Skip to main content

TCA16: A&E Renews ‘Born This Way’

Read more from TCA16.

Pasadena, Calif -- A&E Network will renew its original docu-series Born This Way, the network announced Wednesday at the Television Critics Association press tour.

The series, which follows a group of seven young adults born with Down syndrome, grew across all of its demos during its first season with adults 25-54 and total viewers up 83% and adults 18-49 up 72%, said network officials.

Born This Way is produced by Bunim-Murray Productions (I Am Cait).

“We have been overwhelmed and moved by the feedback we’ve received for Born This Way from viewers, as well as people with disabilities and their family members.” said Elaine Frontain Bryant, Executive Vice President & Head of Programming, A&E Network.  "It's rare to be able to present a show that changes the way we see the world; we believe Born This Way is one of those shows."