A&E Network is to premiere new nonfiction series The Untold Story, partnering with award-winning journalist Elizabeth Vargas. The five-part series includes an episode titled Sex for Sale: The Untold Story, produced by Karga Seven Pictures.

Utilizing Vargas’ background in investigative reporting, the series takes an unfiltered look at the often-unseen stories of people and events that have had a profound impact on our modern culture and society.

In Sex for Sale: The Untold Story, which premieres April 18 at 9pm ET/PT, Vargas explores the inner workings of the new sex trade which relies on the internet to tap into a huge demand for sex, intimacy and companionship. This unfiltered look at the secrets, rules and specialties of the sex industry takes viewers on a revealing journey through immersive character-driven portraits of a male escort who promotes himself on social media as the “ultimate boyfriend experience” for women, a grad student-turned-millionaire who, in her live video streams, caters to the unusual fetishes of men she’ll never meet, a woman capitalizing on the benefits of new motherhood, a so-called “naughty lifestyle” mogul who helps couples explore their wildest desires and young women who have sugar daddies they’ve met online pay for their tuition, days at the spa, luxurious travel and more. These entrepreneurs give in-depth details on how they made a living by using the internet to sell sex.

Sex for Sale: The Untold Story is produced for A&E Network by Karga Seven Pictures, with Sarah Wetherbee, Emre Sahin, Kelly McPherson, Jason Wolf and Peta Peterson as executive producers for Karga Seven Pictures. Brad Abramson, David Doss, and Amy Savitsky serve as executive producers for A&E Network with Elizabeth Vargas serving as Producer.

The Untold Story was previously titled A&E Investigates.