Marriott Marquis | Washington, DC | Monday, January 23 – Thursday, January 26, 2017

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Trendwatch: The Dark Stuff

Thursday, January 26, 2017
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
SALON ABC

With the rise of true crime content over the last few years, audiences have shown they have insatiable curiosity (and strong stomachs) when it comes to grisly story lines, unsavory characters and unpredictable plot twists. Other docs and episodic series over the past year have gained incredible access to shadowy subcultures, and more such content is on the way for 2017. What is the allure of this content, who's watching, what's on the way, and what are the potential twists and turns you'll have to navigate to bring such stories to the screen? Find out here.

Moderating:


Barry Walsh
Editor & Content Director
Realscreen


Featuring:


Kevin Bennett
General Manager, Investigation Discovery & American Heroes Channel
Discovery Communications

Caitlin Meek-O'Connor
Head of Acquisitions
Beyond Distribution

Sharon Scott
President & General Manager
NBC Peacock Productions

David Shadrack Smith
President
Part2 Pictures

Peter Tarshis
Executive Producer
LMN

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