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A&E Taps Rob Lowe For New Series

A&E has teamed with actor Rob Lowe to create a non-fiction series that explores unsolved mysteries, the network said Monday.

The series, The Lowe Files, will star Lowe and his two sons, Matthew and John Owen as they seek out will seek out a mysterious story or spooky legend and immerse themselves in the exploration and debate of the experience, said network officials.

The nine-episode series will debut later this summer, according to A&E.

Lowe will also serve as excutive producer of The Lowe Files along with Tom Forman, Jon Beyer, Brad Bishop and Douglas McCallie, according to A&E. Critical Contnet will produce the series. 

“Watching Rob, Matthew and John Owen take this awesome adventure together, something that has long been a part of their family narrative, is the kind of organic programming that our viewers respond to best,” said Elaine Frontain Bryant, Executive Vice President and Head of Programming for A&E Network in a statement. “Their explorations will certainly lead them to dynamic and exciting places, but a nostalgic journey for a father and his sons is what’s at the heart of the series’ underlying mission.”