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UniMás and Fusion TV in the US will air a docu-series, dubbed Outpost, which bridges investigative journalism with adventure travel to share human, social and cultural stories.

outpostA Story House Entertainment production, produced by i am OTHER, the show will focus on stories based in Latin America for its first season. The series will air Sunday nights with English versions airing on Fusion TV, and with Spanish versions airing on UniMas.

With the help of special guest correspondents Jon Batiste, Jason Silva and transgender model Carmen Carrera, among others, Outpost will focus on authentic local perspectives about subcultures, environmental matters, current events and adventure sports.

Locations for the 12-episode series include Haiti, Brazil, Colombia, Nicaragua, the Dominican Republic, Bolivia, Cuba, Argentina, Honduras, Chile and more. From Oaxaca to Argentina, Easter Island to Paraguay, the docuseries offers an offbeat exploration of Latin America.

“Outpost is a truly immersive series, one that explores the subcultures, and societal and social issues that are truly relatable in every way and certainly transcend borders,” said Christian Gabela, GM of Story House Entertainment. “We are proud to offer something utterly fresh and original – content that tackles the unexpected and provides viewers with a series that provokes, entertains and informs.”

In Fusion’s premiere week episodes, Empowering New Voices features Carrera in Sao Paulo and Gabriel Leigh in El Alto, Bolivia, as they explore the various ways people are raising their voices and taking back the power. In The Wild Coast, Mike Tyson travels to Suriname to discover the long-running tradition of songbird contests, where small birds compete against one another in signing battles.

In the UniMás premiere week episode, The Power of One, Vytenis Didziulis ventures to Rio and Leigh heads to Chile as they highlight personal stories of how one person can make all the difference. In Environmental Survival, the massive effort to save the Amazon and Easter Island are examined, with Vytenis Didziulis.

Additional topics explored throughout the season include: Batiste discovering how music is helping the people of Haiti rise out of the rubble from the 2010 earthquake, Maya Gabeira meeting women who are rescuing young girls from sex trafficking, Rudy Mancuso investigating how the power of the Internet can help to shape today’s culture and political landscape, Michaela DePrince learning how Cuba is navigating its future as it undergoes massive changes, Silva exploring the Latin America drug world and more.