A&E NETWORK TO PREMIERE ‘DOG AND BETH: FIGHT OF THEIR LIVES’
A GRIPPING SPECIAL ABOUT BETH CHAPMAN’S BATTLE WITH CANCER AND HER ROAD TO RECOVERY
TWO-HOUR SPECIAL TO PREMIERE ON MONDAY, NOVEMBER 27 AT 9PM ET/PT
NEW YORK, NY, November 14, 2017– A&E Network brings the world’s most famous bounty hunter, Duane “Dog” Chapman and his wife Beth, back to the network for an emotional two-hour special documenting Beth’s battle with throat cancer, it was announced today by Elaine Frontain Bryant, Executive Vice President and Head of Programming, A&E Network. Through tears and raw emotion, Dog and Beth open their hearts and lives to viewers like never before. “Dog and Beth: Fight of Their Lives” premieres on November 27th at 9pm ET/PT.
“We are thankful to Beth, Dog and the Chapman family for their courage to share their personal journey with viewers during a very trying time in their lives,” says Frontain Bryant. “We hope that this special can provide inspiration to viewers.”
Viewers will follow Dog and Beth from diagnosis through surgery and her journey to recovery. As they enter the biggest fight of their lives, they will look for prayers and support from family and friends including Shannon Tweed Simmons and others.
“Dog The Bounty Hunter” launched in 2004 and aired on A&E for seven seasons across 200 episodes. During its run, the series became one of the most successful long-running franchises on television hitting record-breaking numbers across key demos.
“Dog and Beth: Fight of Their Lives” is produced by Thinkfactory Media for A&E Networks. Executive producers for Thinkfactory Media are Leslie Greif, Adam Reed, Adam Freeman and Mayen Ma. Executive producers for A&E are Elaine Frontain Bryant, Amy Savitsky and Brad Abramson.
A+E Networks holds worldwide distribution rights for “Dog and Beth: Fight of Their Lives.”
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About Thinkfactory Media
Thinkfactory Media is a full-service production company that creates high-quality entertainment content. Renowned for award-winning productions, the company was the driving force behind the Emmy® and Golden Globe®-nominated hit mini-series Hatfields & McCoys (History), starring Kevin Costner. Other recent credits include: the highly-rated scripted drama, Sun Records (CMT), record-breaking unscripted series, Mama June: From Not to Hot (WEtv), Oscar Pistorius: Blade Runner Killer (Lifetime), #Preached (Complex Networks), the Lifetime biopic, Surviving Compton: Dre, Suge & Michel’le, Million Dollar Matchmaker (WEtv), Texas Rising (History), Marriage Boot Camp: Reality Stars (WEtv), Marriage Boot Camp (WEtv), Married By Mom and Dad (TLC), Dead of Winter: The Donner Party (The Weather Channel), Vet School (Nat Geo WILD), Preachers’ Daughters (Lifetime), R&B Divas: Atlanta (TV One), R&B Divas: Los Angeles (TV One), Queens of Drama (Pop), Strange Love (TLC), Gene Simmons: Family Jewels (A&E), Tony Danza: Teach (A&E), among many others. Find out more about Thinkfactory Media and its projects at www.ThinkfactoryMedia.com and follow them on Twitter at @TFactoryMedia.