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Proper gets triple play with Discovery Canada

Toronto-based prodco Proper Television has announced a three-series deal with Canada's Discovery Channel.
April 7, 2010

Toronto-based prodco Proper Television has announced a three-series deal with Canada’s Discovery Channel. The network greenlit Inventions That Shook the World, a 10×60-minute documentary series which examines 20th Century inventions and how they shaped travel, communication, work, play and daily life. Also greenlit was a 4×60-minute doc series follow up to Proper’s first HD feature doc The Real Superhumans and the Quest for the Future Fantastic, as well as the second season of Junk Raiders. All three series will be available for international distribution outside North America through ITV Worldwide at MIPTV.

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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