Series is latest to get a very early renewal
The TV veteran will oversee reality series development and creation
The cable network will air new episodes dubbed "Life Below Zero: The Thaw" starting in late-October
Izzie Pick Ashcroft is a former showrunner for "Dancing With the Stars" and its UK progenitor, "Strictly Come Dancing"
The new pact is non-exclusive
The titles will be available when the new streaming service launches next year
Starz signs on to distribute the upcoming season of the U.K. sci-fi hit in the States