commissions a second series of Tony Robinsons
Release: Tuesday, April 2, 2013
was announced today that Foxtel has commissioned a
second series of the hugely successful History Channel
production, Tony Robinsons Time Walks.
To premiere on The History Channel in early 2014,
the 10 x 30 minute series will see iconic British
actor, comedian and television presenter Tony Robinson
reprise his role as host.
Best-known for his role as Baldrick in the cult comedy
Blackadder, Tony has several successful television
productions under his belt including the hugely popular
Tony Robinson Explores Australia which is, to date,
the highest-rating series ever on The History Channel,
followed closely by the first series of Tony Robinsons
In series two, Tony will bring his signature storytelling
approach to ten brand new locations: The Barossa Valley,
Canberra, Parramatta, Geelong, Townsville, Kalgoorlie,
Wellington, Christchurch, Alice Springs and Uluru.
Foxtels General Manager of Factual Channels,
Jim Buchan said The first series of Tony Robinsons
Time Walks was a runaway success for The History Channel,
redefining how relevant and accessible our brand commissions
can be in delivering new untold histories to our audiences.
Tony brings such great energy and perspective
to the series and were delighted to have him
back on board for another series.
Tony Robinson said: Im over the moon to
be making a second series of Time Walks and cant
wait to get back to Australia to discover even more
of the hidden history that lies behind, above and
below the places Australians walk every day.
Tony Robinsons Time Walks will commence production
in April 2013 and will go to air on The History Channel
in early 2014.
Tony Robinsons Time Walks is produced by WTFN
Entertainment and is exclusive to The History Channel.
About The History Channel
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network with access to a vast library of the worlds
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from A&E Television Networks International and
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