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Discovery Channel set to premiere “Still Alive”

The series from Beyond Productions, which will debut on Sept. 14, will share death-defying tales that have been caught on survivors' digital devices.
September 7, 2016

Discovery Channel has a brand new series keying into modern life ubiquitous digital devices like smartphones and GoPros. Still Alive, set to premiere on Sept. 14, will share the nail-biting life-or-death stories of the people who not only survived them, but also had the wherewithal to capture their death-defying moments on camera.

Produced by Beyond Productions, each one-hour episode of Still Alive will feature people sharing never-before-seen video footage as they recount how they survived harrowing situations, including being trapped in an avalanche, chased by a bear, hit by a tornado and stalked by a shark.

John Luscombe and Andrew Farrell are serving as executive producers on the Still Alive for Beyond Productions, with Christo Doyle executive producing for Discovery Channel alongside producer Meagan Davis.

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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