'Til Death Do Us Part (American TV series)

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'Til Death Do Us Part
Also known as"Love You to Death"
Genre legal drama
Created by Jeff Lieberman
Written byNicole Snyder
Eric Charmelo
James Ireland
Scott Nimerfro
Mary Hanes
Directed byJ. Miles Dale
Stephan Fanfara
Creative directorJerry Nicolaou
Starring John Waters
Narrated by John Waters
ComposerErika Lieberman
Country of originCanada
Original languageEnglish
No. of seasons1
No. of episodes13
Production
Executive producersKen Hanes
Ira Pincus
Jeff Lieberman
John Morayniss
ProducersKevin Lafferty
Bernard Bourret
Production locationVarious Places
CinematographyYuri Yakubiw
EditorsFilm
Ben Wilkinson
Michael Todd
Sound
Kevin Howard
Rob Hegedus
Music
Rob Hegedus
Running time22 min (excluding commercials)
Production companyBlueprint Entertainment
Distributor Court TV (2006) United States
Poén! (2008) (Hungary) (TV)
Sorozat (2009) (Hungary)
Fremantle Media (2006) (worldwide)
Release
Original network Court TV
Original releaseMarch 19 (2007-03-19) 
June 4, 2007 (2007-06-04)

'Til Death Do Us Part (also known in Canada and Australia as Love You To Death) is a legal drama television series that debuted on Court TV on March 19, 2007.

Contents

'Til Death Do Us Part goes by the motto "To Love, Honor, and Perish".

Format

The series was narrated and hosted by cult film director John Waters, who played "The Groom Reaper." The scripted program re-enacted real-life courtroom stories involving marriages and families whose seemingly picture-perfect lives end in a murderous way. The series had a Tales from the Crypt -like setting, with each episode lasting 30 minutes. At each end of an episode, John Waters would say "I have another wedding to go to, but I hope it won't be yours".

After 15 minutes of the show, Court TV would allow viewers to text message a guess on who would be the killer. Each re-enactment is directed to be intentionally over-the-top, complete with overacting and cringe-worthy dialogue.

Court TV's commercials promoting the show parody the DeBeers diamond television ads, through the use of silhouettes and dramatic background music.

Plot

The show is about how two people get married and how one spouse ends up involved in the murder of the other spouse. The viewers were able to guess who murdered whom. The murderer was announced at the end of each show.

Cast

CharacterActor/ActressEpisodes
The Groom Reaper John Waters (14 episodes, 2006–2007)

Episodes

Ep #AirdateSeason
"Pilot" Episode 00200601
"Funeral Parlor Murder" 01March 19, 200701
"Storage Unit Murder" 02April 16, 200701
"The Airplane Murder" 03March 19, 200701
"Car Keys Murder" 04April 2, 200701
"Time Capsule Murder" 05March 26, 200701
"The Strip Club Murder" 06200701
" The Clown Case" 07200701
"The Pond Scum Murder" 08April 23, 200701
"The Bog Murder" 09200701
"Murder Mystery Weekend" 10200701
"The In-Law Murders" 11May 7, 200701
"The Beauty Queen Murder" 12200701
"A Christmas Murder" 13May 14, 200701

Production

'Til Death Do Us Part is filmed in Canada as a co-production between Court TV and Canada's Global Television Network. The show debuted in Canada on Global on March 21, 2007, under the title Love You To Death.


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