Syfy is going ahead with a new series focused on Silicon Valley. Deadline.com reports that the cable channel greenlighted “The Bazillion Dollar Club,” a docuseries tracking the exploits of financier Dave McClure and tech innovator Brady Forrest.
“Their companies offer two of the world’s most aggressive accelerator programs that mentor startups leading up to the launch of their billion dollar idea,” the report notes. “The six episode, one-hour series goes before the cameras later this year and will air in 2015.”
In a statement, Syfy President Dave Howe said: “’The Bazillion Dollar Club’ gives our audience of imaginative thinkers the opportunity to literally invent the future by bringing to life their visionary ideas and dreams. This show is important to Syfy’s unscripted strategy to engage fans with entertaining and informative real-world drama that taps into their curiosity, passion and creativity.”