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CNN slates Stanley Tucci-fronted culinary docuseries from Raw TV

WarnerMedia-owned CNN has greenlit the four-part culinary docuseries Stanley Tucci: Searching for Italy from London-headquartered Raw TV, the production company behind Gold Rush and Three Identical Strangers, Realscreen has confirmed. The series will see Tucci ...
February 6, 2020

WarnerMedia-owned CNN has greenlit the four-part culinary docuseries Stanley Tucci: Searching for Italy from London-headquartered Raw TV, the production company behind Gold Rush and Three Identical Strangers, Realscreen has confirmed.

The series will see Tucci (pictured) travel across Italy on a food tour, learning about the history of dishes native to regions such as Tuscany, Rome, Sicily and Milan in order to better understand the country’s culture and people. For example, the actor will learn how wealth and poverty impacted the cuisine in Tuscany’s capital city of Florence.

Tucci serves as executive producer with Adam Hawkins and Eve Kay for Raw TV. Amy Entelis and Lyle Gamm are executive producers for CNN

CNN’s unscripted slate has most recently included the six-part docuseries The Windsors: Inside the Royal Dynasty, which will chronicle the history of the British royal family.

All3Media-owned Raw TV previously partnered with CNN for the docuseries The Bush Years: Family, Duty, Power. In December, the prodco premiered its first docuseries for Netflix, Don’t F**K With Cats: Hunting an Internet Killer.

 

 

 

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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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