TV ONE’S TRUE CRIME MONDAYS CONTINUES IN FEBRUARY WITH NEW FATAL ATTRACTION AND FOR MY MAN EPISODES
SILVER SPRING, MD. - Jan. 27, 2017 - TV One’s True Crime programming block continues in February with new episodes of the network’s hit crime and justice series Fatal Attraction and For My Man every Monday night.
Beginning at 9 p.m. ET, Fatal Attraction delves into real-life stories of criminal acts committed under the guise of love and the tragic consequences that turn deadly. Recounting stories of love-gone-wrong, each episode consists of first-person interviews from loved ones, accounts from investigating officials, interrogation footage, recreations of pivotal moments and haunting cinematography.
Immediately following at 10 p.m. ET, For My Man is jam-packed with new incredible stories of the lengths some women will go to keep the love of their man. Shedding light on the outrageous and shocking stories of women who have been arrested for a crime they committed in the name of love, each episode includes interviews of those closest to the events – family members, friends, witnesses, investigators and journalists – as well as psychologists, lawyers and when possible, the subjects themselves.
ICYMI: Actress Sofia Pellegrino appeared on WTTG-FOX5 in Washington, D.C. to discuss her recent role as a love-sickened bank robber on TV One’s For My Man. The interview is available online: http://www.fox5dc.com/23145545
For more information about True Crime Mondays visit www.tvone.tv and check out TV One’s YouTube Channel. Viewers can also join the conversation by connecting via social media on Twitter, Instagram and Facebook (@tvonetv) using #FatalAttraction and #ForMyMan.
An overview of new episodes for the month is listed below.
MONDAY, FEBRUARY 6
Fatal Attraction (Episode 607): Jacklyn Miller (Memphis, TN)
Premiere: Monday, Feb. 6 at 9 p.m. ET
Jacklyn Miller was studying to be a beautician, where she met a fellow student, Richard Dickerson. But in the Fall of 2010, Miller goes missing. A week later, police find her body in the trunk of her abandoned car. The investigation leads police back to Dickerson, after finding Miller took out a series of restraining orders against him. Soon, a major break in the case comes as Dickerson's friends confess to authorities that Dickerson admitted to his friends he strangled Miller during a heated argument. He is found guilty of second-degree murder and sentenced to 25 years.
For My Man (Episode 306): Kajul Harvey / Adrianne Green
Premiere: Monday, Feb. 6 at 10 p.m. ET
Kajul Harvey has found a father figure for her children in new boyfriend Latoris, but his short temper and rough demeanor create a divide with Harvey’s mother. When their feud comes to a head, and Latoris turns violent, Harvey is caught in the middle.
Later, Adrianne Green’s online boyfriend talks a big game, but when he shows up in person and the fantasy becomes reality, she gets more than she can handle. Their brief relationship brings Green into a life of crime and sends a loved one to the morgue.
MONDAY, FEBRUARY 13
Fatal Attraction (Ep. 608): Carisa Ellison/Irene Ellison/Brian Wilson (Shreveport, LA)
Premiere: Monday, Feb. 13 at 9 p.m. ET
After a painful breakup with her longtime boyfriend Tommy Wilson, Carisa Ellison moved on with her life. She soon met a new beau, named Brian Wilson, who made her forget about tough split with Tommy. But one night, Carisa, Brian, and Carisa's mother, Irene, were all found stabbed to death in Carisa's home. Investigators soon learn Tommy hadn't let go of the relationship like Carisa had, and continued to stalk her and her new boyfriend. DNA evidence confirms their suspicions, and they arrest Tommy Wilson for the crime. He is convicted of three counts of first-degree murder and is sent to prison for life.
For My Man (Episode 307): Alesia Warrior / Patricia Jernigan
Premiere: Monday, Feb. 13 at 10 p.m. ET
Feeling trapped in a loveless marriage, Kansas City resident Alesia Warrior starts an affair with an ex-con named Darrell Rodgers. But her constant sneaking around becomes too noticeable for Warrior’s husband to ignore. Facing the loss of her meal ticket, she and her criminal lover concoct a plan to be together forever, but no one will be walking away freely after their greedy deeds are brought to light.
And in Dearborn, Mich., new mom Patricia Jernigan gets the help she needs to raise her infant son from her religious parents and her loyal best friend. When a church-going man shows an interest in her, Jernigan is unable to resist the prospect of a father figure in her child’s life. But evil also hides in the house of the Lord, and when her man reveals his sadistic fantasy, Jernigan has no choice but to pray for divine intervention.
MONDAY, FEBRUARY 20
Fatal Attraction (Episode 609): Terence George and Tiffany Durst (Aurora, CO)
Premiere: Monday, Feb. 20 at 9 p.m. ET
After years of failed relationships, Terence George and Tiffany Durst believed they had both found the person they've been looking for. But their storybook romance comes to an abrupt end in November 2010, when Terence's body is found dead inside his apartment, and Durst is nowhere to be found. Then in April, police find Durst's body.
DNA evidence leads them to two repeat offenders, Janelle Harris and Tiera Holmes, but something is missing in the investigation. Finally, police track down the ringleader of the murders, Terrance McNeal, a former boyfriend of Durst, who was recently released from jail on a robbery charge. McNeal believes Durst snitched on him about the robbery, and was out for revenge. A jury finds McNeal and Harris guilty of first-degree murder and they are sentenced to life in prison. Holmes took a plea deal, and was sent away for 32 years.
For My Man (Episode 308): Marcus Roland / Katila Nash
Premiere: Monday, Feb. 20 at 10 p.m. ET
Katila Nash never had a stable childhood. She relied on her street smarts to get her through life. But when her new boyfriend comes up with a scheme for quick cash – robbing empty houses – her skills are pushed to the limits when they find one of their targets unexpectedly occupied.
Later, Marcus Roland has always had trouble fitting into his own skin, but when he meets kindred spirit Kaleb Sanders, their relationship takes a dramatic turn, starting with a police chase, and ending in an armed robbery a thousand miles away.
MONDAY, FEBRUARY 27
Fatal Attraction (Episode 610): Precious Jackson (Portland, OR)
Premiere: Monday, Feb. 20 at 9 p.m. ET
Precious Jackson was on the re-bound after breaking up with her longtime girlfriend when she met Ceaira Barr. The two instantly fell in love. But tragedy strikes the couple, when Jackson is shot to death outside of her apartment. Four suspects are caught on surveillance video, but their faces are masked. Investigators question Antonio Sanders, a man who was seen near the shooting, and eventually catch on that he was likely the gunman. Upon further digging, detectives realize Sanders is a close friend of Barr's ex-boyfriend, Corey Hill. Hill and Barr have son together. Through DNA evidence, investigators are able to place Hill at the crime scene with Sanders. That's when they discover Hill, jealous that Barr had left him, had been threatening Jackson. Sanders and Hill are both arrested. Both men plead guilty to 1st degree manslaughter. Hill is sentenced to 12 years in prison, while Sanders is given 18.
For My Man (Episode 309): LaCarla McCarty / Akeita Harden
Premiere: Monday, Feb. 20 at 10 p.m. ET
When Grand Rapids resident LaCarla McCarty falls for married playboy Andrew Neal, she’s immediately under the shady ex-con’s spell. When the couple falls on hard financial times, the love struck woman turns a blind eye to his deadly scheme for quick cash. It’s not long before she is knee-deep in a murder plot that threatens to change her life forever.
Looking for a more lavish lifestyle in Pennsylvania, Akeita Harden starts a whirlwind romance with an out-of-town drug dealer, Eddie Williams. When their business partner gives them less product to move; their cash flow all but stops. Not wanting to get cut out of the business, the sinister pair devises a plot to rob their supplier and take what’s theirs. But after things go sideways, they find themselves in a high speed chase with the police.
Fatal Attraction is produced for TV One by Jupiter Entertainment with Todd Moss as co-executive producer and Robert Twilley and Harrison Land as executives in charge of production. For My Man is produced by Sirens Media for TV One. Valerie Haselton and Rebecca Toth Dienfenbach serve as Executive Producer and Anne S. Rothwell is Show Runner for the series. For TV One, Lamar Chase is Producer; Tia Smith is Executive in Charge of Production and Sr. Director of Original Programming; Robyn Greene Arrington is Vice President, Original Programming and Production; and Production; and D’Angela Proctor is Head of Original Programming and Production.
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