Susan Lucci is still doing quite well for herself, post-All My Children! And now comes word that her Investigation Discovery series, Deadly Affairs has been given the green light for a second season. The series will continue to deliver stories of passionate love affairs turned crimes of passion when it returns as part of a summer anchor series in 2013.
Investigation Discovery President Henry Schleiff stated in a press release about the pick up renewal for Deadly Affairs : “Our first foray into the nighttime soap genre with Deadly Affairs brought the perfect combination of intriguing storytelling and guilty pleasure that enticed a passionate fan base,” said Henry Schleiff, president and general manager of Investigation Discovery. “We are thrilled to continue our affair with Susan Lucci and Sirens Media for the second season of Deadly Affairs and further tempt our viewers with more stories that prove real life is often stranger than fiction.”
Susan Lucci added: “I have so enjoyed the real life stories of love triangles gone horribly wrong on Deadly Affairs and can’t wait for next summer when we’ll pull the covers back on even more scandalous tales!”
In case you have not check out Deadly Affairs here is the premise: The series tells real-life tales of love gone terribly wrong – from wandering eyes at the workplace leading to adulterous romps in the supply closet to bible-study couples tempted by lust to commit the ultimate sin – proving affairs can be murder on the heart. Episodes feature stories interlaced with expert commentary from local authorities and true-crime experts, as well as first-person accounts from friends and family of the victims. You can watch Deadly Affairs on Saturday Night at 10PM EST on Investigation Discovery.
So soapers, have you watched the first season of Deadly Affairs? What do you think of Susan as the host? Let us know!