After a pregnant Laci Peterson went missing and turned up dead, her husband Scott Peterson was charged and found guilty of her murder. He now sits on death row. Tonight is the start of A&E’s look at the murder, trial and life of Laci Peterson, for the 15-year anniversary of her death. Get the details on when to watch the series, what channel it airs on and more below.
SERIES TITLE: The Murder of Laci Peterson
PREMIERE DATE: August 15, 2017
PREMIERE TIME: 10 – 11:04 p.m. ET/PT
REGULAR TIME SLOT: Tuesdays, 10 – 11 p.m. ET/PT
TV CHANNEL: A&E Network
OFFICIAL SERIES SYNOPSIS: A pregnant Laci Peterson disappeared without a trace on Christmas Eve 2002. Four months later, her body and that of her unborn child, Conner, was found, and her husband, Scott Peterson, was eventually convicted of murder and sentenced to death, despite the absence of DNA evidence or eyewitness testimony. Nearing the 15th anniversary of Laci’s disappearance, A&E Network presents a resh look at the captivating case, a “definitive factual account by those who lived and breathed it every day.”
EPISODE 1 SYNOPSIS: “Missing in Modesto” – Laci Peterson, eight months pregnant, goes missing in Modesto, California, prompting a massive search and an intense police focus on her husband, Scott.
EPISODE 2 SYNOPSIS: “Media Frenzy” – The appearance of Scott Peterson’s girlfriend, Amber Frey, increases media attention on the case.
ADDITIONAL SERIES DETAILS: The series will run for six episodes and will feature new interview with Scott Peterson while he serves time in prison. Family members will also speak about Scott Peterson’s conviction. Eyewitnesses, lawyers, detectives and experts will also give their input.