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Netflix takes Wildlife genre to the the dark side
TIGER KING: Murder, Mayhem and Madness is a True Crime docuseries that pulls its punches on animal cruelty as it dives into the outsize characters and high stakes of Big Cat world. It is emerging as the cult hit of the Coronavirus crisis?
- TIGER KING directors tell all about their smash hit series // The Hollywood Reporter
- Should we think twice about Netflix’s Tiger King? // Vox
- The wild story behind the making of TIGER KING // The Washington Post
- ID network grabs TIGER KING territory with a True Crime spin-off series // The Sun
- The Truth About Tiger King and Cats in Captivity: Here’s a response from two journalists who’ve documented the captive tiger tourism industry for years. // PBS Nature
- The rise of the ‘ Backyard Nature ’ genre: Winners & losers among documentary genres and formats // DocumentaryBusiness.com
COVID-19 & the Documentary Eco-system
Platforms: Transformation + Uncertainty
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ZDF Germany’s Terra X Strand
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2019 // Top 4 (by title)
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