18 APR 2023

FilmRise to pay tribute to “Unsolved Mysteries" with a special production

The company has made a deal with Cosgrove/Meurer Productions to co-produce the tribute special “Unsolved Mysteries: Behind the Legacy.”

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“Unsolved Mysteries: Behind the Legacy”

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FilmRise and Cosgrove/Meurer Productions, the producers behind the "Unsolved Mysteries" franchise, have entered into a deal to co-produce and distribute a commemorative special paying tribute to the TV series. Timed to coincide with the anniversary of the very first episode of the series, “Unsolved Mysteries: Behind the Legacy” will go behind the scenes and reveal the evolution of this landmark series.

Max Einhorn, EVP of Acquisitions and Co-Productions of FilmRise comments, “In the early days of FilmRise, 'Unsolved Mysteries' was one of the very first programs we distributed. The industry was in the embryonic stages of AVOD and FAST, and the series gained fresh momentum and widespread success via this new medium of home entertainment. We feel 'Unsolved Mysteries' is embedded into the DNA of FilmRise, and credit it as one of the reasons for the company’s rapid success. We are honored to be a driving force in the creation of this tribute special.”

Terry Dunn Meurer of Cosgrove/Meurer Productions comments, “We are so grateful for FilmRise’s unwavering support of 'Unsolved Mysteries'. Their dedication to providing a global platform for the series has allowed our loyal fans as well as a new generation of viewers the ability to enjoy the show and help solve a mystery. Our mission has always been to involve the audience in the series, and through 'Unsolved Mysteries: Behind the Legacy', FilmRise has given CMP the unique opportunity to share with our fans a behind the scenes look at how they helped make the series a success.”

“Unsolved Mysteries: Behind the Legacy” is an hour-long tribute to the iconic series that shaped future generations of true crime TV. Sitting down with co-creators Terry Dunn Meurer and John Cosgrove, along with long-time producers and directors of the show, fans will get to pull back the curtain and experience their favorite show in a whole new light.

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