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Dick Wolf Brings Murder For Hire Series to Oxygen

Tony Sokol Mar 14, 2019

Oxygen takes out a Murder for Hire contract with Law & Order's Dick Wolf.

On Law & Order's season 13 episode "Hitman," detectives Lennie Briscoe (Jerry Orbach) andEd Green (Jesse L. Martin) suspect a young bride (Gretchen Egolf) and her lover (Bobby Cannavale) put out a contract on her husband. The episode was based on the real life killing of investment banker Ted Ammon in 2001. Executive Producer Dick Wolf and Shed Media will give an inside look at the world of contract killings when the new original series Murder for Hire debuts on Oxygen on Sunday, April 7 at 7 p.m.

The series will showcase "some of the most fascinating murder for hire cases ever caught on tape," according to the chanel's press release. "In an alarming trend, investigators are seeing a sharp increase in hired hits across the country, and those attempting shockingly include: housewives, wealthy bankers, military officers and even grandmothers.

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