Alachua County Fire Rescue Featured on Live Documentary Series

Alachua County Fire Rescue LogoALACHUA COUNTY, FL– Alachua County Fire Rescue is joining A&E’s live original documentary series, “Live Rescue,” premiering Friday, August 21st.  “Live Rescue” is produced by MGM’s Big Fish Entertainment and airs on A&E on Fridays and Saturdays at 9pm ET/PT.

Hosted by Matt Iseman (America Ninja Warrior), “Live Rescue” follows EMTs, paramedics and fire fighters across the country as they bravely put their lives on the line responding to emergency rescue calls.  Matt is joined by analysts Captain Garon Mosby of the St. Louis Fire Department and Registered Nurse Dan Flynn.

In speaking of the program, Alachua County Fire Rescue Chief Harold Theus said, “We are very proud of our department and the work that our brave men and women do for the people of Alachua County. We are thrilled to be able to be a part of the “Live Rescue” program on A&E and hope it gives our citizens a closer look at the work we do every day in and for our community.”

Alachua County Fire Rescue provides emergency medical and firefighting services to the citizens of Alachua County. ACFR is dedicated to enhancing and caring for the lives of those in Alachua County through preparedness and immediate emergency response.

“Live Rescue” is produced by Big Fish Entertainment, an MGM Company, with Dan Cesareo, Lucilla D’Agostino, John Zito and Paul Gordon serving as Executive Producers.  Elaine Frontain Bryant, Shelly Tatro, and Sean Gottlieb are Executive Producers for A&E.

About A&E Network
A&E leads the cultural conversation through high-quality, thought provoking original programming with a unique point of view. Whether it’s the network’s distinctive brand of award winning disruptive reality or groundbreaking documentary, A&E always makes entertainment an art.  The A&E website is located at aetv.com.  Follow us on Twitter at twitter.com/aetv and Facebook at facebook.com/AETV.  For more press information and photography please visit us at press.aenetworks.com.

About Big Fish Entertainment
Big Fish Entertainment, an MGM Company, is a full-service production company that creates multi-platform, visually driven content that compels and entertains audiences with the “unexpected.” Founded in 2006 by President Dan Cesareo, Big Fish has since produced more than 1000 hours of award-winning and top-rated programming in the live, unscripted reality, lifestyle and documentary space. Current Big Fish series include mega-hit franchise Black Ink Crew (New York, Chicago and Compton), mental health special In Session Live With Dr. Jess and Girls Cruise for VH1; Live Rescue, #1 unscripted crime series Live PD, Live PD: Police Patrol, Live PD Presents: PD Cam and America’s Top Dog for A&E; Live PD Presents: Women on Patrol for Lifetime; culinary docu-series Hustle & Soul for WE tv; Chris Paul’s Chapter 3 for ESPN; Tattoo Girls for TLC; How Far Is Tattoo Far? for MTV; Animal ER Live for Nat Geo WILD and Truth Behind the Moon Landing for Science Channel. With other credits including Bomb Patrol: Afghanistan and the Gates Foundation Reality PD public schools project, Big Fish captures and relates extraordinary worlds, characters and stories for such networks as Lifetime, A&E, VH1, WE tv, Discovery, TLC, MTV, E!, National Geographic, Oxygen, Travel Channel and Paramount Network. For more information, visit bigfishusa.com.

For more information, contact Alachua County Fire Rescue Chief Harold Theus at hmt@alachuacounty.us or call (352) 384-3101.

Contact A&E at kerri.tarmey@aenetworks.com, or call Kerri Tarmey at (646) 643-5737.

Contact Babygrande PR on behalf of Big Fish Entertainment at leslie@babygrande.com, or call Leslie Oren at (310) 300-3195 or (310) 927-6052.

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