Unsolved Mysteries, one of the first series on television to profile true crime and paranormal cases before the advent of reality of tv and 24 hour cable stations, is about to return to the airwaves. The series new home will be streaming giant Netflix, and its head architect happens to be Stranger Things executive producer Shawn Levy.
According to Deadline, “Levy is overseeing the revamp in association with Cosgrove-Meurer Productions, the original production company run by the show’s creators John Cosgrove and Terry Dunn Meurer. The latter will show run the series with Cosgrove, Levy and Josh Barry as exec producers. Robert Wise is co-exec producer and showrunner with Dunn Meurer.”
Unsolved Mysteries (hosted by the late Robert Stack) ran for over 500 episodes between 1987 and 2010. Like the original series, the new “…12-part show will use re-enactments in a documentary format to profile real-life mysteries and unsolved crimes, lost love, cases involving missing persons and unexplained paranormal events. Each episode will focus on one mystery.”
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