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Deadly Devotion Season 3 Commissioned for Investigation Discovery

Deadly Devotion Season 3 Commissioned for Investigation Discovery

Investigation Discovery has commissioned Lion Television to produce a 3rd season of the hit true crime series Deadly Devotion to begin in 2015. Deadly Devotion recounts the gripping true stories of everyday people who search for belonging in strange worlds and hidden subcultures and end up paying a fatal price.

21/11/2014

Watch “Restaurant Redemption” on the Cooking Channel

Watch “Restaurant Redemption” on the Cooking Channel

Ching is back and travelling to more of the nation's struggling restaurants to give them a fresh look and revitalize their dishes. Catch all the action starting October 14th at 10pm. 

03/10/2014

Watch “Rebuilding the World Trade Center” on History

Watch “Rebuilding the World Trade Center” on History

Tune in to The History Channel at 6pm on September 11th to catch Marcus Robinson’s epic documentary capturing the rebuilding of the World Trade Center and the spirit of the community of construction workers at the site.

01/09/2014

Watch “Junk Food Flip” on the Cooking Channel

Watch “Junk Food Flip” on the Cooking Channel

Tune in as top chefs Jason Roberts and Nikki Dinki put a healthy spin on an iconic junk food dish from the Chatterbox Drive In. Will it pass muster with the hungry patrons or will the original dish stay the crowd favorite? Airs August 27th at 9:30pm EST  on the Cooking Channel.

11/08/2014

Watch “History Detectives Special Investigations” on PBS

Watch “History Detectives Special Investigations” on PBS

Join Tukufu, Wes & Kaiama as they investigate some of the most baffling and controversial “cold cases” in American History.  New season airs Tuesdays at 9pm EST beginning July 1st on PBS.

18/06/2014

Season 2 of “Restaurant Redemption” now in production for the Cooking Channel

Season 2 of “Restaurant Redemption” now in production for the Cooking Channel

Lion is currently in production on a second season of “Restaurant Redemption,” the popular series commissioned by the Cooking Channel. Ching is back and ready to makeover a new round of restaurants this season!

26/05/2014

“Junk Food Flip” Commissioned & in Production for the Cooking Channel

“Junk Food Flip” Commissioned & in Production for the Cooking Channel

Lion TV has been commissioned to produce a pilot for the Cooking Channel titled “Junk Food Flip.” Find out just how delicious healthy can be as two top chefs pit their healthy take on a classic American food against an iconic original.  

28/04/2014

Deadly Devotion Season 2 now in Production for Investigation Discovery

Deadly Devotion Season 2 now in Production for Investigation Discovery

Lion Television is now in production on a 2nd season of the true crime series Deadly Devotion for Investigation Discovery. Using reenactments and interviews with authorities, witnesses and experts, Deadly Devotion recounts the gripping true stories of everyday people who search for belonging in strange worlds and hidden subcultures and end up paying a fatal price.

14/01/2014

“Rebuilding the World Trade Center”

“Rebuilding the World Trade Center”

Airing at the DOC NYC Festival November 19th at 9:45pm at the IFC Center

This is an unconventional documentary about a community of construction workers rebuilding the World Trade Center. Artist Marcus Robinson has been at the site since 2006, using a mix of time-lapse film, video live action, hand painted animation and a specially designed sound score to capture this complex, crowded and iconic area of lower Manhattan. This is an immense artistic project which captures the scale and ambition of the reconstruction.

07/11/2013

Watch “World’s Deadliest 7 More Deadly Sins”

Watch “World’s Deadliest 7 More Deadly Sins”

World’s Deadliest 7 More Deadly Sins searches the animal kingdom to find creatures whose beastly behavior embodies one of the seven deadly sins. Airs Tuesday November 12th at 9PM EST on Nat Geo Wild.

30/10/2013

Watch “Restaurant Redemption” on the Cooking Channel

Watch “Restaurant Redemption” on the Cooking Channel

Join Ching He-Huang, host of Easy Chinese, as she seeks out restaurants in need and helps bring their menus, and their decor, back to life.  Restaurant Redemption airs Tuesdays at 8PM EST on the Cooking Channel beginning October 29th. Don’t forget to tune in!

29/10/2013

Watch “World’s Deadliest 7 Deadly Sins”

Watch “World’s Deadliest 7 Deadly Sins”

Tune in to catch the most wrathful, prideful, gluttonous, lustful, greedy, slothful and envious members of the animal kingdom. Airs Tuesday, October 22nd at 9PM EST on Nat Geo Wild.

18/10/2013

Watch Rebuilding the World Trade Center at the IFC

Watch Rebuilding the World Trade Center at the IFC

Showing at 12.35pm daily from August 23 – August 29

This is an unconventional documentary about a community of construction workers rebuilding the World Trade Center.  Artist Marcus Robinson has been at the site since 2006, using a mix of time-lapse film, video live action, hand painted animation and a specially designed sound score to capture this complex, crowded and iconic area of lower Manhattan.  This is an immense artistic project which captures the scale and ambition of the reconstruction.

20/08/2013

“Dead on Arrival” Commissioned by Investigation Discovery

“Dead on Arrival” Commissioned by Investigation Discovery

Lion TV has been commissioned to produce a new true crime series for Investigation Discovery called “Dead on Arrival.” Using interviews and reenactments, this series recounts the stories of small town innocents who move to the big city to pursue their dreams and end up paying a tragic price.

01/08/2013

“History Detectives Special Investigations” now in Production for PBS

“History Detectives Special Investigations” now in Production for PBS

A spin-off the award-winning series History Detectives, History Detectives Special Investigations travels the nation using cutting edge tools to shed new light on iconic American mysteries.

15/07/2013

“Cash Cab Latin America” now in Production for Discovery Latin America

“Cash Cab Latin America” now in Production for Discovery Latin America

Miami – here we come! The Emmy-award winning game show is heading to the Sunshine State to give unsuspecting passengers the chance to win big on the way to their destination.

01/07/2013

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Watch "Deadly Devotion" on Investigation Discovery

"Deadly Devotion" premieres Tuesday, June 4th at 9 PM EST on Investigation Discovery. Don't forget to tune in!

03/06/2013

AMC Announces

AMC Announces "Canceled" at Upfronts

AMC announces Lion Televisoins's "Canceled" at this year's Upfronts. "Canceled" follows six households competing for fame and ratings as they create their own reality shows.

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17/04/2013

James Beard Nomination for

James Beard Nomination for "America Revealed"

We are proud to announce that "America Revealed" has been nomianted for a James Beard Broadcast and New Media Award in the category of Special/Documentary (Television or Video Webcast)

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18/03/2013

Money From Strangers returns for season 2

Money From Strangers returns for season 2

Money from Strangers is back, returning for another season of comical antics on the streets of New York City, hosted by Jeff Dye and airing on MTV

11/09/2012

Watch “The Fung Brothers Mess with Texas”!

Watch “The Fung Brothers Mess with Texas”!

 Watch “The Fung Brothers Mess with Texas”! Airing now on TheOfficialHungry on YouTube, beginning August 20th!
View the promo video here.

04/09/2012

“Deadly Worlds, Hidden Dangers.” Commissioned by Investigation Discovery

“Deadly Worlds, Hidden Dangers.” Commissioned by Investigation Discovery

Lion TV has been commissioned to produce a new true crime series for Investigation Discovery called “Deadly Worlds, Hidden Dangers.” Using reenactments and interviews with investigators, witnesses and experts, this series will recount murder cases that required officials to explore strange, hidden subcultures and communities of our nation.

04/09/2012

Cash Cab Receives Another Emmy Nomination!

Cash Cab Receives Another Emmy Nomination!

Cash Cab and Ben Bailey are once again nominated for Outstanding Game Show & Outstanding Game Show Host!  

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19/06/2012

Battle of the Beaters

Battle of the Beaters

Starts airing on May 1st … Check out the trailer http://youtu.be/NZS7A0lfa4U & subscribe at youtube.com/caranddriver!

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28/04/2012

Driver Rehab

Driver Rehab

Starts airing on May 1st … Check out the trailer http://youtu.be/NZS7A0lfa4U & subscribe at youtube.com/caranddriver! 

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28/04/2012

History Detectives

History Detectives

Season 10 filming now - be on the lookout this Summer for the 10th season of the award-winning series, History Detectives, airing on PBS. Our expert team continues to uncover mysteries in our nation’s historyby applying investigative techniques and the latest technologies in every episode. The new series will commence on July 17th at 9p/8c. Check local listings.

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27/04/2012

Easy Chinese Season 2

Easy Chinese Season 2

Lion welcomes back its second season of Easy Chinese, slated to air weekly on the Cooking Channel starting June 2nd. This year we’ll watch Host Ching He-Huang go bi-coastal in two of the country’s greatest culinary Mecca’s:  New York and Los Angeles. For the 2nd season, Ching will combine a multitude of fusions and flavors from different cuisines to teach audiences how easy it is to prepare homemade Chinese dishes. 

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27/04/2012

America Revealed

America Revealed

Check out Lion’s epic new series – America Revealed – with Host, Yul Kwon, who takes the viewer on an epic four-part journey uncovering the systems that make America work. Currently airing every Wednesday on PBS at 10p/9c, the first episode, “Food Machine”, airs on April 11th, followed by “Nation on the Move” (April 18th), “Electronic Nation” (April 25th), and ends with “Made in the USA” on May 2nd. Not to be missed! Check local listings.

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27/04/2012

Money From Strangers Airdates

Money From Strangers Airdates

Lion’s proud to announce the airdates for its newest hidden-camera prank show-meets-game show, Money From StrangersExecutive Produced by Lion’s Tony Tackaberry and Allison Corn, as well as MTV-veteran Rob Anderson (MegaDrive, Crank Yankers, The Man Show). This side-splitting series, airing weekly, will pull unassuming contestants from the streets of New York and show the viewer just how far people will go for a buck. Led by comedic host, Jeff Dye, teams of guest comedians will devise the most outrageous pranks possible for our contestants to perform to win up to $1000. Airing Mondays at 10:30p/9:30c on MTV.  Don’t miss the series premiere on April 30th.

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27/04/2012

New Car Shows Commissioned

New Car Shows Commissioned

Following Hearst’s partnership with YouTube in paid programming, Lion TV was commissioned to produce two new series to air on the Car + Driver Network channel, launching the first week of May. These web series are currently in production premiering May 1st.   

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26/04/2012

Cash Cab on Rachael Ray

Cash Cab on Rachael Ray

Ben Bailey takes Rachael Ray and her husband John Cusimano on an exciting ride around New York City in the Cash Cab.  

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26/04/2012

MTV, Travel, and Cooking Channel Greenlight Three Lion TV Series

MTV, Travel, and Cooking Channel Greenlight Three Lion TV Series

Lion Television will have a busy summer starting up production on three new series greenlit by MTV, Travel Channel and Cooking Channel.

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31/05/2011

Cash Cab Racks Up More Emmy Nominations

Cash Cab Racks Up More Emmy Nominations

The Cash Cab team has earned its fourth consecutive nomination for Outstanding Game Show and Ben Bailey has garnered his fifth nomination for Outstanding Game Show Host. Cash Cab took home the Outstanding Game Show Emmy in 2008, 2009, and 2010, and Ben earned a statue for Outstanding Game Show Host in 2010. Catch the live Daytime Emmy telecast June 19th on CBS.

11/05/2011

HGTV Commissions Pilot

HGTV Commissions Pilot

Lion Television has just completed shooting in France this spring, working on an international renovation pilot for HGTV that follows an American family as they try to turn a fixer-upper in St. Jean de Duras into their dream home. Renovating a house is hard enough, but coupled with a language barrier and a slew of cultural differences, this family’s pet project becomes a life-changing adventure. 

01/05/2011

Go Royally Mad in London with Cat Deeley!

Go Royally Mad in London with Cat Deeley!

Five of the most royalty-obsessed Americans take the road trip of a lifetime, touring London with host Cat Deeley and visiting key locations in the lives of Prince William and Kate Middleton. Along the way, they get the chance to prove they’re the most Royally Mad of the bunch, answering questions and completing challenges to win a final prize. Premieres April 12th and 19th on BBC America at 10 pm.

01/04/2011

Cash Cab Takes on Chicago

Cash Cab Takes on Chicago

Tune in as the Cash Cab hits the streets of the Windy City with Second City comedian Beth Melewski behind the wheel. Unsuspecting passengers get the chance to win cash when they answer trivia questions correctly, but if they rack up three strikes, they’re left on the curb. New episodes of Cash Cab and Cash Cab Chicago premiere February 14 on the Discovery Channel.

14/02/2011

MegaDrive Premieres on MTV Nov 4th!

MegaDrive Premieres on MTV Nov 4th!

The first 7 episodes of MegaDrive are set to air Nov 4th to Dec 23rd on MTV.  Click to see the complete list.

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29/10/2010

Cash Cab Season 8 Now Airing!

Cash Cab Season 8 Now Airing!

Join host Ben Bailey for a brand new season of Cash Cab! Catch back-to-back prime-time episodes Aug 10th-13th beginning at 7PM ET on the Discovery Channel. The remainder of the season will air Mondays-Thursdays, 6:30PM ET on the Discovery Channel.

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07/08/2010

Cash Cab Takes Vegas For A Ride!

Cash Cab Takes Vegas For A Ride!

The Emmy Award winning show goes to Las Vegas! Famous Vegas acts, celebs, and regulars try their luck in this four episode special airing, Monday August 9th 2010 at 7PM ET on the Discovery Channel.

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06/08/2010

Record-setting double Emmy win for Cash Cab team!

Record-setting double Emmy win for Cash Cab team!

Congratulations to host Ben Bailey and the amazing team behind Cash Cab for Emmy wins in both the Outstanding Game Show and Outstanding Game Show Host categories. This marks the show’s third consecutive win for Outstanding Game Show, a feat only achieved by two other game shows in history, Jeopardy and The $25,000 Pyramid. Ben Bailey’s win for Outstanding Game Show Host was his first after four nominations. This year Cash Cab was up against The Price is Right, Are You Smarter Than a 5th Grader, Jeopardy and Wheel of Fortune.

28/06/2010

Lion TV nabs Gold & Bronze NY Festivals awards

Lion TV nabs Gold & Bronze NY Festivals awards

Congratulations to History Detectives for taking the Gold World Medal in the History & Society category and to Cash Cab for taking the Bronze World Medal for Reality Game Show!

18/05/2010

Cash Cab earns more Emmy nominations

Cash Cab earns more Emmy nominations

Congratulations to the Cash Cab team for their third consecutive Emmy nomination for Outstanding Game Show and to host Ben Bailey who received his fourth consecutive nomination for Outstanding Game Show Host. Cash Cab took home the Outstanding Game Show Emmy in 2008 and 2009.

The 2010 Daytime Emmys® will be broadcast live on CBS from Las Vegas on Sunday, June 27.

18/05/2010

Wa$ted Season 3 Airdates Announced

Wa$ted Season 3 Airdates Announced

Wa$ted season 3 will begin airing April 21st on Discovery Planet Green.  Below is a listing of the episodes by title and air date.
4/21 Sweet Melissa Bakery
4/28 Brady Bunch (Vomvos Family)
5/5 Fernandes Family
5/12 Once Upon a Sundae
5/19 Three Bachelors
5/26 The Space Family
6/2 EFK Group
6/9 Boothe Grooms Family
6/16 The Bacon Bits
6/23 Five Star Kennels

11/05/2010

Cash Cab commissioned for season 9

Cash Cab commissioned for season 9

Lion Television has been commissioned to produce Cash Cab season 9 for The Discovery Channel

11/05/2010

And the Emmy goes to…

And the Emmy goes to…

Cash Cab! This marks the second consecutive win for Cash Cab in the Outstanding Game Show category. This year Cash Cab was up against Who Wants to Be a Millionaire and Jeopardy.

You can see the acceptance speech here.

31/08/2009

MTV greenlights MegaDrive

MTV greenlights MegaDrive

MTV ordered 12 episodes of MegaDrive -  a show that sees stand-up comic Johnny Pemberton given the keys to some of the most extreme vehicles on the planet.

25/08/2009

Wa$ted picked up for third Season

Wa$ted picked up for third Season

Wa$ted, the green makeover show from All3 International has been picked up for a third season on Planet Green. Working with the new team running the network the show has been revamped, with production slated to begin in September.

24/08/2009

Cash Cab receives yet more award nominations...

Cash Cab receives yet more award nominations...

Congratulations to Ben Bailey and the Cash Cab team for their Emmy nominations in both the Outstanding Game Show and Outstanding Game Show Host categories. This marks Bailey's third nomination and the show's second. Cash Cab won the Outstanding Game Show Emmy in 2008.

Winners will be announced on August 30th at the Orpheum Theater in Los Angeles.

13/08/2009

History Detectives renewed for seasons 8 & 9!

History Detectives renewed for seasons 8 & 9!

Due to its continued success, History Detectives is back for 2 more seasons starting production in winter 2009.

13/08/2009

History Detectives Season 7 is on its way

History Detectives Season 7 is on its way

Season 7 of History Detectives will air Monday nights at 9PM starting June 22nd on PBS

15/05/2009

New season of Cash Cab starts Monday

New season of Cash Cab starts Monday

Don't miss the premiere of Season 7 of Lion’s Emmy winning show Cash Cab, April 20th at 6:30pm on Discovery.

16/04/2009

Wa$ted returns next week

Wa$ted returns next week

Season 2 of the hit series Wa$ted will air weekly on Planet Green beginning April 22nd with a double episode starting at 9pm.

15/04/2009

Catch a Ride!

Catch a Ride!

Tune in April 21st to celebrate the 250th episode of Cash Cab, featuring captains and crew members from Deadliest Catch.

15/04/2009

A new commission and a returning favorite...

A new commission and a returning favorite...

MTV have ordered a pilot episode for a new 30 min series called MegaDrive, comedy and action all the way!

Discovery have also commissioned an 5th season of Cash Cab (40 x 30 mins) now in production.

14/04/2009

Cash Cab wins Emmy!

Cash Cab wins Emmy!

Lion Television's US Show Cash Cab won the 2008 Emmy for Outstanding Game Show.

10/08/2008