Net will carry eight episodes of the hourlong show that will have the former “Lost” star traveling to remote areas of the globe searching for unusual insects. Production is currently under way. No specific air date is set but the series is set to premiere later this year.
“Wild Things” will also air on Canadian cabler OLN as well as British net Channel 5.
Series is produced by BBC America, along with Cream Prods. and Wildfire Television. Dave Brady is exec producer. ITV Studios Global Entertainment will distribute internationally.
Up next for BBC America are the April launches of “No Kitchen Required” and Richard Hammond’s “Crash Course.” On the scripted side, cabler is set to launch “Copper” this summer.