A&E has ordered Mark Wahlberg's reality show pilot The Big Brew Theory.
The Boston-set project follows four MIT grad students and one MIT undergrad who team up to create their own micro-brewery. Wahlberg is set to executive-produce. The actor is already the executive producer on A&E's Wahlburgers, a reality show about his family's burger restaurant.
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A&E has also greenlit reality show pilots for The Unproduceables, about a Florida retirement center; Nightwatch, about the New Orleans' Fire Department and EMS Unit; and 8 Minutes, about extracting girls from prostitution. Additionally, the network orderedDogs of War, Godfather of Pittsburgh, Love Prison and Lone Star Lady to series.