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ITV acquires ‘River Monsters’

Animal Planet US hit River Monsters is coming to ITV. ITV acquired the series from Bristol-based Icon Films and has ordered a 6 x 30-minute pre-watershed version of the series for ITV1 as well as the full 6 x 1-hour version to air on ITV4. The series follows expert fisherman Jeremy Wade on his search for the most dangerous freshwater fish on the planet.
October 1, 2009

Animal Planet US hit River Monsters is coming to ITV. ITV acquired the series from Bristol-based Icon Films and has ordered a 6 x 30-minute pre-watershed version of the series for ITV1 as well as the full 6 x 1-hour version to air on ITV4. The series follows expert fisherman Jeremy Wade on his search for the most dangerous freshwater fish on the planet.

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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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