VANITY FAIR’S LEGENDARY CRIME DRAMAS COME TO LIFE ON INVESTIGATION DISCOVERY’S NEW SERIES “VANITY FAIR CONFIDENTIAL”

Date: Thursday, January 8th, 2015

– A Co-Production From Investigation Discovery, Condé Nast Entertainment and True Entertainment,  VANITY FAIR CONFIDENTIAL Premieres on Monday, January 19 at 9/8c – 

(Silver Spring, Md.) –Vanity Fair has covered some of the most fascinating crimes and dramas of our age, shedding light on everything from salacious sex scandals to cold-blooded murder. In the exclusive new series VANITY FAIR CONFIDENTIAL (12×60), created by Emmy-winning True Entertainment, Vanity Fair is opening up its vaults to Investigation Discovery (ID). Offering unprecedented access to the magazine’s writers and editors, VANITY FAIR CONFIDENTAL takes viewers to the heart of some of the most controversal dramas in history – dramas centered at the cross section of power, wealth and celebrity. ID presents the world premiere of the all-new series VANITY FAIR CONFIDENTIAL on Monday, January 19 at 9/8c.

“Investigation Discovery is thrilled to partner with Vanity Fair on their first ever exclusive television series. With some of the best writers in the world on their masthead, Vanity Fair brings a sophisticated and refined sensibility to even the most sensational of stories,” said Henry Schleiff, Group President of Investigation Discovery, American Heroes Channel, Destination America, Discovery Family Channel and Discovery Life Channel. “Vanity Fair writers dig deep into the insidious deeds of the rich and powerful, providing its readers – and now ID viewers alike – with storytelling that keeps us all transfixed.”

“When you send the right writer out on the right story, something really good comes back. With our crime stories, we recognize how incredibly important it is to just let a journalist go,” said Dana Brown, Deputy Editor, Vanity Fair. “VANITY FAIR CONFIDENTIAL gives us the opportunity to take some of our best stories and turn them into television events exclusively on ID.” 

Each hour-long episode of VANITY FAIR CONFIDENTIAL features a great mystery from the pages of the magazine. Vanity Fair writers give viewers exclusive insight into each story, interlaced with first-person accounts from those involved in the case—from law enforcement to family members and friends of the victims. 

VANITY FAIR CONFIDENTIAL is a co-production between Investigation Discovery, Condé Nast Entertainment and True Entertainment. For ID, Pamela Deutsch is senior executive producer, Sara Kozak is senior vice president of production, Kevin Bennett is general manager, and Henry Schleiff is Group President of Investigation Discovery, Destination America, American Heroes Channel, and Discovery Fit & Health. For Condé Nast Entertainment, Michael Klein and Dawn Ostroff are executive producers; and Dana Brown is deputy editor for Vanity Fair. For True Entertainment, Glenda Hersh, Steven Weinstock, and Stephanya Bareham are executive producers.