You are not currently viewing the most recent 2013 Realscreen Summit. Go to Realscreen Summit 2014
Factual Drama: Fusing Fact and Fiction
Monday, January 28, 2013 12:15 PM - 1:15 PM
Call it the "Hatfields & McCoys effect." While factually-based drama is not a new phenomenon, the massive success of History's miniseries starring Kevin Costner (averaging close to 14 million viewers over three nights) put the genre back on the programming radar in a major way for networks around the world. How can factual producers take advantage of this trend, what do they need to know before taking a stab at the genre, and what are networks looking for in factual drama?
GM and EVP
National Geographic Channel
EVP, Development & Production
EVP & General Manager