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By The Dispatch On Thursday, August 4th, 2016
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Nat Geo announces ‘Killing Reagan’ for October 16

On March 30, 1981, at 2:27 p.m. six shots were fired from a .22-caliber pistol at the Hilton Hotel in Washington, D.C. On one side of the gun was an aimless and deranged young man, misguided by an obsession with More...

By The Dispatch On Monday, August 1st, 2016
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Nat Geo approves ‘The Story of God’ season 2 with Morgan Freeman returning

National Geographic Channel announced today the greenlight of a second season of its Emmy-nominated hit series, The Story of God with Morgan Freeman. From executive producers Morgan Freeman, Lori McCreary and James More...

By Brandon Jones On Monday, April 25th, 2016
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Morgan Freeman takes Nat Geo’s ‘Story of God’ towards the ‘Coexist’ movement rather than truth

The National Geographic Channel event series The Story of God with Morgan Freeman continues with a look at “End Times,” stopping at Rome’s Vatican City, Israel’s cavernous valley Qumran, New Orleans’s More...

By Brandon Jones On Sunday, April 3rd, 2016
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Nat Geo’s ‘The Story of God’ begins with death, the afterlife

“The greatest question we ask ourselves: What happens when we die?” Morgan Freeman presents after a very personal introduction to the first episode in the new National Geographic series: The Story of More...

By The Dispatch On Thursday, February 18th, 2016
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Nat Geo’s ‘Brain Games’ explores God, the nature of believing and science

National Geographic Channel (@NatGeoChannel) amps up a new season of BRAIN GAMES (@BrainGames), challenging and engaging viewers, taking them on visually awe-inspiring expeditions in search of answers to some More...

By Brandon Jones On Saturday, January 9th, 2016
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Dr Pol talks season 8, his ‘calling’ as Nat Geo promotes return

Nat Geo promoted that Dr. Pol is back and that “The star veterinarian’s popular show, which premieres for its eighth season on January 9, is even more wild and woolly.” Dr. Pol is always an interesting More...

By Brandon Jones On Thursday, December 10th, 2015
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Directed, narrated by Angela Bassett, ‘Water Apocalypse’ closes out Nat Geo’s ‘Breakthrough’

National Geographic Channel and GE presented the new series Breakthrough produced by Imagine Entertainment (Ron Howard and Brian Grazer) and conclude with Water Apocalypse, an episode narrated and directed by Angela More...

By Brandon Jones On Thursday, November 12th, 2015
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Nat Geo’s ‘Breakthrough’ dives into cyborg tech and the secrets of the brain

National Geographic’s new 6-part mini-series Breakthrough started off with The Future of Fighting Pandemics before focusing on less frightening topics: More Than Human and Decoding the Brain in episode More...

By Brandon Jones On Saturday, October 31st, 2015
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Nat Geo’s ‘Breakthrough’ kicks off with look at ebola, USAMRID and pandemic risks

Directed and narrated by Peter Berg, National Geographic’s new 6-part mini-series Breakthrough kicks off with The Future of Fighting Pandemics. Breakthrough explores humanity and the ability to innovate through More...

By Brandon Jones On Friday, September 18th, 2015
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Nat Geo climate change series to feature Hollywood ‘correspondants’ Jack Black, James Cameron

The National Geographic Channel is touting the return of Years of Living Dangerously, an “ambitious cinematic television event that will delve even deeper into the highly debated issue of climate change.” “Years More...

By The Dispatch On Monday, July 13th, 2015
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Nat Geo Wild’s ‘Sharkfest’ ratings soar during ‘Shark Week’

The 2015 Super Bowl runner-up Seattle Seahawks. NBA second place Cleveland Cavaliers. The World Series almost champ Kansas City Royals. The Japanese National Women’s Soccer Team. And Nat Geo WILD! We are proud More...

By The Dispatch On Thursday, June 25th, 2015
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Nat Geo set to air ‘Mission Pluto’ in July, just ahead of Dwarf Planet flyby

National Geographic Channel (NGC) joins top scientists at the Johns Hopkins Applied Physics Laboratory in conjunction with NASA on a historic mission to the edge of our solar system with the goal of capturing the More...

By The Dispatch On Thursday, June 18th, 2015
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Nat Geo’s ‘Brain Games’ returns with 2-Night summer event

All new episodes of National Geographic Channel’s (NGC’s) Emmy-nominated series Brain Games return Sunday, June 28 (9:00 – 11:00 p.m. ET/PT) and Monday, June 29 (9:00 – 10:00 p.m. ET/PT) during a two-night More...

By The Dispatch On Monday, June 1st, 2015
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Nat Geo set to air ‘Anne Frank’s Holocaust’ in June

Anne Frank’s world famous diary came to an abrupt end shortly before the Franks were discovered hiding from the Nazis in a secret annex at the top of Otto Frank’s office building August 4, 1944. While Anne’s More...

By The Dispatch On Wednesday, April 29th, 2015
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Nat Geo ‘Geography Bee’ set for May

Fifty-four of the nation’s top geography students will gather in Washington, D.C., from May 11 to 13 to take part in the 27th annual National Geographic Bee. The fourth- through eighth-graders, who range in age More...

By The Dispatch On Monday, April 20th, 2015
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‘Incredible Dr Pol’ ‘Cesar 911’ to headline Nat Geo Wild’s ‘Barkfest’ in May

Nat Geo WILD is gearing up for a weekend of all bark, no bite TV featuring some of the smartest, most unique and cutest canines in the world. There will be surfing dogs, service dogs, games to find out if your dog More...

By Brandon Jones On Thursday, April 9th, 2015
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‘AD The Bible Continues’ opens with 9.5 million viewers, ‘Killing Jesus’ strong for Fox

The premiere of NBC’s A.D.: The Bible Continues earned a healthy 2.3 rating and 9.5 million viewers, blowing the rest of its competition out, but fell short of the original Bible miniseries’ numbers. Fox finds More...

By The Dispatch On Thursday, April 2nd, 2015
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‘Killing Jesus’ breaks Nat Geo records, to replay on Good Friday, Easter

National Geographic Channel’s Sunday night premiere of KILLINGJESUS — hailed by critics as “gritty and moving,” “beautifully subtle,” “compelling” and “thoughtful” — set record ratings for More...

By Guest Author On Thursday, April 2nd, 2015
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‘Killing Jesus’ is all history without the ‘moving’ religious experience

TV and movie productions of a religious theme are common during the Lenten season. One expects these to focus on a religious theme, but Killing Jesus (airing on the National Geographic Channel) is different. The More...

By Brandon Jones On Thursday, March 26th, 2015
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Kentucky vet Eden Myers leads attack on Michigan’s Nat Geo star Dr Pol

The state board that regulates Michigan veterinarians voted to discipline Dr. Jan Pol Thursday afternoon, fining him $500 based on allegations that he “failed to wear appropriate protective clothing while More...


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