SUMMERHILL MEDIA INC. is pleased to announce that production has begun on COLLAR OF DUTY, an original 12-part documentary series for Animal Planet Canada. Airing this winter, the entertaining and inspired series explores service animals and the life-changing impact they have on the humans they assist. SUMMERHILL MEDIA is also thrilled to be partnering again with Viasat World, who plans to broadcast the series in spring of 2017 on Viasat Nature.
“We are thrilled to be working with Discovery Canada, specifically Animal Planet Canada on a series which covers a topic that is timely and transcends politics, culture and economic status, offering a half hour of entertainment that showcases the important relationships that humans have with their service animal companions. We are pleased that the series will have great exposure through Viasat Nature.” Laura Lillie, EP Summerhill Media Inc.
The brand new series is proudly produced by SUMMERHILL MEDIA INC by Creator and Executive Producer Laura Lillie. Executive Producer, Ryan Lussing, of Yellow Bear Studios brings digital strategy to the project. For Animal Planet, Edwina Follows and Heather Williamson are production executives.
About Viasat World
Viasat World and their international partners produce and distribute 27 pay TV channels in 47 countries across Scandinavia, Central and Eastern Europe, Russia and the CIS, Turkey, Africa, Israel and the US. The content they offer their viewers encompasses everything from history and factual entertainment to movies and TV series. They also offer their viewers both traditional sports and content from the fast growing world of Esports. Their content is currently available in 17 languages and their channels have more than 100 million subscriptions across the world. Their most popular brands span the TV1000 range of channels as well as Viasat Explore, Viasat History, Viasat Nature and Viasat Sport.