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Nordisk’s flagship reality format picked up by ITV1

71 Degrees North, a competition show in the Arctic Circle, has been commissioned by ITV1 and will debut on the UK channel in 2010. Created and distributed by Banijay Group's Nordisk Film TV World, ITV1's version will be a coproduction between UK company Fever Media and Nordisk Film TV's Norwegian production house, and executive produced by David Mortimer, David Tibballs and Rune Biseth. The multiple episode series will feature a cast of 10 celebrities and will air in a primetime slot to be announced.
December 10, 2009

71 Degrees North, a competition show in the Arctic Circle, has been commissioned by ITV1 and will debut on the UK channel in 2010. Created and distributed by Banijay Group’s Nordisk Film TV World, ITV1′s version will be a coproduction between UK company Fever Media and Nordisk Film TV’s Norwegian production house, and executive produced by David Mortimer, David Tibballs and Rune Biseth. The multiple episode series will feature a cast of 10 celebrities and will air in a primetime slot to be announced.

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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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