TV One is expanding its so-called “crime and justice” programming with the addition of “For My Man,” an hour-long true crime series that is beginning production this week, and will join the network’s Monday primetime schedule in late summer 2015.
Further details on the new show follow via press release…
According to the Bureau of Justice Statistics (BJS), more than 200,000 women in the United States are living behind bars. “For My Man” features the outrageous and shocking stories of women who have been arrested for a crime they committed in the name of love. From a killing spree across the mid-west to an inside informant at the DEA, these women have no limits as to how far they will go to support their men. These are the stories of the obsessions and weakness that fueled their fall from grace.
“Crime and justice storytelling is of particular interest to the Black community as they are disproportionally impacted,” remarked D’Angela Proctor, Senior Vice President Original Programming and Production for TV One. “We are living in a time where women are among the fastest growing population in prison and we feel it’s important to make their stories known as both a cautionary tale and as a look into the mind of women who are essentially destroyed by love and obsession. Every episode of the series illustrates the horrifying depths some women will go to for the love of their man.”
“For My Man” is produced by Sirens Media for TV One. Valerie Haselton and Rebecca Toth Dienfenbach serve as Executive Producer and Anne S. Rothwell is Show Runner for the series. Lamar Chase is Producer for TV One. Tia Smith is Executive in Charge of production and D’Angela Proctor serves as Head of Original Programming for the network.