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31 May 2009 (USA) See more »
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Nominated for Primetime Emmy. Another 1 nomination See more »
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Incompatibility is the key See more (3 total) »

Cast

 (Series Cast [5])
Mireya Mayor ... Herself - Wildlife Expert (9 episodes, 2009)
Pasquale Scaturro ... Himself - Navigator (9 episodes, 2009)
Kevin Sites ... Himself - Journalist (9 episodes, 2009)
Benedict Allen ... Himself - Survivalist (8 episodes, 2009)
Julius ... Himself - Head Porter (7 episodes, 2009)

Series Writing credits
Maria Baltazzi (8 episodes, 2009)

Series Produced by
Maria Baltazzi .... executive producer (9 episodes, 2009)
Mark Burnett .... executive producer (9 episodes, 2009)
Sean Foley .... supervising producer (8 episodes, 2009)
Michael Shevloff .... co-executive producer (8 episodes, 2009)
Brian Skope .... Senior Producer (8 episodes, 2009)
Jeff Taupier .... producer / senior producer (8 episodes, 2009)
Gregory Vanger .... producer (8 episodes, 2009)
Ali Zubik .... story producer (8 episodes, 2009)
David C. Brown .... senior producer (3 episodes, 2009)
 
Series Original Music by
David Vanacore (9 episodes, 2009)
 
Series Film Editing by
Brad Ley (3 episodes, 2009)
Sven Pape (3 episodes, 2009)
Neil Jariwala (2 episodes, 2009)
Mark Sadlek (2 episodes, 2009)
Molly Shock (2 episodes, 2009)
 
Series Production Management
Amanda Stutevoss Coppola .... post-production supervisor (8 episodes, 2009)
Hemal Shah .... production manager (8 episodes, 2009)
 
Series Sound Department
Shaun Cunningham .... foley mixer / sound effects editor (8 episodes, 2009)
Mark Krupka .... sound mixer (8 episodes, 2009)
Monique Reymond .... foley artist (8 episodes, 2009)
Brian Riordan .... sound re-recording mixer (8 episodes, 2009)
Matt Slivinski .... supervising sound editor (8 episodes, 2009)
Jacob Farron Smith .... sound supervisor (8 episodes, 2009)
 
Series Visual Effects by
Andrew Midgley .... visual effects producer: Crazybridge Studios (8 episodes, 2009)
 
Series Camera and Electrical Department
Kyle Rooney .... technical supervisor (8 episodes, 2009)
Jeffery Taylor .... camera operator (8 episodes, 2009)
 
Series Editorial Department
Bob Sackter .... colorist (8 episodes, 2009)
Jonathon Braun .... supervising editor (3 episodes, 2009)
J.D. Sievertson .... supervising editor (3 episodes, 2009)

Andrew Ecker .... supervising editor (unknown episodes)
 
Series Music Department
Louie Schultz .... music editor (8 episodes, 2009)
Michael Lord .... composer: additional music (4 episodes, 2009)
 
Series Other crew
Dan Paschen .... assistant: Mark Burnett (8 episodes, 2009)
Erin Sager .... assistant production office coordinator (8 episodes, 2009)
Matt Shanfield .... development coordinator (8 episodes, 2009)
Randy Sollenberger .... executive assistant: Mr. Burnett (8 episodes, 2009)
 

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"Expedition Africa: Stanley & Livingstone" - USA (first season title)
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9 out of 15 people found the following review useful.
Incompatibility is the key, 10 June 2009
Author: chopendoz from Australia

I was interested in the subject matter and found the first two episodes quite entertaining. However, there was a tendency towards the 'Oh, Wow!' style of travel documentary where every event is a crisis and over exaggerated. It seems to be the practice by the producers of such programs to make a team of people most likely to be incompatible and this is the source of tension throughout the series. I wonder what the Masai really thought of them. Quite possibly they could have walked the whole way unaided in half the time. It showed how pampered westerners are. The Masai would just 'get on with it' and argue a lot less. I have no doubt that the team will succeed in the end but the trip did not need the 'blow by blow' treatment in my opinion. I realise that it is made for armchair travellers but it would have been more interesting if they had recorded the survivalist member doing the trip on his own.

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