Border Live

Discovery: Scripps merger has “completely changed” the business

Discovery factual boss Nancy Daniels has said that the Scripps merger has “completely changed” the business, with a new strategy in place for content sharing across the channels. The exec said that the merger, which closed its $14.6bn acquisition of Scripps in March 2018, has resulted in a “huge transformation” that has opened up the […]

Discovery cancels Border Live

Discovery Channel has cancelled its live show focused on the US-Mexico border after three episodes. The US channel pulled the programme, which is produced by 60 Days In’s Lucky 8, from the schedule after three episodes, with the final 19 December episode drawing an audience of only 430,000. The show was originally intended to return for […]

Discovery orders US-Mexico border show from 60 Days In producer

60 Days In producer Lucky 8 has been commissioned by Discovery for a live show focused on the US-Mexico border. Six-part series Border Live will document the work of law enforcement situated along the border. Each two-hour episode will be hosted live by journalist Bill Weir from Discovery’s New York studio, and will track stories […]