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Investigation Discovery becomes top cable channel for women with true crime all the time

Investigation Discovery becomes top cable channel for women with true crime all the time

It's a grim lineup. Husbands killing wives, wives stabbing husbands, murderous lovers, along with stalkers, kidnappers and serial killers past and present.

Brenda Boyd of Austin, Texas, can't get enough of it. She's a self-proclaimed "ID addict," referring to the hard-core fans of mystery and crime cable network Investigation Discovery.

"It's impossible to shut off," said the 38-year-old administrator for the Texas Department of Transportation who runs an "I Love ID TV" Facebook page. "In one way or another you can relate to it — you had that crazy boyfriend at one time, or you had somebody who was stalking you or that weird family...

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