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Darlow Smithson brings Underwear Bomber to Discovery

Darlow Smithson Productions (DSP) has been commissioned to produce a doc on the infamous 'Underwear Bomber' for Discovery Channel U.S.
March 10, 2010

Darlow Smithson Productions (DSP) has been commissioned to produce a doc on the ‘Underwear Bomber’ for Discovery Channel U.S. The one hour doc will investigate how Umar Farouk Abdulmutallab (aka the Underwear Bomber) boarded a flight to the U.S. on Christmas Day, 2009 while allegedly carrying a package of explosives within his undergarments. DSP will talk to leading experts in counter-terrorism, aviation security and passengers on the flight to piece the case together. The Underwear Bomber – Detroit Bomb Plot will air on Discovery Channel March 11 and will be distributed by Endemol Worldwide Distribution.

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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