[01/24/11 - 02:09 PM]
2010 Year in Review/2011 Year in Preview: A&E
A look at what's ahead on the cable channel, plus a recap of its 2010 ratings highlights.

[12/14/10 - 07:34 AM]
A&E New Original Real Life Series "Heavy" Premieres Monday, January 17 at 10/9c
The series profiles 22 individuals "facing extreme life-threatening health consequences as a result of their obesity" and "their incredible transformations during a six month treatment program."

[05/05/10 - 08:03 AM]
A&E Network Drives 'Real LifE. DramA.' Brand with Industry-Leading Original Programming Slate
A dozen series are due back in 2010-11, including "Paranormal State," "Dog the Bounty Hunter" and "Intervention."

[04/01/10 - 12:04 AM]
Development Update: Thursday, April 1
Updates include: Twentieth renews "Are You Smarter Than a 5th Grader?"; Monica Breen and Alison Schapker joins FOX's "Fringe"; and A&E orders three new reality series.

1/17/11 - 4/4/11
canceled/ended (2010-2011 season)
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1 (12 episodes, 0 of which have yet to air)
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(from A&E's press release, December 2010) Twenty-two individuals facing extreme life-threatening health consequences as a result of their obesity experience real life change in the new original series "Heavy," premiering Monday, January 17 at 10/9c. The eleven episode one-hour series follows two participants per episode documenting their incredible transformations during a six month treatment program. Unlike other weight loss series, "Heavy" is not a competition or stunt, but is rooted in the incredible real life day-to-day journeys of the participants during a lengthy treatment program. In order to most accurately document these multiple weight loss journeys over the course of six months and present them individually in one hour, A&E sought out two different production companies to undertake the lengthy and ambitious filming process. The result is a never-before-seen look at the unique struggles faced by dangerously obese individuals who must learn to live healthier lifestyles and understand the root of their food addictions. Through their day-to-day struggle and the voices of their loved ones, viewers will see first hand the pain and self-doubt associated with a debilitating weight problem.
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