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Season 1 Continues in Oxygen TV Special

Payne Lindsey and team have headed back to Ocilla to pick up where season 1 left off, and it will all be documented in a one night special on the Oxygen network. With 2 arrests in the disappearance and murder of Tara Grinstead, there are still many questions left...

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2018 Scholarship Recipients

In memory of educator, role model, and former pageant queen Tara Grinstead, Tenderfoot TV sponsored a a $1000 scholarship to this year’s 2018 Miss Georgia Sweet Potato Pageant winner. 2018 Queen - Miss GA Sweet Potato Age 17 Senior Fitzgerald High School...

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2018 Pageant Scholarship Announcement

In memory of educator, role model, and former pageant queen Tara Grinstead, Tenderfoot TV is pleased to announce a $1000 scholarship to this year's 2018 Miss Georgia Sweet Potato Pageant winner. The pageant will be held Saturday, April 28th at 3pm in the Irwin County...

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We’re in the Top 20 Podcasts of 2017

We are thrilled and humbled to see how far this story has gone this year. Through the support of our devoted listeners, Tara's story has captivated millions and the attention spurred renewed focus on her case helping to break open new leads and bring two suspects to...

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UAV wraps 17 City National Tour

Up and Vanished ended a record year with a 17 city national tour, visiting fans in cities, coast to coast and bringing the podcast to life with new stories, media and interactive time with audiences. From October to December, the UAV team carried the story of season...

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Washington Post Feature

Payne Lindsey bought a microphone and some audio equipment in early 2016 after being inspired by the 2014 smash-hit podcast “Serial.” Armed with his $100 recording setup and the result of his Google search for cold cases in his home state of Georgia, the independent...

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Oxygen Network Signs UAV for TV Series

Crime-themed cable network Oxygen is expanding its development slate with four new projects including Up And Vanished (working title), based on Payne Lindsey’s popular podcast from Ben Silverman and Howard T. Owens’ Propagate Entertainment. Full Article......

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UAV and Murder on the Orient Express

Up and Vanished and Murder on the Orient Express present a podcast exclusive, "Everyone Is a Suspect." True crime often inspires the most successful fictional crime stories. When told by a visionary novelist like Dame Agatha Christie, dubbed "The Queen of Crime,"...

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Duke enters plea… “Not Guilty”.

Ryan Duke was a no show in court, waiving his appearance, but his attorney was present and entered a plea of "Not Guilty" on Duke's behalf, a surprise to many. Here's more from our friends at WMAZ Macon... Full...

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Text Messages from Bo Dukes

Available now, 'Episode 17: The Deal' reveals text messages from Bo Dukes to a friend, discussing the charges that he is facing and much more.  

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Entertainment Weekly covers Up and Vanished!

Ever since Sarah Koening ended her last recorded phone call with Adnan Syed two years ago, a flurry of podcasts have attempted to replicate the appeal and success of Serial. Few have matched its meteoric rise, and even fewer have accomplished what Koening was never...

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Ryan Duke indicted on murder charges

OCILLA -- An Irwin County grand jury on Wednesday indicted Ryan Alexander Duke on murder charges in the 2005 disappearance and slaying of Tara Grinstead. The grand jury indicted Duke, 33, on charges of malice murder, felony murder, aggravated assault, burglary and...

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Rolling Stone covers UAV!!

Late last month, the Georgia Bureau of Investigation held a press conference in the courthouse in Ocilla, Georgia. The GBI had come down from Atlanta, some 168 miles away, to announce that they had arrested Ryan Alexander Duke for the murder of Tara Grinstead, who had...

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UPDATE: Remember that censored name in Ep. 13?

Another former student of Irwin County H.S. has been arrested in connection with Tara's murder. Bo Dukes, a friend of Ryan Duke, is facing a series of charges including concealing a death. After receiving tips of his involvement a week prior to his arrest, we decided...

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