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Discovery, Science unveil series premieres

As part of Discovery Communications' TCA press tour presentation, the network group announced two series premieres: Man, Cheetah, Wild (pictured) for Discovery Channel and The Unexplained Files for Science.
July 26, 2013

As part of Discovery Communications’ TCA press tour presentation, the network group announced two series premieres: Man, Cheetah, Wild for Discovery Channel and The Unexplained Files for Science.

Man, Cheetah, Wild (pictured), produced by Tigress Productions and premiering on October 3 at 9 p.m. EST/PST, follows maverick filmmaker Kim Wolhuter and his relationship with a family of cheetahs in his native Zimbabwe.

The executive producer for Tigress is Kath Moore, while for Discovery Channel, the executive producer is Robert Zakin with Katy Jones Garrity as coordinating producer.

Meanwhile, Science Channel will debut The Unexplained Files on August 28 at 9 p.m. EST/PST. The series, produced by Raw TV, will look at a range of strange experiences and occurrences, from bizarre abductions to mutated species.

Beyond the U.S., the series will also air on Discovery Channel in more than 220 countries and territories across Latin America, Europe, Middle East, Africa and Asia-Pacific.

For Science Channel and Discovery Networks International, Josh Berkley is executive producer, while for Discovery Networks International, Sarah Davies is commissioning editor and executive producer. For Raw, Dimitri Doganis and Ben Fox are executive producers.

At the presentation, Investigation Discovery also announced air dates for the premieres of two new series: the newsmagazine-styled Deadline: Crime with Tamron Hall, set to debut on September 1; and Surviving Evil, hosted by actress Charisma Carpenter, premiering August 28.

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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