One of the Most Scandalous Crimes of the Century. A Sordid Tale that Inspired a Hollywood Movie. The First Nationally Televised Courtroom Trial that Captivated the Nation.

Investigation Discovery Re-Examines One of the
Most Shocking & Controversial Cases of
All Time in the Special Television Event,
Pamela Smart: An American Murder Mystery Premiering Sunday August 19th at 10pm ET/9pm CT

Ric Speaks with Investigative Journalist Diane Dimond about
One of the Most Notorious Murder Mysteries in History 

On May 1, 1990, 22-year-old media coordinator Pamela Smart finds her husband Gregg dead on the floor of their southern New Hampshire condo, leaving the town of Derry stunned. Scouring the region for clues, police shift their attention to Gregg’s grieving widow, Pamela Smart, who has been making curious television appearances publicizing her plight. When investigators discover Pamela has been having a sordid affair with high school student, a complicated web of lies and deceit unravel, revealing one of the most scandalous crimes of the century. Now, Investigation Discovery delves into the case in PAMELA SMART: AN AMERICAN MURDER MYSTERY, a three-part special event premiering Sunday, August 19.

A tawdry affair, teenage assassins, and the first nationally televised trial all transfixed the entire country. It even inspired the Hollywood movie To Die For starring Nicole Kidman. PAMELA SMART: AN AMERICAN MURDER MYSTERYexamines the case that fascinated the nation with interviews from the story’s key players, including the defendant herself, Pamela Smart, who maintains her innocence decades after her conviction.

One of the subjects interviewed for the special is Diane Dimond, an investigative journalist who provided extensive coverage of the Pamela Smart case for publications such as Newsweek and The Daily Beast. Diane takes viewers behind the headlines through her nationally syndicated newspaper column, her best-selling books, and her appearances on TV outlets such as CNN, MSNBC, Fox News, “The Today Show” and more.

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