November 8, 2016
By Thanussha Priyah
VTM, the main commercial TV channel in Flemish Belgium, has now commissioned two new seasons of the successful factual show Local Heroes. Following the first two successful seasons of Local Heroes: Through The Fire, the third and fourth seasons have now entered production and will follow the country’s helicopter emergency medical service in Local Heroes: 911 Air Rescue. Produced by Geronimo, Local Heroes: Through The Fire began airing last year on VTM, with the first season reaching an impressive 35% share (18-54).
The second season continued with even stronger results, becoming the highest rated show in the channel’s target during its run.The format was most recently commissioned by leading German public broadcaster ARD, and is now in production for a spring 2017 airdate on WDR.