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Discovery, NOVA to air specials about Chilean miners

Discovery Channel will be airing a world premiere special, Rescued: The Chilean Mine Story (w/t), on Oct. 28, which will feature interviews with the miners and exclusive footage from family reunions as well as an interview with Andre Sougarett, head of the rescue operation.
October 15, 2010

Discovery Channel will be airing a world premiere special, Rescued: The Chilean Mine Story (w/t), on Oct. 28, which will feature interviews with the miners and exclusive footage from family reunions as well as an interview with Andre Sougarett, head of the rescue operation. Produced by Discovery Channel Latin America, the one-hour special will simulcast on October 28 on Discovery Channel and on Discovery en Español in the U.S. and on Discovery Channel across Latin America the same day, and Europe, Middle East and Africa in November. Also, PBS’ ‘NOVA’ will be airing Emergency Mine Rescue on Oct. 26. A ‘NOVA’ film crew has been on location in Chile since September 5, one month after the collapse that trapped 33 miners underground occured.

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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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