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.
“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.
An interview with Albert Lin about his new NatGeo show, Lost Cities with Albert Lin, and how he found his way to exploring.
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”).
On National Geographic Channel’s new show, Gordon Ramsay’s culinary adventures are drenched in complaints and condescension.
More than 25 documentaries and specials about sharks will air across three networks over the next month. Here’s what’s coming and where to find it.
NatGeo’s Apollo: Missions to the Moon is the latest documentary from Tom Jennings that doesn’t tell viewers about historical events, it immerses them in the story.