Parthenon brings more “Mystery” history to MIPTV

Parthenon Entertainment will offer history programming, with Mystery Files: Series II (pictured), blue-chip wildlife and more in its MIPTV slate.
March 30, 2011

Parthenon Entertainment will offer history programming, blue-chip wildlife and more in its MIPTV slate.

Mystery Files: Series II (13 x 30 minutes, HD), set to air on National Geographic Channel in the UK in May, looks at the secret past of history’s iconic characters, including Lawrence of Arabia and Hitler.

Other history titles include Templars: The Last Stand, (1 x 60 minutes, HD) which charts the downfall of the Knights Templar. The special follows a team of archaeologists as they find out what really happened in the bloody battle.  

Hitler’s Heroes is a two-part, one-hour HD series that features Hanna Reitsch, the Luftwaffe’s most daring test pilot, and Otto Skorzeny, Hitler’s “most favorite command soldier.”

Blue-chip wildlife series are also represented in Parthenon’s slate, with Wild Amazon, (2 x 60 minutes, HD).

Also at MIPTV is the second series of Hope for Wildlife (13 x 60 minutes, HD),which follows Hope Swiminer and her team as they learn how to deal with stray pets and find homes for abandoned animals.  Zoo Juniors (13 x 30 minutes, HD) tells the heart-wrenching stories of animals reared in captivity.


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