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“48 HOURS” EXPLORES TWO CASES OF BROKEN RELATIONSHIPS AND MYSTERIOUS MURDERS IN A SATURDAY NIGHT DOUBLE FEATURE

 

(L-R) Juliana Redding; Michele and Greg Williams
(L-R) Juliana Redding; Michele and Greg Williams

Sept. 1, 2016

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“48 HOURS” EXPLORES TWO CASES OF BROKEN RELATIONSHIPS AND MYSTERIOUS MURDERS IN A SATURDAY NIGHT DOUBLE FEATURE

“48 HOURS: HOLLYWOOD SECRETS,” 9:00 PM

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“48 HOURS PRESENTS: TEMPTATION IN TEXAS,” 10:00 PM

“48 Hours” explores two cases of broken relationships and twisted mysterious murders in a Saturday night double feature to be broadcast Sept. 3 (9:00 PM and 10:00 PM, ET) on the CBS Television Network.

At 9:00 PM, Maureen Maher and 48 HOURS return to the investigation into the brutal murder of Juliana Redding, an aspiring actress and model found dead in her Santa Monica home – and whose killer, according to authorities, left behind plenty of evidence in an encore of “Hollywood Secrets.” The evidence left behind would lead police to believe the killer was a woman, but whether they could make a case stick was an issue. The case involves a mysterious millionaire with international ties, questions of a hired killer and an investigation that lingered for two years before a stunning break would turn everything upside down.

Then, at 10:00 PM, Peter Van Sant and 48 HOURS look at the strange 2011 death of businessman Greg Williams in an encore of “Temptation in Texas.” Williams was shot dead in his bed. His wife, Michele Williams, initially said he was killed by an intruder, but she changed her story during a 48 HOURS interview. The interview turned the case upside down and led police to believe there was far more to the story than everyone knew. The Van Sant interview with Williams was so critical that it was used in trial. The case exposed a web of strained relationships and allegations of extramarital affairs. Was Greg Williams killed by an intruder, as his wife said, or was he killed by someone else?

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“I’ve been trying cases for more than 49 years. And Michele Williams’ case has to rank up there as one of the most bizarre that I’ve been involved in. It had murder. It had sex. It had contradictions. It had a little bit of everything,” said Tarrant County prosecutor Jack Strickland.

48 HOURS: “Hollywood Secrets” is produced by Chuck Stevenson and Greg Fisher. Aimée deSimone, Sue McHugh and Stacie Gottsegen are the field producers. Linda Martin is the update producer. Ken Blum, Kevin Dean and Alan Miller are the editors. Al Briganti is the executive editor. Susan Zirinsky is the senior executive producer.

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48 HOURS PRESENTS: “Temptation in Texas” is produced by Alec Sirken, Ryan N. Smith, Shoshanah Wolfson and Claire St. Amant. Linda Martin is the update producer. Mead Stone and David Spungen are the producer-editors. Jennifer Terker is the associate producer. Ken Blum, George Baluzy, Mike Mongulla, Maria Barrow and Diana Modica are the editors. Anthony Batson is the senior broadcast producer. Susan Zirinsky is the senior executive producer.

Follow 48 HOURS on TwitterFacebook and Instagram. Listen to 48 HOURS podcasts at Play.it.

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Valerie Milano is the well-connected Senior Editor and TV Critic at TheHollywoodTimes.today, a website that aggregates showbiz news curated for, and written by, insiders of the entertainment industry. (@HwoodTimes @TheHollywood.Times) Milano, whose extraordinary talents for networking in the famously tight-clad enclave of Hollywood have placed her at the center of the industry’s top red carpets and events since 1984, heads daily operations of a uniquely accessible, yet carefully targeted publication. For years, Milano sat on the board as a chief organizer of the Television Critics Association’s press tours, held twice a year in Beverly Hills and Pasadena. She has written for Communications Daily, Discover Hollywood, Hollywood Today, Television International, and Video Age International, and contributed to countless other magazines and digests. Valerie works closely with the Human Rights Campaign as a distinguished Fed Club Council Member. She also works with GLSEN, GLAAD, Outfest, NCLR, LAMBDA Legal, and the Desert Aids Project, in addition to donating both time and finances to high-profile nonprofits. She has been an active member of the Los Angeles Press Club for a couple of years and looks forward to the possibility of contributing to the future success of its endeavors. Milano’s passion for meeting people extends from Los Feliz to her favorite getaway, Palm Springs. There, she is a member of the Palm Springs Museum of Art and a prominent Old Las Palmas-area patron.