A&E has strayed pretty far from the Arts & Entertainment focus that it began with. Nowadays, it’s all reality TV and big ratings. Most reality TV shows, from Hoarders to Live PD, purport to have some kind of positive goal. It’s about drawing attention to a good cause, so they say. But from producers who’ve talked about how they manipulate the show’s subjects in interviews, to lawsuits, scandals, and more, there are a lot of skeletons hidden in the closet.