By Patrick Munn | October 16, 2015 - 8:46 pm | No Comments
A&E is delaying the launch of the former CBS drama Unforgettable by two weeks. After initially announcing a mid-November premiere, the network has announced that the show's fourth season will now premiere on Friday November 27th at 8/7c with a double-bill.
By Patrick Munn | October 7, 2015 - 6:38 pm | No Comments
A&E has secured the U.S. broadcast rights to ITV's upcoming Sean Bean fronted drama series The Frankenstein Chronicles after striking a deal with international distributor Endemol Shine International, TVWise has learned.
By Patrick Munn | October 1, 2015 - 2:54 pm | No Comments
A&E has announced that the fourth season of Unforgettable - which the A+E Networks owned cable network resurrected after it was cancelled by CBS for a second time - will premiere on Friday November 13th at 8/7c with back-to-back episodes.
By Patrick Munn | July 8, 2015 - 7:13 pm | No Comments
A&E has handed out a pilot order to The Infamous, an hour-long hip-hop crime drama set in Los Angeles in the early 1990s. The Infamous centers on two complicated men on a collision course: an ambitious reformed gangster poised to break out of South Central and the LAPD detective hell-bent on taking him down.
By Patrick Munn | July 2, 2015 - 7:21 am | No Comments
Several weeks after announcing plans to reboot iconic miniseries Roots, A+E Networks has found the first actor for the new take on the property, which will air simultaneous on A&E, History and Lifetime in 2016. CSI: Crime Scene Investigation and Hannibal star Laurence Fishburne has boarded the event series as a regular and will play Alex Haley, the author of the novel that the 1970s miniseries and this new reboot is based on.
By Patrick Munn | June 15, 2015 - 6:02 pm | No Comments
A&E is committing to Bates Motel. The network has renewed the Psycho prequel series starring Freddie Highmore and Vera Farmiga for an additional two seasons. The total order is for 20 episodes, which will be evenly split across the show's fourth and fifth seasons. In addition, A&E has cancelled The Returned after one 10 episode season.
By Patrick Munn | April 30, 2015 - 8:55 pm | No Comments
A&E, History and Lifetime have taken the U.S. broadcast rights to BBC One's upcoming adaptation of the Tolstoy classic War & Peace - starring, amongst others, Jim Broadbent, Gillian Anderson and Rebecca Front - after reaching a deal with the series' North American distributor The Weinstein Company.