Investigation Discovery explores the sinful and the scary this April

Programming that would make any parent squirm – Investigation Discovery features serial killers, sex workers, and the supernatural this April.

ANATOMY OF A TAKEDOWN (April 10) will cause viewers to lock their doors after learning of three notorious criminals with an affinity for murdering innocent and helpless victims.

Explore the world of ritual killings by self-professed vampires, cannibals and Satanists in AMERICAN OCCULT (April 14).

The supernatural subject matter continues with ENIGMA: EXORCISM (April 4), which looks at the phenomenon of demonic possessions. Then, hit the pavement for a higher cause with HOOKERS: SAVED ON THE STRIP (April 24) and uncover the underbelly of sex trafficking.

 

April programming highlights for Investigation Discovery include:

 

THE BUREAU

Tuesday’s at 9 p.m. ET/10 p.m. PT, beginning April 5

Today’s FBI is on the leading edge of using technology and evolving tactics to catch some of the world’s most sophisticated criminals including serial killers, terrorists, thieves, cyber criminals, arms dealers and kidnappers. Go inside the world’s leading law-enforcement agency with THE BUREAU. The 26-part series matches the intensity, captures the innovation, and experiences the human drama and passion that defines the modern FBI.

 

ANATOMY OF A TAKEDOWN

Sunday, April 10 from 7 p.m. – 10 p.m. ET/10 p.m. – 1 a.m. PT

Explore the danger that is involved when capturing relentless murderers from some of America’s biggest police investigations in ANATOMY OF A TAKEDOWN. This three-part series features interviews with key investigators and dramatic reconstructions from the stories of three notorious criminals. Meet the Washington Sniper who randomly selected his victims without motive, the BTK Killer who tortured innocent people and the Green River Killer who preyed on helpless women.

 

HOOKERS: SAVED ON THE STRIP

Sunday, April 24 from 7 p.m. – 10 p.m. ET/10 p.m. – 1 a.m. PT

Former Las Vegas call-girl Annie Lobert has a higher calling – to free women from the violence and exploitation of the sex industry through her faith based organization, Hookers for Jesus. HOOKERS: SAVED ON THE STRIP travels along the underbelly of the glitz and glamour of Vegas as she and her fearless cadre of ex-prostitutes risk their lives to combat sex trafficking. Each episode of the three-part series concentrates on the troubled but ultimately redemptive story of one of Lobert’s crew.

 

ENIGMA: EXORCISM

Monday, April 4 at 11 p.m. ET/Midnight PT

Thousands of cases of demonic possession are reported each year around the world. ENIGMA: EXORCISM examines the influence of religion, faith and psychology surrounding the belief that the devil and demons can possess a human body. This one-hour special investigates whether demons really take over the bodies and souls of innocent people, or whether the answers to such troubling cases can be found in the more prosaic realm of human psychology.

 

AMERICAN OCCULT

Thursday, April 14 at 8 p.m. ET/9 p.m. PT

Explore the sinister world of self-professed vampires, cannibals and Satanists in AMERICAN OCCULT. Featuring two investigations per episode, the two-part special uncovers some of the most haunting ritual killings in recent history. Each case shows how ungodly dabbling unlocks the door to great evil for loners and groups alike.

 

MEGAHEIST

Thursday, April 21 at 8 p.m. ET/9 p.m. PT

Profiling four of the greatest bank robberies, diamond heists and casino jobs of all time, MEGAHEIST shows that a well-executed heist can do more than just net the mastermind cash or treasures, it can catapult them to cult hero status. Join the elusive ‘School of Turn’ for a high-stakes diamond heist and the infamous Juan Vigoa for a daring casino robbery in this two-hour special.

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