New Series From Discovery Networks International Uncovers Phenomenal Footage From Around The Globe In “CHAOS: CAUGHT ON CAMERA”
Discovery Networks International is bringing viewers worldwide a brand new series – CHAOS: CAUGHT ON CAMERA –where life’s moments spin out of control, leaving chaos and destruction in their wake. CHAOS: CAUGHT ON CAMERA, a brand-new 10x30’ series produced by Barcroft Productions, featuring user-generated content, premieres internationally on Discovery Networks International’s factual channels across more than 220 countries and territories beginning February 2015. The show will air in the United States beginning April 18, 2015, on Science Channel.
Each pulsating episode explores shocking viral videos, featuring chaos of all kinds, from catastrophic weather to the world’s worst man-made disasters; amazing tales of human endurance and survival to disastrous engineering failures; and incredible real-time footage of near-fatal accidents to astonishing animal attacks. The heart-stopping clips play for viewers as originally captured – often in life-threatening situations – and are then deconstructed using incredible facts and statistics illustrated with stunning graphics that reveal the amazing truth behind each unbelievable moment.
“More than ever, we are seeing the world through our personal digital devices shooting our own stories,” said Jon Sechrist, Vice President, Production & Development, Factual Entertainment & Lifestyle, Discovery Networks International. “CHAOS: CAUGHT ON CAMERA dissects the dramatic images we are capturing and focuses on the emotion and unbelievable science behind these images. The show provides a fun blend of science and shock that is sure to keep viewers glued to their seats.”
CHAOS: CAUGHT ON CAMERA is produced by Barcroft Media for Discovery Networks International. The series is commissioned by Elizabeth McIntyre and executive produced by Jon Sechrist for Discovery Networks International, and executive produced by Sam Barcroft and Julian Thomas for Barcroft Productions.
About Discovery Communications
Discovery Communications (Nasdaq: DISCA, DISCB, DISCK) is the world’s #1 pay-TV programmer reaching nearly 3 billion cumulative subscribers in more than 220 countries and territories. Discovery is dedicated to satisfying curiosity, engaging and entertaining viewers with high-quality content on worldwide television networks, led by Discovery Channel, TLC, Animal Planet, Investigation Discovery and Science, as well as U.S. joint venture network OWN: Oprah Winfrey Network. Discovery also controls Eurosport International, a premier sports entertainment group, including six pay-TV network brands across Europe and Asia. Discovery also is a leading provider of educational products and services to schools, including an award-winning series of K-12 digital textbooks, through Discovery Education, and a digital leader with a diversified online portfolio, including Discovery Digital Networks. For more information, please visit www.discoverycommunications.com.
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 approximately 76 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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