A&E Has An Obsession


A&E is Obsessed -- as in a new real-life series.
A&E has ordered 11 installmetns of Obsessed, a docuseries examining people with anxiety disorders and their treatments, from Tijuana Entertainment.
The show, which is expected to bow in the second half of 2009, will complement the acclaimed Intervention and look to draw from its established audience.
"Like our Emmy-nominated series Intervention, Obsessed balances intense human drama with redemption," said Robert Sharenow, A&E Network and BIO senior vice president of nonfiction and alternative programming Robert Sharenow in a statement. "The series will take a raw, honest and emotional look at the world of anxiety disorders while offering those who suffer a path to recovery."