Best shows on A&E in New Zealand July 2024

A&E is a live TV channel based in the United States. The channel was launched back in 1984 in USA. But unfortunately A&E in not available in New Zealand and users in New Zealand a VPN to watch it. Basically A&E is available via different streaming services like: Hulu, FrndlyTV, Philo, SlingTV and some content of A&E is available on Amazon Prime. So users can get a VPN to unlock any of these services and watch A&E in New Zealand.

A&E is also known as Art and Entertainment channel. A&E offers a lot of TV shows, reality shows, documentaries, true crime shows, scripted dramas and more. A&E has a lot of best shows and it has also introduced a separate channel along with an app for its crime shows named A&E Crime Central. It offers A&E true crime shows and users need to subscribe to A&E crime central.

Below we have mentioned some of the best shows available on A&E Network:

Live PD

Live PD provides an unfiltered look into the daily lives of law enforcement officers across the United States. It’s a real-time, high-stakes ride-along that showcases the challenges and triumphs of police work.

Live PD offers an unprecedented window into law enforcement, making it one of the most engaging reality series on A&E.

Live PD
  • IMDB Rating: 8.1/10
  • Genre: Reality TV, Crime
  • Cast: Dan Abrams, Tom Morris, Sean ‘Sticks’ Larkin

City Confidential (1998-Present)

City Confidential is a old and famous shows on A&E. The show is famous because it features real life stories of American cities. These stories are usually about murders and murders attempts. The best part about the series is it is still on going even after 3 decades and all the stories are based on real life incidents and it is best for crime fans as every story is a different tale of crime.

  • IMDB Rating: 8.7/10
  • Director: Scott Colthorp, Eric Futrell
  • Cast: Paul Winfield, Keith David, Mike Colter


Intervention is a groundbreaking documentary series that follows individuals battling addiction. Each episode offers an emotional journey of intervention, treatment, and recovery.

  • IMDB Rating: 7.9/10
  • Genre: Drama, Documentary
  • Cast: Candy Finnigan, Jeff VanVonderen, Ken Seeley

The First 48 (2004- Present)

The First 48 is a documentary series available on A&E. It is about the happenings and investigations that take place in the initial 48 hours of an incident. It shows all the important details, investigation and work up investigators do for a case during the first two days.

The first 48 hours of any case are the most critical and important for any case. It gives viewers a look into what its like to be a detective.

  • IMDB Rating: 8.2/10
  • Director: Peter Tarshis, William Kamp III
  • Cast: Dion Graham, Nathan Schilling, Jason White

Biography: WWE Legends (2021-Present)

WWE has been a known name. WWE the World Wrestling Entertainment which produces wrestling entertainment for viewers. This Biography WWE legends contains some real incidents and real footages from the back stage. This documentary includes the lives and career of WWE wrestlers. It includes footages from the real life of wrestlers, their personal background and career. Basically this documentary was created to provide viewers with the insights on the life of Wrestlers.

Biography: WWE Legends (2021-Present)
  • IMDB Rating: 8.4/10
  • Cast: Bruce Prichard, Hulk Hogan, Bret Hart

Born This Way (2015-2019)

This series is about those who were born with down syndrome. Born this Way documentary revolves around the lives of 7 adults who were born with down syndrome. The show navigate various aspects of lie of those 7 people. Their relationship, career, personal aspirations and challenges they face in their life.

  • IMDB Rating: 8.6/10
  • Director: Daniels Calvin
  • Cast: Rachel Osterbach, John Tucker, Sean McElwee

Butchers of the Bayou (2022)

The mini crime series Butchers of Bayou is about two cold blooded serial killers intimidated the residents of Baton. Raping, murder and cannibalising is their way of killing. Both were aware of their doings and were finding pleasure in this evil manner. The whole series is packed with a bunch of unsolved mysteries.

Butchers of the Bayou (2022)
  • IMDB Rating: 7.2/10
  • Director: David Harvey
  • Edited by: Daniel Browne

Leah Remini: Scientology And The Aftermath (2016-2019)

Leah Remini: Scientology And The Aftermath is a documentary series available to stream on A&E. In this documentary Leah Remini learns about the experiences of the members of Church Scientology And The Aftermath. The show has their personal life stories along with the allegations imposed on them.

The documentary shows the abuse and manipulation and other controversies in the church. It has almost all the details the church members had to deal with.

  • IMDB Rating: 8.9/10
  • Director: Hal Grant
  • Cast: Leah Remini, Mike Rinder, Mary Kahn

Cold Case Files

Cold Case file is a A&E series which shows cases that went cold or that were left unsolved. It is based on real life events and it shows how investigators solved cold cases. It shows all the efforts detectives and investigators make to close those files. It sheds light on how cold cases are solved in the United States.

Cold Case Files
  • IMDb rating:
  • Starts: Bill Kurtis, Danny Glover, Laurent Andruet

Wrap Up

A&E, formerly known as the Arts & Entertainment Network, has been a staple in the world of television for decades. We have highlighted the most trending shows available on A&E.

Unsa Faheem

Unsa Faheem is a seasoned content writer specializing in the streaming industry. With a keen eye for the latest trends in TV shows, movies, and celebrity culture, She brings her expertise and enthusiasm to each piece she writes. Her work is characterized by insightful analysis and a deep understanding of the evolving media landscape.
Education: Engaging Content and Marketing.

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