Cineflix to produce “Zoo,” more “Trauma Doctors”

Cineflix Productions UK will produce one-off special Help! My House is a Zoo for BBC1 and a second season of Trauma Doctors (pictured) for Channel 5.
September 25, 2013

BBC1 has commissioned Cineflix Productions UK to produce a one-off special about extreme pet lovers.

Help! My House is a Zoo (one x 60-minutes) profiles people who own many animals and are attempting to reduce the number of pets in their homes, and explores the underlying reasons behind animal obsessions.

The program features presenter Jasmine Harman and is produced and directed by Barney Snow and executive produced by Sue Davidson.  Tanya Shaw serves as executive producer for the BBC and the format and completed show are being distributed internationally by Cineflix Rights.

In other Cineflix UK news, Channel 5 has commissioned an extended second season of Trauma Doctors (six x 60-minutes, pictured above). The series is about the detective-like process emergency medics employ when determining the best treatment for trauma patients.

The series is executive produced by Jane Aldous and series produced by Suzy Davis for Cineflix. Cineflix Rights distribute it internationally.

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