STATUS: previously in development (2011-2012 season)
DEVELOPMENT STAGE: ordered to pilot
DESCRIPTION: (from A&E's press release, May 2011) The average American family spends less than an hour of quality time together each day. Parents are over-worked, kids are over-scheduled, and everyone is distracted. "Family Bonding" will change that. Two family members in crisis will be handcuffed together for 48 hours to gain a whole new perspective on each other's life.