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Showrunner Press Release


Tuesday 24 February 2015

Press Release


Nick Saxon to present factual series, Status: Vacant 

Co-Producers Escapade Media and Showrunner Productions today announced that they had secured Nick Saxon as the presenter for the new factual series, Status: Vacant (13x30; 4K) 

The series takes the audience on a captivating journey through some of the most remote and abandoned locations across the globe. From an Argentinian village swallowed by floodwaters to a Chinese city built for a growing population yet lying bare of human existence, each episode is a visual feast; an adventure, a history lesson and a tale of humanity. 

Nick Saxon, acclaimed singer/songwriter and host of National Geographic’s World Traveller series will bring his natural sense of adventure to the series, all the while guiding us through these lost tales. 

Escapade Media is a newly formed international Film & TV sales agent specialising in premium drama, children’s and factual programming. Escapade Media’s Hamish Lewis comments: “Nick is a fantastic addition to the series and we are excited to bring these amazing stories out of the woodwork and on to the screen.” 

Showrunner Productions’ Executive Producer Ray Pedretti stated: “Nick is an exciting new talent that is familiar to National Geographic audiences and we are looking forward to working with him.” 

Showrunner Productions is a fast-growing, Australian-owned television production company specialising in factual and documentary content. The company’s first production ’72 Dangerous Animals Australia’ is currently being broadcast on National Geographic in over 50 countries. 



For further information, please contact: 

Ray Pedretti 

Executive Producer 

Showrunner Productions 

0428 985 096 





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