CNBC PRESENTS NEW DOCU-SERIES ‘BLOOD & MONEY’ FROM WOLF ENTERTAINMENT, UNIVERSAL TELEVISION ALTERNATIVE STUDIO AND ALFRED STREET INDUSTRIES PREMIERING TUESDAY, MARCH 7 AT 10PM ET/PT
In the Criminal Justice System, Detectives and Prosecutors Face Daunting Challenges, When Money is the Motive for Murder. These Men and Women Dedicate Their Lives to Law and Order.
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ENGLEWOOD CLIFFS, N.J. — February 16, 2023 — CNBC today announced "Blood & Money," a new true crime docu-series from Dick Wolf, creator and executive producer of "Law & Order," Wolf Entertainment's Tom Thayer, Universal Television Alternative Studio, and Alfred Street Industries' Dan Cutforth and Jane Lipsitz, premieres Tuesday, March 7 at 10pm ET/PT. The all-new ripped from the headlines unscripted series features real stories, real people and real investigations of greed and murder, told through Wolf's unique lens. Utilizing signature franchise elements including the distinctive narrator and iconic "Dun-Dun," each of the ten, one-hour episodes spotlight the detectives and prosecutors as they follow the money and pursue justice. "Blood & Money" goes inside the story of the most infamous financial scandals that ended in bloodshed including billionaire Robert Durst, the Menendez brothers, notorious mother-son grifters Sante and Kenneth Kimes Jr. and con artist "Clark Rockefeller," among others.
In the season premiere entitled "An Unexpected Link to Robert Durst," when a mobster's daughter is murdered in LA, the evidence leads investigators down an unexpected path that ultimately connects her back to one of the most eccentric and dangerous real estate heirs in American history, Robert Durst. New insight from Detectives and Prosecutors, access to family members, and court room footage will reveal why Robert Durst's best friend was murdered in her own home.
"Blood & Money," a co-production of CNBC and Oxygen True Crime, is produced by Wolf Entertainment, Universal Television Alternative Studio and Alfred Street Industries with Dick Wolf, Tom Thayer, Dan Cutforth, Jane Lipsitz, Nan Strait, Dan Volpe and Josh Bingham serving as executive producers. Elvia Van Es Oliva is the executive producer for CNBC.
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ABOUT WOLF ENTERTAINMENT
Wolf Entertainment, headed by multiple Emmy winning television producer Dick Wolf, produces content for all platforms. The company, in conjunction with Universal Television, produces NBC's "Law & Order: Special Victims Unit," which in its 24th season is the longest-running primetime scripted series on television; "Law & Order" (S22); "Law & Order: Organized Crime" (S3); "Chicago Fire" (S11); "Chicago PD" (S10); "Chicago Med" (S8); CBS' "FBI"(S5); "FBI Most Wanted (S4); and "FBI: International" (S2.) Wolf also produces the half-hour drama "On Call' on Amazon, executive produced by Elliot Wolf. Wolf's non-fiction series, in addition to "Blood and Money," include "Nightwatch," "LA Fire and Rescue, "Cold Justice," "Criminal Confessions" and "Murder for Hire." Wolf has also released two drama podcasts, "Hunted" and "Dark Woods." The company also produced the Oscar-winning documentary "Twin Towers" and the Grammy-winning documentary about the Doors "When You're Strange" as well as the Emmy-winning HBO film "Bury my Heart at Wounded Knee." Wolf is also creator and executive producer of "Law & Order: Criminal Intent" which ran for 11 seasons on NBC and USA Network, among other network series.
ABOUT UNIVERSAL TELEVISION ALTERNATIVE STUDIO
Universal Television Alternative Studio (UTAS), a division of Universal Studio Group, is a leading supplier of premium unscripted content and formats. The studio develops and produces a diverse slate of original game shows, premium competition programs and documentary series for a variety of platforms. Notable projects include the comedy variety event series "That's My Jam," hosted by Jimmy Fallon; crafting series "Making It," starring three-time-Emmy®-nominated hosts Amy Poehler and Nick Offerman; "Capital One College Bowl," hosted by Peyton Manning; holiday baking competition series "Baking It," hosted by Amy Poehler and Maya Rudolph; and longtime NBC favorite "Hollywood Game Night," for which Jane Lynch has won two Emmy Awards as host. "Hollywood Game Night" has been remade in 22 territories, while another UTAS hit game show, "The Wall," has been sold into 27 territories internationally.
ABOUT ALFRED STREET INDUSTRIES
Alfred Street Industries is a full-service media and content venture formed in 2019 by Emmy-winning producers, entrepreneurs and longtime business partners Dan Cutforth and Jane Lipsitz, who serve as co-CEOs. Current series include, Project Runway (Bravo), Is It Cake? (Netflix), Best in Dough (Hulu), Chrissy's Court (Roku), and the Emmy Award winning Sparking Joy with Marie Kondo (Netflix). In addition, Alfred Street is currently in production on a new season of Project Greenlight (HBO) with Issa Rae.
ABOUT OXYGEN TRUE CRIME
Oxygen True Crime is a multiplatform crime destination for women. Oxygen True Crime remains one of the fastest-growing cable entertainment networks with popular original programming, including the flagship "Snapped" franchise, "Cold Justice," "Injustice with Nancy Grace" and breakout event series such as "Catching a Serial Killer: Sam Little," "Kim Kardashian: The Justice Project" and "Aaron Hernandez Uncovered." The network's digital platform continues to reign as the #1 website dedicated to true crime, and in 2022 the network had its best year in primetime in four years. Oxygen True Crime's over-the-air platform recently launched in select US markets. Oxygen True Crime is part of NBCUniversal Television and Streaming's Entertainment portfolio, which includes NBC, Bravo, E!, Oxygen True Crime, SYFY, Universal Kids, USA Network and Peacock. For more information, visit oxygen.com.