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[03/13/19 - 10:31 AM]
A&E to Premiere the Next Big Live Documentary Series "Live Rescue" from the Producers of the Hit Series "Live PD," Big Fish Entertainment
For two hours on Monday nights, "Live Rescue" will follow first responders from across the country as they bravely put their lives on the line responding to emergency rescue calls.

[via press release from A&E]

A&E TO PREMIERE THE NEXT BIG LIVE DOCUMENTARY SERIES "LIVE RESCUE" FROM THE PRODUCERS OF THE HIT SERIES "LIVE PD," BIG FISH ENTERTAINMENT

NEW LIVE EVENT SERIES FOLLOWING FIRST RESPONDERS IN ACTION HOSTED BY VETERAN JOURNALIST ASHLEIGH BANFIELD PREMIERES ON MONDAY, APRIL 22 AT 9PM ET/PT

New York, NY - March 13, 2019 - A&E has partnered with Big Fish Entertainment, an MGM Company, the team behind the groundbreaking hit "Live PD," to produce the new live documentary series, "Live Rescue." The announcement was made today by Elaine Frontain Bryant, Executive Vice President and Head of Programming for A&E. "Live Rescue" premieres on Monday, April 22 at 9pm ET/PT. For two hours on Monday nights, "Live Rescue" will follow first responders from across the country as they bravely put their lives on the line responding to emergency rescue calls. Veteran journalist Ashleigh Banfield ("Crime & Justice with Ashleigh Banfield," "CNN Newsroom") will host "Live Rescue." A&E has ordered eight two-hour episodes.

"'Live Rescue' is the next incarnation of our groundbreaking partnership with Big Fish Entertainment, following the brave paramedics and first responders who risk their lives every day to keep us safe despite the challenges of their jobs. The team at Big Fish has assembled a best-in-class production team of broadcast news veterans and we are looking forward to adding 'Live Rescue' to the A&E portfolio of brave storytelling," said Frontain Bryant.

"Live Rescue" marks the second live show from A&E and Big Fish Entertainment. Hosted by Dan Abrams with analysis from Tom Morris Jr. and Sean "Sticks" Larkin, "Live PD" is a documentary series that follows diverse law enforcement agencies across the country as they patrol their communities. "Live PD" is cable's #1 justice series* and the #1 show on cable on Friday and Saturday nights**.

Ashleigh Banfield is one of the most acclaimed anchors in television news, and one of television's top law and justice journalists. Most recently, she hosted "Primetime Justice with Ashleigh Banfield" on HLN. Prior to that, she anchored "Legal View with Ashleigh Banfield" on CNN, which she joined in 2011 as co-anchor of the morning news show "Early Start." Over the course of her career, Banfield has covered breaking news from across the country and around the globe. Her sit-down interviews include Yasser Arafat, the Israeli Prime Ministers Ehud Barak and Shimon Peres, Iraqi Deputy Prime Minister Tariq Aziz, Saudi Prince Al Faisal, George and Laura Bush, Bill and Hillary Clinton, John McCain, and many others. She was previously a correspondent for ABC News, an anchor and host for TruTV, and a correspondent for NBC News.

"Live Rescue" is produced by Big Fish Entertainment, an MGM Company, with Dan Cesareo, Lucilla D'Agostino, John Zito, and Jordana Starr serving as Executive Producers. Elaine Frontain Bryant, Shelly Tatro, and Sean Gottlieb are Executive Producers for A&E.

Banfield is represented by UTA.

About A&E Network

A&E leads the cultural conversation through high-quality, thought provoking original programming with a unique point of view. Whether it's the network's distinctive brand of award-winning disruptive reality or groundbreaking documentary, A&E always makes entertainment an art. The A&E website is located at aetv.com. Follow us on Twitter at twitter.com/aetv and Facebook at facebook.com/AETV. For more press information and photography please visit us at press.aenetworks.com.

About Big Fish Entertainment

Big Fish Entertainment, an MGM Company, is a full-service production company that creates multi-platform, visually driven content that compels and entertains audiences with the "unexpected." Founded in 2006 by President Dan Cesareo, Big Fish has since produced more than 1000 hours of award-winning and top-rated programming in the live, unscripted reality, lifestyle and documentary space. Current Big Fish series include Live Rescue, #1 unscripted crime series Live PD, Live PD: Police Patrol, Live PD Presents: PD Cam for A&E; Live PD Presents: Women on Patrol for Lifetime; mega-hit franchise Black Ink Crew (New York and Chicago) and mental health special In Session Live With Dr. Jess for VH1; culinary docu-series Hustle & Soul for WE tv; Chris Paul's Chapter 3 for ESPN; Tattoo Girls for TLC; How Far Is Tattoo Far? for MTV and the upcoming Animal ER Live for Nat Geo WILD. With other credits including Bomb Patrol: Afghanistan and the Gates Foundation Reality PD public schools project, Big Fish captures and relates extraordinary worlds, characters and stories for such networks as Lifetime, A&E, VH1, WE tv, Discovery, TLC, MTV, E!, National Geographic, Oxygen, Travel Channel and Paramount Network. For more information, visit bigfishusa.com.

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*Source: Nielsen, Live+Same Day, Cable Premieres Only excluding mini-series, Unscripted Crime/Justice, 8P-12A, Rank based on (000s), A/M/W 18-49, A/M/W 25-54, Total Viewers, 2018: 1/1/18-12/30/18.

**Source: Nielsen, Live+Same Day, based on A25-54 & A18-49 impressions, all episodes, 2+ telecasts, excluding sports, Fridays & Saturdays 8P-12A, 2018: 1/1/18-12/30/18.





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