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Investigation Discovery picks up on the “Tiger King” phenomenon and highlights a new program called the “definitive continuation” of the successful Netflix documentaries.
“Examining the strange world of Joe Exotic” will investigate the life of Joseph “Joe Exotic” Maldonado Passage and explore his rival Carole Baskin, who accused Maldonado Passage of killing her first husband. The limited series is expected to premiere on ID later this year.
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In a press release, ID claimed that the show would focus on “the investigation you haven’t seen, revealing the secrets that only Joe knows, the exclusive footage that was never shown, and finding the answer to one question.” Every person in America answers the question: Is Carole Baskin responsible for the disappearance of her husband Don Lewis even though she denied it? “
The ID series is told from the perspective of Joe Exotic as it asks questions, such as whether Baskin staged Lewis’s disappearance to take control of his property. “Nobody seems to speak – except a man – and this man is the center of ID’s upcoming series of investigations,” said the network.
Conveyor Media is behind “Investigating the Strange World of Joe Exotic” with Theresa McKeown and Colin Whelan as executive producers.
“Viewers are understandably excited about Netflix’s” Tiger King, “but the millions of real crime thrill fans around the world wanted more,” said Henry Schleiff, group president of ID, Travel Channel, American Heroes Channel and Destination America. “ID is the perfect place to find the inevitable sequel to this drama – with a missing husband, a killer, and the illegal business of exotic animals. It’s time to let the cat out of your pocket and answer the remaining questions that viewers have to answer. “
Since its premiere on March 20, Netflix’s “Tiger King: Murder, Mayhem and Madness” has become a pop culture phenomenon. But it was also criticized by several of his subjects – including Baskin, who described the documentaries as “as cheeky and sensational as possible” to attract viewers. As part of this, there is a segment that aims to point out with lies and allusions from people who are not credible that I played a role in my husband Don’s disappearance in 1997. The series presents this regardless of the truth or, in most cases, I even have the opportunity to refute the absurd claims before the release. They didn’t care about the truth. The unsavory lies are better to get viewers. “
Meanwhile, the Hillsborough County sheriff Chad Hillsister tweeted on March 30 that he was asking for new clues to Lewis’ disappearance.
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