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Reelz, Spiegel History board Titanic

Titanic: Stories from the Deep is fronted by actor Victor Garber

US cablenet Reelz and German pay TV channel Spiegel History have picked up a four-part documentary series on the Titanic.

Titanic: Stories from the Deep examines artefacts and the stories behind them and is sold by Toronto-based Distribution360.

Reelz will show the full 4×60’ series back-to-back on March 7, starting at 20.00, with Spiegel History also set to air the show this month.

The docuseries is produced by Canada’s Infinity Filmed Entertainment Group and Partners in Motion. Using new technology, it examines new artefacts from the wreck of the Titanic, which sank in April 1912, and links them to passengers and their living descendants.

Titanic: Stories from the Deep was originally financed by UKTV’s Yesterday, Viasat History, Foxtel and Canada’s Hollywood Suite, with the participation of the Rogers Documentary Fund.

Victor Garber, who appeared in James Cameron hit 1997 film Titanic, presents the series. Its exec producers include Shel Piercy and Dan Carriere for Infinity, Ron Goetz for Partners in Motion and Bretton Hunchak.

Diane Rankin, Distribution360’s senior VP of rights, said: “With its focus on rarely seen artefacts, Titanic: Stories from the Deep brings previously untold stories to the surface and we’re so pleased to find great broadcast partners in Reelz and Spiegel History to bring this excellent series to more audiences around the world.”

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