New Episodes of Intervention Ordered for LMN

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New episodes of Intervention ordered for LMN

New episodes of Intervention ordered for LMN

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'Intervention' Revived for 14th Season on LMN (Exclusive)
11:00 AM PDT 8/5/2014 by Lesley Goldberg

A year after A&E canceled the docuseries, its sibling network has ordered 15 new episodes.

More than a year after cable network A&E canceled Intervention following 13 seasons, A+E Networks group sibling LMN has revived the docuseries for a 14th run, The Hollywood Reporter has learned.

LMN — which previously picked up the remaining episodes of A&E's canceled drama Those Who Kill — has ordered 15 new episodes of the series from original producers GRB Entertainment. Production will begin in the summer for a debut during the first quarter of 2015. As part of the deal, original interventionists Jeff Van Vonderen and Candy Finnigan will return.

The series profiles people whose uncontrollable addiction to drugs, alcohol or compulsive behavior has brought them to the brink and follows them as they are presented with the life-changing opportunity of an intervention and rehab.

During its run on A&E, seasons ranged from nine to 21 installments for a total of 194 episodes plus 12 specials. The show earned two Emmy nominations for outstanding reality series, taking home the statuette in 2009.

"Over the course of 13 seasons on A&E, Intervention wove itself into the fabric of pop culture and brought global awareness to addiction and treatment options," FYI & LMN president Jana Bennett said. "The stories profiled on this series are profoundly powerful, and we are proud to continue it on LMN."

GRB's Gary R. Benz, Michael Branton and Jeffrey L. Weaver exec produce, while LMN's Laura Fleury and Jen Wagman will oversee for the network. The series was originally created by Sam Mettler.

LMN, a division of A+E Networks and a joint venture of the Disney-ABC Television Group and Hearst Corp., caters to women. It airs a mix of original and syndicated programming including unscripted shows My Haunted House, I Dated a Psycho, Killer Kids, Campus Nightmares and more.

 

Famed interventionist says Ford is a 'raging bull,' who should seek help

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Toronto mayor Rob Ford is now only the figurehead of Toronto – he holds the position in name only. City council voted to strip Ford of his powers this evening following a debate that resembled more of a circus at times. At one point Ford went running around the chamber and literally ran into a fellow councilor leaving her with a fat lip.

"He ran into that woman...I couldn't believe this," says famed interventionist Candy Finnigan. She lives in California and, like many people in the U.S. and around the world, has been watching everything unfold over the past few weeks. "I don't think he means to be physical. He's so out of control. There's no defense."

Finnigan is on the A & E show Intervention. She's been helping people with addiction problems for years and says Ford is a "raging bull."

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Pierce College - Addiction Studies Program Award

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Dear Candy,

Thank you for your awesome message! We are thrilled to be able to present you with the "Love and Service" award at our graduation ceremony this year. The ceremony will be held on *May 3rd at Noon* in The Great Hall at Pierce College. I will send you more detailed directions in the coming months. I'm not exactly sure how many graduates we will have but usually there are approximately 30 - 50 students who participate in the ceremony.

The "Love and Service" award has traditionally been called the "Page 77" award as in "Our real purpose is to fit ourselves to be of maximum service to God and the people about us."

It will be both an honor and a privilege to have you as a guest at our ceremony! It promises to be both a moving and exciting event!

Warmest Regards,
Allen D. Glass II, M.A., M.F.T.I., C.D.S. 

Pierce College
Addiction Studies Program