Chris Muckle

Discovery orders survivalist series from October

The US Discovery Channel has ordered Trailblazers, a show following elite survivalists as they explore dangerous parts of the world looking for clues and evidence that will lead to scientific breakthroughs. The six-part series will follow three survival experts, each leading a team of scientists into dangerous locations including Papua New Guinea, the Bolivian jungle […]

October Films hires US factual boss

UK indie producer October Films has hired Chris Muckle (pictured) as head of US factual. Muckle joins from Raw, the factual producer bought by Discovery Communications, where his credits included Gold Rush, Jungle Gold and the Unexplained Files. Matt Robins, creative director, October Films said: “If I were to write a list of the creative […]