The Colony (U.S. TV series)

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
  (Redirected from The Colony (TV series))
Jump to: navigation, search
For the 2005 Australian TV series, see The Colony (2005 TV series).
The Colony
The colony title card.jpg
Also known as The Colonization
Genre Reality
Narrated by Thom Beers
Composer(s) Andy Kubiszewski
Amygdala Music Library
Country of origin United States
Original language(s) English
No. of seasons 2
No. of episodes 20
Production
Executive producer(s) Thom Beers
Philip David Segal
Editor(s) Kevin Nibley
Location(s) 516 S Anderson St, Los Angeles, California, United States
Camera setup Multiple
Running time 44 minutes
Distributor Discovery Communications
Broadcast
Original channel Discovery Channel
Original run July 21, 2009 (2009-07-21) – present
External links
Website

The Colony is a reality television series that is produced by the Discovery Channel. The program follows a group of people who must survive in a simulated post-apocalyptic environment.

Casting was done by Metal Flowers Media. The first season had 10 main cast members as well as almost 100 actors who did additional scripted and improvisational work for the show.[1]

Seasons

Season 1

The first season was filmed at and around 516 S Anderson St, Los Angeles, CA 90033, and follows ten cast members in an environment that simulates life after the collapse of civilization due to a catastrophic epidemic.[2] The volunteers tend to many aspects of sustainable living including the essentials: water, electricity, security and food. Insights into psychology, security, and technology are also given by experts.[3] The season first aired on the Discovery Channel on July 21, 2009.[4] Filming began on February 28, and ran until April 28, 2009.

Season 2

Season 2 was filmed at and around 300-498 Southern Place, Chalmette, Louisiana 70043, and follows ten cast members in an environment that simulates life after a global viral outbreak. The season first aired on July 27, 2010.

Season 3

Casting for season 3 has finished through Metal Flowers casting agency,[5][6] however, it is on semi-permanent hold.[7]

See also

References

  1. ^ "The Colony". Metal Flowers Media. 2009-10-13. Retrieved 2012-10-15. 
  2. ^ Poniewozik, James (July 21, 2009). "Review of Discovery's Postapocalyptic Reality Show The Colony". Time. Retrieved July 11, 2012. 
  3. ^ Allen, David (July 15, 2009). "Discovery Channel to run viral pandemic survival show". Tech Watch. Retrieved July 15, 2009. 
  4. ^ "The Colony: About the Show". Discovery Channel. Retrieved July 15, 2009. 
  5. ^ "The Colony: About the Show : Discovery Channel". Dsc.discovery.com. 2011-12-01. Retrieved 2012-10-15. 
  6. ^ "Metal Flowers Media: Now Casting". Retrieved September 8, 2011. 
  7. ^ "Metal Flower Twitter". 

External links