Spike TV Goes Into Production of Special Episode of Original Series 'Surviving Disaster' Focused on the Swine Flu and Other Pandemics
NEW YORK, May 4 -- Ripped directly from worldwide headlines, Spike TV has begun production on a special episode of its upcoming original series, "Surviving Disaster" focused on how to survive a swine flu (H1N1) and other dangerous pandemics. The episode will be shot in Los Angeles and no airdate has been set.
In "Surviving Disaster," Spike TV presents a series unlike any other on television which may actually save a life. What's the best way to survive an earthquake, shark attack, plane crash, bioterrorism, hijack, mall siege, or hostage crisis? It's imperative for viewers and their families to know how to survive disaster, both natural and man-made, and former Navy SEAL Cade Courtley is just the guy to lead viewers to safety in this elaborate step-by-step weekly series. With some of the most elaborate disaster simulations ever created for television, "Surviving Disaster" is a look at how people can arm themselves with knowledge that could save their lives in the event of disaster.
Ten one-hour episodes of "Surviving Disaster" will be produced by Wall to Wall Media ("Man On Wire," "Frontier House," "Spymaster," "Ancient Egyptians") with Alex Graham serving as executive producer.
Spike TV is available in 98 million homes and is a division of MTV Networks. A unit of Viacom (NYSE: VIA, VIA.B), MTV Networks is one of the world's leading creators of programming and content across all media platforms. Spike TV's Internet address is www.spike.com.