This year, A+E Networks arrives in Cannes for MIPCOM with its revamped name and logo, and over 550 hours of programming, including a special commemorating the 100th anniversary of the Titanic and real-life fare such as Monster In-Laws.
History programming highlights include Raising the Titanic, a two-hour special that commemorates the 100th anniversary of the Titanic’s voyage.The Lone Wolf Documentary Group program, set to air on History in 2012, shows never-before-seen evidence regarding how exactly the “unsinkable” ship sunk.
Another two-hour History offering is History of the World in Two Hours, a CGI-driven, 3D special which tells the 14 billion-year history of our world. The ambitious special is produced by Flight 33 Productions.
From the Lifetime Television catalog, A+E Networks will represent Dance Moms, a 12-part, one-hour series all about the competitive dance world and the ultra-competitive mothers within that scene. The series is produced by Collins Avenue Entertainment.
Also from Lifetime is the RelativityREAL-produced Picker Sisters, a series starring designers Tanya McQueen and Tracy Hutson (Extreme Home Makeover), who search across America for bargains to bring to their new home store.
Monster In-Laws (pictured), produced by Leftfield Pictures for A&E Network, puts its focus on married couples who are at a boiling point with their in-laws. The 13-part, 30-minute series features relationship experts who come in to help the situation. It premieres in the U.S. on October 24.
Lastly, A+E Networks will bring crime programming to Cannes, including The First 48: Missing Persons. The seven-part, one-hour series follows the detectives of the Chicago Police Department’s Missing Persons Unit as they search for missing people.