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Thom Beers tries hand at scripted programming

Thom Beers, the man behind Dangerous Catch and Ice Road Truckers, is taking his signature blend of dangerous jobs and everyday people to the scripted world, with Original Pictures' TV movie Working on the Edge. Principal photography has wrapped on the film, based on the Spike Walker book of the same name, under the banner of Working Edge Productions, Inc., and is slated to premiere on Discovery in 2009.
January 12, 2009

Thom Beers, the man behind Dangerous Catch and Ice Road Truckers, is taking his signature blend of dangerous jobs and everyday people to the scripted world, with Original Pictures’ TV movie Working on the Edge. Principal photography has wrapped on the film, based on the Spike Walker book of the same name, under the banner of Working Edge Productions, Inc., and is slated to premiere on Discovery in 2009.

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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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