Wondery’s Over My Dead Body returns for new season in August

Fourth season of hit true-crime podcast will focus on mysterious death of hunter Mike Williams

Over My Dead Body, a hit true-crime series by Amazon-owned podcast studio Wondery, is returning for its fourth season next month, investigating the mysterious death of Floridian hunter Mike Williams. 

The new season, titled Over My Dead Body: Gone Hunting, is hosted by USA Today managing editor Jennifer Portman, who will unravel details of the case from when Williams went missing in the year 2000 while on a hunting trip, to the murder confession that his ‘best friend’ gave to the police 17 years later. The podcast will also feature excerpts from people who were close to the case. 

“When Mike Williams vanishes on a hunting trip, the authorities suspect he was eaten by alligators,” the podcast description stated. “But the true predators who took Mike may lurk much closer to home...From Wondery, comes a new season of Over My Dead Body, a twisted story about the extremes of love and betrayal.”

Episodes one and two of the new season will be released 7 August to Wondery+ subscribers ad-free and the rest of the series will be released weekly on Amazon Music and other podcast platforms starting 21 August. Prime and Wondery+ subscribers can also binge listen to the full series ad-free from 21 August. 

The first three seasons of Over My Dead Body have had successful runs, with the second series titled Joe vs Carole being turned into a Peacock streaming series in 2022 featuring Kate Mckinnon as Carole Baskin and John Cameron Mitchell as Joe Exotic. 

Wondery is behind a number of other successful true-crime like Dr. Death and The Shrink Next Door and is also the distributor of a number of hit partner shows including Morbid, My Favourite Murder, Suspect, and others. Dr. Death has also been developed into a streaming series for Peacock while The Shrink Next Door and WeCrashed were developed for Apple TV+.