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A&E Renews ‘Born This Way’ for Season Four

A&E docu-series Born This Way has been picked up for a fourth season. The series will return for eight episodes that will continue to follow the lives of young men and women born with Down syndrome.

The show is produced by Bunim/Murray Productions.

“Over the past three seasons, Born This Way has been a prime example of quality storytelling that motivates us to celebrate and embrace diversity,” said Elaine Frontain Bryant, executive VP and head of programming. “We are honored to reunite with these incredible young adults and their families as they fearlessly share their accomplishments, struggles and dreams, shifting society’s perception about differences along the way.”

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Born This Way looks at those with Down syndrome as they explore friendships, romantic relationships and work, all while “defying society’s expectations,” according to A&E. The series also gives voice to the parents. 

Executive producers for Bunim/Murray are Jonathan Murray, Gil Goldschein and Laura Korkoian. Executive producers for A&E are Frontain Bryant and Shelly Tatro.

Michael Malone
Michael Malone

Michael Malone, senior content producer at B+C/Multichannel News, covers network programming, including entertainment, news and sports on broadcast, cable and streaming; and local broadcast television. He hosts the podcasts Busted Pilot, about what’s new in television, and Series Business, a chat with the creator of a new program, and writes the column “The Watchman.” He joined B+C in 2005. His journalism has also appeared in The New York Times, The Philadelphia Inquirer, Playboy and New York magazine.