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You Can Get Paid $1000 To Watch 24 Hours Of True Crime Documentaries

You Can Get Paid $1000 To Watch 24 Hours Of True Crime Documentaries

If you're a true crime junkie going square-eyed over gruesome documentaries during lockdown, then heads up: you could be getting paid to do that.

Yep, streaming service Magellan TV is offering one superfan of the genre a cash prize of $1000.

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The challenge? To watch 24 hours of crime documentaries in one sitting.

Hell yes. This is our kind of marathon.

Magellan TV announced the competition on Twitter, saying: "We want to PAY one lucky crime lover $1,000 for bingeing 24 hours of crime documentaries STRAIGHT. Are you brave enough?"

Damn straight.

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Magellan's winner will get a year's free membership to the streaming service, along with three three-month long memberships for friends and family.

The chosen participant will get 48 hours to watch 24 full hours of grizzly true crime content (Credit: Unsplash)
The chosen participant will get 48 hours to watch 24 full hours of grizzly true crime content (Credit: Unsplash)

The brave soul chosen to participate will get 48 hours to watch 24 full hours of grizzly true crime content.

While watching, they'll document the experience on social media.

We know what any self-respecting true crime nut will be thinking right now: what's on the watch list?

Well, the 24-hour viewing sesh will features documentaries like Columbine High School Massacre: In The Killer's Mind, Manson's Missing Victims, Crimes That Made History and Last Confessions of the Cannibal.

Alongside the serial killer documentaries, there are programmes that take a deep dive into the world's black markets, drug trafficking organisations and slave trades.

Like Undercover Asia: Black Markets And Slave Trade, which shines a light on the dark underworld of the Philippines' secret organ trade.

Unfortunately for us British true crime super-fans, you must be from the United States to sign up to Magellan's competition.

To enter, simply fill out the application form with 12-100 words making your "case."

If you're out to impress, you can even send in a video - so long as you're not camera-shy.

Entrants must be at least 18 years old or "have reached the age of majority under the laws of the state where [they] reside" to enter.

For anyone who thinks their MI5 acceptance letter got lost in the post, this competition is a must (Credit: Unsplash)
For anyone who thinks their MI5 acceptance letter got lost in the post, this competition is a must (Credit: Unsplash)

Be sure to include details of your true-crime obsession, plus links to your social media platforms (Twitter, Facebook, Reddit, Twitch, IG, and so on).

The deadline for entry is 4th May at 5pm EST.

For anyone who believes their MI5 acceptance letter got lost in the post, this competition is a must.

Crime doesn't sleep, people - but in some cases, it does pay.

Featured Image Credit: Netflix

Topics: True Crime, TV News

Mary-Jane Wiltsher

Mary-Jane Wiltsher is a freelance lifestyle and culture journalist. Elsewhere she writes for Stylist, Euronews, PHOENIX and What We Seee.

 

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