LGI Media (formerly Looking Glass International) the Australian based distribution company specializing in factual programming has secured several pre-sales for its new fact-ent series Spiky Gold Hunters (6 x 60’).
A+E Networks UK and The History Channel Iberia for its entertainment channel BLAZE and Foxtel/A&E Networks Australia have picked up Spiky Gold Hunters, the observational reality series produced by Pango Productions Ltd, Auckland. Commissioned by TV New Zealand Spiky Gold Hunters follows a team of six courageous, rough and tough free divers as they battle the tempestuous elements of Southern New Zealand to deliver the gastronomic equivalent of “gold” to fine diners around the globe. With real jeopardy these charismatic divers of the southern oceans takes audiences on a wild ride both on and off the water as they look to get rich from one of the world’s finest and most in demand and expensive delicacies, a unique sea urchin harvested from one of the world’s fiercest oceans, right at the bottom of the world in New Zealand. They literally put their bodies on the line every single time they jump into the water in an attempt to feed the burgeoning international market’s hunger for this prized delicacy.