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Life Below Zero: First Alaskans is one of three new NatGeo shows that will have BIPOC stars

National Geographic Channel just announced three new reality shows, all of which have BIPOC stars. They include a new Life Below Zero, plus Appetite for Adventure, starring Pitmasters judge Big Moe Cason, and The 7 Toughest Days on Earth, with adventurer Dwayne Fields.

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Shark Week and Sharkfest’s experts are mostly white men. Why? And does it matter?

“To say that there aren’t women in shark science is utterly ridiculous,” a Black female marine biologist told me. So I asked both Discovery’s Shark Week and National Geographic’s Sharkfest why they focused on white male shark scientists in their marketing and casting.

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Gordon Ramsay: Uncharted’s producer, chefs, and network respond to criticism of the show

I interviewed chefs who appeared on Uncharted (“I needed a lot of convincing before I said yes”) and its showrunner (“When viewers tune in to see Gordon Ramsay, they want to see something through Gordon Ramsay’s point of view”).

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