Impossible Factual

News round-up: Curiosity orders Impossible Factual trio; RMC Decouverte unearths Mayan docuseries; ‘Kangaroo Beach’ hops back

Curiosity orders Impossible Factual trio Curiosity has ordered three new documentary series from UK indie Impossible Factual, totalling 22 hours of programming, for its streamer Curiosity Stream. The commissions include History: The Interesting Bits, an 8 x 60-minute series narrated by Alexander Armstrong that incorporates animation, archival material, and expert opinions on some of the big […]

News round-up: Cineflix preps Wakeland adaptation; ITV hunts for Yorkshire Ripper doc; STV Player snags Sony dramas

Cineflix preps Wakeland adaptation Cineflix Productions has optioned the rights and begun development on a new crime drama series based on Canadian author Sam Wiebe’s Wakeland novels. The book series, which includes Invisible Dead, Cut You Down, and Hell And Gone, follows Wakeland, a 29-year-old ex-cop turned P.I, who fights for justice, his clients, and the soul […]

Nat Geo performs Dino Autopsy, revives Explorer

National Geographic Channel has commissioned a two-hour special that will see scientists, anatomists and vets build an anatomically correct Tyrannosaurus Rex, and is also bringing back a long-running doc strand. The show will use “cutting-edge special effects” and input from specialists to create a picture of the giant dinosaur. It will debut this summer. Impossible […]