Take a shopworn, simplistic concept, apply it in an unexpected way, and what do you get? An entertaining and informative travel program. It’s called “Breaking Borders,” and it has its premiere Sunday on the Travel Channel, a blast of substance from an outlet whose shows (“Hotel Impossible,” “Ghost Adventures”) tend toward the frivolous.
Michael Voltaggio is no stranger to television cameras. The Los Angeles-based chef/owner of Ink and InkSack won the sixth season of Top Chef, which involved cooking in a moving train car and over a fire pit among its various challenges. But his latest television project — the upcoming Travel Channel series Breaking Borders — is […]
Can breaking bread actually make a difference when it comes to Breaking Borders? In Travel Channel’s new original series, premiering Sunday, March 15 at 9:00 p.m. ET/PT, Peabody Award-winning journalist Mariana van Zeller and acclaimed chef Michael Voltaggio tackle that very question as they travel to conflict zones around the globe. Together, they have a […]
New York-based prodco MY Entertainment has penned a development deal with Zak Bagans (pictured), television host and creator of the Travel Channel series Ghost Adventures. Among the projects in development between the two parties – which already work together on Ghost Adventures – is the series Pups on Parole, which follows a Las Vegas program […]
The newly formed Non-Fiction Producers Association has added 14 member-companies to its fold, bringing its total membership to 22. The new recruits are Bunim-Murray Productions, Evolution Media, Eyeworks USA, Go Go Luckey Entertainment, GRB Entertainment, High Noon Entertainment, Lighthearted Entertainment, LMNO Productions, MY Entertainment, Optomen, Renegade 83, Sharp Entertainment, The Ebersol Lanigan Company, and Zodiak […]
Fourteen more production companies from New York and Los Angeles have joined the Non-Fiction Producers Association (NPA), the fledgling non-profit trade group dedicated to growing non-fiction industry. Bunim/Murray Productions, Evolution Media, Eyeworks USA, Go Go Luckey Entertainment, GRB Entertainment, High Noon Entertainment, Lighthearted Entertainment, LMNO Productions, MY Entertainment, Optomen, Renegade 83, Sharp Entertainment, The Ebersol […]