A&E Cancels ‘Intervention’

A&E Cancels 'Intervention'

The final five episodes will begin airing in June

A&E is canceling its long-running docu-series "Intervention."

The cable network announced on Thursday that it will begin airing the show's Season 13 with five final episodes on Thursday, June 13 at 9 p.m./8c.

“As ‘Intervention’ comes to an end, we’re proud to have paved the way for such an original and groundbreaking series,” said A&E and BIO Channel's executive vice president of programming David McKillop in a statement. “We’re honored to have been a part of the 243 interventions since its premiere in March of 2005, leading to the 156 individuals that are currently sober to this day."

Addiction specialists, and fan favorites, Jeff Van Vonderen, Candy Finnigan and Donna Chavous each return for the series’ final chapter, along with Ken Seeley who comes back for one of the most difficult and dramatic episodes in the series’ history.

Addiction specialists Jeff Van Vonderen, Candy Finnigan, Donna Chavous and Ken Seeley return for the series’ final run, which the network promises will include some of its most intense episodes surrounding addicts whose family and friends stage an intervention.

Produced by GRB Entertainment for A&E Network, the series won an Emmy for Outstanding Reality Series in 2009 and five PRISM Awards.