January 29, 2024
FilmRise on Jan. 29 announced at the Realscreen Summit that the company has greenlit the second season of the true crime series “Killers Caught on Camera,” with co-production partners CBS AMC Networks UK Channels, Blue Ant Studios and Back 2 Back Productions.
Season 2 of “Killers: Caught on Camera” will follow the same premise and format as Season 1, adding 10 new episodes to the series. The series captures actual criminals in the act as seen on home security cameras, CCTV, and dashcams. The footage helps detectives catch the perpetrators and solve cases. Family members of victims and law enforcement personnel provide first-hand accounts of how these chilling events unfolded, while experts such as criminal psychologist Dr. Julia Shaw dissect the darkest corners of the mind. Shaw, a psychologist specializing in false memory and criminal psychology, is most notably known as the co-host of the popular BBC Sounds podcast “Bad People,” which analyzes and tries to understand the behavior of murderers, sex offenders, cannibals, and serial killers.
“We are delighted to announce that Blue Ant will once again join us as co-producers for the upcoming season of this captivating and addictive true-crime program,” said Max Einhorn, Max Einhorn, SVP of Acquisitions and Co-Productions at FilmRise, the New York City-based film and television studio and streaming network. “It comes as no surprise to us that audiences are eagerly anticipating a second season. We look forward to the longevity of the series.”
“Season 1 performed very well for us in the global market, and we are excited to take the second season out to our international buyers,” added Ben Barrett, global head of Content Financing and Partnerships, Unscripted, at Blue Ant Studios. “FilmRise, CBS AMC Networks UK Channels Partnership and Back2Back Productions have been exceptional partners, and we cannot wait to join forces once again and deliver even more exciting content for an international audience.”
Blue Ant Media is a privately held, international production studio and rights business and channel operator. The company’s studio creates and distributes programming, in all content genres, for streaming and
broadcasting platforms around the world. Blue Ant Media also operates free
streaming and pay TV channels under several media brands internationally,
including Love Nature, Cottage Life, Smithsonian Channel Canada, BBC Earth Canada, HauntTV, Homeful, Drag Race Universe, Total Crime, HistoryTime and Love Pets. Blue Ant Media is headquartered in Toronto, with six international offices in Los Angeles, New York, Singapore, London, Washington and Sydney.
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