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Proper Television, one of Canada's leading factual producers, has restructured its development team, welcoming Matt Mitchell as Development Producer. Mitchell comes from Muse Entertainment, where he spent the past three years focusing exclusively on the U.S. market. With extensive knowledge and expertise, the newest member of Proper's team will focus on promoting the company's strongest slate to date south of the border. Mitchell joins award-winning Development Producer Mike Armitage, and Brenda Myers, who has been promoted to Development Manager.

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The Telegram's Tara Bradbury spoke to Andrew Younghusband, host of the new series Tougher Than It Looks, about the thrills, spills and chills of filming his new show. “I got 5,000 feet over the north Pacific Ocean in a 1943 Stearman biplane,” he says. “I got out and stood on one wing in 200-kilometre winds while the pilot did crazy manoeuvres and loop-de-loops,” says Andrew. And that was just the beginning...

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Tougher Than It Looks?

May 15, 2016

How hard is it to do some of the toughest, oddest, most dangerous tasks on the planet? Is it Tougher Than It Looks? Andrew Younghusband (Canada’s Worst Driver) will find out first-hand as he delves into the world of terrifying heights, extreme sports, tough trades, small spaces and strange hobbies.
 
Younghusband’s wild quest will take him into the dangerous, weird and just plain tough, as he meets people driven by passion, who do jobs and partake in pastimes that often look impossible. But are they? In each episode, with minimal training, Younghusband will struggle to keep up with the pros and experts as they explain what they do, while showing him the ropes. Then, he is left on his own to do the job himself and determine, is it really Tougher Than It Looks? From working as a window cleaner on a dauntingly high skyscraper and wing walking on a bi-plane in mid-air, to barefoot water skiing and racing lawnmowers, nothing is too scary or obscure for Younghusband to try at least once.
 
 

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