A&E Orders Reality Pilot ‘The Big Brew Theory’ From Mark Wahlberg

&E Orders Reality Pilot 'The Big

A&E is still firmly in the Mark Wahlberg business. Building on the success of “Wahlburgers,”  the network has greenlit a new half-hour reality pilot produced by Wahlberg and set in his native Boston, Variety has confirmed.

The project, which has a working title of “The Big Brew Theory,” follows four quirky and highly intelligent MIT grad students who have pooled their life savings to achieve their dream of creating a home grown micro-brewery and team up with a beautiful MIT undergrad to launch their business. 

The pilot is being produced for A&E Network by 44 Blue Productions, Closest to the Hole Productions, Leverage Entertainment, Dunlop Entertainment and Bill Thompson Productions. Wahlberg’s fellow executive producers are Stephanie Drachkovitch for 44 Blue Productions, Stephen Levinson for Leverage Entertainment, Scott Dunlop for Dunlop Entertainment, Bill Thompson for Bill Thompson Productions and Shelly Tatro, Drew Tappon, Lily Neumeyer and Devon Graham for A&E.

Wahlberg’s track record with A&E isn’t perfect, however; his last reality series, “Breaking Boston,” was pulled from the schedule after one week on air due to “underperformance.”

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  1. SFSolstice says:

    I bet half the producers in Hollywood wish they had the Wahlberg pull at A&E. Despite two failed attempts at Boston based reality shows A&E is betting on a third Wahlberg backed venture. Let me say it once more…THE ONLY REASON WE WATCH WAHLBERG’S BURGER SHOW IS BECAUSE IT FEATURES THE WAHLBERG’S….THE WALHBERG’S….THE WALHBERG’S which include Markie Mark, Donnie, Paul and Mom Wahlberg.

    Any other Boston reality show just backed by Markie Mark is not of interest to us. God Bless Mark for always trying to pull someone else along on his coat tails which unfortunately are very, very short. Mark has a HOT ASS, but no coat tails. LOL love you Mark :-)

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