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A&E to Premiere Live Rescue Doc Series


A&E has re-teamed with Live PD producers Big Fish Entertainment, an MGM Company, to create Live Rescue.

This latest live docuseries for the network will follow first responders from across the country as they answer and react to emergency calls. Veteran journalist Ashleigh Banfield will host. A&E, which has ordered eight two-hour episodes of Live Rescue, will debut the series on April 22, at 9 p.m.

Elaine Frontain Bryant, executive VP and head of programming for A&E, said: “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.”

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