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Archive for September, 2013

Greenlit: Treblinka: Inside the Murder Factory, Channel 5

Treblinka: Inside the Murder Factory  w/t –  For seventy years a wooded site an hour and a half outside Warsaw has kept hidden one of the most appalling secrets of World War 2 – the true nature, scale and operation of Treblinka, one of Hitler’s most lethal extermination camps. Bulldozed in 1943 by the Nazis […]

Greenlit: Alaska Gold Diggers, Animal Planet

Alaska Gold Diggers (6 x ) – It’s not mansions, manicures and martinis for these five striking women of Orange County. No, this family is headed North to the grand and treacherous landscape of Alaska to honor their family heritage by reclaiming their famed, abandoned gold mines in search of fortune. In this new series, […]

Greenlit: The Edge, CNBC

The Edge ( x 30′) – Looks at the long-term investment opportunities created by today’s technological innovations. The show will explore the limitless potential of innovation – from how new products and ideas will shape our lives to the long-term investment opportunity that will bring investors high-yield returns. The first episode explores the driverless car, […]

In: Havva Eisenbaum, VP Development, Off the Fence

Havva Eisenbaum has been appointed as Vice President of Development at Off the Fence in Los Angeles, reporting to MD Allison Bean. Read more: Realscreen

Greenlit: Restaurant Divided, Food Network

Restaurant Divided (6 x  ) –  One Failing Family Establishment, Two Concepts, One Night.  Family restaurants on the brink of failure are given a unique chance to turn their fortunes around with the help of celebrated chef and restaurateur Rocco DiSpirit. Each struggling restaurant is run by a family torn apart by conflicting ideas on […]

Greenlit: Killer Profile, LMN

Killer Profile (6 x 60′) – Three highly trained, successful criminal profilers lead viewers through the troubled minds and disturbing exploits of some of America’s most vicious serial killers. Each one-hour episode will focus on a single notorious serial killer. Viewers will hear from the detectives who worked the cases, the witnesses and, in many […]

Greenlit: Animal Fight Night, Nat Geo WILD

Animal Fight Night (3 x 60′) – Docuseries that uses slow  motion, time slice and zoom photography to explore how and why animals fight. Channel: Nat Geo WILD Producer: Arrow Media TX: 6th October  2013 Source: Realscreen

Greenlit: Supervet, Channel 4

Supervet w/t (4 x 60′)  Using a mixture of rigged and conventional filming we get intimate access to what many consider to be the most advanced animal treatment centre in the world. When pets are brought through the doors of Surrey based Fitzpatrick Referrals, their owners have almost given up hope. It’s the last-chance saloon […]

Greenlit: Jonathan Phang’s Gourmet Express, Travel Channel UK and EMEA

Jonathan Phang’s Gourmet Express (6 x 60′) –  Chef Jonathan Phang sets off on some iconic rail journeys  to visit cities noted for their cuisine. Channel: Travel Channel UK and EMEA Producer: Transparent Television TX: TBC Source: Realscreen

Greenlit: Being Poirot, ITV

Being Poirot  (1 x 60′) – Documentary  in which actor  David Suchet explores the appeal of the Belgian detective he plays in Poirot Channel: ITV Producer: Shiver TX: 2014 Source: Realscreen

Greenlit: I Shot 2013, ITV

I Shot 2013 (1 x 45′) – Features eyewitness interviews with ordinary people who captured big news events  on camera. Channel: ITV Producer: Shiver TX: 2014 Source: Realscreen

Greenlit: Ade at Sea, ITV

Ade at Sea (6 x 30′) – Comedian Ade Edmondson looks at Britain’s sea-faring history past and present. Channel: ITV Producer: Shiver TX: 2014 Source: Realscreen

Greenlit: Nightmare Factory, EPIX

Nightmare Factory (1 x 90′) – Documentary about the acclaimed Oscar®-winning Hollywood special effects house KNB, responsible for creating “The Walking Dead” zombies and the makeup effects for close to 1000 feature films. It is the story of how one Pittsburgh boy’s fascination with monsters drove him to the very top of the Hollywood food […]

Greenlit: True Evel, Discovery Channel

True Evel  (1 x 60′) –  Who was Evel Knievel? To the public, Knievel was an American hero and dedicated husband and father. But behind-the-scenes, there was a much darker and violent side. Using archival footage and candid interviews with family, friends and colleagues, Discovery Channel unravels the true story of the man behind the […]

Greenlit: Great British Garden Reveival, BBC2

Great British Garden Revival (10 x 60′) – Each episode sees two famous gardeners, such as Chris Beardshaw, Monty Don, Alys Fowler, Carol Klein, Joe Swift, Rachel de Thame, and James Wong, show viewers how they can bring their gardens back to life. Channel: BBC2 Producer: Outline Productions TX: Late 2013 Source: Realscreen

Greenlit: The Monster Project, Nat Geo WILD

The Monster Project (3 x 60′) – Halloween. The time of year when children dress up as monsters, goblins and ghouls. But are these creatures more than just overused Halloween costume ideas? With a witty sense of sarcasm and more guts than that kid who asks for a second piece of candy, Judah Friedlander (30 […]

Greenlit: A Shot to Save the World, Smithsonian Channel

A Shot to Save the World (1 x 60′) – It was a disease that paralyzed America — a terrifying epidemic that shut down playgrounds, parks and public pools, while leaving tens of thousands of victims in wheelchairs, iron lungs… or dead. A vaccine, developed against all odds, gave new hope. And now a coalition […]

Greenlit: Escaping the Prophet, TLC

Escaping the Prophet (6 x 60′) –  Follows ex-FLDS member Flora Jessop on her mission to take down one of the most reportedly dangerous polygamist cults in America. Flora, a social activist, an advocate for abused children, and the author of the 2009 book Church of Lies, had endured extreme abuse during her life in […]

Greenlit: Breaking the Faith, TLC

Breaking the Faith (6 x 60′) – The FLDS religion remains one of the most secretive communities in America, a world of unquestioned authority, arranged marriage, and little contact to the outside world. Often in the headlines for its extreme beliefs and behaviors, the Fundamentalist Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints continues to be […]

Greenlit: Kennedy’s Suicide Bomber, Smithsonian Channel

Kennedy’s Suicide Bomber  (1 x 60′) – Rare manuscripts, court documents and key eyewitnesses reveal the chilling and largely untold story of Richard Pavlick, who tried to kill President-Elect John F. Kennedy in Palm Beach, Florida on Sunday, December 11th 1960, a month before Kennedy was sworn in as the 35th President of the United […]

Greenlit: Stone Age, DIY Network

Stone Age  –  Follows father and son stone experts who create amazing yard makeovers using rock, including everything from waterfalls to fire pits and patios to one-of-a-kind art pieces. Channel: DIY Network Producer: Radiant Media TX:  TBC Source: Scripps Networks press release

Greenlit: House Hunters Off the Grid, HGTV

House Hunters Off the Grid  –  Profiles potential home buyers who take house hunting to an extreme as they tour properties that are way off the beaten path.Channel: HGTV Producer: Leopard Films TX:  TBC Source: Scripps Networks press release

Greenlit: A Sale of Two Cities, HGTV

A Sale of Two Cities  w/t  (pilot) –  Cameras follow two house-hunting families as they search for homes in different cities on the same budget. Channel: HGTV Producer: World of Wonder TX:  TBC Source: Scripps Networks press release

Greenlit: Restoring America, HGTV

Restoring America w/t  –  A couple rescues and renovates his family’s once beautiful 1920s mansion in Detroit. Channel: HGTV Producer: Magnetic Productions TX:  TBC Source: Scripps Networks press release

Greenlit: Situation Vacant, Channel 4

Situation Vacant w/t (6 x 60′) – Follows the work of the Recruitment and Appointments Departments at The Lady magazine.The Lady is England’s longest running women’s weekly, but as well as offering this regular digest to ‘elegant women with elegant minds’ the magazine offers another important service to its readers. This series documents the highly […]

Greenlit: Buying Country, HGTV

Buying Country  –  The process of finding the perfect piece of land, country home or even a hunting lodge is explored. Channel: HGTV Producer: Authentic Entertainment TX:  TBC Source: Scripps Networks press release

Greenlit: Texas Filp and Move, HGTV

Texas Flip and Move w/t – Features four teams of Texas-based real estate entrepreneurs as they compete head-to-head to buy low, work fast and sell high in a property-flipping competition. However, in a compelling twist, agents must enlist a construction crew to literally pick up the home and move it to a new location. Channel: HGTV […]

Greenlit: Skin Wars, GSN

Skin Wars ( 8 x 60′) – Body painting: the hot new intersection of art and Madison Avenue. There is no more compelling canvas for artists than the human body and this show is the first ever competition show designed to find the country’s most talented, most versatile body painting artist. This elimination series will […]

Greenlit: New House, New Life, HGTV

New House, New Life  – City-weary couples seek out new homes surrounded by nature’s beauty. Channel: HGTV Producer: Orion Entertainment TX:  6th March 2014 Source: Scripps Networks press release

Greenlit: The People’s Couch, Bravo

The People’s Couch (3 x 30′) – Based on the UK show, Gogglebox, this series features real people watching and commenting on popular shows and news from the past week. Each episode features the same homes as they watch and react to this season’s most talked-about new and returning series.  Whether it is a group […]

Greenlit: American Daredevils, History

American Daredevils (16 x 30′) – From the dirt tracks of America’s heartland to the bright lights of the country’s biggest speedways, this series brings to life the stories of the men who proudly carry the torch lit by Evel Knievel.  These daredevils travel the country performing live death-defying acts without the luxuries of rehearsals or second […]

Greenlit: My Brother The Terrorist, BBC3

My Brother The Terrorist (1 x 60′) –  Documentary that looks at the issues surrounding the Islamic radicalization of some young Brits. Channel: BBC3 Producer:  Grace Productions TX: 28th April 2014 Source: Broadcast

Greenlit: The Marriage Test, A&E

The Marriage Test (1 x 90′) – Explores the troubled relationships of four couples who agree to live together under one roof for seven days of in-depth counseling to try to save their marriages. In the special, four couples who have found themselves at the end of their rope come to “The Marriage Test” house […]

In: Stephanie Lydecker, SVP Development, Asylum Entertainment

Stephanie Lydecker has been appointed as Senior Vice President Unscripted Development at Asylum Entertainment in Los Angeles. Read more: Realscreen

Greenlit: History Made Now: Wheels of Fortune, History

History Made Now: Wheels of Fortune  (1 x 180′) – Car collectors from around the world are flocking to a small town in the heart of the Midwest for the chance of a lifetime. In a closed down family car dealership in Nebraska, the mother lode of classic cars – many having less than 10 […]

Greenlit: NFL in Season, Discovery Channel

NFL in Season (2 x ) –  On the road with the NFL as the Pittsburgh Steelers, Minnesota Vikings, San Francisco 49ers and Jacksonville Jaguars prepare for two critical regular season games in London. This special chronicles each team’s week of preparation leading up to the NFL International Series at Wembley Stadium. Viewers get a […]

Greenlit: John Torode’s Australia, Good Food

John Torode’s Australia (10 x 60′) – Chef John Torode embarks on a journey across his native Australia in search of good food. Channel: Good Food Producer: Mentorn Media TX: 2014 Source: Broadcast

Greenlit: Beat the House, HGTV

Beat the House – Follows three real estate agents as they compete to find the best house at the best price to sway potential home buyers from their original plans. Channel: HGTV Producer: Ardaban TX:  7th January 2014 Source: Scripps Networks press release

Greenlit: Dixie Divers, Discovery Channel

Dixie Divers (1 x 60′) – Benton County is one of the most remote areas in Tennessee, but it is home to the country’s richest supply of coveted mother of pearl. Natural pearls are highly sought after rare gems, and they can reel in big money. Divers used to make thousands of dollars from these […]

Greenlit: Inside Raising the Costa Concordia, Discovery Channel

Raising the Costa Concordia (1 x 60′) – What does it take to lift a ship bigger than the Titanic? On January 13, 2012, the Costa Concordia — one of the largest and most luxurious cruise ships ever built — ran aground off the coast of Italy leaving 32 people dead. The hulking vessel still […]

Greenlit: Extreme Babysitting, Nickelodeon UK / YTV (Canada)

Extreme Babysitting (  x 30′) – Teens ready to take on babysitting gigs, set up by “well-meaning” family and friends, find themselves in silly situations they never saw coming. Unbeknownst to them, the Extreme Babysitting house is filled with a cast of characters ready to pull off the ultimate babysitting prank. Add an outrageous element […]

Greenlit: Utterly Outrageous, ITV2

Utterly Outrageous ( x 60’0 –  Strand ofpresenter-led  archive-based shows that explore different areas of popular culture, such as Utterly Outrageous Celebrity Frock Ups and  Utterly Outrageous Reality Show Moments of 2013 Channel: ITV2 Producer: Shiver TX: October 2013 Source: Broadcast

Greenlit: Men With Rubber Masks, Channel 4

Men With Rubber Masks (1 x 60′) – Documentary about  an American family business that supplies seemingly conventional men who like to dress up in silicon body suits and masks to make them look like women. Channel: Channel 4 Producer: Firecracker Films TX: Late 2014 Source: Broadcast Read more about how this documentary was commissioned.

Greenlit: The Estate Agents, BBC2

The Estate Agents  w/t (6 x 60′) – Docuseries following the fortunes of 10 different estate agents across the UK as they battle the ups and downs of the property market over a six month period. Channel: BBC2 Producer: Betty TX: TBC Source: Broadcast

Greenlit: Secrets, PBS

Secrets  (6 x 60′) – Series that goes behind the scenes of famous and iconic British institutions. Channel: PBS Producer: Pioneer Productions TX: TBC Source: TBI Vision

Greenlit: Harry’s South Pole Heroes, ITV / NBC

Harry’s South Pole Heroes (2 x 60′) – Follows Prince Harry and service men and women as they take on the toughest and coldest challenge yet: racing 335km to the South Pole. Against the stunning Antarctica backdrop, viewers discover the inspiring and emotional stories of wounded servicemen and women from across the world, comrades in […]

Greenlit: The Alpine Games, Channel 4

The Alpine Games w/t (10 x 60′) – A brand new epic live prime-time event show stripped over 10 nights. The show will see 12 celebrities get to grips with the nerve shattering physical and mental discipline needed to compete in the most demanding and dangerous winter sports events. Coming live from a mountainside in Europe […]

In: Guy Davies, Commissioning Editor Factual, Channel 5

Guy Davies has been appointed as Commissioning Editor, Factual at Channel 5 in London, reporting to Ben Frow, Director of Programmes.  He was previously Head of Documentaries at ITN Productions. Source: Broadcast

Greenlit: The Great British Year, BBC1

The Great British Year (4 x 60′) – A nature series that offers a definitive portrait of the spectacular nature of Britain over the course of one year. Each episode depicts the changes of the land from each season to the next in incredible detail. It will investigate why Britain’s climate is unique on our […]

Greenlit: Party On, E!

Party On (8 x 30′) – Jacqueline M. Wood travels the world to find the best party spots, exploring all they have to offer in 48 hours. Channel: E! Producer: Monkey Kingdom TX: TBC Source: Realscreen

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