Sam Mettler is the producer of a new A&E reality show, Intervention, that films various kinds of addicts as they confront their demons, such as alcohol, drugs or videogames.
Its a serious show but Mettler admits the idea was inspired by his dads habit of wearing too much cologne. Mettler figured an intervention was the only way to help his pop.
But after researching the 12-step process and the disease of addiction, Mettler sensed there was the potential for even greater drama than a man who wears too much aftershave, mainly because, the people we are filming know they have a problem but dont know how to stop.
Intervention debuts Sunday (Mar. 6) and Mettler is proud that the show is already helping many participants take control of their lives.
Even better: Although Mettlers dad hasnt been featured on the series, he doesnt wear as much cologne anymore.
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