Rosanne Barr Digs into Outrageous Tabloid Stories in New Sinister Series MOMSTERS: WHEN MOMS GO BAD, Beginning May 10 on Investigation Discovery

— April 21, 2015

– Beloved television mom Roseanne Barr hosts new series exploring shocking real-life crimes committed by mothers who would, literally, kill for their children’s happiness and success –

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Rosanne Barr tells the stories of real-life mothers who cross boundaries to defend their children.   

To tweet this release: TORONTO (April 21, 2015) – With the hosting help of television’s cherished loud-mouth mom and infamous comedian Roseanne BarrMOMSTERS: WHEN MOMS GO BAD uncovers the bizarre world where mothers will do anything for their children’s happiness. Fittingly premiering on Mother’s Day, Sunday, May 10 at 8 p.m. and 8:30 p.m. ET/10 p.m. and 10:30 p.m. PT, this six-part Investigation Discovery series follows the maternally unhinged, from a little league mother who stalks, threatens, and attacks her son’s coach to the pageant parent who stops at nothing to get her daughter the crown. These moms aren’t afraid to cross boundaries and get their hands dirty…or even bloody. Featuring infamous tabloid news stories like the Texas “Pom-Pom Mom” Wanda Holloway – who attempted to hire a hit-man to kill the mother of her daughter’s junior high school cheerleading rival, the unethical lengths these “momsters” go to for their child to come out on top are morbidly astounding!

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Left to right: “Pom-pom mom” Wanda Holloway and daughter Shanna; competitive pageant mom Anne Marie Bloxsom and daughter Christy

**Media Note** Photography for MOMSTERS: WHEN MOMS GO BAD available online here Highlights from the first two episodes of MOMSTERS: WHEN MOMS GO BAD are as follows: MOMSTERS: WHEN MOMS GO BAD: “A Killer Routine” Sunday, May 10 at 8 p.m. ET/10 p.m. PT Deep in the heart of Channelview, Texas, every lone star mama wants their daughter to be a cheerleader, and Wanda Holloway is no exception. Since her daughter Shanna was five years-old, Holloway has been training her to be the ultimate cheer queen. But there is one thing standing in her way: pom-pom prodigy, Amber Heath. When Shanna loses a spot on the high school squad, Holloway is compelled to kill the competition. MOMSTERS: WHEN MOMS GO BAD: “Toddlers and Trauma” Sunday, May 10 at 8:30 p.m. ET/10:30p.m. PT Anne Marie Bloxsom is a competitive pageant mom, but how far will she go to get her daughter the crown? And later in the episode, Andrea Sanderlin, a suburban mother struggles to support her daughters. Andrea will do anything to stay in the winner’s circle, even if it means breaking the law...

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