TV Roundup: Discovery Sets ‘Deep Planet’ Ocean Exploration Series

In today’s TV News Roundup, Discovery announces upcoming limited series “Deep Planet,” and Epix has greenlit “The Panama Papers.”

GREENLIGHTS

Documenting the deepest ocean dives ever before attempted, Discovery has announced “Deep Planet,” a multi-platform limited series event slated to debut in 2019. A collaboration between explorer Victor Vescovo, Triton Submarines and EYOS Expeditions, the event will chronicle a state of the art submersible on the Five Deeps Expedition, as Dr. Alan Jamieson leads a mission to floors of five oceans, including Puerto Rico Trench, South Sandwich Trench, Java Trench, Mariana Trench and Malloy Deep. The special will be filmed by documentary filmmaker Anthony Geffen, along with Atlantic Productions.

Epix has greenlit “The Panama Papers,” an original documentary premiering Nov. 26 at 9 p.m. ET. From director Alex Winter, the film will chronicle the team of journalists behind the largest data leak in history, exposing a hidden network

... read more at: https://variety.com/2018/tv/news/tv-roundup-discovery-deep-planet-ocean-exploration-series-1202973814/

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