Iain Riddick

Endemol to launch Mars mission

Endemol-owned Darlow Smithson Productions has partnered with an international space programme, which is attempting to establish a permanent human colony on Mars. DSP is working with Mars One, which selects and trains astronauts, on the project. The producer will create a “worldwide TV event” featuring candidates as they prepare for the mission. Programming around space […]

Comet of the Century impacts Nat Geo schedule

National Geographic has ordered Comet of the Century, a one-off doc about the Ison comet, for its international networks. National Geographic Channels International is coproducing the film with Endemol-owned producer Darlow Smithson and PBS in the US. The special will follow the scientists tracking Ison ahead of its upcoming journey around the sun. Nat Geo […]