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[05/04/18 - 08:35 AM]
"A&E Investigates" Explores NXIVM in the Premiere of "Cults and Extreme Belief" Hosted by Elizabeth Vargas on May 28
Additional organizations that will be explored in season 1 include Twelve Tribes, Sanctuary Church, United Nation of Islam, Fundamentalist Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints, Jehovah's Witness and The Family.

[04/18/18 - 02:16 PM]
A+E Networks Inks Overall Production and First-Look Development Deal with Award-Winning Journalist Elizabeth Vargas
The centerpiece of the agreement will make Vargas the face of the network's new nonfiction primetime journalistic banner A&E Investigates(TM).







CULTS AND EXTREME BELIEF (A&E)
BROADCAST HISTORY:
5/28/18 - ???
STATUS:
on hiatus or fate to be determined
TIME SLOT:
completed airing its current season
CURRENT SEASON:
1 (9 episodes)
ADDITIONAL NOTES:
completed airing its first season on 7/22/18; has yet to be renewed for a second season
DESCRIPTION:
(from A&E's press release, April 2018) Elizabeth Vargas, alongside former members of controversial organizations, goes on a search to uncover how these sects use their influence to prey upon people's desperation to create powerful and often destructive belief systems. Each episode will take an immersive look at one currently active group through the eyes of past devotees and get perspective from believers and leaders that are still inside.
PRINCIPAL CAST INFORMATION:
· Elizabeth Vargas
CREW INFORMATION:
· Aaron Saidman as EP
· Alex Weresow as EP
· Amy Savitsky as EP (A&E)
· Elaine Frontain Bryant as EP (A&E)
· Eli Holzman as EP
· Evan Lerner as EP (A&E)
· Rachelle Mendez as EP
GENRE(S):
· reality (all)
· reality (documentary)
STUDIO INFORMATION:
· Intellectual Property Corporation, The