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-apocalypticenvironment.
Casting was done by Metal Flowers Media . The first season had 10 other cast members who were more than 100 actors who did additional scripted and improvisational work for the show. 
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 epidemic .  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.  The first season aired on the Discovery Channel on July 21, 2009.  Filming Began on February 28, and ran up to April 28, 2009.
Season 2 was filmed at and around 300-498 Southern Place, Chalmette, Louisiana 70043, and follows a global viral outbreak. The season first aired on July 27, 2010.
Metal Flowers casting agency,   however, it is on semi-permanent hold. 
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- Jump up^ “Metal Flowers Media: Now Casting” . Retrieved September 8, 2011 .
- Jump up^ Metal Flowers Media [@metalflowers] (3 June 2011). “COLONY UPDATE: Looks like Colony 3 is on a semi-permanent hold We’ll keep you updated as soon as we hear … fb.me/Zm4r8MKh” (Tweet) – via Twitter .