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[12/03/19 - 09:02 AM]
'Tis The Season for "A Very Born This Way Christmas" on A&E
The one-hour series finale premieres Wednesday, December 18 at 9:00/8:00c.

[08/22/19 - 09:01 AM]
A&E's "Born This Way" to Conclude with Six-Part Digital Series and One Hour Linear Finale Holiday Special
The groundbreaking series provides an intimate look at a diverse group of young men and women with Down syndrome as they pursue their passions and lifelong dreams, explore friendships, romantic relationships and work, all while defying society's expectations.

[08/02/18 - 08:03 AM]
A&E Network to Premiere New Docuseries "Raising Tourette's" on Wednesday, August 15 at 10PM ET/PT
Originally developed for sibling Lifetime, the series follows five families with children ranging in ages from 11 to 17.

[03/14/18 - 12:31 PM]
A&E Network Expands Groundbreaking Nonfiction Programming Slate by Greenlighting Four New Original Projects
"A&E has been leading the reality revolution, doubling down on our slate of brave nonfiction storytelling, moving away from scripted drama and refocusing our programming and development on what we do best," said Elaine Frontain Bryant.

[08/23/17 - 11:21 AM]
A&E Network's Emmy-Winning Original Docuseries "Born This Way" Renewed for Fourth Season
The 2017 Emmy(R) nominee and 2016 Emmy(R) winner for Outstanding Unstructured Reality Series will return for eight brand-new episodes that will continue to follow the lives of an inspiring group of young men and women born with Down syndrome.

[04/18/17 - 10:45 AM]
A&E Network's Emmy-Award Winning Docuseries "Born This Way" Returns on Tuesday, May 16
Produced by Bunim/Murray Productions, the series follows a group of seven young adults born with Down syndrome along with their family and friends in Southern California.

[09/26/16 - 08:49 AM]
A&E Network's Emmy-Winning Docuseries "Born This Way" Renewed for a Third Season
In addition to the Emmy win, earlier this year the show was chosen as one of six honorees for the 2016 Television Academy Honors, an award that recognizes television programming that inspires, informs and motivates.

[06/21/16 - 01:59 PM]
A&E Network's Award-Winning Docuseries "Born This Way" Returns for a Second Season with 10 All-New Episodes Tuesday, July 26 at 10 PM ET/PT
Recently, the series was chosen as one of six honorees for the 2015 Television Academy Honors, an award that recognizes television programming that inspires, informs and motivates.

[01/06/16 - 01:16 PM]
A&E Network Renews Original Docu-Series "Born This Way"
Since its December 8 premiere, the series has shown steady growth across all demos, with adults 25-54 and total viewers up 83% and adults 18-49 up 72%.

[11/11/15 - 10:12 AM]
A&E Network to Premiere New Original Docu-Series "Born This Way" Tuesday, December 8 at 10:00 PM ET/PT
The six-episode, hour-long series follows a group of seven young adults born with Down syndrome along with their family and friends in Southern California.







BORN THIS WAY (A&E)
Returns Wednesday, December 18
BROADCAST HISTORY:
12/8/15 - ???
STATUS:
returning this winter (yet to premiere)
TIME SLOT:
wednesdays from 9:00 PM-10:00 PM EST
CURRENT SEASON:
5 (1 episodes)
ADDITIONAL NOTES:
the show's current season will be its last
DESCRIPTION:
(from A&E's press release, December 2019) A&E Network's critically-acclaimed, Emmy-winning docuseries "Born This Way" celebrates the Christmas season with a one-hour series finale special, "A Very Born This Way Christmas," premiering Wednesday, December 18 at 9pm ET/PT. The special will celebrate the spirit of the holidays as Elena, John, Megan, Rachel, Sean, Steven, Cristina and Angel and their families gather to spread cheer and reflect on their personal growth across the four seasons of the series. Viewers can watch a preview of the Christmas special at https://youtu.be/HQDG5uoZZFw and catch up on the entire series ahead of the finale at aetv.com. Ahead of the linear series finale special, aetv.com will premiere six all-new digital shorts, "Born This Way: Moving Forward,"on Friday, December 13. Across the digital episodes, the cast will tackle important topics such as advice for families who have a loved one with Down syndrome, entrepreneurship within the disability community, a sibling's take on having a brother or sister with a disability, and the importance of people with disabilities participating in the democratic process. Episodes will also explore how the series came to be, and its impact on the Down syndrome community. The digital series will also air on A&E's YouTube Channel and on the "Born This Way" Facebook page. "Born This Way" provides an intimate look at a diverse group of young men and women with Down syndrome as they pursue their passions and lifelong dreams, explore friendships, romantic relationships and work, all while defying society's expectations. The series also gives a voice to the parents, allowing them to talk about the joy their son or daughter brings to their family, and the challenges they face in helping them live as independently as possible. "Born This Way" won the 2016 Emmy(R) Award for Outstanding Unstructured Reality Series and was recognized as one of six honorees at the 2016 Television Academy Honors. The series also won the 2018 Critics' Choice Award for Best Unstructured Reality Series and has been nominated for an Emmy for all four of its seasons. A&E continues to partner with celebrated global non-profit organization Best Buddies International (www.bestbuddies.org) in support of promoting opportunities and increasing awareness for people living with intellectual and developmental disabilities.
CREW INFORMATION:
· Elaine Frontain Bryant as EP (A&E)
· Gil Goldschein as EP
· Jon Murray as EP
· Kasey Barrett as CO-EP
· Laura Korkoian as EP
· Millee Taggart Ratcliffe as CO-EP
· Shelly Tatro as EP (A&E)
GENRE(S):
· reality (all)
· reality (documentary)
STUDIO INFORMATION:
· Bunim-Murray Productions