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OXYGEN MEDIA PRESENTS “SNAPPED: NOTORIOUS - THE MENENDEZ BROTHERS" PREMIERING SUNDAY, OCTOBER 2nd FROM 9PM – 11PM ET/PT

Exclusive Interviews with Former Beverly Hills Police Captain and Murder Scene Investigator Russ Olson, the Defense’s Forensic Psychiatrist Dr. William Vicary and Former Menendez Girlfriend Tracey McEnaney

New York, NY – September 23, 2016 –   In what became one of America’s most infamous murder cases, Erik and Lyle Menendez fatally shot their parents in 1989, and the ensuing trial would dominate the headlines and captivate the nation for years to come.  In the two-hour “Snapped: Notorious - The Menendez Brothers,” premiering  Sunday, October 2nd at 9PM ET/PT, Oxygen Media will take an unflinching  look at the Menendez Brothers’ case, from their privileged upbringing, to the shocking details of their savage crime, to the ongoing debate that asks: Are the brothers monsters? Or are they victims of parental abuse? For a sneak peek, visit: http://www.oxygen.com/snapped/season-18/videos/a-special-snapped-the-menendez-brothers 

The Menendez Brothers created a media frenzy as one of the most watched trials in American history, turning these privileged, handsome brothers from Beverly Hills into overnight sensations. “Snapped: Notorious” takes a deep dive into the case, investigating the shocking details of the trial through exclusive expert interviews with former Beverly Hills Police Captain and murder scene investigator, Russ Olson, and Forensic Psychiatrist for the defense, Dr. William Vicary, as well as insider commentary from Menendez friends Noel Nedli, Lev Shvarts and former girlfriend of Erik Menendez, Tracey McEnaney. 

The special two-hour “Snapped” will also examine the brothers’ entitled upbringing, controversial family life, prison marriages, surprising heartthrob status and sex scandals while also revealing a surprise final twist that could potentially bring this case to light yet again.

"Snapped" is produced by Jupiter Entertainment with Stephen Land and Deborah Allen serving as executive producers. For more information, visit www.oxygen.com and follow us on Twitter at www.twitter.com/OxygenPR.

About Oxygen Media:

Oxygen Media is a multiplatform entertainment brand that targets young, multicultural women.  The network’s relevant and engaging content reflects how real women with real stories see the world – vibrant, optimistic and bold.  Oxygen is the destination where women can come together across multiple platforms to have fun and encourage each other through their individual and collective journeys.  The growing network’s unscripted original programming includes “Sisterhood of Hip Hop,” “The Prancing Elites Project,” “Like A Boss,” “Quit Your Day Job” and the popular “Preachers” franchise.  Available in over 77 million homes, Oxygen is a program service of NBCUniversal Cable Entertainment, a division of NBCUniversal, one of the world's leading media and entertainment companies in the development, production, and marketing of entertainment, news, and information to a global audience. Watch Oxygen anywhere: On Demand, online or across mobile and connected TVs.

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OXYGEN MEDIA CONTACT:

Toni Tonge

212-664-6198

Toni.Tonge@nbcuni.com