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[06/04/15 - 12:16 PM]
A&E Network's Emmy-Nominated Docuseries "Beyond Scared Straight" Comes to an End with the Premiere of the Ninth and Final Season Thursday, June 25 at 9 PM ET/PT
The show's swan song will be followed by "American Takedown," a documentary series showcasing highly specialized tactical law enforcement units across the U.S. that protect and serve against some of the most cunning and dangerous criminals in the country.

[03/17/14 - 03:38 PM]
A&E Pulls "Breaking Boston"; Shifts "The First 48," "Beyond Scared Straight" Back to Thursdays
The newcomer - in which four blue-collar women in their twenties try to break the cycle of their peers - opened to modest results this past Thursday.

[02/21/14 - 08:34 AM]
A&E's Hit Docuseries "Beyond Scared Straight" Returns for Season 6 on Friday, February 28 at 10PM ET/PT
The series follows at-risk teens who have been in trouble for everything from fighting, theft, drugs to promiscuity, gambling and gang affiliations.

[09/24/13 - 01:46 PM]
A&E's Hit Real-Life Crime and Justice Series "Beyond Scared Straight" and "The First 48" Return Thursday, October 3
The former, from Academy Award and multiple Emmy-winning documentary filmmaker Arnold Shapiro, will kick off its fifth season.

[07/08/13 - 07:10 PM]
Q2 in Review: How 436 Original Primetime Cable Series Fared in the Ratings
A recap of the ratings to date through the second quarter of 2013.

[05/21/13 - 12:19 PM]
A&E's Ground-Breaking Crime and Justice Series Return Thursday, May 30
"Beyond Scared Straight" kicks off its fourth season at 10:00/9:00c immediately following the return of new episodes of "The First 48."

[04/02/13 - 06:07 PM]
Q1 in Review: How 280 Original Primetime Cable Series Fared in the Ratings
A recap of the ratings to date for the first quarter of 2013.

[11/29/12 - 08:47 AM]
'Tis the Season for Premieres on A&E Network
New episodes of "Storage Wars," "Shipping Wars," "Storage Wars: Texas" and "Beyond Scared Straight" are due back next month.

[09/10/12 - 07:23 AM]
A&E Network Scheduling Update for "Beyond Scared Straight"
The series returns to Thursday nights at 10:00/9:00c beginning October 4.

[08/06/12 - 08:53 AM]
A&E Network Scheduling Changes for "Intervention" and "Beyond Scared Straight"
"Beyond Scared Straight" will now air Mondays at 10:00/9:00c beginning August 20, bumping the return of "Hoarders."

[07/31/12 - 07:12 AM]
A&E's Hit Series "Beyond Scared Straight" Returns for a Third Season on Thursday, August 23 at 10PM ET/PT
The series follows "at-risk teens who have been in trouble for everything from fighting, theft, and drugs to promiscuity, gambling and gang-relations."

[06/22/12 - 04:35 PM]
GMC TV Green-Lights Two Original Series
"The Bulloch Family Ranch" and "I Forgive You" are both on tap with additional series in the near future.

[04/10/12 - 11:11 PM]
Q1 in Review/Q2 in Preview: A&E, ABC Family, AMC, Animal Planet, BET, Bravo & Cartoon Network
A look at what's ahead on the cable channels, plus a recap of their ratings to date this year.

[12/29/11 - 12:54 PM]
A&E Posts Best Year in Network History
A&E spins the numbers for the year to date.

[11/16/11 - 07:20 AM]
A&E Network's Industry Leading Crime & Justice Programs Are Back for Brand New Seasons
"The First 48" and "Beyond Scared Straight" return Thursday, December 8 while "Dog the Bounty Hunter" and "Steven Seagal Lawman" are back Wednesday, January 4.

[10/25/11 - 08:57 AM]
A&E Network Picks Up a Third Season of the Record-Breaking Real-Life Series "Beyond Scared Straight"
13 new episodes are slated to premiere in the third quarter of 2012 while season two resumes in December.

[08/30/11 - 12:01 PM]
A&E Finishes Best August in Network History
A&E spins the numbers for the month of August.

[08/18/11 - 12:12 AM]
Interview: "Beyond Scared Straight" Executive Producer Arnold Shapiro
A&E's hit series returns for its second season tonight at 10:00/9:00c.

[07/12/11 - 08:14 AM]
A&E's "Beyond Scared Straight" Returns for a Second Season on Thursday, August 18 at 10PM ET/PT
The Arnold Shapiro-produced hour opened as A&E's most-watched series premiere in network history.

[05/04/11 - 06:55 AM]
A&E Network Drives "Real Life. Drama." Brand With Expanded Industry-Leading Original Programming Slate
New pickups include "Coma," a scripted multi-night television event from executive producers Ridley and Tony Scott for Memorial Day 2012.

[03/29/11 - 08:45 AM]
A&E Scores Best Quarter in Network History
A&E spins the numbers for the first quarter of 2011.

[01/24/11 - 02:09 PM]
2010 Year in Review/2011 Year in Preview: A&E
A look at what's ahead on the cable channel, plus a recap of its 2010 ratings highlights.

[01/14/11 - 12:02 PM]
A&E'S "Beyond Scared Straight" Sets Network Record
A&E spins the numbers for Thursday, January 13.

[01/10/11 - 09:09 AM]
Video: A&E's "Beyond Scared Straight" - Watch a 30 Minute Sneak Peek!
The Arnold Shapiro-produced series premieres Thursday, January 13 at 10:00/9:00c on the network.

[12/13/10 - 09:49 AM]
A&E Network Presents the New Original Series "Beyond Scared Straight"
The series premieres Thursday, January 13 at 10:00/9:00c with a special 90-minute installment.

[08/06/10 - 09:29 AM]
A&E Network Greenlights Four-Hour Special Event "Beyond Scared Straight!"
Arnold Shapiro is executive producing the project, which is based on his Academy Award and multiple Emmy-Winning documentary.







BEYOND SCARED STRAIGHT (A&E)
BROADCAST HISTORY:
1/13/11 - ???
STATUS:
currently airing (summer 2015)
TIME SLOT:
thursdays from 9:00 PM-10:00 PM EST
CURRENT SEASON:
9 (10 episodes)
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ADDITIONAL NOTES:
the show's current season will be its last
DESCRIPTION:
(from A&E's press release, June 2015) A&E Network's "Beyond Scared Straight," the Emmy-nominated series that profiles unique crime prevention programs aimed at deterring troubled teens from jail, premieres its ninth and final 11-episode season on Thursday, June 25 at 9PM ET/PT, immediately followed by the series premiere of the new original documentary series "American Takedown," from executive producer Morgan Spurlock, at 10PM ET/PT. Inspired by "Scared Straight!," the Academy Award and multiple Emmy-winning documentary film by Arnold Shapiro, "Beyond Scared Straight" follows teens who pride themselves on bad behavior ranging from theft, drugs, promiscuity, gang affiliation, violence and arson. These defiant teens are forced to spend a day (and sometimes a night) in jail, interacting with convicted felons who give them first-hand experience of life behind bars with the hope that they see where the path of destruction they are headed down could lead them. Since the series' inception in 2009, 'Beyond Scared Straight' has profiled 331 teens in crime prevention programs in 29 prisons and jails across the county.
CREW INFORMATION:
· Arnold Shapiro as EP
· Laura Fleury as EP (A&E)
· Paul J. Coyne as EP
GENRE(S):
· reality (all)
· reality (documentary)
STUDIO INFORMATION:
· Arnold Shapiro Productions