The show, which is distributed by Nordic World, has a well-known war correspondent and a top chef host a meal for guests from opposite sides of some of the world’s most deep-seated conflicts, including Palestine/Israel, Afghanistan, Rwanda and Burma.
It was originally created by documentary producer Gry Winther for Norway’s TV2 and Winther will also make the Travel Channel version, which will be called Breaking Borders.
The format was shopped to Travel Channel by Michael Yudin, president of New York-based MY Tupelo Entertainment, which handles the show in the US. Yudin will exec produce.
It has also been optioned for the UK by Media Ranch and for Germany by Broadview Pictures.