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Intervention’s success rate is high, but has dropped

After more than 200 episodes, A&E’s Intervention has a significantly higher success rate than typical 12-step sobriety programs, but that success rate has also dropped over the last five years. (The show returned to A&E in March, almost two years after being cancelled.) As of today, 55 percent of the series’ subjects remain sober, or …

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Endurance cast member on Intervention, addicted to snorting “bath salts”

Last night’s Intervention featured Skyler Russell, a 24-year-old addicted to a drug disguised as bath salts; he appeared at age 14 on the first season of Discovery Kids’ Endurance (which was Survivor for teenagers). He and his orange team partner placed fifth; that season’s winner was The Real World Cancun cast member Jonna Mannion. The …

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Intervention camera operator, who naked woman spit chicken on, answers questions

An Emmy-nominated Intervention camera operator for A&E’s is answering questions on Reddit, offering insight into filming a show about addicts who are often using on camera. Chris Baron, who has also worked on Hoarders and other shows (such as the awesome and sadly short-lived Showdog Moms & Dads), said he’s the one who a naked …

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