Powerful women with an eye on crime come to Investigation Discovery this November

Investigation Discovery is hosted by the ladies this November with all-new specials and returning series that uncover weird obsessions, clever cons and infamous crimes.

Join one of the leading ladies of crime reporting as Paula Zahn details the cases that intrigued the public in ON THE CASE WITH PAULA ZAHN (Nov. 5).

Hollywood’s most infamous madam is back in the public eye, but this time instead of a hoarde of prostitutes she has a flock of birds on HEIDI FLEISS: FROM PROSTITUTES TO PARROTS (Nov. 6).

Next, author Aphrodite Jones discusses some of the world’s most disturbing murders and crimes of our time on TRUE CRIME WITH APHRODITE JONES (Nov. 8).

Then, I WAS CONNED (Nov. 17) reveals three cases of corrupt conning committed by a faulty investor, a natural healer, and a church-goer.

November programming highlights on Investigation Discovery include:

 

NEW SPECIALS

 

HEIDI FLEISS: FROM PROSTITUTES TO PARROTS

Sun., Nov. 6 at 9 p.m. ET/10 p.m. PT

Infamous Hollywood madam, Heidi Fleiss, has created a new life for herself in the small town of Parhump, Nevada. There, she balances work, home and sobriety with the demands of 20, rare and exotic parrots – and she’s never been happier. In this one-hour special, see how the expense of taking care of her beloved birds has stretched Fleiss to her limits, and she needs one of her fledgling business ventures to take-off. With the grand opening of her latest idea – a doggie daycare center in Las Vegas – rapidly approaching, the pressure is on. Can Fleiss handle the stress without turning back to drugs, or will she succumb to her demons?

 

I WAS CONNED

Thurs., Nov. 17 at 9 p.m. ET/10 p.m. PT

From Wall Street to Main Street, con artists prey on people’s trust and manipulate their victims’ desires to get what they want. This one-hour special reveals the lies behind these scams and shows how almost anyone anywhere can fall victim. I WAS CONNED profiles three con artists including Trevor Cook, who gambled away millions from mislead investors; John Curran, who acted as a natural healer, charging outrageous prices for phony cures; and Steve Cooper, who gained the faith of an entire church before robbing them blind.

 

RETURNING SERIES:

 

ON THE CASE WITH PAULA ZAHN

Saturdays at 8 p.m. ET/9 p.m. PT, beginning November 5

Thirty-year news veteran and current CNN correspondent Paula Zahn steps into the field to interview the pivotal figures shaping the stories that have rocked the nation. With 26 new episodes, Zahn investigates mysterious murders, suspicious accidents and sinister spouses.

 

TRUE CRIME WITH APHRODITE JONES

Tuesdays at 7 p.m. ET/4 p.m. PT, beginning November 8

Delve into some of the most heinous murder cases and crimes of our time. Get the inside story of such notorious cases as Scott Peterson, Skylar Deleon, The Zodiac Killer and Phil Spector. This 10-part series follows Jones as she visits the locations connected to these murders, interviews those still connected to the crime — and when possible, interview those convicted.

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