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Discovery Networks Western Europe exploring “Lost Worlds”

Lost Worlds with Monty Halls and Leo Houlding, produced in 3D by UK indie Electric Sky, will follow the two men as they explore some of the world's most remote areas.
June 10, 2014

Discovery Networks Western Europe has commissioned a six-part, 3D natural history/exploration series, to be produced by UK indie Electric Sky.

Lost Worlds with Monty Halls and Leo Houlding (6 x 1 hour) will follow the ex-Royal Marine and the renowned climber as they use the latest technology and climbing techniques to explore some of the world’s most remote areas in search of undiscovered species of animal and plant life.

“Leo and Monty are not just exploring the unknown in Lost Worlds, but truly getting to grips with the ecology and wildlife that surrounds them,” said Helen Hawken, director of production, factual, for Discovery Networks Western Europe, in a statement. “They reach the heart of these dangerous locations, home to some of the greatest natural wonders, stunning landscapes and extraordinary creatures.”

The series will premiere simultaneously across Western Europe and Discovery Channel in the UK and on Sky 3D at the end of the year. Lost Worlds with Monty Halls and Leo Houlding was commissioned by Hawken and Dan Korn, SVP & head of programming, Discovery Networks Western Europe. David Pounds and Rod Caird are executive producers from Electric Sky, with Tom Gorham the exec producer for Discovery.

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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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