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    A+E Announces Two New Series and a Special Tackling the Paranormal Phenomenon

    A+E will introduce two new shows — “Trey the Texas Medium” and “Celebrity Ghost Stories” — and two-hour special “World’s Biggest Ghost Hunt” that will investigate the unexplained paranormal phenomenon. “Trey the Texas Medium” (working title) centers on Trey Ganem, a successful businessman in Edna, TX, who creates one of a kind, custom caskets. The […]

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    A&E Orders Daredevil Series ‘The Impossible Live’

    A&E Network has partnered with Essential Media Group, part of the KEW Media Group, to produce the live stunt series “The Impossible Live” (working title). In addition to this 10 episode series order, A&E and Essential have also been partnering with daredevil Bello Nock and his company Opportunity Nocks, Inc. to create “Volcano Walk Live” […]

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    PromaxBDA: Highlights from the 2018 Conference

    Last week, from June 11 to June 14, was the PromaxBDA 2018 Conference at the Hilton Hotel in New York City. Learn, create and connect: it was a potpourri of attendees and represented companies including ABC, Amazon Studios, AMC Networks, A+E Networks, AT&T Entertainment Group, BBC, Bell Media, BET Networks, Bravo, CBS, CNN, Comedy Central, […]

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    A+E Orders Four New Non-Scripted Programs

    A+E has announced a quartet of new non-scripted series in the pike (all working titles): “Many Sides of Jane,” “Lost for Life,” “The Accused” and “Employable Me.” They are described as a new series about a recent Supreme Court ruling that gives juveniles once sentenced to mandatory life in prison without parole the ability to […]

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    A+E Renews ‘Born This Way’ for Season Four

    A+E has greenlit documentary series “Born This Way” for a fourth season, with an order for eight new episodes that will continue to follow the lives of an inspiring group of young men and women born with Down syndrome. Last winner’s Emmy Award winner for Outstanding Unstructured Reality Series (and a current nominee), “Born This […]

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    A+E Orders Docuseries ‘Cultureshock’

    A&E Network is partnering with filmmaker Morgan Spurlock and his company, Warrior Poets, and Time Inc.’s Entertainment Weekly to produce “Cultureshock,” an eight-hour original documentary series that looks at the untold stories behind watershed moments in pop culture that have had a lasting impact on our culture. Each episode of ‘Cultureshock’ will shed light on […]

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    A+E Announces Special ‘Guilty: The Conviction of O.J. Simpson’ in October

    On the heels of O.J. Simpson’s being granted parole comes word of a new two-hour special this October tentatively called “Guilt: The Conviction of O.J. Simpson.” The logline: For the first time, through previously unreleased audio tapes, never-before-seen files and exclusive interviews – including with Judge Jackie Glass and Las Vegas lead Detective Andy Caldwell […]

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    History Orders UFO-Themed Drama ‘Blue Book’

    History has given a 10-episode straight-to-series order to the original scripted drama “Blue Book” from A+E Studios. Executive produced by Oscar winner Robert Zemeckis (“Forrest Gump,” “Back to the Future”), “Blue Book” chronicles the true top secret United States Air Force-sponsored investigations into UFO-related phenomena in the 1950’s and 1960’s known as “Project Blue Book.” […]

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