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This Valentine's Day, Schedule 'A Date With Death' On Oxygen With New Episodes All About Twisted Love

Plus, catch the premiere of new limited series, "Lovers' Lane Murders," which explores a string of murders along the Colonial Parkway in Virginia.

By Becca van Sambeck
Oxygen's Date With Death Event Starts February 11th

Valentine's Day is all about celebrating love: love for your partner, love for your friends, love for your family, love for ... your favorite genre of TV, true crime?

This Valentine's Day, skip the rose deliveries and fancy dinners and instead join Oxygen for a Date with Death, a four-night Valentine's Day weekend event beginning Thursday, Feb. 11 through Sunday, Feb. 14. Included in the special event is the two-night series premiere of "Lovers' Lane Murders," as well as brand-new episodes of shows like "An Unexpected Killer," Killer Motive," One Deadly Mistake, Snapped: Behind Bars," and Exhumed," all dealing with love.

Here's what you can expect and when:

"Lovers' Lane Murders" on Thursday, Feb. 11 at 9/8c and 10/9c and Friday, Feb. 12 at 9/8c and 10/9c


In the premiere episode, after U.S. Naval Academy graduate Cathy Thomas and her girlfriend Becky Dowski are murdered in a lovers’ lane area on the Colonial Parkway in Virginia, authorities are left to wonder if this is a hate crime or the birth of something even more ominous.

In the following episode, with Cathy Thomas and Becky Dowski’s Colonial Parkway homicide still unsolved, a new double murder less than a year later leaves law enforcement rattled. Is the slaying of David Knobling and Robin Edwards in another lovers’ lane area connected?

In the third episode airing Friday, an entire region is on edge after college students Cassandra Hailey and Keith Call go missing from a lovers’ lane area in Northern Virginia. Is this third double homicide on the Colonial Parkway an unnerving coincidence or proof of a serial killer?

In the concluding episode, when Annamaria Phelps and Daniel Lauer turn up dead in a lovers’ lane area close to the Colonial Parkway in northern Virginia, many in law enforcement are convinced that this fourth double homicide in three years proves the work of a serial killer.

“Lovers’ Lane Murders” is produced by XG Productions and Texas Crew Productions. Jim Clemente, Peter McDonnell & James Bruce serve as executive producers for XG Productions and David Karabinas and Brad Bernstein serve as executive producers for Texas Crew Productions.

"An Unexpected Killer" — New Episode on Friday, Feb. 12 at 8/7c

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A loving, single mother of two is the victim of a bizarre murder, leading detectives to investigate a number of suspects, until a killer who’s been boldly living out in the open is caught.

“An Unexpected Killer” is produced by Our House Media with Simon Lloyd, Samantha De France, Tom Adams and Craig Delaval serving as executive producers. 

"Killer Motive" — New Episode on Saturday, Feb. 13 at 6/5c

Killer Motive Returns On January 23rd

A popular chiropractor is healthy one day, but dies a painful death the next. When doctors discover that the reason for her death is far from natural causes, police must uncover who would want a woman with a seemingly perfect life dead … and why. 

“Killer Motive” is produced by Texas Crew Productions with David Karabinas, Steve Katz and Brad Bernstein serving as executive producers.

"One Deadly Mistake" — New Episode on Saturday, Feb. 13 at 7/6c

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When a free-spirited young woman is found murdered in her kitchen, police in Chicopee, Massachusetts have no shortage of suspects. Detectives realize the clue that leads to her killer is actually hidden in plain sight.

“One Deadly Mistake” is produced by Weinberger Media with Scott Weinberger and Larry Israel serving as executive producers.   

"Snapped: Behind Bars" — One-Hour Special on Sunday, Feb. 14 at 6/5c

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In a brand-new jailhouse interview, Sabrina Zunich tells the chilling story behind her foster mother’s murder and describes the salacious secrets that led to it. In her own words, she details why she snapped and how she feels about it now, behind bars.

“Snapped: Behind Bars” is produced by Jupiter Entertainment with Todd Moss, Patrick Reardon and David O’Donnell serving as executive producers. 

"Exhumed" — New Episodes on Sunday, Feb. 14 at 7/6c and 8/7c

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In the first episode, an unconventional love story ends in murder when a mail-order bride disappears without a trace. Detectives discover that someone close to her has a suspicious past, and only an exhumation can solve the mystery.

In the following episode, a beloved wife finds her husband dead of an apparent suicide by poisoning. Suspicious detectives must exhume the body of her first husband to unearth the truth… and discover a diabolical plot devised by a lovelorn “Black Widow.”

“Exhumed” is produced by Milojo Productions with Kelly Ripa, Mark Consuelos and Albert Bianchini serving as executive producers. Wendy Greene also serving as executive producer and Christopher Sgueglia as co-executive producer. 

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