Discovery Greenlights ‘Border Live’ Reality Show Set At U.S.-Mexico Border

by Deadline

Deadline— With the national debate focused on immigration, Discovery is heading to the U.S.-Mexico border for a timely live reality series, Border Live. The six-part multiplatform series hosted by CNN anchor/special correspondent Bill Weir and investigative journalist Lilia Luciano, is set to premiere December 5 at 9 PM on Discovery Channel. The live weekly series will document the work of law enforcement on the U.S.-Mexico border as well as the real lives, real moments and stories…

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