The Colony (U.S. TV series)

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The Colony
The colony title card.jpg
Also known asThe Colonization
GenreReality
Narrated byThom Beers
Composer(s)Andy Kubiszewski
Amygdala Music Library
Country of originUnited States
Language(s)English
No. of seasons2
No. of episodes20
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 setupMultiple
Running time44 minutes
DistributorDiscovery Communications
Broadcast
Original channelDiscovery Channel
Original runJuly 21, 2009 (2009-07-21) – present
External links
Website
 
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The Colony
The colony title card.jpg
Also known asThe Colonization
GenreReality
Narrated byThom Beers
Composer(s)Andy Kubiszewski
Amygdala Music Library
Country of originUnited States
Language(s)English
No. of seasons2
No. of episodes20
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 setupMultiple
Running time44 minutes
DistributorDiscovery Communications
Broadcast
Original channelDiscovery Channel
Original runJuly 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. For the first season they found 10 volunteers who had useful survival skills, as well as almost 100 actors to do scripted and improvisational work for the show.[1]

Contents

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 viral 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, Metal Flowers media has said that it is on semi-permanent hold.[7]

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