It seems that GRB Entertainment, producers of “Intervention,” staged an intervention with A&E Networks. "Intervention" ran for 13 successful seasons on A&E before the show ran out of steam and was cancelled in 2013. While the docu-series won't be returning to A&E, the network's sister channel, LMN, announced in a press release Thursday that it has ordered a Season 14 to premiere in 2015.
“Intervention” follows addicts of drugs, alcohol and other compulsive behavior through their daily lives before the family and friends of the episode’s subjects are brought in for a surprise intervention where they are pushed to turn their lives around. Jeff Van Vonderen and Candy Finnigan of the original 13 seasons’ “interventionists” will return for Season 14.
The show was critically acclaimed over its eight year run. It won an Emmy in 2009 for Outstanding Reality Series and was a PRISM Award-Winner (for media depicting health and social issues) five times. LMN President Jana Bennett spoke Thursday about the show’s impact over its first 13 seasons saying, “‘Intervention’ wove itself into the fabric of pop culture and brought global awareness to addiction and treatment options. The stories profiled on this series are profoundly powerful and we are proud to continue it on LMN.”
Production for the show’s new season will begin this summer with the first episodes of Season 14 due to premiere in early 2015.
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