Viacom’s Channel 5 Cooks Up McDonald’s Doc ‘The Billion Dollar Burger’

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EXCLUSIVE: Ploughing similar territory to Michael Keaton's The Founder, Viacom's Channel 5 is to tell the history of McDonald's in a one-off special. The UK broadcaster has commissioned McDonalds: The Billion Dollar Burger (w/t) from its own in-house production division Elephant House Studios. The doc will tell the story of how the original McDonald brothers Richard and Maurice set up a drive-in hamburger restaurant near Pasadena, California in 1940. By 1948, they…