If you missed the FX show The People v. O. J. Simpson, you can still catch the 8 episodes on demand. Because of its viewing success, it shouldn’t surprise you that Hollywood is now racing to copy this success.
NBC is currently planning a series that is based on the Menendez brothers. Erik and Lyle Menendez were tried and convicted in 1989 for murdering their parents. They are both currently serving life sentences.
CBS is working on a series about the unsolved killing of JonBenet Ramsay. She was the 6-year-old who was killed in her Colorado home in 1996. You may remember that her mom was considered a suspect and that both parents were greatly criticized for all that beauty pageant contestant footage.
The series is expected to feature investigators from the original investigation to discuss the possible suspects, as well as experts to comment on the original findings and discuss the evidence in the case. A Whodunit.
The common theme to this new genre of TV series is murder. I guess a series on cupcake sales just doesn’t get the viewers.
And since the weekend is not just another day… here’s some music humor for our pic o’ weekend: