SCIENCE CHANNEL GREENLIGHTS A THIRD SEASON OF "METEORITE MEN"
--METEORITE MEN Season Three To Be Produced by LMNO Cable Group and Premiere in
Late 2011 on Science Channel--
(Silver Spring, Md.) - Science Channel announced today the production greenlight for the third season of its original hit series, METEORITE MEN, featuring co-hosts Geoff Notkin and Steve Arnold. Meteorites are among the rarest natural objects on Earth, and with METEORITE MEN, Science Channel offers a true glimpse into the thrilling search for these alien treasures.
METEORITE MEN follows Notkin and Arnold - two of the world's foremost meteorite hunters - as they chase down these ancient UFOs that raced through space at speeds of 30,000 miles per hour before crash landing on our planet. Each episode is an all-encompassing hunt for outer space objects that are often more than 40 million years old.
"METEORITE MEN has quickly become one of Science Channel's most popular series - with an intensely loyal fan base." said Debbie Adler Myers, general manager and executive vice president of Science Channel. "We are thrilled to bring them back for another season to see what else they can possibly unearth."
METEORITE MEN is produced for Science Channel by LMNO Cable Group. Eric Schotz is executive producer for LMNO Cable Group and Bernadette McDaid is vice president of production and executive producer for Science Channel.
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