Sitcoms Online - Main Page / Message Boards - Main Page / News Blog / Photo Galleries / DVD Reviews / Buy TV Shows on DVD and Blu-ray

View Today's Active Threads / View New Posts / Mark All Boards Read / Chit Chat Board


Sitcoms Online Message Boards - Forums  

Go Back   Sitcoms Online Message Boards - Forums > Unsolved Mysteries > True Crime Shows
User Name
Password


Welcome to the Sitcoms Online Message Boards - Forums.

You are currently viewing our boards as a guest which gives you limited access to view most discussions and access our other features. By joining our free community you will have access to post topics, search, view attachments, communicate privately with other members (PM), respond to polls, upload content and access many other special features. Registration is fast, simple and absolutely free so please, join our community today!

SitcomsOnline.com News Blog Headlines Twitter Facebook Instagram RSS

Hulu Picks Up Comedy from Jason Reitman; Sitcom Stars on Talk Shows (Week of November 3, 2014)
Antenna TV's Dennis the Menace Thanksgiving Day Marathon, Plus More Classics; MeTV Pays Tribute to Marcia Strassman Tonight
CBS Fall Pilot Review: The McCarthys - Premieres Thursday, Oct. 30; TBS Orders Comedy Pilot from Daily Show Producers
TV Land's Frightfully Funny Roseanne Halloween Marathon; CBS Picks Up Full Seasons of All New Dramas
ABC Cancels Manhattan Love Story; Remembering Marcia Strassman of Welcome Back, Kotter
Week 5 TV Ratings and Analysis; How the Sitcoms Did
SitcomsOnline Digest: First Cancellation of the New Season; CSI Season Cut Short; New Mill Creek DVDs


New on DVD/Blu-ray (October/November/December)

WKRP in Cincinnati - The Complete Series Sgt. Bilko - The Phil Silvers Show - The Complete Series Family Ties - The Complete Series Happy Days - The Sixth Season The Jeffersons - The Complete Series Mork & Mindy - The Complete Series

10/07 - The Dick Van Dyke Show - Classic Christmas Episodes
10/07 - The Flying Nun - The Complete First and Second Seasons (Mill Creek)
10/07 - The Middle - The Complete Fifth Season (Warner Archive)
10/07 - The Office - The Complete Series
10/07 - The Wonder Years - Season One
10/10 - The Wonder Years - The Complete Series - Read Our Review / The Signature Edition / Seasons 1-3
10/14 - 2 Broke Girls - The Complete Third Season
10/14 - Two and a Half Men - The Complete Eleventh Season
10/21 - Married with Children - Seasons 5 and 6 (Mill Crek)
10/21 - The Soul Man - The Complete Second Season
10/21 - Square Pegs - The Complete Series (Mill Creek)
10/28 - WKRP in Cincinnati - The Complete Series
11/04 - Hot in Cleveland - Season Five
11/04 - Napoleon Dynamite - The Complete Animated Series
11/04 - Sgt. Bilko (The Phil Silvers Show) - The Complete Series
11/11 - Dads - The Complete Series
11/11 - Family Ties - The Complete Series
11/11 - My Favorite Martian - Best of Collection
11/11 - Taxi - The Complete Series
11/11 - Wings - The Complete Series (Mill Creek)
11/18 - King of the Hill - The Complete Seventh Season / The Complete Eighth Season
11/25 - Better Off Ted - The Complete Second Season
12/02 - Happy Days - The Sixth Season
12/09 - Barney Miller - The Complete Sixth Season
12/09 - The Jeffersons - The Complete Series
12/09 - Mister Ed - The Complete Series
12/09 - Mork & Mindy - The Fourth Season / The Complete Series
12/16 - The Many Loves of Dobie Gillis - The Final (Fourth) Season
12/23 - My Favorite Martian - Season Two - Collector's Edition
More TV DVD Releases / DVD Reviews Archive / SitcomsOnline Digest


Reply
 
Thread Tools Search this Thread
Old 09-20-2012, 09:20 AM   #1
Kane
Senior Member
Member
 
Kane's Avatar
 
Join Date: Mar 07, 2001
Location: MA, United States
Posts: 2,917
Default Forensic Files to air on HLN

I just found out at the Forensic Files web site that reruns of the series will soon be airing on HLN (formerly known as CNN Headline News). The announcement comes as no surprise, since HLN airs reruns of some of TruTV's now-defunct true crime shows, including The Investigators and Body of Evidence. Although HLN is Trutv's sister network (as both networks are owned by Turner Broadcasting), it will be airing Forensic Files under the title Mystery Detectives. Trutv will continue to air FF, however. Apparently, HLN will be airing reruns of FF that have since been phased out of Trutv's rotation.

http://www.forensicfiles.com/paul-do...st-letter.html
  Reply With Quote
Old 09-21-2012, 08:52 AM   #2
crystaldawn
Moderator
Member
 
crystaldawn's Avatar
 
Join Date: Dec 17, 2002
Location: Illinois
Posts: 3,860
Default

Thanks for the info! Glad to hear that because I had started watching "Medical Detectives" months back on Lifetime but they didn't air it long. It seems the "Medical Detectives" episodes are the older Forensic Files and there are some I've been dying to see again.
  Reply With Quote
Old 09-21-2012, 11:20 AM   #3
Kane
Senior Member
Member
 
Kane's Avatar
 
Join Date: Mar 07, 2001
Location: MA, United States
Posts: 2,917
Default

Quote:
Originally Posted by crystaldawn
It seems the "Medical Detectives" episodes are the older Forensic Files and there are some I've been dying to see again.

They are. Although FF premeired on Court TV in 2000 (eight years before the channel was renamed Trutv), the show's real debut was in 1996, when it aired on The Learning Channel under the title "Medical Detectives."

By the way, if you have been noticing that there have been nothing but repeats of FF lately, it is not your imagination. The last original episode ("Expert Witness") aired on June 17, 2011. Soon afterwards, it was announced that the show was on hiatus. But the door remains open for new episodes. In fact, I recently emailed the show, asking about the current status, and they said it is still on hiatus, but they plan to bring the show back in production. Although they stopped short of being too specific about when it may happen, I was assured that series producer Paul Dowling will make an announcement on the matter as soon as the plans are finalized.
  Reply With Quote
Old 09-21-2012, 11:50 AM   #4
crystaldawn
Moderator
Member
 
crystaldawn's Avatar
 
Join Date: Dec 17, 2002
Location: Illinois
Posts: 3,860
Default

Quote:
Originally Posted by Kane
They are. Although FF premeired on Court TV in 2000 (eight years before the channel was renamed Trutv), the show's real debut was in 1996, when it aired on The Learning Channel under the title "Medical Detectives."

By the way, if you have been noticing that there have been nothing but repeats of FF lately, it is not your imagination. The last original episode ("Expert Witness") aired on June 17, 2011. Soon afterwards, it was announced that the show was on hiatus. But the door remains open for new episodes. In fact, I recently emailed the show, asking about the current status, and they said it is still on hiatus, but they plan to bring the show back in production. Although they stopped short of being too specific about when it may happen, I was assured that series producer Paul Dowling will make an announcement on the matter as soon as the plans are finalized.

I always taped and then watched the new FF's so I have definitely noticed its been ages since a new one aired. It would be nice to know if they plan on airing new ones or are going to cancel the show. Maybe they'll let us know soon.
  Reply With Quote
Old 09-21-2012, 12:59 PM   #5
duckie
Senior Member
Member
 
duckie's Avatar
 
Join Date: Dec 13, 2011
Location: south
Posts: 1,782
Default

I use to watch FF so much that I got burned out on it, so it would be nice to see some new episodes cause i've seen the old ones four or five times each. I picked up a dvd of FF a few months ago at Best Buy for $5 and havent even watched it yet. lol I' ll get around to it eventually though.
__________________
SparkyBoy!!!
  Reply With Quote
Old 09-22-2012, 12:47 AM   #6
wiseguy182
Senior Member
Kristopher and Roxann
 
wiseguy182's Avatar
 
Join Date: Apr 11, 2006
Location: Michigan
Posts: 4,451
Default

TRUTV airs The Investigators weekly.
  Reply With Quote
Old 10-07-2012, 11:39 PM   #7
tazz765
Frequent Poster
Member
 
Join Date: Sep 28, 2004
Posts: 174
Default

Apparently some new episodes are finished, but right now no network in the US has the rights to air them.

https://twitter.com/forensicfiles/st...96830348926976
  Reply With Quote
Old 10-27-2012, 11:06 AM   #8
Kane
Senior Member
Member
 
Kane's Avatar
 
Join Date: Mar 07, 2001
Location: MA, United States
Posts: 2,917
Default

HLN aired the four consecutive episodes last night, from 9:00 to 11:00 (EST). More episodes are going to air thoughout the day today until later in the evening. They have been showing episodes that have been absent from Trutv in recent years, including "The Financial Downfall," a 2004 episode that recalls the case of a couple who sent a young woman to her death from a California cliff in 1987.
  Reply With Quote
Reply



Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

vB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Forum Jump


All times are GMT -4. The time now is 06:23 AM.


Although the administrators and moderators of the Sitcoms Online Message Boards will attempt to keep all objectionable messages off this forum, it is impossible for us to review all messages. All messages express the views of the author, and neither the owners of the Sitcoms Online Message Boards, nor Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd. (developers of vBulletin) will be held responsible for the content of any message. The owners of the Sitcoms Online Message Boards reserve the right to remove, edit, move or close any thread for any reason.

Powered by: vBulletin Version 3.5.0
Copyright ©2000 - 2014, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.