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Planet Green to go 24-hrs

Planet Green will move to a 24-hour schedule in the second quarter 2010, Discovery Communications announced at its TCA presentation in Los Angeles. As part of this change the channel will create traditional day parts while also launching a primetime block entitled Verge. The new block will feature the stories of 'the renegades and visionaries who are on the verge of something new, something incredible and often something awe inspiring.' The first week of Verge, which will start when the channel moves to 24/7 on March 29, will feature Future Food which sees two renowned chefs looking for solutions to environmental issues through cooking and Wa$ted's third season. It will also feature series such as Big Chef Takes On Little Chef; Blood, Sweat & Takeaways; Conviction Kitchen; The Fabulous Beekman Boys and Operation Wild
January 15, 2010

Planet Green will move to a 24-hour schedule in the second quarter 2010, Discovery Communications announced at its TCA presentation in Los Angeles. As part of this change the channel will create traditional day parts while also launching a primetime block entitled Verge. The new block will feature the stories of ‘the renegades and visionaries who are on the verge of something new, something incredible and often something awe inspiring.’ The first week of Verge, which will start when the channel moves to 24/7 on March 29, will feature Future Food which sees two renowned chefs looking for solutions to environmental issues through cooking and Wa$ted‘s third season. It will also feature series such as Big Chef Takes On Little Chef; Blood, Sweat & Takeaways; Conviction Kitchen; The Fabulous Beekman Boys and Operation Wild

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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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