NBC Reels in Deadliest Catch Creator for Reality Block
NBC has inked a deal with Thom Beers (creator of cable's
Ice Road Truckers
) and producing partners Gail Berman and Lloyd Braun to develop a three-hour block of action-adventure/reality programming.
The order for each of the three series is 10 episodes, and while the exact programs have yet to be determined - all parties are currently sifting through a dozen different ideas - it is believed they will be in the same vein as
. The consensus is that the block would air Friday or Saturday, or perhaps even Sunday following football.