Factomania

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Factomania
Also known as 'Really Cool Stuff'
Original language(s) English
No. of series 1
No. of episodes 10
Production
Running time 60 minutes
Production company(s) 360 Production
Distributor BBC Worldwide
Release
Original network
Picture format 16:9 1080i
Original release 3 April 2014 (2014-04-03) – present
External links
Website

Factomania is a factual television series that was first broadcast on BBC Knowledge and BBC HD on 3 April 2014.[1][2] The hosts for the ten-part series are Greg Foot, Fran Scott and Dominic Byrne.[3][4][5][6]

Production[edit]

Factomania is a 360 Production for BBC Worldwide.[7] BBC America included the series in its first co-production deal with BBC Worldwide.[8] Lucy Pilkington is the executive producer for BBC Knowledge.[3][9]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Camacho, Nikita (3 April 2014). "Meet the hosts of Factomania". DStv. Archived from the original on 8 August 2014. Retrieved 4 August 2014. 
  2. ^ "BBC Knowledge to feature first season of Factomania this April". Media Update. 26 March 2014. Retrieved 4 August 2014. 
  3. ^ a b "BBC Worldwide announces 'Really Cool Stuff' (working title) - the latest original commission for its international channel portfolio". BBC Worldwide. 16 May 2013. Retrieved 1 March 2014. 
  4. ^ Mirrah, Nur (20 May 2013). "BBC Worldwide announces "Really Cool Stuff"". OnScreen Asia. Archived from the original on 5 March 2014. Retrieved 1 March 2014. 
  5. ^ White, Peter (16 May 2013). "BBCW orders pop science series". Broadcast Now. Retrieved 1 March 2014. 
  6. ^ Ritchie, Kevin (16 May 2013). "BBC Worldwide commissions "Really Cool Stuff"". RealScreen. Retrieved 1 March 2014. 
  7. ^ "BBC Worldwide welcomes a fantastic line up of TV talent to its biggest and best Showcase ever". BBC Worldwide. 10 February 2014. Retrieved 1 March 2014. 
  8. ^ Considine, Pippa (17 October 2013). "BBCW Channels and BBC America strike first co-pro deal". Televisual. Retrieved 1 March 2014. 
  9. ^ Considine, Pippa (17 May 2013). "360 to make 10-part fact ent series for BBC Worldwide". Televisual. Retrieved 1 March 2014.