FBN to Debut New Show 'Strange Inheritance' in January

FOX Business Network announced Thursday it will debut 'Strange Inheritance,' a new primetime story-driven reality series hosted by Jamie Colby, on Monday, Jan. 26, 2015, at 9 p.m. ET.

The series examines real-life stories of unconventional inheritances and will appear Mondays-Thursdays, with new episodes debuting every Monday and Tuesday, said Bill Shine, Senior Executive Vice President, FBN and FOX News Channel (FNC). In addition, FBN will air 'Strange Inheritance Unpacked,' a behind-the-scenes look at how each story unfolded, every Wednesday and Thursday at 9:30 p.m. ET. The launch of the new show will shift The Independents hosted by Lisa “Kennedy” Montgomery to 10 p.m. ET weekdays, with Stossel, hosted by John Stossel, moving to Fridays at 9 p.m. ET. CAVUTO, anchored by Neil Cavuto will remain at 8 p.m. ET.

Shine said of the new series, “We’re excited to bring viewers an entertaining and informative program that delves into the emotional and financially extraordinary situation of inheritance.”

Each evening, two half-hour episodes will air back-to-back featuring Colby as she explores a range of unusual circumstances from a family trying to keep a 900-acre bug museum in business to the discovery of a rare 1913 Liberty Head nickel.

Strange Inheritance is produced by Towers Productions, known for such programs as The History Channel’s Gangland, National Geographic’s Inside 9/11, The Weather Channel’s Storm Stories and A&E’s American Justice.FOX Business Network is a unit of Twenty-First Century Fox (NASDAQ:FOXA), which is also the parent company of FOXBusiness.com.