A+E Networks UK has commissioned the return of true-crime series "Killer Britain with Dermot Murnaghan" for Crime + Investigation. The 10-part series will air on Crime + Investigation in February 2022. "K'iller Britain with Dermot Murnaghan' has been a huge hit with our audience, so working with true leaders in their field, FirstLookTV, on an extended run for Killer Britain for Crime + Investigation is incredibly exciting," Commissioning Editor and Head of Talent at A+E Networks UK, Diana Carter said. "Viewers can expect an even better finished product for the fourth run of the series, with Dermot Murnaghan bringing his trademark storytelling style to the fore."
Carter, alongisde Dan Korn, VP of Programming at A+E Networks UK, have ordered season 4 of the title. The series is produced by award-winning true crime specialists FirstLookTV, with Will Hanrahan and Gill Carter serving as Executive Producers.
Hosted and curated by a popular UK journalist, "Killer Britain with Dermot Murnaghan" explores British murder stories filled with detective intrigue and chilling storylines. In each episode, Dermot Murnaghan recounts a case he has reported on or followed at close quarters. The ten murder stories are told with archive footage and critical interviews with those closest to the case, including family members of the victims and the investigating officers who were first at the scene.
In this fourth series, Dermot will guide viewers through deeply shocking crimes, including the murder of Vera Hudson at the hands of Mark Jewitt; the killing of Libby Squire by Pawel Relowicz; the case of Ben Geen, who murdered two of his patients and the brutal murder of Shafilea Ahmed by her parents Iftikhar and Farzana Ahmed. "This distinctive series has proved hugely popular with viewers who enjoy the combination of Dermot's authority and FirstLook's engaging and sensitive storytelling," Will Hanrahan said. "It has proved popular in the USA, too, and the franchise is ready to roll out in other territories with local hosts. Dermot and the C+I team have helped in producing a winning series."
'Killer Britain with Dermot Murnaghan' has been a huge hit with our audience, so working with true leaders in their field, FirstLookTV, on an extended run for Killer Britain for Crime + Investigation is incredibly exciting. Viewers can expect an even better finished product for the fourth run of the series, with Dermot Murnaghan bringing his trademark storytelling style to the fore.” Diana Carter Commissioning Editor and Head of Talent, A+E Networks UK