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Get a Sneak Peek of Homicide for the Holiday Season 5

Season Five unwraps six chilling stories of holidays throughout the year.

By Oxygen Staff

Homicide for the Holidays is back for a gripping new season with special episodes kicking off on Saturday, June 17 on Oxygen at 8pm ET/PT. Season Five unwraps six chilling stories of holidays throughout the year, including Fourth of July, Halloween, Thanksgiving, Christmas and New Years Day, taking a sweeping turn when a loved one is brutally killed by an unforeseen suspect and investigations unfold that stun everyone involved.

How to Watch

Catch up on Homicide for the Holidays on Peacock or the Oxygen App.

Coming up this season:

The holidays are usually some of the happiest days of the year and spent with family and friends, but unfortunately can leave a painful surprise when it begins with a shocking murder. Each hour-long episode examines a devastating case as police investigate and go to incredible lengths to unveil secrets about the true motive of the killer, giving families justice about their loved ones’ death. With firsthand accounts from those close to the victim, the series delves into the alarming cases that prove the holidays can turn some of the happiest days of the year upside down in a split second.

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Episode descriptions:

Episode 501 “Red, White and Blood” – Saturday, June 17 at 8pm ET/PT

When a young woman goes missing after a July 4th beach party, investigators have few clues to go on until a twist in the case reveals she might be the latest victim of a predator terrorizing the area.

Episode 502 “Deadly Fourth” – Saturday, June 24 at 8pm ET/PT

An abandoned car filled with blood leads investigators on the trail of a missing woman and her teenage daughter who never showed up to the family’s July 4th party. When their remains are found in a pond, everyone in their small town is a suspect.

Episode 503 “The Big Bad Wolf” – Friday, October 13 at 8pm ET/PT

After a woman and her unborn child are stabbed to death on Halloween by a man wearing a wolf mask, investigators must calm the community and find the killer before he strikes again.

Episode 504 “Recipe for Murder” – Friday, November 10 at 8pm ET/PT

When a young woman home from college ends up murdered in her home and the tools of her demise turn out to be the rolling pin and carving knife the family planned to use for Thanksgiving dinner, investigators struggle to solve this holiday horror.
Episode 505 “Christmas Eve Killing” – Friday, December 8 at 8pm ET/PT

After responding to a robbery at a sporting goods store on Christmas Eve, an Irving, Texas police officer is gunned down in cold blood. When the identity of the killers is discovered, the case explodes into a nationwide manhunt.

Episode 506 “Countdown to Murder” – Friday, December 15 at 8pm ET/PT

When a college student is found dead on the side of the road after a New Year’s party in her hometown of Fillmore, Calif., detectives are faced with the possibility that the killer might have been one of the many partygoers ringing in the new year.