FilmRise to Co-Produce Special About ‘Unsolved Mysteries’

FilmRise to Co-Produce Special About ‘Unsolved Mysteries’

FilmRise, the New York-based film and television studio and streaming network, and Cosgrove/Meurer Productions, the producers behind the “Unsolved Mysteries” franchise, have entered into a deal to co-produce and distribute a commemorative special paying tribute to the TV series.

Timed to coincide with the anniversary of the very first episode of the series, Unsolved Mysteries: Behind the Legacy will go behind the scenes and reveal the evolution of the landmark series.

Unsolved Mysteries: Behind the Legacy is an hour-long tribute to the series that shaped future generations of true crime TV. Including interviews with co-creators Terry Dunn Meurer and John Cosgrove, along with long-time producers and directors of the show, the special pulls back the curtain on “Unsolved Mysteries.” The crew divulges behind-the-scenes stories, covering all aspects of the show from research to filming to solving mysteries. The special also features never-before-seen outtakes of host Robert Stack and a look into some fan-favorite cases.

“Unsolved Mysteries” spent nine seasons on NBC before moving to CBS for two more seasons. “Unsolved Mysteries” was the very first program that enabled audiences to play a role in helping the investigation by submitting a story or sending in a tip, which was a novel strategy at the time.

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“In the early days of FilmRise, ‘Unsolved Mysteries’ was one of the very first programs we distributed,” Max Einhorn, FilmRise EVP of acquisitions and co-productions, said in a statement. “The industry was in the embryonic stages of AVOD and FAST, and the series gained fresh momentum and widespread success via this new medium of home entertainment. We feel ‘Unsolved Mysteries’ is embedded into the DNA of FilmRise, and credit it as one of the reasons for the company’s rapid success. We are honored to be a driving force in the creation of this tribute special.”

“We are so grateful for FilmRise’s unwavering support of ‘Unsolved Mysteries,'” Terry Dunn Meurer of Cosgrove/Meurer Productions, said in a statement. “Their dedication to providing a global platform for the series has allowed our loyal fans as well as a new generation of viewers the ability to enjoy the show and help solve a mystery. Our mission has always been to involve the audience in the series, and through Unsolved Mysteries: Behind the Legacy, FilmRise has given CMP the unique opportunity to share with our fans a behind the scenes look at how they helped make the series a success.”

One thought on “FilmRise to Co-Produce Special About ‘Unsolved Mysteries’”

  1. When and where will be able to view this? Will there be any more Unsolved Mysteries on Nextflix again?
    Been watching them since they first aired.

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