‘Fame Kills’: Reelz TV Crime Documentary Show To Air Cases Of Wannabe Hollywood Stars Who Were Found Dead

Traciy Reyes - Author

Sep. 24 2015, Updated 2:31 a.m. ET

Fame Kills, the new TV series, is headed for the Reelz channel this weekend. Fame Kills depicts the lives of ordinary people who had dreams of making it big in Hollywood, only to end up dead in some tragic way, PRWEB is reporting. The true stories of these inspiring Hollywood artists will be told through interviews with law enforcement, family members, and anyone else who was connected to the case. Reelz’s Fame Kills will recreate the events and dramatize the true stories, stories that are sure to grab viewers and keep them on the edge of their seats. Each episode has a running time of one hour.

The true-crime documentary show will include the tragic tales of Linda Sobek, Debbie Flores-Narvaez, Rebecca Schaeffer, and Melissa Haferman. See the episode guide below to get the details.

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Fame Kills Upcoming Episodes

Linda Sobek — was a gorgeous, blonde swimsuit model who had high hopes of becoming a star. The former L.A. Raiders cheerleader vanished after she went to meet with a man who promised to do a photo shoot of her. Relentless detectives did everything possible to retrace the model’s whereabouts, which led them to the desert and a body buried in a shallow grave.

Debbie Flores-Narvaez — tells the story of a feisty Latina who wanted to pursue her dreams of becoming a Las Vegas showgirl. The former law major eventually became a showgirl, but when she meets a fellow dancer, her dreams of romance and the fantasy show life lead her down a path to the deadliest of consequences.

Melissa Haferman — Known as Melissa Love, Haferman was a talented country singer about to be signed to a record label. When she abruptly disappears while on a trip to Nashville, investigators find her lifeless body with a rodeo belt around the neck, indicating that someone wanted to silence the singer for good.

Rebecca Schaeffer –Nothing was more important to Rebecca Schaeffer than becoming an actress. Her role in the TV sitcom My Sister Sam meant that she was on her way to becoming a talented and respected actress in Tinseltown. But just as she prepares to audition for an upcoming roll in The Godfather III, her life takes a drastic turn when the star hopeful is killed by a stalker right on her own doorstep.

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The Reelz episode guide doesn’t indicate this, but fans are hoping that one of the Fame Kills episodes will include the sad story of the Black Dahlia, aka Elizabeth Short. Short was a beautiful dark-haired beauty who left her small town to head for the lights of Hollywood. Tragically, she was found dead in a field with her body cut in half. Though there are many theories, her murder has never been solved.

Tune in for Fame Kills‘ most dramatic episodes on Saturday, September 26, at 8 p.m. on the Reelz Channel. Read the tease below. The first episode will include the case of Debbie Flores-Narvaez and Jason Blu Griffith.

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“Catch our two new series that will have you locking your doors! Saturdays at 8p ET/PT, Fame Kills shines the spotlight on the tragic stories of aspiring entertainers whose quests for stardom led to their deaths.”

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