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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
Meagan Kashty is an associate editor of realscreen, an international print and online magazine that covers the non-fiction film and television industries. Meagan is an award-winning business journalist. Prior to joining the realscreen team, Meagan was online editor of Canadian Grocer, named Magazine of the Year at the 2015 Canadian Business Media Awards. She can be reached at mkashty@brunico.com, and you can follow her on Twitter @MegKashty

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