Travel Channel's Off Limits TV Program Visits Unknown Roosevelt Island Guided By RI Historical Society President Judy Berdy
In addition to the fictional TV Pilot for The Rememberer filming on Roosevelt Island earlier this week, Roosevelt Island was also the subject for a TV program shooting here last Friday. Roosevelt Island Historical Society President Judy Berdy was the local guide for Authentic Entertainment's Don Wildman's trip to Roosevelt Island. According to Ms. Berdy:
New TV show for the Travel Channel "Off Limits" shot on Roosevelt Island on Friday. A new production highlighting little know sites will premiere on Travel Channel in May.According to Scripps Network:
Sites visited included the Smallpox Hospital,
and other island sites.
Off Limits, Don Wildman takes viewers to places they didn’t know existed—and aren’t allowed in.and Dansville Online:
... Part of the sixth episode of the Travel Channel’s new show, “Off Limits” was filmed in Dansville this week.Bit by bit, the world is learning about Roosevelt Island.
The show, scheduled to begin its first season in May, is about exploring places that are off limits to the public, and delves into the history of each place and how the surrounding area, and essentially America, was influenced by it.
Each episode is hosted by Don Wildman, who is accompanied by a local historian....