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Science Channel preps “Super Hurricanes”

In the wake of the devastation caused by Hurricane Irma and Harvey, ITN Productions has a produced a special that will explore the science behind these natural disasters. Super Hurricanes: Inside ...
September 19, 2017

In the wake of the devastation caused by Hurricane Irma and Harvey, ITN Productions has a produced a special that will explore the science behind these natural disasters.

Super Hurricanes: Inside Monster Storms will premiere on the Science Channel this Friday (Sept. 22) at 9 p.m.

Featuring interviews with meteorologists, scientists and engineers, the special will tackle the basic science behind hurricanes and take an in-depth look at the reasons why these massive storms continue to get bigger.

“For two weather events of such magnitude to follow one after another is truly unique,” said Ian Russell, head of international programs, ITN productions, in a statement. “We explain every devastating development of these hurricanes, illustrated by incredible eyewitness footage that truly shows what it’s like to be caught in the eye of an overwhelming storm.”

Super Hurricanes: Inside Monster Storms is produced by ITN Productions for Science Channel. Executive producers for ITN Productions are Ian Russell and Mike Welsh, whiel Julian Thomas serves as showrunner. Michael Sorensen and Matthew Kelly are executive producers for Anomaly Entertainment for Science Channel.

 

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Senior staff writer Frederick Blichert comes to realscreen with a background as a journalist and freelance film critic. He has previously written for VICE, Paste Magazine, Senses of Cinema, Xtra, Canadian Cinematographer and elsewhere. He holds a Master of Arts in film studies from Carleton University and a Master of Journalism from the University of British Columbia.

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