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Mythbusters turns ten

Beyond’s Mythbusters has achieved what very few factual programmes have and become a long-running franchise. TBI speaks to the hosts and executive producer of the hit series. In one sense Mythbusters was actually born out of Robot Wars, the Mentorn show in which rival teams of geeks built robots before seeing which could most successfully […]

Deutsche Telekom puts money into social TV player Kwarter

US firm Kwarter, a startup based in San Francisco which partners with broadcasters and TV operators to build second-screen apps, has closed a new round of funding worth US$4 million with T-Venture, the venture arm of Germany’s Deutsche Telekom, and Kinetic Ventures. According to TechCrunch, the company has already partnered with major broadcasters including Turner […]

Discovery Europe orders cityscape doc Strip the City

Discovery Networks Western Europe has ordered Strip the City, a six-part documentary that uses CGI to strip back the surfaces of some of the world’s major cities. The doc series will be coproduced by UK indie Windfall Films (Massive Moves) and its Canadian counterpart Handel Productions (Inside the Titanic). In each episode CGI will be […]