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Science Channel partners with Will Smith’s prodco

The Science Channel, hot on the heels of the Whoopi Goldberg prodco partnership announcement, have just paired up with another celebrity production company. In this case, actor/former rapper Will Smith and his company, Overbrook Entertainment, will jump into the non-fiction game with an innovative two-hour television event, Young Scientist Challenge. Slated for January 2009, the special will follow the story of the Discovery Education 3M Young Scientist
November 25, 2008

The Science Channel, hot on the heels of the Whoopi Goldberg prodco partnership announcement, have just paired up with another celebrity production company. In this case, actor/former rapper Will Smith and his company, Overbrook Entertainment, will jump into the non-fiction game with an innovative two-hour television event, Young Scientist Challenge. Slated for January 2009, the special will follow the story of the Discovery Education 3M Young Scientist

Challenge.

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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