Shelly Tatro


A&E greenlights ‘Live Rescue’ from Big Fish

A&E is heading back into the live arena with doc series Live Rescue from the producers of Live PD. MGM-owned Big Fish Entertainment is to produce the event series following first responders and parademics in action across the US. It will be hosted by journalist Ashleigh Banfield, who most recently hosted Primetime Justice on CNN sister […]

A&E locks in jail docu-series format

A+E Networks plans to launch a docu-series in which innocent civilians spend time in jail, in more than 100 territories. 60 Days In debuts on A&E in US cable on March 17 in a weekly 10pm slot, launching internationally in the same month. The twelve-part series will see seven people give up their freedom and […]

A&E locks in jail docu-series format

A+E Networks plans to launch a docu-series in which innocent civilians spend time in jail, in more than 100 territories. 60 Days In debuts on A&E in US cable on March 17 in a weekly 10pm slot, launching internationally in the same month. The twelve-part series will see seven people give up their freedom and […]

Discovery development VP joins A&E

Long-time Discovery Communications development exec Amy Savitsky is joining rival A&E Network. Savitsky (pictured) will be senior VP, development and programming at the A+E Networks-owned cable channel. This comes after Elaine Frontain Bryant was named executive VP and head of programming earlier this following the departure of David McKillop and promotion of Rob Sharenow to […]

Discovery development VP joins A&E

Long-time Discovery Communications development exec Amy Savitsky is joining rival A&E Network. Savitsky (pictured) will be senior VP, development and programming at the A+E Networks-owned cable channel. This comes after Elaine Frontain Bryant was named executive VP and head of programming earlier this following the departure of David McKillop and promotion of Rob Sharenow to […]

A&E opens Lachey’s Bar

US cable channel A&E has ordered a Leftfield Pictures-produced unscripted series following reality star Nick Lachey as he opens a bar with his brother. Lachey’s Bar (WT) will follow Nick and Drew Lachey over ten half-hour episodes as they attempt to get the Cincinnati, Ohio bar up and running. Production begins immediately, with a TX […]

A&E opens Lachey’s Bar

US cable channel A&E has ordered a Leftfield Pictures-produced unscripted series following reality star Nick Lachey as he opens a bar with his brother. Lachey’s Bar (WT) will follow Nick and Drew Lachey over ten half-hour episodes as they attempt to get the Cincinnati, Ohio bar up and running. Production begins immediately, with a TX […]

A&E shackles couples in Love Prison

The A&E cable network is the US is launching a reality series in which couples live together for a week on a deserted island. Love Prison will see couples that have been dating online agree to meet for the first time on the island to test whether their relationship has legs in the real world. […]

A&E shackles couples in Love Prison

The A&E cable network is the US is launching a reality series in which couples live together for a week on a deserted island. Love Prison will see couples that have been dating online agree to meet for the first time on the island to test whether their relationship has legs in the real world. […]

A&E builds unscripted team with Tappon promotion

US cable channel A&E has upped Drew Tappon to the post of senior VP, development and programming. In the new role, Tappon will be responsible for developing and producing A&E’s non-fiction, alternative and reality series, reporting into the network’s executive VP and general manager David McKillop. Last month, A&E poached VH1 exec Shelly Tatro, who […]