Sky1 officially renewed Ross Kemp: Extreme World for season 6 to premiere in 2017

The release date for Ross Kemp: Extreme World season 6 — Pending

This article has the most up-to-date info on the status of Ross Kemp: Extreme World season 6 as we continuously monitor the news to keep you in the know. Sky1 has officially renewed the series for another season expected to debut in 2017. To get notified of the exact premiere date – subscribe for updates below.

Documentary series premise and production info

In 2011 actor and investigative journalist Ross Kemp has introduced a documentary series Ross Kemp: Extreme World. Its fifth series premiered on Sky1 on July 14, 2016. Kemp, Clive Tullon and Celia Taylor serve as executive producers, and Tiger Aspect Productions and Mongoose Productions produce the socially significant docu-series.

The series depicts Kemp and his crew as they explore different hardships that people have to face in the most remote corners of the world. Homelessness, poverty, hunger, drug addiction, violence are among the problems portrayed on the show. The filmmakers dive right in and explore the effects these dramatic and long-standing issues have on the locals and communicate with the local authorities in order to find out what measures are taken to do away with the problem.

Reviews and prospects of renewal

Among the places Kemp and his crew have already visited are Haiti, Congo Mexico, Pakistan, India, Lebanon, Ukraine, and numerous cities in the developed countries that suffer from their own brand of troubles – Glasgow, London, Las Vegas and Chicago, to name a few. The show’s current fifth season kicked of with a riveting exploration of one of the world’s most heated spots. Kemp heads to Syria and Iraq and follows Kurdish forces as they face the Islamists. The latest installment premiered to 0.81 million viewers and the series as a whole has a respectable 8.4/10 IMDb rating. The chances of Ross Kemp returning with another season of his acclaimed project are fairly high, so please stay tuned for announcements.

Latest news

UPDATED October 18, 2016: Great news for the fans of the hardcore documentary genre – Sky1’s docuseries Extreme World has been commissioned for a sixth series, which will hit the screens in 2017. BAFTA-honored filmmaker Ross Kemp will continue his travels to the most dangerous and troubled corners of the world, including Libya, as well as parts of the UK and the USA that are plagued by problems of their own. The show’s been a solid ratings performer and a socially important endeavor for the network, so please stay tuned and we will inform you when the release date is confirmed for this compelling docuseries’ return.

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