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[07/13/06 - 12:00 AM]
A&E Network's Hit Series "Criss Angel Mindfreak" Returns for a Third Season in '07

[via press release from A&E]

A&E NETWORK'S HIT SERIES "CRISS ANGEL MINDFREAK" RETURNS FOR A THIRD SEASON IN '07

NETWORK ALSO GREENLIGHTS NEW ORIGINAL REAL-LIFE SERIES "CONFRONTING JUSTICE" (working title)

PASADENA, CA, JULY 13, 2006 - A&E Network announced today that the hit series CRISS ANGEL MINDFREAK, will be picked up for a third season, after record-breaking ratings in its sophomore season. Additionally, the network will be picking up a powerful new Real-Life series CONFRONTING JUSTICE (working title), where victims of crimes confront their offenders. This slate of upcoming programming was announced today by Bob DeBitetto, Executive Vice President and General Manager, A&E Networks.

"Our unique brand of real-life series consistently offers viewers compelling characters and an opportunity to explore their lives with unflinching honesty, and a flair for great storytelling," said DeBitetto. 'Confronting Justice' joins Criss Angel in creating a powerful and lasting emotional bond with our audience."

CRISS ANGEL MINDFREAK

Three-time Magician of the Year recipient, Criss Angel, returns for a third season of A&E Network's immensely mystical series CRISS ANGEL MINDFREAK; the youngest skewing series in network history. Each week, viewers revel in witnessing Criss as he captivates live audiences with mind-boggling demonstrations of his skills, goes behind-the-scenes to research and execute his demonstrations with his crew, and meets celebrity friends who drop by to eagerly participate in his awe-inspiring antics. New episodes will magically appear in 2007.

Nancy Dubuc, Robert Sharenow and Elaine Frontain Bryant are the A&E executive producers for CRISS ANGEL MINDFREAK. The series was created, directed and produced by Criss Angel, and produced by Angel Productions Inc. and The Firm. Criss Angel, Dave Baram and Michael Blum serve as the executive producers. For more information on Criss Angel, please visit his website located at CrissAngel.com

CONFRONTING JUSTICE (working title)

CONFRONTING JUSTICE (working title) the series is an intimate and dramatic real-life exploration into the lives of the people most affected by a serious crime: the victims, their families and the offender. The story of that painful event and its consequences are told first-hand by those directly involved as they prepare for their emotionally charged, face-to-face meeting. Offenders who go through the programs are significantly less likely to commit future crimes. The victims and their family members hope to find answers to agonizing questions and the offenders may reach some resolution, too - learning the true consequences of their actions. In the end, everyone's lives are changed forever.

Nancy Dubuc and Laura Fleury serve as the A&E Network executive producers; and Jon Kroll and Caroline R. Maria are the executive producers for CONFRONTING JUSTICE. The program was created by Caroline R. Maria. The co-executive producer is Sydney Levin, and the Producer is Mark Costa. CONFRONTING JUSTICE is produced by New Line Television in association with Cinemaria for A&E Network.

About A&E Network

Now reaching more than 90 million homes, A&E Network offers a diverse mix of high quality entertainment; ranging from the network's signature Real-Life Series franchise, including the hit series Dog the Bounty Hunter, Intervention, King of Cars, Inked and Criss Angel Mindfreak, to critically acclaimed original movies, dramatic series and the most successful justice shows on cable. A&E is the official basic cable home to the high-profile series 24, CSI: Miami and beginning in 2007, The Sopranos. The A&E Network website is located at www.aetv.com. The A&E Club is located at www.aetv.com/club. For more information and photography please visit us on the web at www.aetvpress.com.





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