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[03/14/18 - 12:31 PM]
A&E Network Expands Groundbreaking Nonfiction Programming Slate by Greenlighting Four New Original Projects
"A&E has been leading the reality revolution, doubling down on our slate of brave nonfiction storytelling, moving away from scripted drama and refocusing our programming and development on what we do best," said Elaine Frontain Bryant.







ACCUSED, THE (A&E)
DEVELOPMENT HISTORY:
3/14/18
STATUS:
previously in development (2018-2019 season)
DEVELOPMENT STAGE:
ordered to series
ADDITIONAL NOTES:
eight one-hour episodes
DESCRIPTION:
(from A&E's press release, March 2018) "The Accused (working title)" tells the dramatic stories of people at the most vital and most terrifying moment of their lives. This gripping series reveals the true inside story of what happens when someone is accused of a crime they believe they did not commit. Featuring the defendant, their family and their legal teams, "The Accused (working title)" reveals the personal cost of every charge, watching each case unfold from the defendant's point of view. It shares every twist and turn of this traumatic experience from their first meeting with their lawyers right up to the verdict allowing viewers to judge the subject's innocence for themselves.
CREW INFORMATION:
· Brad Holcman as EP (A&E)
· Elaine Frontain Bryant as EP (A&E)
· Malcolm Brinkworth as EP
· Shelly Tatro as EP (A&E)
· Xander Brinkworth as EP
GENRE(S):
· reality
STUDIO INFORMATION:
· Brinkworth Films