'Infamy: When Fame Turns Deadly': Air time, how to live stream, cast and all you need to know about VH1 true-crime show

Fame and fortune can sometimes lead you down a dark and heinous path, as explored in 'Infamy: When Fame Turns Deadly'

                            'Infamy: When Fame Turns Deadly': Air time, how to live stream, cast and all you need to know about VH1 true-crime show
Monica in 'Infamy: When Fame Turns Deadly' (VH1)

There is something truly fascinating about true-crime stories that grip our attention and make us look for more. Now, brace yourself for 'Infamy: When Fame Turns Deadly', a whole new series on the genre, featuring Monica.

VH1 series 'Infamy: When Fame Turns Deadly' follows crime cases and deaths of famous people, who have died in seemingly mysterious ways. While in some cases, such 'The Serpent', 'If I Can't Have You: The Jodi Arias Story', 'John Wayne Gacy: Devil in Disguise' or 'The Sons of Sam: A Descent Into Darkness' where the accused are infamous, this new VH1 series takes a look at celebrity victims instead.


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Air time

'Infamy: When Fame Turns Deadly' premiere on Monday, June 7, 2021, at 10 pm ET/PT.

How to live stream

You can live stream the series on VH1.


'Infamy: When Fame Turns Deadly' is an eight-part series where Grammy Award-winning artist and host, Monica explores cases, where known celebrities have gone on to be involved in heinous crimes. Each episode dives into these cases, uncovering the mystery and motives behind these wrongdoings, in an attempt to understand how fame can often lead people down dark and dangerous paths.

The cases this season include the murder of NBA player Lorenzen Wright, whose death shocked the world, hip-hop artist Young Greatness, who was gunned down under in his hometown of New Orleans; a runway model who was found dead at the bottom of a swimming pool; and a popular Chicago radio personality targeted by an unexpected individual.



A singer, actress, philanthropist and entrepreneur, Monica was born and raised in Atlanta, GA and began singing at age of 12. The youngest female ever to have two #1 back-to-back hits on Billboard’s R&B chart from her 1995 debut album 'Miss Thang', she has gone on to win multiple awards, such as 2020 BET Soul Train Lady of Soul Award, 4 Billboard Music Video Awards and 6 Grammy Awards, among others.



As the voice-over states, 'Infamy: When Fame Turns Deadly' is the 'American dream turned deadly', seeing that it follows the lives of people who achieved fame and prosperity, only for it to be short-lived.

The caption shared alongside the trailer reads, "The eight-episode series “explores celebrity cases where notoriety and fame turn fatal”. Each episode unravels the mystery and the motives behind the crimes, revealing a dark side to being in the public eye when betrayal, jealousy and greed lead to tragedy."


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