Renewals are in store for Nat Geo Wild’s The Incredible Dr. Pol (pictured), Discovery Canada’s Don’t Drive Here and Mexicanal’s El Rayo Vida de Lucha.
Ahead of its global debut on TLC this Sunday (July 27), realscreen talks to Discovery Networks International exec Jon Sechrist about TLC’s Escaping Alaska (pictured) and the northern stereotypes he hopes the series will debunk.
If approved by regulators, the UK pay-TV firm’s deal to buy Sky Italia and the majority of Sky Deutschland would increase its subscription base from 11.7 million to 20 million subscribers.
U.S. cable net A&E has concrete plans for the family behind a New York construction company, who are to star in the upcoming docuseries Cement Heads, premiering on August 12.
Commissioners from UK nets including the BBC, ITV and Sky will converge at the inaugural Realscreen London in October, where they will join a host of their U.S. counterparts. (Pictured: ITV’s Richard Klein)
Nineties nostalgia is set to take Italy this September with National Geographic Channel Italy’s upcoming adaptation of The ’90s: The Decade That Connected Us. (Pictured: host Matteo Bordone)