‘Maritime Masters: Expedition Antarctica,’ which offers a behind-the-scenes view of ultra-luxury cruise ships, will provide an access-all-areas look at life on Scenic Eclipse, from helicopter rides and experiences by submarine, to cuisine served and the personalised in-suite butler service.
The first episode will be shown on Discovery Channel from Mid-May; set to be aired internationally in 20 languages, Canada, UK, New Zealand and Europe transmission dates are soon to be announced.
A perfect platform to showcase its ship designs
‘With the inaugural voyage of our new Discovery Yacht Scenic Eclipse II on April 13, this partnership provides the perfect platform for us to share real life insights into our innovative ship designs, exceptional crew and the ultimate guest experiences, with the Warner Bros. Discovery global audience.’
Highly accomplished executive producers and creative teams
Richard Twynam, MD for Scenic Group, UK & Ireland, said Warner Bros. Discovery has dedicated its best executive producers and creative teams ‘to curate high quality and engaging content’ for viewers. Describing the series, he explained, ‘This original Maritime Masters: Expedition Antarctica docu-series features a journey narrated via our passionate captains and professional crew, as they deliver unique experiences to the discerning guests.
‘Viewers will gain deep insights into the diverse wildlife, landscapes, challenges and operation of the world’s most advanced discovery yacht.’
‘The stuff dreams are made of’
Lynn Ng, VP, head of content operations, APAC at Warner Bros. Discovery observed, ‘A journey on board an ultra-luxury cruise ship is the stuff dreams are made of and as the leading global producer of real-life entertainment, there is no-one better placed to bring this to life than Warner Bros. Discovery.’
Ng continued, ‘We’re excited to launch Maritime Masters: Expedition Antarctica and by bringing it to a global audience through Discovery Channel and discovery+, we know we will fascinate and excite our viewers around the world with the stories of the characters along the way.’
The series is produced by Warner Bros. Discovery, in collaboration with Dundas Media.
Update adds the Australia air date