John Walsh To Bring ‘Most Wanted’ To Lifetime

By Frazier Moore,  AP Television Writer NEW YORK —  “America’s Most Wanted” is resuming its decades-long run on a new network, Lifetime, host John Walsh and the network said Tuesday. The deal will restore to the air Walsh’s weekly criminal roundup, which since 1988 has helped bring almost 1,200 fugitives to justice. The series will […]

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Emmy Organizers Honor TV Crime Show Host John Walsh

(Reuters) – “America’s Most Wanted” host John Walsh, whose TV crime show has helped police capture 1,500 fugitives and find 50 missing children since 1988, is being given an honorary award from organizers of the Emmys. The Academy of Television Arts & Sciences said on Tuesday said it will give its Governors Award to Walsh […]

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Campaigns Start To Keep ‘America’s Most Wanted’

By DENA POTTER, Associated Press RICHMOND, Va. – Hours after “America’s Most Wanted” was canceled, a small, passionate campaign emerged online to save the Saturday night staple that allowed anyone with a television set to become part of a nationwide manhunt. The show has been rescued before. In 1996, an outpouring of support from fans, […]

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Fox Cancels ‘America’s Most Wanted’

It’s the end of an era at Fox. Fox is canceling its long-running series “America’s Most Wanted” after 23 years, it was announced Monday. “Most Wanted” is the longest-running series on Fox and has had impressive results, capturing more than 1,000 criminals during its run. Series host and producer John Walsh is said to be […]

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Is Lifetime Becoming The Natalee Holloway Network?

A movie where the titular character is dead would not seem to lend itself to a sequel. That’s not stopping Lifetime from taking a second shot at the story of murdered teenager Natalee Holloway with, “Justice for Natalee Holloway.”  In what may come to be the “Weekend at Bernie’s 2” of true crime films, Deadline […]

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