A review of—and behind-the-scenes details about—National Geographic Channel’s trippy new Darren Aronofsky-produced, Will Smith-hosted series.
An interview with The Circus and Chain of Command showrunner Scott Boggins about filming behind the scenes of the war on terror.
The Amazing Race host Phil Keoghan is the new host of National Geographic’s Explorer, and will be hosting a 20-episode season of the iconic series.
10 photos of cheetahs in the wild in recognition of International Cheetah Day, which tries to bring attention and awareness to cheetahs. Only about 7,000 cheetahs are left in the wild.
A review of American High School, a BBC Three documentary reality series that follows students at Orangeburg-Wilkinson High School in South Carolina.
Two new reality shows focusing on high school were announced today, and while they appear to have the same core goal, their implementation is wildly different.
Survivorman Les Stroud will star in Alaska’s Grizzly Gauntlet, on which he’ll face different predators in Alaska in each episode.
The schedules—and hilarious promos—for Discovery’s Shark Week and NatGeo WILD’s Shark Fest, which are both airing at the same time this year.
Phil Keoghan is visiting six continents in only two hours for his next television gig, but this time, he’ll do that with a co-host, Hollywood Game Night’s Jane Lynch, and from a studio in New York City. National Geographic Channel’s Earth Live (Sunday at 8 p.m. ET) will visit 25 locations in 15 countries on six continents,… continue reading
Watch the first responders who rescue civilians hurt and killed in Syria, in this exclusive preview of NatGeo’s Hell on Earth: The Fall of Syria and the Rise of ISIS.
National Geographic Channel is re-releasing its documentary Before the Flood this week, so we can all learn about what’s at stake with the Paris Agreement.
The seventh Big Cat Week starts on NatGeo WILD tonight, and I talked to Boone Smith about the role cuteness plays in its conservation efforts.
Gender Revolution: A Journey with Katie Couric, debuts tonight on National Geographic and explores the complexities of gender and gender identity.
Antarctica is an abstraction: nothing but miles and miles of ice, inhabited only by sea life and the occasional expedition. That was my conception of the seventh and southernmost continent on our planet before I watched Continent 7: Antarctica (National Geographic, Tuesdays at 10), which quickly expands what Antarctica is, showing it to be a place full of life—and not just… continue reading
A review of National Geographic’s new series Mars, which alternates between actual documentary footage in 2016 and a fictional 2033 trip to Mars.
A “crazy idea” from production company October Films resulted in 20 people walking hundreds of miles across the Serengeti, following migrating wildebeest, which is documented on the National Geographic Channel series Mygrations (Mondays, 9 p.m.) While those men and women faced considerable challenges, the producers and network faced a different one. “Achieving authenticity was the single most important and difficult obstacle,” National… continue reading
In September 2013, Manu Toigo was on Discovery’s Naked and Afraid in Panama, filming the “Double Jeopardy” episode, when she was bitten by a mosquito. Once she returned to the U.S., headaches, fever, and bleeding led to hospitalization, where doctors eventually realized that mosquito had transmitted dengue fever. Her recovery was slow, and required physical therapy due to what she… continue reading
National Geographic’s new series Missing Dial follows a family’s search for their missing son in Costa Rica—and promises “the mystery will be solved.”
Watch the trailer and learn more.
In NatGeo’s terrific The Story of God, Morgan Freeman seeks answers around the world.
Watch the first five minutes of episode three, and catch up online.
A scene from the Feb. 26 episode of Cesar Millan’s NatGeo WILD series Cesar 911 has prompted an investigation from Los Angeles County authorities and has created an uproar online. So what happened? What happened when Cesar Millan trained a dog around pigs The incident took place during the season 3 episode of Cesar 911, which was titled “Simon Strikes Again.”… continue reading