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Fatal Attraction

Fatal Attraction

  • Premiered: 
    June 3, 2013
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  • Network: TV One
  • Category: Series
  • Genre: Docudrama
  • Type: Live Action
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  • Subject Matter: Crime
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Plot Synopsis

Using re-enactments, real interrogation footage, archival photographs, and first-person interviews with reporters, law-enforcement officials, friends and family members, FATAL ATTRACTION reveals real-life stories about ordinary people who committed unthinkable and criminal acts in the name of love. Each show opens with a shocking crime and then flashes back to the beginning of the incident, providing a glimpse into the dangerous romance in the love-gone-wrong story. Each 60-minute episode chronicles a different victim, including these people in Season 1: Avis Banks, found dead on the floor of their home on November 29, 2006 by her fiance Keyon, who investigators unearthed as being part of a twisted love triangle; and many other victims of passion that led to murder.

FATAL ATTRACTION returned for its second season on Monday, December 2, 2013 at 9pm ET/PT on TV One. Season 2 victims included: Jerry Lee Logan, who was gunned down while entering the home of Craig and Cynthia Anderson, but survived to refute the couple's story about shooting him in self defense; Winston George, who was strangled and suffocated with a plastic bag in his own home, leading to the conviction of his wife Darlene and her brother, Jeffrey Williams; Denita Smith, a grad student, who was found at the bottom of her stairs, a bullet hole in the back of her head; Kristopher Miller, who was shot by his girlfriend's estranged husband, Derrick Griffin; Ahkenya Johnson, whose body was found by her husband, Robert, raising concerns because his behavior had become increasingly erratic; Tamika Huston, a promising singer, who inexplicably went missing and whose remains were found one year later, leading the the arrest of her ex-boyfriend, Christopher Hampton; and many more people who went missing, were injured or were killed. On Monday, June 2, 2014 at 10pm ET/PT, TV One continued Season 2 of FATAL ATTRACTION with "Texas Tragedy," a beautiful coed, Tynesha Stewart, goes missing just miles from her boyfriend's apartment, and her family and friends grown more anxious by the hour -- and they become more concerned when they can't identify what he's cooking on the grill.

FATAL ATTRACTION returned for its 30-episode third season on Monday, January 5, 2015 at 10pm ET/PT on TV One. Featuring deadly crimes of passion and rage, season three will provide viewers a glimpse into cases that -- due to the intensity of the crimes -- have shaken hometowns and gained national exposure. This season, mysterious crimes added to the series' repertoire include chilling accounts of suspicious disappearances; a vicious case of teenage angst, deadly love triangles and a crime motivated by hate. Recounting stories of love-gone-wrong, each episode consists of first-person interviews from loved ones, accounts from investigating officials, interrogation footage, recreations of pivotal moments and haunting cinematography. Each Monday TV One presents #FatalMondays throughout the season, as TV One airs non-stop episodes beginning at 8pm ET through 5am ET.

Season 4 of FATAL ATTRACTION premiered on Monday, November 2, 2015 at 9pm ET/PT on TV One, immediately following a three-hour marathon of encore episodes. In the season opener, "What Lies Beneath," Tavia goes missing after she falls for a star football player with a story of lying, cheating and killing.

On Monday, June 6, 2016 at 9pm ET/PT, TV One premiered the fifth season of FATAL ATTRACTION, immediately following an all-day marathon (8am-9pm) of encore episodes. In the season opener, "Road Trip Terror," for 56-year-old Cheryl Miranda, a second chance at love means finding the true happiness that has long eluded her. But when a police officer discovers Cheryl's truck engulfed in flames in the woods of an Atlanta suburb, investigators are left to sift through the ashes of a tragic tale, one in which romance carries no guarantees, and the heat of passion can turn deadly.

Season 6 of FATAL ATTRACTION premiered on Monday, January 2, 2017 from 8-10pm ET/PT, as TV One debuted back-to-back new episodes immediately following a 12-hour marathon (8am-8pm) of encore episodes. In the season opener (8pm), "A Text From the Grave," a woman moves from her native Trinidad to be with her longtime boyfriend, then vanishes without a trace. Then, in the night's second new episode (9pm), "Risky Rendezvous," when Barry Odom is found dead in the parking lot of his apartment complex, his friends and family are shocked. When detectives learn he visited not one, but two girlfriends that day, they begin to wonder just who wanted Barry dead. On Monday, June 5, 2017 at 9pm ET/PT on TV One, FATAL ATTRACTION returned with new episodes, immediately following an 11-hour marathon (10am-9pm) of encore episodes. In the mid-season premiere, "Horror at the Hotel," Destynee Burkes felt blessed to find true love until she's found dead in a Florida hotel room. Will simmering secrets prove her fairytale romance was really a spine-curling nightmare? With a murderous maniac on the loose, there's no telling how high the body count will climb.

Season 7 of FATAL ATTRACTION premiered on Monday, September 11, 2017 at 9pm ET/PT on TV One. In the season opener, "Eye of the Storm," Pastor Ernest Smith and his loving wife Emma were still recovering from the tragedy of Hurricane Katrina, when a mysterious gunman ended this religious man's days on the pulpit. Unfortunately, in a neighborhood still feeling the effects of the hurricane, eyewitnesses are few and far between. After the case goes cold, it looks like Mr. Smith's killer may never be unmasked. Then, another shocking crime unearths a hidden trail of money, lust, and lies leading to two decades worth of blood soaked secrets.

TV One premiered the eighth season of FATAL ATTRACTION on Monday, January 28, 2019 at 9pm ET/PT. In the season opener, "Unbridled Greed," a retired Chicago steelworker is gunned down outside his home, ad police suspect he was targeted by a street gang in retaliation for reporting crimes in the neighborhood. But when the victim's daughter follows her own suspicions, she finds a tangled web of deceit with a conspiracy that could ensnare the people closest to her.

Season 9 of FATAL ATTRACTION premiered on Monday, November 18, 2019 at 9pm ET/PT on TV One. In the season opener, "Caught in a Lie," when Tahnika Duppins is killed in what looks like a home invasion, police quickly hone in on two suspects; however, everything in this case is smoke and mirrors, and the real killer is a skilled scam artist who lies as easily as he breathes.. Subsequent episodes in the ninth season feature the stories of Angela Moss, Elisha Walker, Jessula Goulbourne, Aquilla Flood, Cree Asia Smith, and more.

The tenth season of FATAL ATTRACTION premiered on Monday, April 20, 2020 at 9pm ET/PT on TV One. In the season opener, "Grave Betrayal," a former Miss Bahamas contestant disappears in Florida, and her family fears something horrible has happened to her. As detectives start investigating, they quickly focus on a jealous boyfriend and a secret hook-up with an off-duty cop -- until an unexpected discovery reveals the horrifying last moments of the beauty queen.

FATAL ATTRACTION returned for its eleventh season on Monday, March 22, 2021 at 9pm ET/PT on TV One. In the season opener, "Out of Luck," a young woman disappears without a trace and evidence suggests she may not be coming back. To find her, investigators will have to root out a dark secret and hope that their killer is finally out of luck.

Season 12 of FATAL ATTRACTION debuted on Monday, January 24, 2022 at 9pm ET/PT on TV One. In the season opener, "Homicidal Haze," when a young woman is found shot to death, it's hard to imagine why anyone would have harmed her. As investigators uncover potential suspects, they're challenged by violent backgrounds, mental health issues, drug problems, and obsessive behavior.

The thirteenth season of FATAL ATTRACTION premiered on Monday, August 22, 2022 at 9pm ET/PT on TV One. In the season opener, "A Fight for Life," when a 35-year-old woman is found stabbed to death near the East River in Brooklyn, police initially suspect a random murder. But as they dig into the case, they discover she had been keeping a life-altering secret...and she wasn't the only one.
FATAL ATTRACTION returned for its fourteenth season on Monday, October 16, 2023 at 9pm ET/PT on TV One. In the season opener, "A Cryptic Cal," a young mom had finally gotten life on track after years of finding love in the wrong places. When she's found strangled to death, detectives wonder if her past came back to haunt her, and a shocking witness may hold the key to the killer's identity.


Production & Distribution

  • Produced by Jupiter Entertainment