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Zone Reality gives viewers a slice of undercover life in 'Spy'

MUMBAI: Zone Reality, the 24 hour channel dedicated to real life programming premieres a thrilling investigative series Spy which will be premiering today 8 November.

This programme is an account of the psychological and physical experiences encountered by common men who receive a crash course in espionage by professional spies and proceed on to a final mission where their skills are put to test.

This series unravels the actual procedures that are entailed in the work of professional undercover agents. Spy is a ten episode series which features the entire sequence starting from the selection of the spies, their preparation psychological travails and challenges faced by them while undergoing the process of transformation, tricks that they acquire and the final stages of elimination and triumph.

Tvery episode is a natural progression of the art of spying. The first episode shows the selection of potential spies through and is a interesting portrayal of how these ordinary men and women are sent to an unknown location where they are put on to a real life investigative mission, to gauge their suitability as professional spies. The second episode shows how the selected recruits are taught the core tricks of the trade by former MI6 officers.

The third, fourth, fifth and sixth episodes show how different missions require these spies to implement their core skill, i.e. of effortlessly blending into an environment. The seventh and eight episodes show how recruits learn the art of cultivating an agent - the core work of an intelligence officer, and the values of teamwork and collaboration. The ninth episode is about loyalty to their organisation and the final episode is about being able to complete their mission without being detected by authorities.

The channel adds that an interesting feature of this series is that it gives viewers a thorough insight not only into the intricacies of investigative procedures but also acquaints them with various psychological aspects of human beings.

Some more programming to look forward to this month includes˜One Shot and ˜Tuckerville. One Shotâ p remiering on 22 November 2006 is about the life of a celebrity event photographer. Tuckerville which starts on 27 November 2006 showcases the life of Tanya Tucker the celebrated bad girl of country music. It is a true reiteration of the fact that stardom comes with its own price.

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