Live from TCA: Nat Geo News

April Neale

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In 2019 Nat Geo estimates we will deliver 40% of all natural history programming in the US.

Nat Geo announces special episode of global series, ‘Drain the Oceans: Thai Cave’ which combines advanced mapping technology with state-of-the-art digital re-creations to unravel mysteries of the deep. #TCA19


National Geographic:
NEW SCRIPTED LIMITED SERIES IN DEVELOPMENT:
  • National Geographic Options Mark Bowden’s Best Seller Guests of the Ayatollah for a limited series; Ken Biller (Genius) to Executive Produce & Write Adaptation with Non-writing Executive Producer Bob Cooper
FIRST LOOK:
  • First look of The Right Stuff – link here.
CELEBRITY GUESTS ANNOUNCED FOR RUNNING WILD & BRAIN GAMES:
  • Brain Games Celebrity Slate – celebrity lineup includes Kristen Bell and Dax Shepard, Blarkish’s Anthony Anderson and Marsai Martin, Rebel Wilson, Ted Danson, Mark Cuban, Jack Black, Kyle Gass and Meghan Trainor. Tiffany Haddish, Drew Brees
  • Running Wild Celebrity Slate – celebs on the new season premiering exclusively on Nat Geo include Channing Tatum, Cara Delevingne, Dave Bautista, Armie Hammer, Joel McHale, Zachary Quinto, Bobby Bones, Rob Riggle, Alex Honnold AND Captain Marvel herself, Brie Larson.
NEW DOC SPECIALS:
  • Jane Goodall: The Hope - new two hour special following the success of the award-winning feature documentary JANE
  • Hidden Kingdoms of China – new two hour natural history special
· Everest: The Greatest Mystery – new special

PREMIERE DATES ANNOUNCED:
· Activate: The Global Citizen Movement – premiere date of Sept 5 announced
· Lost Cities with Albert Lin – premiere date of Oct 21 announced
· Kingdom of the White Wolf – premiere date of Aug 25 announced

AND
Who will play Aretha Franklin?
Very much looking forward to GENIUS ARETHA - the next installment of the
@NatGeo
series. No announcement for the lead yet. #TCA19

WHO DO YOU THINK IS PERFECT TO PLAY THE QUEEN OF SOUL???
 

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