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On next week’s episode of ATL HOMICIDE, detectives Quinn and Velazquez are called when 45-year-old Jerry Heard is found dead from gunshot wounds in an Atlanta alley. They learn from locals that Heard spends his nights at a bar trying to pick-up women. The night he was killed, Heard made passes at two different women, one with an armed boyfriend. Knowing that he could have been killed by the woman’s boyfriend, or either of the two women he met that night, the detectives set out to eliminate suspects.

Tune in as veteran homicide detectives David Quinn and Vince Velazquez of Atlanta PD share some of their grittiest cases on TV One’s new addition to “True Crime Mondays,” ATL HOMICIDE on Monday, August 13 at 10/9C. The compelling true crime series will drop viewers smack dab in the middle of real-life murder investigations with with uncanny re-creations of the grisly crimes and narration from the detectives themselves.

ATL HOMICIDE is flipping the true crime genre on its head. Each one-hour episode will focus on one dramatic murder case. The audience will have a front seat to the action – as if it’s happening in the moment – following two of Atlanta’s most decorated Homicide detectives as if they were on the case in their prime. ATL HOMICIDE is produced for TV One by Wide Net Productions and Jupiter Entertainment.

The compelling new true crime series premiered as the network’s top-performing Monday prime-time series among overall viewers in 2018 (excluding Image Awards night on January 15, 2018). The series now ranks as TV One’s top-rated true crime series debut in three years among P/W25-54, and the second-highest viewed true crime series in the network’s history among P/W25-54. The premiere scored a .29 Rtg/163k among P25-54.

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TV One’s original film IN BROAD DAYLIGHT premieres on Sunday, July 14 at 8 p.m. ET/7C, followed by an encore presentation at 10 p.m.  The film is the second installment of the network’s chilling slate of LOVE, LIES AND MURDER movies inspired by true crimes and airing every Sunday night in July.

IN BROAD DAYLIGHT, starring and executive produced by Shad “Bow Wow” Moss (Growing Up Hip Hop: Atlanta), Chyna Layne (She’s Gotta Have It – Series) and Curtis Hamilton (Surviving Compton: Dre, Suge & Michel’le), tells the story of Jordan Boudreaux (Lane), who gets abducted by her obsessed and estranged boyfriend Steve (Hamilton). Jordan’s family rallies the community while her closest cousin, Malik (Moss), makes it his personal mission to find and bring her home safely. The family, community and police band together to find Jordan before it’s too late.

After landing numerous roles on TV shows such as “Moesha” and “The Steve Harvey Show,” Shad “Bow Wow” Moss made his big-screen acting debut in 2002’s “All About The Benjamins,” followed by a starring role in “Like Mike.” Moss continues to make his mark in Tinsletown and in the hip-hop industry as an award-winning artist. Born to a Jamaican father and Filipina mother, Chyna Layne breaks all of the rules and pursues acting strictly for the love and art. The Hollywood starlet has appeared in over 30 independent films, two national commercials and made her HBO debut in the made-for-television movie, “Life Support,” directed by George Nelson and executive produced by Jamie Foxx and Queen LatifahCurtis Hamilton, a former wide receiver for the New Orleans Saints,  got his start in Hollywood when he was discovered by a modeling scout. A few years later, Curtis has starred in Lifetime’s “Surviving Compton: Dre, Suge & Michel’le” and continues to make his mark in Hollywood with roles on popular television series including “Castle” and “Rizzoli & Isles.”

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SILVER SPRING, MD) –  TV One’s original film SINS OF THE FATHER premieres Sunday, July 7 at 8 P.M./7C. The film stars Deitrick Haddon (The Gospel), A.J. Johnson (Baby Boy), Clifton Powell (Ray), Terayle Hill (Merry Wishmas), Angela Davis (I Feel Pretty) and Danny Pardo (SEAL Team). SINS OF THE FATHER is the first movie to kick off TV One’s month of LOVE, LIES & MURDER films which features a series of stories that explore the dark side of love including deceit, betrayal, obsession and jealousy. 

Inspired by TV One’s true crime programming, SINS OF THE FATHER follows Detectives Phylicia Richardson (Johnson) and Perez (Pardo) as they investigate the vicious murder of first lady Karen Burnett (Davis), the beloved wife of Pastor Clarence Burnett (Haddon). The crime sends shock waves through the couple’s close knit Atlanta community and the police are forced to take a deeper look into the Burnett’s inner circle, including Pastor Burnett’s son Robert Banks (Hill).  As the interrogation unfolds, family secrets of abuse, infidelity, lust and cruelty are revealed within the Burnett household. The detectives soon discover that the ungodly actions of one person can have a deadly impact on many.

“In a culture where #ChurchHurt has been the trending topic, this film will give the viewer insight on how wolves in sheep’s clothing operate,” said gospel artist and film star Haddon. “Buckle your seatbelt because it’s about to get real!”

SINS OF THE FATHER is written by Katrina O’Gilvie and directed by Jamal Hill, with Leah Daniels Butler and George Pierre as Casting Directors. The film was produced by Swirl Films, with Eric Tomosunas serving as Executive Producer. Keith Neal, James Seppelfrick, Ron Robinson and Darien Baldwin serve as producers. For TV One, Karen Peterkin is the Executive Producer in Charge of Production, Donyell McCullough is Senior Director of Talent & Casting, and Brigitte McCray is Senior Vice President of Original Programming and Production.

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