Weather Channel goes to ‘Xtreme’

Net greenlights docuseries on small plane delivery service

Weather Channel is continuing to grow its primetime lineup, greenlighting “Plane Xtreme,” a docuseries that follows the pilots of Wings of Eagles Aircraft Delivery as they navigate small planes through perilous weather conditions to deliver small planes around the world.

“Plane Xtreme” is sectioned into four half-hour episodes and joins Weather Channel’s emerging slate of original series including “Coast Guard Alaska” and “Hurricane Hunters.” Should the new show find ratings success, net will pick up more episodes as it did with “Iron Men” this year.

“Plane Xtreme” is produced by Spectrum Prods. and will bow October 15 at 9pm ET.

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