[11/05/13 - 08:28 AM]
Science Channel Greenlights "Exo-Planets" (wt), Celebrating the Historic News That Billions Of Earth-Like Habitable Planets Orbit Stars in the Milky Way Galaxy
The film, slated for premiere during Science Channel's third annual "Are We Alone? month in March, will feature in-depth interviews with the scientists at the forefront of the discovery.

[via press release from Science]


--New Special to Premiere During Science Channel's ARE WE ALONE? Month in March 2014--


(Silver Spring, Md.) - On the heels of the historic announcement by the University of California, Berkeley and University of Hawaii, Science Channel has greenlit EXO-PLANETS (wt) - an all-new film that takes viewers deep inside the academic institutions' extraordinary findings from the NASA Kepler Space Telescope. The film, slated for premiere during Science Channel's third annual ARE WE ALONE?month in March of 2014, will feature in-depth interviews with the scientists at the forefront of the discovery and examine complex questions about our understanding of the universe and the implication for mankind.

"Science Channel is the home for Space on television," said Debbie Myers, general manager and executive vice president, Science Channel. "We provided audiences with exclusive coverage of Curiosity's remarkable landing on Mars last August. Now, we're excited to bring viewers a whole new, widened perspective of and provocative questions about the universe."

EXO-PLANETS (wt) will feature interviews with leading experts and scientists on the Kepler Space Telescope project including: Geoffrey Marcy, Professor of Astronomy at the University of California, Berkley; noted author and astronomer Phil Plait; and Christopher McKay, a scientist at NASA Ames Research Center.

Science Channel's ARE WE ALONE? month takes viewers on a search for answers to bold new questions about the possibility of extraterrestrial life. Beginning in 2011, ARE WE ALONE? month has featured highly-rated specials including ALIEN ENCOUNTERS,ALIENS: THE DEFINITIVE GUIDE, NASA'S UNEXPLAINED FILES and THROUGH THE WORMHOLE: WILL WE SURVIVE FIRST CONTACT?.

EXO-PLANETS (wt) is produced by Pioneer Productions. Kirstie McLure is executive producer for Pioneer Productions. For Science Channel, Wyatt Channell is executive producer. Bernadette McDaid is vice president of production, and Debbie Myers is General Manager and Executive Vice President for Science Channel.

About Science Channel

Science Channel, a division of Discovery Communications, Inc. (Nasdaq: DISCA, DISCB, DISCK), is home for the thought provocateur, the individual who is unafraid to ask the killer questions of "how" and "why not." The network is a playground for those with audacious intellects and features programming willing to go beyond imagination to explore the unknown. Guided by curiosity, Science Channel looks for innovation in mysterious new worlds as well as in its own backyard. Science Channel and the Science Channel HD simulcast reach nearly 80 million U.S. households. The network also features high-traffic online and social media destinations, including ScienceChannel.com, facebook.com/Science Channel and twitter.com/Science Channel.

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