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[04/19/10 - 12:25 PM]
Discovery Channel Joins BBC to Co-Produce Special Television Event, Great Barrier Reef
The three-part event is currently filming on location and will premiere in the U.S. in 2012.







GREAT BARRIER REEF (DISCOVERY)
DEVELOPMENT HISTORY:
4/19/10
STATUS:
previously in development (2010-2011 season)
DEVELOPMENT STAGE:
ordered to series
ADDITIONAL NOTES:
three episodes
DESCRIPTION:
(from Discovery's press release, April 2010) BBC Worldwide, the commercial arm of the BBC, and Discovery Channel today announced a co-production deal for the magnificent natural history special GREAT BARRIER REEF. Discovery Channel, together with the BBC, Digital Dimensions and The Nine Network in Australia will create the stunning three-part event revealing the natural history of Australia's iconic natural wonder and the world's largest single structure made by living organisms. GREAT BARRIER REEF will paint viewers a beautiful, revelatory and in-depth portrait of one of the world's great biological miracles, from Fraser Island in the south to its northernmost limits in Torres Straits.
CREW INFORMATION:
· Neil Nightingale as EP
GENRE(S):
· reality
STUDIO INFORMATION:
· BBC Worldwide Productions