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Pulp Non-Fiction: Spotlight – Adventures with Adler

Virginia-based producer/distributor Adler Media has introduced a slate of adventure programming which will appeal to even the most jaded of action junkies....
November 1, 1997

Virginia-based producer/distributor Adler Media has introduced a slate of adventure programming which will appeal to even the most jaded of action junkies.

Speed! Crash! Rescue! from Indianapolis’ Nineteenth Star, is a close-up look at racing rescue teams in action, set against the background of the famous Indianapolis Motor Speedway. The hour-long, US$250,000 special is under consideration by dci/tlc, and will be completed by mid-November.

AD 1000: The Viking Legacy is produced by Morgan Wulf Films in California. The entire hour-long feature was filmed aboard a replica of a Viking ship during a 21-day tour which took in locations in Germany, England, Greenland and the Canadian Arctic. The film came in at an approximate budget of US$200,000.

Cops in the Sky flies with the newest wave of high-tech police tools – the helicopter. The show will air in February of next year on tlc, and is a project by Wright Productions of Chicago. Cops was produced for US$200,000.

Also in production news:

-Straight from the Source

-Coup of the Month: No peace in Shangri-la

-Fighting over more than the bathroom

-Millennium Watch – 100 Moments of the Century

-Look out Channel 4. . .

About The Author
Barry Walsh is editor and content director for realscreen, and has served as editor of the publication since 2009. With a career in entertainment media that spans two decades, prior to realscreen, he held the associate editor post for now defunct sister publication Boards, which focused on the advertising and commercial production industries. Before Boards, he served as editor of Canadian Music Network, a weekly music industry trade, and as music editor for HMV.com. As content director, he also oversees the development of content for the brand's market-leading events, the Realscreen Summit and Realscreen West, as well as new content initiatives.

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