Blue Ant Media Specialty Channels
Fall 2020 Highlights
Animal Impossible – NEW! Original Series (October 2020)
Hosted by Tim Warwood and Adam Gendle, Animal Impossible puts everything we think we know about the natural world to the test. Each episode is based around a single fact or myth about the natural world. It’s up to the hosts to unpack this fact in an action-packed journey to uncover the truth.
Spy in the Wild, Season 2 – NEW! Season (October 2020)
Spy in the Wild is back for a second season narrated by David Tennant. This extraordinary documentary series gives viewers an undercover look at the animal world through the lens of cameras hidden in the wild.
What on Earth?, Season 6 – Part 2 – NEW! Season (October 2020)
Satellites orbit Earth at 17,000 miles per hour, capturing images of our world that are breathtaking, but also bizarre. This unique perspective reveals objects that seem to make no sense and phenomena that defy explanation. Such images force the question, what on Earth is that?
Unearthed, Season 4 – Part 2- NEW! Season (October 2020)
Unearthed returns with active investigation, ground-breaking discovery and incredible CGI, revealing new evidence and fresh insight into civilizations – ancient and modern – and their iconic mega structures.
Weather Files: Total Impact – NEW! Season (Early 2021)
Weather Files: Total Impact puts the most extreme weather conditions under a scientific lens to examine the knock-on effects these natural disasters have on the rest of the planet. First-person testimony and actual footage combined with scientific insight give viewers an in-depth, up-close and personal look at the dangers of extreme and unusual weather. Produced by Saloon Media, a Blue Ant Studios company. Distributed by Blue Ant International.
Stormborn – Love Nature Original Series (November 2020)
Narrated by Golden Globe® Award winner, Ewan McGregor, Stormborn is a three-part story-led drama that features a cast of charismatic, tenacious animals surviving and thriving in the remote, northern edges of the Atlantic Ocean. Audiences will join these animals as they race against darkness before winter begins, breeding and raising their young during a short, harsh season. The trilogy includes several instances of animal behaviour, in the rarely explored latitude of Subarctic, that have never been seen by scientists or captured on film.
The series’ official trailer was unveiled earlier this month, ahead of its theatrical screening event at Jackson Wild Summit this fall.
The Great British Sewing Bee, Season 6 – NEW! Season (October 2020)
Hosted by the award-winning comedian, Joe Lycett, The Great British Sewing Bee sees 12 amateur sewers be put to the test and take on challenges as they compete for the judges attention and the chance to be named Britain’s Best Amateur Sewer. Season 6 kicks off ten weeks of the most perplexing patterns, eye-popping transformations and stunning made-to-measure garments yet.
The Repair Shop, Season 4 – NEW! Season (October 2020)
Nestled deep in the British countryside is The Repair Shop, a place where broken and battered, but beloved artifacts, antiques and curios come back to life. In this quirky series, a team of Britain’s most passionate and skilled craftspeople rescues damaged objects, from heirlooms to prized antiques to a loved one’s treasured possession and restores them to their former glory.
The Great Pottery Throw Down, Season 3 – NEW! Season (October 2020)
The Great Pottery Throw Down follows the trials and tribulations of 10 home potters, young and old, from every background and corner of Britain, as they compete to be crowned Britain’s Best Home Potter.
The Curious Life and Death of… – NEW! Original Series (Now airing)
The Curious Life and Death of…combines history, science and true crime as Dr. Lindsey Fitzharris explores some of the most mysterious deaths of the last century. Whether its 90s icon Brittany Murphy, Rolling Stones founder Brian Jones, or axe-murderess Lizzie Borden, the lives of these fascinating individuals are revealed through tests, investigation and autopsies as Fitzharris provides a curious and sometimes macabre glimpse into a biography from the morgue.
Impossible Repairs – NEW! Series (Fall 2020)
Impossible Repairs takes viewers deep inside the impossible engineering of the world’s biggest machines with the heroes – the mechanics, engineers and technicians – who keep them moving. Each episode of Impossible Repairs sees host Mike Davidson explore the never-before-seen inner-workings of incredible machines, while shining a light on how simple mechanical fixes can result in great catastrophes if executed incorrectly.
Secret Cities – NEW! Series (Spring/Summer 2021)
Secret Cities offers a glimpse inside the forces that shaped iconic cities across the globe. Using the latest technology, CGI and revealing archives, their best kept secrets and hidden treasures are exposed in spectacular detail. From New York’s most iconic buildings to London’s River Thames and the changing face of Berlin’s monuments, the secrets uncovered become a lens through which to view the history of the city and the country as a whole. Co-produced by Bigger Bang and Saloon Media, a Blue Ant Studios company.
Paranormal Captured – NEW! Series (October 2020)
Paranormal Captured gives viewers a front row seat to the scariest user-generated clips from around the globe. From ghostly encounters to violent poltergeists and UFO sightings, each episode features bone-chilling first hand accounts from witnesses who have caught paranormal incidents on camera.
Paranormal Night Shift – NEW! Series (October 2020)
The world of the night shift is filled with empty corridors, long shadows and under-lit rooms – the perfect location for a paranormal encounter. Featuring first hand accounts, paranormal expert interviews and dramatic recreations, prepare to be spooked by real-life supernatural stories of being haunted – and hunted – during the witching hour.
My Paranormal Nightmare – NEW! Series (October 2020)
Paranormal witnesses recount terrifying true tales of violent ghostly encounters that have haunted their nightmares since childhood. Now adults, they go back in time to the horrific encounters with compelling and convincing first-person testimonies.
Strange Evidence – NEW! Season (October 2020)
Across the globe there are 300 million surveillance cameras watching us – on the streets, at work and in our homes. At times, they capture images that do not follow the normal laws of physics and defy explanation. Strange Evidence follows a team of experts as they analyze this footage and uncover the scientific reasoning behind some of the most bizarre occurrences ever recorded.
Paranormal Hotline – NEW! Series (Spring 2021)
Each episode begins with someone calling in to report some unusual activity. The voice on the line wants you to listen carefully as they’re about to tell you a story of the evil spirits they witnessed that are so frightening and gripping, you won’t want to hang up. The series uses different artistic and visual techniques to recreate these stranger-than-fiction stories of real people and their encounters with the unknown. Produced by Saloon Media, a Blue Ant Studios company, in partnership with the U.S.-based MY Entertainment. Distributed by Blue Ant International.
Hotel Paranormal – NEW! Season (Spring 2021)
Real-life accounts, dramatic recreations and expert insight bring encounters with ghosts to life in the hit series, Hotel Paranormal. Every year, millions of people book into hotel rooms, but some never check out. Get shivers as guests and staff alike recall their spooky occurrences on camera. Produced by Saloon Media, a Blue Ant Studios company. Distributed by Blue Ant International.
Haunted Hospitals – NEW! Season (Spring 2021)
Back by popular demand, Haunted Hospitals recounts the chilling stories of paranormal activity inside hospitals, nursing homes and morgues. In each episode, doctors, nurses and patients give first-hand accounts of the supernatural, such as deceased patients who come back from the grave, dead doctors who insist on tending to their patients and spirits who stalk corridors to warn of impending danger. As the personal stories unfold, the mysteries behind the troubled souls and hauntings become more alive than ever. Produced by Bristow Global Media.