M. William Phelps will star on a TV show tentatively called “Dark Minds.” Filming began in April 2011 and it will air beginning in Jan/Feb 2012. Investigation Discovery has purchased 8 episodes. ID is currently available in 70 million homes. It is the fastest growing cable TV network on air. They predict the show to be one of its franchise shows. Author has chosen the cases—eight unsolved serial killer cases he will be chasing like a hunter, tracking the killers, interviewing people and profiling each killer with a team he has assembled. There is a major twist to the show that we are not releasing publically just yet.
Crime expert, lecturer and acclaimed investigative journalist M. William Phelps is the national bestselling, award-winning author of sixteen nonfiction books. Winner of 2008 New England Book Festival Award for I’ll Be Watching You, Phelps has made dozens of television appearances, including CBS’s “Early Show,” Court TV/truTV, Discovery Channel, Fox News Channel, ABC’s “Good Morning America,” Learning Channel, Biography Channel, History Channel, Montel Williams, Investigation Discovery, Geraldo At Large, Oxygen’s “Snapped” and “Captured;” he’s been on USA Radio Network, Catholic Radio, Ava Maria Radio, ABC News Radio and Radio America, who calls him “the nation’s leading authority on the mind of the female murderer.” He’s written for the Providence Journal, Hartford Courant, New London Day, and consulted on the first season of the hit Showtime cable television series “Dexter.”
Profiled in such noted publications as Connecticut Magazine, Writer’s Digest, NY Daily News, Newsday, Albany Times-Union, Hartford Courant, Advance for Nurses magazine, Forensic Nursing, and NY Post, Phelps lives in a small Connecticut farming community. Beyond his true-crime books, in 2008 he published a highly acclaimed narrative nonfiction biography of Revolutionary War patriot Nathan Hale, NATHAN HALE: The Life and Death of America’s First Spy (Thomas Dunne Books).