Fatal Attraction (TV series)

Fatal Attraction is an American true crime television series that airs on Tv One.[1] The series debuted on June 3, 2013, and is produced by Jupiter Entertainment.[1] On January 24, 2019, TV One announced it was renewing the series for an eighth season which premiered on January 28, 2019.[2]

On January 10, 2020, it was announced that the ninth season will premiere on January 13, 2020.[3]

The series features non-fiction narratives of crimes committed by a partner in an abusive relationship.[1] The program is edited in a documentary style, using a central voice-over narration by Malikha Mallette, as well as interviews with people who have first-hand knowledge of the case, including law-enforcement officials, lawyers, journalists, friends and family members of both the victims and the accused. The first season was narrated by Lynn Whitfield.[1]

In 2014, a subject in one of the shows claimed he had been unfairly depicted as a killer, and filed suit for defamation against TV One and Jupiter in Maryland District Court, seeking $650,000 in damages.[4]

Notable episodesEdit

Episode 23 of season two chronicled the case of Crystal Mangum, the false rape accuser from the Duke lacrosse case who went on to murder her boyfriend Reginald Daye.[5]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b c d Obenson, Tambay (13 May 2013). "TV One Announces New Docu-series 'Fatal Attraction' Hosted By Lynn Whitfield". IndieWire. Retrieved 19 July 2016.
  2. ^ "TV One's 'For My Man' Renewed For Season 5 & 'Fatal Attraction' Renewed For Season 8". RenewCancelTV. Retrieved 25 January 2019.
  3. ^ "TV One's "True Crime Mondays" Returns with New Episodes of "Fatal Attraction" Monday, January 13 at 9 P.M. ET/8C". The Futon Critic. January 10, 2020.
  4. ^ Jacobs, Danny (11 September 2014). "Suit: TV show made me look like a killer". The Daily Record (Maryland). Retrieved 19 July 2016.
  5. ^ Watch Fatal Attraction Season 2 Episode 23: Toxic Romance Online (2014) | TV Guide

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