[02/17/21 - 09:02 AM] A&E Network's Hit Series "Nightwatch" From Executive Producer Dick Wolf and 44 Blue Productions Returns to New Orleans for New Season Following the City's Brave First Responders The new season will premiere Thursday, March 25 at 10:00/9:00c.
[via press release from A&E]
A&E NETWORK'S HIT SERIES "NIGHTWATCH" FROM EXECUTIVE PRODUCER DICK WOLF AND 44 BLUE PRODUCTIONS RETURNS TO NEW ORLEANS FOR NEW SEASON FOLLOWING THE CITY'S BRAVE FIRST RESPONDERS
SEASON PREMIERES THURSDAY, MARCH 25 AT 10PM ET/PT
Airing for Two Weeks Beginning March 11 at 10PM ET/PT, Two One-Hour Specials Look Back and Celebrate Memorable Moments from Past Seasons
New York, NY - February 17, 2021 - A&E Network's hit non-fiction series "Nightwatch" returns for a new season following the skilled first responders on the front lines of one of America's most dynamic agencies - New Orleans EMS. From Executive Producer Dick Wolf's Wolf Entertainment and 44 Blue Productions, the season will premiere Thursday, March 25 at 10pm ET/PT on A&E. Leading up to the premiere on Thursday, March 11 and Thursday, March 18 at 10pm ET/PT, two one-hour specials, hosted by Holly Sherman and Titus Tero, will look back at some of the past seasons' memorable moments as well as introduce the new team members featured on the series this season.
"We are thrilled for the return of 'Nightwatch' and to continue to provide a platform to showcase the raw and emotional stories of first responders and those they keep safe," said Elaine Frontain Bryant, EVP and Head of Programming for A&E. "The series showcases A&E's intense and impactful storytelling while also celebrating the diverse and inspiring city of New Orleans and those on the front lines who protect it."
"We are excited to rekindle this collaboration and showcase the beauty and resilience of New Orleans," said Dr. Emily Nichols, Director of New Orleans EMS. "It's an honor to feature our outstanding healthcare providers who have given so much of themselves prior to and throughout the pandemic."
Each one-hour episode of "Nightwatch" chronicles the sacrifice and heroic work of the first responders in New Orleans, a singular city filled with rich culture and a vibrant community. This season, the robust team of EMTs and EMS paramedics embrace new partners and roles as they respond to everything from medical emergencies to on the street violence to natural disasters. While the rest of the city sleeps, the medics of NOEMS take on the harrowing overnight shift to keep the residents and visitors of New Orleans safe.
"Nightwatch" is produced by 44 Blue Productions, a Red Arrow Studios company, and Wolf Entertainment for A&E Network. Executive Producers for Wolf Entertainment are Dick Wolf and Tom Thayer. Executive Producers for 44 Blue are Rasha Drachkovitch and Robyn Younie. Elaine Frontain Bryant, Shelly Tatro and Peter Tarshis serve as executive producers for A&E Network. "Nightwatch" is distributed internationally by A&E Networks.
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About Wolf Entertainment
Wolf Entertainment, headed by multiple Emmy winning television producer Dick Wolf, produces content for all platforms. The company, in conjunction with Universal Television, produces NBC's "Law & Order: Special Victims Unit," which in its 22nd season is the longest-running primetime scripted series on television; "Chicago Fire," (S9); "Chicago PD" (S8); "Chicago Med" (S6); CBS' "FBI"(S3) and "FBI Most Wanted (2) and the new NBC series "Law & Order: Organized Crime" which premieres in April 2021. Wolf's non-fiction series in addition to "Nightwatch" include "Cold Justice," "Criminal Confessions" and "Murder for Hire." Wolf's first podcast "Hunted" premiered in November 2019. The company also produced the Oscar-winning documentary "Twin Towers" and the Grammy-winning documentary about the Doors "When You're Strange" as well as the Emmy-winning HBO film "Bury my Heart at Wounded Knee." Wolf is also creator and executive producer of the Emmy-winning drama series "Law & Order" which ran for 20 seasons on NBC and "Law & Order: Criminal Intent" which ran for 11 seasons on NBC and USA Network, among other network series.
About 44 Blue Productions
44 Blue Productions, a Red Arrow Studios company, is an award-winning producer of non-fiction and unscripted content. Founded by Rasha and Stephanie Noonan Drachkovitch, 44 Blue's impressive slate of ground-breaking series includes A&E's twice- Emmy(R) nominated series Wahlburgers, and Nightwatch; Fox's First Responders Live; Netflix's Jailbirds; MSNBC'S critically acclaimed Lockup and its trio of spinoff series Lockup: Raw, Lockup: World Tour and Life After Lockup; Animal Planet's top-rated and long-running Pit Bulls & Parolees; Oxygen's The Real Murders of Orange County; E!'s Hollywood Medium with Tyler Henry; ID's Twisted Sisters; and OWN's Gracie Award winning Married to the Army: Alaska. 44 Blue's high-profile talent and partners include Dick Wolf, Whoopi Goldberg, Chloe Grace Moretz, Jessica Biel, Adam Scott, Khloé Kardashian and others. 44blue.com