A&E Network issued the following press release announcing an expansion to their original non-fiction programming, which will include a new series entitled “The Quest For Lost WWE Treasures” hosted by executive Triple H and Stephanie McMahon. The show will be done in conjunction with WWE studios, and joins previously announced biogrpahy specials on wrestling legends Roddy Piper, Booker T, Stone Cold, Shawn Michaels, and Randy Savage. Details can be found below.
New York, NY – May 7, 2020 –A&E Network expands its programming slate of original series with the greenlight of two new projects spanning across live and non-fiction genres. In addition to these new orders, A&E’s hit series and cable’s #1 show on Fridays and Saturdays in 2019, “Live PD,” has been renewed for an additional 160 episodes. From MGM’s Big Fish Entertainment, the three-hour live show hosted by Dan Abrams, with analysis from Tom Morris Jr. and Sgt. Sean ‘Sticks’ Larkin, follows law enforcement agencies from across the country for an inside look at policing in America. “Live PD” will celebrate its 300th episode this June.
To expand on the network’s dedication to live programming, new series “What’s It Worth? Live,” hosted by comedian and collector Jeff Foxworthy and produced by ITV America’s Thinkfactory Media, will showcase live programming in an innovative way, incorporating on-air and online components to bring hidden personal treasures to consumers nationwide.
The network is also expanding its partnership with WWEÒ Studios for the new series “The Quest for Lost WWE Treasures” (wt) which joins the previously announced greenlight of five “Biography” specials showcasing WWE Legends “Macho Man” Randy Savage®, “Rowdy” Roddy Piper™, Booker T®, Stone Cold Steve Austin® and Shawn Michaels®.