The Weather Channel Greenlights Second Season Of Hit Original Series Deep Water Salvage
Season 2 delves further into the impact of climate change on salvage operations and the courageous people risking their lives on harrowing missions
ATLANTA, Oct. 4, 2021 -- Harris Poll's "TV News Brand of the Year," The Weather Channel proudly announces the second season of Deep Water Salvage. The series has been a hit with viewers in the network's winning slate of original programming and the second installment of this action-packed docuseries will go even further behind the scenes with professional salvage teams who brave rough seas around the world to save ships wrecked by fierce storms. The new episodes will also take a closer look at the havoc wreaked by the increase in deadly weather events like hurricanes, floods and tidal waves and the dire need for salvage crews to save the day. Deep Water Salvage Season 2 will premiere on The Weather Channel in Spring 2022.
"Deep Water Salvage takes our viewers to the depths of the sea for exhilarating adventures and in Season 2 we have even more inside access to the salvage missions, intensifying the thrilling ocean rescue stories," said Howard Sappington, Vice President of Original Programming at The Weather Channel. "The Weather Channel's commitment to sharing impactful stories about weather and our changing climate that are science-based, educational and entertaining fits perfectly as our next season of Deep Water Salvage is set to deliver the kind of exciting original programming that our viewers love."
"Audiences around the world will be drawn in by this universal drama of the high seas and the perseverance of the crews, which is available for international licensing outside of the U.S. via Blue Ant International," says Julie Chang, EVP, International Co-Productions.
Deep Water Salvage offers a rare and in-depth look at the demanding world of marine construction firms around the globe on missions to salvage ships in peril from extreme ocean weather. Each episode is an immersive, revealing and exciting adventure in which viewers get access to the closed and sometimes secretive world of marine salvage. Through exclusive admission to salvage companies operating in regions including the USA, Central America and the UK, the docuseries offers a look into the tough and unrelenting world of the salvage crews. Body cams and diving helmets equipped with HD cameras, combined with footage captured by production crews embedded in the action, allow audiences to go along on these high pressure missions.
Deep Water Salvage Season 2 is an original commission for The Weather Channel and is co-produced by Saloon Media, a Blue Ant Studios company and LA and UK-based Renowned Films. Deep Water Salvage is executive produced by Max Welch, Duane Jones and Kate Maddigan at Renowned Films. Michael Kot, Betty Orr and Julie Chang are Executive Producers at Saloon Media. Howard Sappington, Vice President of Original Programming oversees the series for The Weather Channel. Blue Ant International oversees all international licensing for Season 1 and Season 2 the series outside of the U.S.
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Since its launch over 39 years ago, The Weather Channel television network has become the top-rated and most widely distributed weather network in America. The Weather Channel television network has been the leader in severe weather coverage, providing the most comprehensive analysis of any media outlet and serving as the nation's only 24-hour source of national storm coverage. With trusted meteorologists who analyze, forecast and report the weather, its expertise is unrivaled. In 2018, the Ipsos poll ranked The Weather Channel as the most trusted name in news media and in 2019, The Weather Channel won an Emmy for its coverage of its new Immersive Mixed Reality technology. For 11 years in a row, Harris Poll has ranked The Weather Channel as the "TV News Brand of the Year."