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Spike TV taps talent for scripted specials push

US cable channel Spike TV is developing five projects from producers such as Leslie Greif and Tom Fontana that, if greenlit, would run as large-scale special event series. The move marks Viacom-owned Spike’s first move into the scripted special event space since 2007 series The Kill Point, and comes as the channel seeks to target […]

USA Network ramps up reality slate

US cable network USA Network is ramping up its reality programming slate with three new shows. The NBC Universal-owned broadcaster has ordered crime docu-soap Partners In Crime to series, is to put gaming adventure series All In to pilot and is developing cattle ranch reality series The Cowboy Way (WT). This comes after the broadcaster […]

Discovery commissions Shackleton series for its Western Europe channels

Discovery has ordered a three-part series about a team following in the footsteps of Polar explorer Ernest Shackleton. Discovery Networks Western Europe has greenlit the 3x60mins series, Endurance In The Wake Of Shackleton, which will be produced by UK indie Raw TV. Explorer Tim Jarvis will lead a six-man team who will be on board […]