"Cold Justice" is a real life crime series from Dick Wolf that premieres on TNT on Tues., Sept. 3, 2013 (1- p.m. ET/PT) according to information from TNT Television Network. Crime fighters Kelly Siegler and Yolanrida MCClary are followed on their mission to solve cold cases across America.
There are over 200,000 unsolved murders in small towns across the country. Criminals think they have gotten away with murder, but these two women are on a mission to put the killers behind bars by cracking long-unsolved cases. The program is not just a television show, it is about justice and changing lives.
"Cold Justice" is an unscripted procedural drama that follows follow prosecutor Kelly Siegler and former crime-scene investigator Yolanda McClary as they dig into small-town murder cases that have lingered for years without answers or closure.
Siegler and McClary bring experience and expertise to cold cases, casting fresh eyes on unsolved crimes in towns across America. Kelly Siegler is an attorney and former Texas prosecutor who successfully tried 68 murder cases in her 21 years on the job. Yolanda McClary is a former crime scene investigator who worked more than 7,000 cases in her 26 years with the Las Vegas Police Department.
The two women work alongside local law-enforcement officers and families of violent-crime victims get to the truth in the cases of violent crimes. Along the way they welcome assistance from esteemed detectives and forensic psychologists. When possible, the original detectives help to shed light on the cases.
With a new look at old evidence, superior interrogation skills and access to advanced DNA technology and lab testing, Siegler and McClary are determined to bring about legal and emotional resolution. They take on a different unsolved crime each week, carefully re-examining evidence, questioning suspects and witnesses, and chasing down leads in order to solve cases that could have otherwise remained cold indefinitely.
"Cold Justice" is executive-produced by Emmy® winners Dick Wolf (Law & Order, Chicago Fire), Dan Cutforth & Jane Lipsitz (Chef, Fashion Star) and Tom Thayer (Hitchcock, Bury My Heart at Wounded Knee), Cold Justice is being produced for the network by Wolf Films and Magical Elves. The first season will be eight episodes.