-11-20)
575"A Stranger's Knock"December 4, 2011 (2011-12-04)
586"Twice Is No Accident"December 11, 2011 (2011-12-11)
597"Lost In The Fire"December 18, 2011 (2011-12-18)
608"Last Rites"January 8, 2012 (2012-01-08)
619"Secrets From the Grave"January 15, 2012 (2012-01-15)
62/6310/11"Murder at Sunset: Part 1/Murder at Sunset: Part 2"January 22, 2012 (2012-01-22)
6412"Left in the Dark"January 29, 2012 (2012-01-29)
6513"The Art of Murder"February 12, 2012 (2012-02-12)
6614"Unmasking a Killer"February 19, 2012 (2012-02-19)

Season 6 (2012)[edit]

No. in
series
No. in
season
Title Original air date
671"Mystery in the Desert"June 3, 2012 (2012-06-03)
682"Innocent Witness"June 10, 2012 (2012-06-10)
693"Dirty Secrets"June 17, 2012 (2012-06-17)
704"Over the Edge"June 24, 2012 (2012-06-24)
715"Hanging by a Thread"July 1, 2012 (2012-07-01)
726"The River's Edge"July 8, 2012 (2012-07-08)
737"A Deadly Betrayal"July 15, 2012 (2012-07-15)
748"No Exit"July 22, 2012 (2012-07-22)
759"Fatal Footage"July 29, 2012 (2012-07-29)
7610"Vanished in the Night"August 19, 2012 (2012-08-19)
7711"Taken"August 26, 2012 (2012-08-26)
7812"Murder at Bird Key"September 2, 2012 (2012-09-02)

Season 7 (2012–13)[edit]

No. in
series
No. in
season
Title Original air date
791"A Tale Tell Call"December 16, 2012 (2012-12-16)
802"Painful Memories"December 23, 2012 (2012-12-23)
813"Profile of a Killer"December 30, 2012 (2012-12-30)
824"Final Words"January 6, 2013 (2013-01-06)
835"A Knock on the Door"January 13, 2013 (2013-01-13)
846"Snapshot to Murder"January 20, 2013 (2013-01-20)
857"A Deadly Secret"January 27, 2013 (2013-01-27)
868"Murder at Sunrise"February 10, 2013 (2013-02-10)
879"The Day After Christmas"February 17, 2013 (2013-02-17)
8810"One Month of Terror"February 24, 2013 (2013-02-24)
8911"Driven to Kill"March 3, 2013 (2013-03-03)
9012"A Long Journey to Justice"March 10, 2013 (2013-03-10)
9113"The Ultimate Sin"March 17, 2013 (2013-03-17)
9214"Signed in Blood"March 24, 2013 (2013-03-24)

Season 8 (2013)[edit]

No. in
series
No. in
season
Title Original air date
931"Tangled Web"June 23, 2013 (2013-06-23)
942"Bound By the Truth"June 30, 2013 (2013-06-30)
953"Smoke and Ashes"July 7, 2013 (2013-07-07)
964"Veil of Suspicion"July 14, 2013 (2013-07-14)
975"At Death's Door"July 21, 2013 (2013-07-21)
986"Hidden in Plain Sight"July 28, 2013 (2013-07-28)
997"The Killer Rang Twice"August 4, 2013 (2013-08-04)
1008"Justice Never Quits"August 11, 2013 (2013-08-11)
1019"Tip 1960"August 18, 2013 (2013-08-18)
10210"Nine Days of Terror"August 25, 2013 (2013-08-25)
10311"Lying in Wait"September 1, 2013 (2013-09-01)
10412"A Fateful Decision"September 8, 2013 (2013-09-08)
10513"A Thin Disguise"September 15, 2013 (2013-09-15)
10614"Ring of Truth"September 22, 2013 (2013-09-22)
10715"A Call for Justice"September 29, 2013 (2013-09-29)
10816"Twisted Obsession"October 6, 2013 (2013-10-06)

Season 9 (2013–14)[edit]

No. in
series
No. in
season
Title Original air date
1091"Stabbed in the Heart"December 22, 2013 (2013-12-22)
1102"This is for Her"December 29, 2013 (2013-12-29)
1113"Deadly Predator"January 5, 2014 (2014-01-05)
1124"Kidnapped on the 4th of July"January 12, 2014 (2014-01-12)
1135"An Uninvited Guest"January 19, 2014 (2014-01-19)
1146"Trail of Carnage"[7]January 26, 2014 (2014-01-26)
1157"Cry on My Shoulder"February 9, 2014 (2014-02-09)
1168"Footprints and Whispers"February 16, 2014 (2014-02-16)
1179"Heartbreak in the Heartland"February 23, 2014 (2014-02-23)
11810"Evidence of Deception"March 2, 2014 (2014-03-02)
11911"Fatal Turn"March 9, 2014 (2014-03-09)
12012"Footsteps in the Dark"March 16, 2014 (2014-03-16)
12113"A Killer in Disguise"March 23, 2014 (2014-03-23)
12214"She Wasn't Alone"March 30, 2014 (2014-03-30)
12315"Almost Home"April 6, 2014 (2014-04-06)
12416"The Long Path to Justice"April 13, 2014 (2014-04-13)

Season 10 (2014)[edit]

No. in
series
No. in
season
Title Original air date
1251"Snakes in the Grass"August 3, 2014 (2014-08-03)
1262"For Love and Duty"August 10, 2014 (2014-08-10)
1273"Solemn Vows"August 17, 2014 (2014-08-17)
1284"Trail of Tears"August 24, 2014 (2014-08-24)
1295"A Murder in Pelham"August 31, 2014 (2014-08-31)
1306"A Father's Quest"September 7, 2014 (2014-09-07)
1317"Pattern of Violence"September 14, 2014 (2014-09-14)
1328"Field of Nightmares"September 21, 2014 (2014-09-21)
1339"Path of Destruction"September 28, 2014 (2014-09-28)
13410"A Drop of Blood"October 5, 2014 (2014-10-05)
13511"The Green Dragon"October 12, 2014 (2014-10-12)
13612"Murder in Room 205"October 19, 2014 (2014-10-19)
13713"Betrayal and Regret"October 26, 2014 (2014-10-26)
13814"A Ray of Darkness"November 2, 2014 (2014-11-02)
13915"Unmistakable Truth"November 9, 2014 (2014-11-09)
14016"Trapped by Lies"November 16, 2014 (2014-11-16)

Season 11 (2015)[edit]

No. in
series
No. in
season
Title Original air date
1411"In Plain Sight"February 22, 2015 (2015-02-22)
1422"Hidden by Fire"March 1, 2015 (2015-03-01)
1433"A Nightmare in Memphis"March 8, 2015 (2015-03-08)
1444"Deadly Warning"March 15, 2015 (2015-03-15)
1455"Where Evil Lies"March 22, 2015 (2015-03-22)
1466"Blurred Truth"March 29, 2015 (2015-03-29)
1477"Blood Money"April 5, 2015 (2015-04-05)
1488"A Window to Murder"April 12, 2015 (2015-04-12)
1499"A Terrible Secret"April 19, 2015 (2015-04-19)
15010"Last Call"April 26, 2015 (2015-04-26)
15111"A Mystery in Cherry Hill"May 10, 2015 (2015-05-10)
15212"A Fatal Errand"May 17, 2015 (2015-05-17)
15313"Scent of a Killer"May 24, 2015 (2015-05-24)
15414"Evil Repeats Itself"May 31, 2015 (2015-05-31)
15515"Screams for Justice"June 7, 2015 (2015-06-07)

Season 12 (2015–16)[edit]

No. in
series
No. in
season
Title Original air date
1561"A Harvest of Grief"August 30, 2015 (2015-08-30)
1572"Eyes of a Killer"September 6, 2015 (2015-09-06)
1583"Shortcut to Murder"September 13, 2015 (2015-09-13)
1594"A Wave Goodbye"September 20, 2015 (2015-09-20)
1605"Hidden by Lies"September 27, 2015 (2015-09-27)
1616"A Killer in Town"October 4, 2015 (2015-10-04)
1627"Desperate Cry"October 11, 2015 (2015-10-11)
1638"A Killer in the Sun"October 25, 2015 (2015-10-25)
1649"Shattered Hope"November 1, 2015 (2015-11-01)
16510"A Hole in their Hearts"November 8, 2015 (2015-11-08)
16611"Golden Promises Broken"November 15, 2015 (2015-11-15)
16712"Darkness After Dawn"November 22, 2015 (2015-11-22)
16813"Same Crime Next Year"November 29, 2015 (2015-11-29)
16914"River of Sadness"December 13, 2015 (2015-12-13)
17015"Crossed by Evil"December 20, 2015 (2015-12-20)
17116"Deadly Silence"December 27, 2015 (2015-12-27)
17217"The Pastor's Wife"January 3, 2016 (2016-01-03)

Season 13 (2016)[edit]

No. in
series
No. in
season
Title Original air date
1731"Deep Wounds"March 6, 2016 (2016-03-06)
1742"Gone in an Instant"March 13, 2016 (2016-03-13)
1753"Betrayal in Big Cottonwood Canyon"March 20, 2016 (2016-03-20)
1764"Tracks of a Killer"March 27, 2016 (2016-03-27)
1775"Racing Justice"April 10, 2016 (2016-04-10)
1786"A Last Dance"April 17, 2016 (2016-04-17)
1797"A Promise Kept"April 24, 2016 (2016-04-24)
1808"Deadly Offer"May 8, 2016 (2016-05-08)
1819"Mixed Signals"May 15, 2016 (2016-05-15)
18210"Courage and Conviction"May 22, 2016 (2016-05-22)
18311"Half Way Home"May 29, 2016 (2016-05-29)
18412"The Doorbell Rang"June 5, 2016 (2016-06-05)

Season 14 (2016–17)[edit]

No. in
series
No. in
season
Title Original air date[7]
1851"22 Hours of Terror"August 28, 2016 (2016-08-28)
1862"Broken Trust"September 4, 2016 (2016-09-04)
1873"Deceiving Appearances"September 11, 2016 (2016-09-11)
1884"The Answer Was No"September 18, 2016 (2016-09-18)
1895"A Nightmare in Laurel"September 25, 2016 (2016-09-25)
1906"Followed Home"October 2, 2016 (2016-10-02)
1917"Path of Tears"October 9, 2016 (2016-10-09)
1928"Predator on the Loose"October 16, 2016 (2016-10-16)
1939"Blood and Betrayal"October 23, 2016 (2016-10-23)
19410"A Killer Among Friends"October 30, 2016 (2016-10-30)
19511"From Dusk to Darkness"November 6, 2016 (2016-11-06)
19612"Deadly Paper Trail"November 13, 2016 (2016-11-13)
19713"Dreams and Nightmares"November 20, 2016 (2016-11-20)
19814"Blood, Sweat and Tears"November 27, 2016 (2016-11-27)
19915"Unfinished Journey"December 4, 2016 (2016-12-04)
20016"Identical Evidence"December 11, 2016 (2016-12-11)
20117"Mystery, Heartbreak and Justice"December 18, 2016 (2016-12-18)
20218"A Betrayal Concealed"January 1, 2017 (2017-01-01)
20319"A Hidden Clue"January 8, 2017 (2017-01-08)
20420"A Face with No Name"January 22, 2017 (2017-01-22)

Season 15 (2017)[edit]

No. in
series
No. in
season
Title Original air date
2051"Deadly Deception"May 28, 2017 (2017-05-28)
2062"Darkness in The Desert"June 4, 2017 (2017-06-04)
2073"The East Area Rapist"June 11, 2017 (2017-06-11)
2084"Haunting Memories"June 18, 2017 (2017-06-18)
2095"Murder in Store"June 25, 2017 (2017-06-25)
2106"A Stranger Among Us"July 2, 2017 (2017-07-02)
2117"Greed, Lies and Murder"July 9, 2017 (2017-07-09)
2128"Deadly Riddle"July 16, 2017 (2017-07-16)
2139"Trail of Betrayal"July 23, 2017 (2017-07-23)
21410"A Deadly Omen"July 30, 2017 (2017-07-30)
21511"Unanswered Questions"August 6, 2017 (2017-08-06)
21612"Sirens in the Night"August 13, 2017 (2017-08-13)
21713"River of Tears"August 20, 2017 (2017-08-20)

Season 16 (2017–18)[edit]

No. in
series
No. in
season
Title Original air date
2181"A Nightmare in Idaho Falls"October 29, 2017 (2017-10-29)
2192"Stolen Dreams"November 5, 2017 (2017-11-05)
2203"Twisted Lies"November 12, 2017 (2017-11-12)
2214"Deadly Hymn"November 19, 2017 (2017-11-19)
2225"That's Him!"November 26, 2017 (2017-11-26)
2236"Stacy's Story"January 7, 2018 (2018-01-07)
2247"A Murder in Coralville"January 21, 2018 (2018-01-21)
2258"A Predator in Deerfield"January 28, 2018 (2018-01-28)
2269"In the Blink of an Eye"February 11, 2018 (2018-02-11)
22710"In the Shadows of Home"February 18, 2018 (2018-02-18)
22811"Scattered Clues, Shattered Lives"February 25, 2018 (2018-02-25)
22912"As She Lay Dying"March 4, 2018 (2018-03-04)
23013"River of Sorrow"March 11, 2018 (2018-03-11)
23114"A Lifetime of Questions"March 18, 2018 (2018-03-18)
23215"Last Night Before Murder"March 25, 2018 (2018-03-25)
23316"A Daughter's Quest"April 1, 2018 (2018-04-01)

Season 17 (2018)[edit]

No. in
series
No. in
season
Title Original air date
2341"Notes from a Killer"July 15, 2018 (2018-07-15)
2352"Long Sought Truth"July 22, 2018 (2018-07-22)
2363"A Different Time"July 29, 2018 (2018-07-29)
2374"Where's Crystal"August 5, 2018 (2018-08-05)
2385"Terror in Waupaca"August 12, 2018 (2018-08-12)
2396"Taken From Her Bed"August 26, 2018 (2018-08-26)
2407"A Bridge Too Far"September 2, 2018 (2018-09-02)
2418"Shifting Stories"September 9, 2018 (2018-09-09)
2429"Terrifying Clues"September 16, 2018 (2018-09-16)
24310"Buried Dreams"September 23, 2018 (2018-09-23)
24411"In The Dead of Night"September 30, 2018 (2018-09-30)
24512"Lethal Offer"October 7, 2018 (2018-10-07)
24613"The Depths of Evil"October 14, 2018 (2018-10-14)
24714"Unchecked Violence"October 21, 2018 (2018-10-21)
24815"No Goodbyes"November 4, 2018 (2018-11-04)
24916"History Repeats Itself"November 11, 2018 (2018-11-11)
25017"A Face and a Voice"November 18, 2018 (2018-11-18)
25118"Alone With Evil"November 25, 2018 (2018-11-25)

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Id Launches Network's First Investigative Newsmagazine, on the Case with Paula Zahn". the Futon Critic.
  2. ^ Shea, Danny (2009-03-30). "Paula Zahn "On The Case": Discovery Picks Up Weekly Crime News Show". Huffington Post. Retrieved 2011-06-16.
  3. ^ "Investigation Discovery Announces Largest Slate in Network History for 2013-14 Upfront Season". The Futon Critic. April 4, 2013.
  4. ^ "Investigation Discovery Debuts Nine New and Returning Series That Sizzle This June". The Futon Critic. May 29, 2013.
  5. ^ Kondolojy, Amanda (June 17, 2013). "ID's 'On The Case with Paula Zahn' Returns with New Season". TV by the Numbers. Retrieved June 17, 2013.
  6. ^ Bibel, Sara (August 12, 2013). "100th Episode of 'On The Case With Paula Zahn' to Air Sunday, August 18 on Investigation Discovery". TV by the Numbers (Press release).
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