The Colony (US TV series)

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. [1]

Seasons

Season 1

Main article: The Colony (US 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 epidemic . [2] 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 first season aired on the Discovery Channel on July 21, 2009. [4] Filming Began on February 28, and ran up to April 28, 2009.

Season 2

Main article: The Colony (US season 2)

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.

Season 3

Metal Flowers casting agency, [5] [6] however, it is on semi-permanent hold. [7]

See also

  • Robinsonade
  • Survival skills television shows

References

  1. Jump up^ “The Colony” . Metal Flowers Media. 2009-10-13 . Retrieved 2012-10-15 .
  2. Jump up^ Poniewozik, James (July 21, 2009). “Review of Discovery’s Postapocalyptic Reality Show The Colony” . Time . Retrieved July 11, 2012 .
  3. Jump up^ Allen, David (July 15, 2009). “Discovery Channel to run viral pandemic survival show” . Tech Watch . Retrieved July 15, 2009 .
  4. Jump up^ “The Colony: About the Show” . Discovery Channel . Retrieved July 15, 2009 .
  5. Jump up^ “The Colony: About the Show: Discovery Channel” . Dsc.discovery.com. 2011-12-01 . Retrieved 2012-10-15 .
  6. Jump up^ “Metal Flowers Media: Now Casting” . Retrieved September 8, 2011 .
  7. 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 .