via press release:
A&E PRESENTS THE NEW REAL-LIFE SERIES “KIRSTIE ALLEY’S BIG LIFE”
SERIES WILL GIVE FANS ACCESS TO EMMY & GOLDEN GLOBE WINNER KIRSTIE ALLEY’S LIFE INCLUDING HER BATTLE WITH WEIGHT LOSS
PREMIERES SUNDAY, MARCH 21 AT 10PM ET/PT ON A&E WITH
New York, NY – February 5, 2010 – A&E presents “Kirstie Alley’s Big Life,” a new real-life series that will chronicle the extraordinary life of Golden Globe and two-time Emmy winner Kirstie Alley from her journey with her weight loss program to her life as a single mother trying to raise two normal teenagers in the Hollywood spotlight. The series premieres Sunday, March 21 at 10PM ET/PT with back-to-back episodes.
Many people remember Kirstie as a Romulan-Vulcan officer in Star Trek II, a sexy Emmy-winner as Rebecca Howe in “Cheers,” the star of blockbuster films Look Who’s Talking and Drop Dead Gorgeous and of course, for her star turns in “Veronica’s Closet” and “Fat Actress.” For three decades Kirstie has been making headlines and staying in the forefront of the American conscience. Now, she’s granting her fans unprecedented access inside her life…and what a life it is.
“This show has been cathartic for me…shown me who I really am…again,” says Alley, “And it’s really freaking funny.”
One major theme in the series will be chronicling Kirstie’s comedic and unique take on her battle with weight loss, which coincides with the launch of her new weight loss company. She’s also producing a feature film, patenting multiple inventions, working hard to raise two normal Hollywood teenagers, True and Lillie, taking care of eight ringtail lemurs, and on top of everything, looking for love…nothing like a little pressure.
“Kirstie Alley’s Big Life” is produced by FremantleMedia North America for A&E Network. George Moll and Kirstie Alley serve as Executive Producers. Robert Sharenow and Colleen Conway will serve as Executive Producers for A&E.
About A&E Network
A&E is “Real Life. Drama.” Now reaching more than 99 million homes, A&E is television that you can’t turn away from; where unscripted shows are dramatic and scripted dramas are authentic. A&E offers a diverse mix of high quality entertainment; ranging from the network’s original scripted series, to signature non-fiction franchises, including the Emmy-winning “Intervention,” “Dog The Bounty Hunter,” “Hoarders,” “Paranormal State” and “Criss Angel Mindfreak,” and the most successful justice shows on cable, including “The First 48” and “Manhunters.” The A&E website is located at www.aetv.com. For more press information and photography please visit us on the web at www.aetvpress.com.
About FremantleMedia North America
FremantleMedia North America (FMNA) is the U.S. production division of global media giant FremantleMedia. Based in Burbank, California, FMNA produces entertaining and innovative programs for network, cable, syndicated and online platforms, including the Emmy-nominated musical/reality phenomenon “American Idol” (FOX), “America’s Got Talent” (NBC), “Can You Duet” (CMT), “The Chilli Project” (MTV), “Secret Girlfriend” (Comedy Central), “Let’s Make A Deal” (CBS), “Family Feud” (syndicated), and the longest-running game show in television history, “The Price Is Right” (CBS).