Current A&E Shows
"Bates Motel," inspired by Hitchcock's genre-defining film, "Psycho," is a contemporary exploration of the formative years of Norman Bates, relationship with his mother, Norma, and the world they inhabit. Viewers will have access to the dark, twisted backstory and learn first-hand how Norma helped forge the most famous serial killer of them all.
In “Bates Motel,” following the tragic death of her husband, Norma Bates buys a motel on the outskirts of the idyllic coastal town of White Pine Bay, seeking a fresh start. As Norma and Norman get ensconced in their new home, they discover this town isn't quite what it seems, and the locals aren’t so quick to let them in on their secrets. But the Bates’ are done being pushed around and will do whatever it takes to survive – and will do whatever it takes to protect their own secrets.
Longmire is named after its central character, Walt Longmire (Taylor), the charismatic, dedicated and unflappable sheriff of Absaroka County, Wyo. Widowed only a year, he is a man in psychic repair but buries his pain behind his brave face, unassuming grin and dry wit. Sackhoff, repped by Gersh and Bleu, will play one of Walt's deputies, hired six months ago after working homicide in Philadelphia for five years. Her relationship with Walt is filled with a playful give-and-take, while a deeper connection and sexual tension simmers beneath. Sackhoff, who co-starred on the final season of 24, recently did an arc on CSI. Phillips, repped by Global Artists and Thruline, will play Walt's best friend. Chase, repped by Gersh and Untitled, will play another deputy of Walt's. Freeman, repped by Kohner and Robyn Bluestone, will play Walt's daughter. Hunt Baldwin and John Coveny wrote the project and are executive producing with Greer Shephard and Mike Robin for Warner Horizon.
Unforgettable stars Poppy Montgomery as Carrie Wells, an enigmatic former police detective with a rare condition that makes her memory so flawless that every place, every conversation, every moment of joy and every heartbreak is forever embedded in her mind. It's not just that she doesn't forget anything - she can't; except for one thing: the details that would help solve her sister's long-ago murder. Carrie has tried to put her past behind her, but she's unexpectedly reunited with her ex-boyfriend and partner, NYPD Detective Al Burns (Dylan Walsh), when she consults on a homicide case. His squad includes Det. Mike Costello (Michael Gaston), Al's right-hand man; Detective Roe Saunders (Kevin Rankin), the junior member of the team; and Detective Nina Inara (Daya Vaidya), a sassy, street-smart cop. Being back on the job after a break feels surprisingly right for Carrie. Despite her conflicted feelings for Al, she decides to permanently join his unit as a detective solving homicides - most notably, the unsolved murder of her sister. All she needs to do is remember. Ed Redlich, John Bellucci, Sarah Timberman and Carl Beverly are executive producers for Sony Television Studios in association with CBS Television Studios.
Damien follows the adult life of Damien Thorn, the mysterious child from the 1976 motion picture who has grown up seemingly unaware of the satanic forces around him. Haunted by his past, Damien must now come to terms with his true destiny -- that he is the Antichrist.
A&E Network introduces the Robertsons, a Louisiana bayou family living the American dream as they operate a thriving business while staying true to their family values and lifestyle.
A look at the personal and professional life of Boston chef Paul Wahlberg and his real-life entourage as he prepares to expand his hamburger restaurant business.
The First 48, the most watched non-fiction investigative series on cable, comes back for another strong season of taking viewers behind the scenes of real-life investigations with unprecedented access to crime scenes, forensic processing and interrogations. The series, which follows homicide detectives in real time during the critical first 48 hours of murder investigations, follows the nation's top police departments, including Miami, Minneapolis, Louisville and Birmingham.
Four professional buyers and their teams search through repossessed storage units in order to find hidden treasure.
The cart comes way before the horse in the reality series "Married at First Sight." Based on a hit Danish format, "Married..." features six people who agree to participate in an extreme experiment: Each covenants legal marriage with a complete stranger. Four specialists -- a sexologist, a spiritualist, a psychologist and a sociologist -- use scientific matchmaking methods to determine each couple, who will not have met or had contact with each other until the wedding day. The series then documents the relationships, including honeymoons and other relatable events of married life. After several weeks, each pair must decide whether to remain together or go their individual ways.
Intervention is an American television program about the realities facing addicts of many kinds.
Each program follows one or two participants, each of whom suffers from an addiction and believes he is being filmed for a documentary on addictions. Their situations are actually being documented in anticipation of an intervention by family and/or friends. Each participant has a choice: go into rehabilitation immediately, or risk losing contact, income, or other privileges from the loved ones who instigated the intervention. Often, other tactics are used to persuade the addicted person into treatment, which vary depending on the situation. The producers usually follow up months later to monitor the addicted person's progress and film it for "follow up" episodes.
“Scared Straight!" has become an iconic name and a cultural phenomenon over the years. The fact that it has been referenced on “Saturday Night Live” speaks volumes of its cultural status. The film made a huge impact by showcasing the radical and effective juvenile intervention program that took place in a New Jersey prison. Since they were created, both the prison program and the film have turned countless kids away from drugs, violence and crime.
In the historic city of New Orleans, police officers, firefighters and EMTs working the overnight shift answer as many as a thousand emergency calls a night. "Nightwatch" follows multiple sets of partners in the New Orleans Emergency Medical Services unit who cover the intense and unpredictable period from 8 PM to 4 AM as they battle time and circumstance to save lives. The skills, dedication and determination that these critical and dangerous jobs require are on full display nightly while each new traumatic call comes in. As the city's heroes, one thing remains clear - the job of an emergency responder in NOLA is not only about saving lives, it's being there as a support system for the community of people in this diverse and inspiring city.
The housing bubble that burst in 2008 flooded the market with unsold properties. In Las Vegas, for example, thousands of homes were left abandoned and, worse yet, in need of makeovers to entice interested buyers. What happens to those Vegas properties now has a lot to do with Scott Yancey, a real estate investor who buys the houses in Sin City that no one else wants. ``Flipping Vegas'' follows Yancey and his team -- wife and interior designer Amie, and a bevy of project managers and real estate agents -- on their quest to renovate rundown homes and sell them for a profit.
Hoarders on A&E explores the world of extreme hoarding; a mental disorder marked by an obsessive need to collect things, even if the items are worthless, hazardous or unsanitary. The series takes a fascinating look at the lives of people whose inability to part with their belongings is so out of control that they are on the verge of a personal crisis. Whether they’re facing eviction, the loss of their children, jail time, or divorce, they are all desperately in need of help.
The series captures the drama as experts work to put each hoarder on the road to recovery. The second season premiere of Hoarders, the number one freshman non-fiction series on cable among adults 25-54, will introduce Augustine, whose son Jason was removed from her home by Child Protective Services 14 years ago, because of her hoarding. She was never able to clean up enough to have him return. Now, as an adult living on the other side of the country, he is filled with shame and resentment, but unable to turn his back on her. Augustine’s hoarding has become so severe that she has lived without water, gas, heat or appliances for the last four years -- bathing only once a week at her sister’s house. Complaints from neighbors have instigated a court ordered clean-up and the city is threatening to condemn her house. Now, “Hoarders” follows Jason as he tries one last time to rescue his mother from the filth he escaped from years ago.
Donnie Wahlberg and Jenny McCarthy will have their marriage documented in a reality series. A&E has set 10 episodes for the first season. The original unscripted docuseries that will follow the newlyweds. The first episode is an hour episode of their August 31st wedding. The rest of the series will be 30 minute episodes. The series will kick off with behind-the-scenes moments from Wahlberg and McCarthy’s wedding and follow the couple through their nuptials into their first experiences as a married couple as they navigate through life as newlyweds, including blending their families and balancing their busy schedules.
From executive producers Seth Jarrett and Julie Insogna Jarrett (Celebrity Ghost Stories, I Killed My BFF), The Haunting Of... is an original series featuring world-renowned psychic-medium Kim Russo as she gives an exclusive look at celebrities who have had their lives changed by paranormal events. Each one-hour episode of The Haunting Of... will feature celebrities’ real life encounters with the paranormal as they return to the site of their traumatic experience. During these gripping journeys, Kim Russo unlocks the secrets that haunted each celebrity and explains the unexplained. Kim also unveils shocking psychic moments and surprising personal revelations as she tunes into the celebrities’ personal lives and connects with their loved ones who have crossed over.
Shipping Wars is the A&E reality series which follows the extremely competitive world of independent truckers. Their competition begins at the online auction house for these payloads, where the movers try to win jobs big, small and everything in between. Join in as they try to take on the most jobs they can, balancing the difficulty with the right price in this dog-eat-dog world.
From the creators of A&E's ``The First 48'' comes this docu-reality series that presents the rarely heard perspective of a murder: from the killer. What really happened during the crime? Why did he do it? What drove him to kill? Only two people truly know -- the killer and the victim -- and the victim cannot talk. In each episode, a cold-blooded killer lets viewers enter their dark world, and in chilling detail they reveal what they did, how they did it, and why. The story is also told through interviews with the investigators, the families of the victim, and others intimately involved in the case, as well as through news and police footage, and reconstructions.
Actor Steven Seagal dons his deputy hat in this reality series set in New Orleans. For almost twenty years, Seagal has worked off and on as a deputy for the Jefferson Parish County Sheriff's Office. A&E is there to catch all the action in this series slated for a 2009 release.
Based on the popular show, Storage Wars, a group professional buyers and their teams go through repossessed storage units in Dallas to find hidden treasure.