"Crime Watch Daily" Investigates Uber X

(August 5, 2015 – Burbank, CA) – “Crime Watch Daily,” the brand new daytime syndicated show debuting nationwide on September 14, today unveiled a first look at its six-month investigation into Uber X, the Uber company’s cheapest and most popular transportation service, during a panel session at the Television Critics Association Summer Press Tour in Los Angeles. During the session, executive producer Lisa Gregorisch-Dempsey shared a preview of the story, in which “Crime Watch Daily” discovered three people with criminal histories who agreed to apply to drive for Uber X. Applicant Will McCarthy, who has multiple burglary convictions on his record, tells “Crime Watch Daily,” “The last conviction that I had … I broke into a sporting goods store and stole 19 handguns.”

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About Crime Watch Daily:
“Crime Watch Daily” is the very first crime show to air in daytime syndication. From unsolved murders to compelling mysteries, undercover investigations to shocking crimes caught on video, the series will uncover the stories happening in small towns around America and turn them into national headlines. The key ingredients of “Mystery, Crime and Drama” will drive every episode. “Crime Watch Daily’s” network of affiliate stations will serve as an “extended newsroom,” sharing resources and using local reporters to cover the stories in local markets all over the country. “Crime Watch Daily” is produced by Telepictures Productions and is distributed by Warner Bros. Domestic Television Distribution.