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ID To Launch ‘Breaking Point’ Docudrama

Investigation Discovery will launch a new series Breaking Point from the producer of Intervention, the network said Wednesday.


Breaking Point follows subjects who believe that they are participating in a documentary about their life of crime but instead will face an intervention, led by top criminal defense attorney Darren Kavinoky, he said. The series is produced by Intervention creator Sam Mettler and will debut on ID Jan. 15, said network officials.

Intervention the series will premiere its 14th season on LMN in 2015 after airing its first 13 seasons on A&E.

“Millions of families watch helplessly as a loved one’s lawlessness grows more and more dangerous, approaching a point from which there is no return, and that’s where this series steps in to shine a light on the enormous social, physical and emotional costs of criminal behavior,” said Henry Schleiff, Group President of Investigation Discovery, Destination American, American Heroes Channel, Discovery Family Channel and Discovery Fit & Health in a statement. “Perhaps, even more importantly, the show offers one last shot at redemption, reflecting Darren’s personal experience in this arena, which makes him uniquely qualified to guide viewers on an emotional journey through each family’s Breaking Point.”