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Welcome to Earth Trailer with Will Smith

Disney+ today revealed the first official trailer for Welcome to Earth, which will begin streaming on the service this December. The series will consist of six episodes. The visually stunning Disney+ series, from National Geographic, follows two-time Academy Award nominee Will Smith on an extraordinary, once-in-a-lifetime adventure around the world to explore Earth’s greatest wonders …

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Disney+ Day 2021 Premieres Announced

On Friday, November 12, The Walt Disney Company will host Disney Plus Day, a global celebration that will come to life across all dimensions of the company. Subscribers to Disney+ will be treated to new content releases across the service’s brands, Disney, Pixar, Marvel, Star Wars, National Geographic, and Star in international markets. Also coming …

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The Rescue, from Free Solo Filmmakers, Sets October Release

On the heels of the world premiere at the 2021 Telluride Film Festival, National Geographic Documentary Films and Greenwich Entertainment announced today that they will release The Rescue, the latest film from Oscar, BAFTA and multiple Emmy Award-winning directing duo E. Chai Vasarhelyi and Jimmy Chin, exclusively in theaters in October. Vasarhelyi and Chin also …

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Nat Geo Previews The Hot Zone: Anthrax and Announces New Series

At National Geographic’s Television Critics Association session today, the channel made numerous announcements and revealed a first look at The Hot Zone: Anthrax. Read on for all the updates! THE HOT ZONE: ANTHRAX National Geographic revealed a behind-the-scenes sneak peek of the upcoming six-episode limited series The Hot Zone: Anthrax. Starring Daniel Dae Kim and …

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Cesar Millan Returns to TV in Better Human Better Dog

National Geographic today announced the return of dog behavior expert Cesar Millan with Cesar Millan: Better Human Better Dog, premiering on July 30 at 9/8c on National Geographic and simulcast on Nat Geo WILD. The all-new 10-part series brings Cesar back when pet owners need him the most, as the world has changed significantly since …

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Playing with Sharks Trailer and Poster Released by Disney+

Disney+ today revealed the official trailer and poster for Playing with Sharks, from National Geographic Documentary Films. Part of National Geographic’s SharkFest 2021 slate, the documentary debuts on Disney+ Friday, July 23. A true pioneer in both underwater filmmaking and shark research, Valerie Taylor is a living legend and icon in the underwater world whose …

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SharkFest 2021 Schedule for National Geographic and Disney+

National Geographic is making a splash this July with the ninth annual SharkFest. The must-sea summer event swims onto screens Monday, July 5, with the premiere of the marquee SharkFest special Shark Beach with Chris Hemsworth at 9/8c, preceded by the first episode of When Sharks Attack at 8/7c. Shark Beach with Chris Hemsworth follows …

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National Geographic Series Announced for 2021-2022 Season

National Geographic Content President Courteney Monroe today announced the National Geographic series scheduled for the 2021-2022 season. The channel will be going further with groundbreaking, visually spectacular storytelling from the best explorers, photographers and filmmakers in the world. “Unearthing moments of discovery is all about having the right guides, and we work with best in …

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Nat Geo WILD Shows Announced for 2021-2022

National Geographic Global Television Networks President Courteney Monroe today unveiled Nat Geo WILD shows coming in the 2021-2022 season, featuring the return of six fan-favorite series and new specials. This year’s upfront slate, released today, includes a brand new season of the longest-running vet show on television, The Incredible Dr. Pol; and new seasons of …

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Free Solo Filmmakers Team with National Geographic on Four Projects

Following the success of E. Chai Vasarhelyi and Jimmy Chin’s Academy, BAFTA and multiple Emmy award-winning film Free Solo, National Geographic revealed today a diverse lineup of four unscripted projects from the acclaimed storytelling duo as a result of their first-look deal announced in 2019. The dynamic unscripted slate directed by the pair and produced …

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Genius: Aretha Premiere Date and New Trailer

National Geographic and Cynthia Erivo (Harriet, The Color Purple) revealed today during the network’s TCA session the Genius: Aretha premiere date and official trailer, which you can watch below. The Emmy-award-winning anthology series comes from 20th Century Television and Imagine Television. The Genius: Aretha premiere date has been set for Sunday, March 21 at 9/8c, …

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Own the Room Documentary Coming to Disney+

Following the success of the Emmy Award-winning, Sundance and SXSW audience favorite Science Fair, National Geographic Documentary Films and filmmakers Cristina Costantini and Darren Foster are joining forces once again on the feature documentary Own the Room, which will premiere exclusively on Disney+ on March 12. Own the Room chronicles five students from disparate corners …

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Fauci Documentary Announced by National Geographic

National Geographic Documentary Films announced today a new feature documentary about the nation’s top infectious disease expert and dedicated public servant, Dr. Anthony Fauci, M.D. The documentary is coming from Emmy winners John Hoffman (The Weight of the Nation, Sleepless in America) and Janet Tobias (Unseen Enemy) and Academy Award winner Dan Cogan (Icarus), and …

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The March on Washington Doc Coming to National Geographic and Hulu

National Geographic has announced that The March on Washington: Keepers of the Dream is set to premiere Thursday, February 18, at 10/9c and available next day on Hulu. The timely one-hour documentary special is from National Geographic and The Undefeated, ESPN’s content initiative exploring the intersection of sports, race and culture. The documentary will trace …

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Tony Goldwyn and Daniel Dae Kim to Star in The Hot Zone: Anthrax

National Geographic, with Scott Free Productions and 20th Television, announced today that Tony Goldwyn (King Richard, Scandal, Lovecraft Country) and Daniel Dae Kim (Hawaii Five-0, Lost, The Good Doctor) will star in The Hot Zone: Anthrax, the next installment of the scripted anthology series. Previously announced, Kelly Souders and Brian Peterson will return as executive …

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Genius: Aretha Key Art Revealed on Cynthia Erivo’s Birthday

Today, double Oscar nominee Cynthia Erivo marked her birthday by honoring The Queen and unveiling the exclusive key art for National Geographic‘s eight-part limited series, Genius: Aretha. You can view the key art by scrolling down! Erivo will star as the legendary Queen of Soul, Aretha Franklin, in the third season of the Emmy award-winning …

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Disney Investor Day Roundup: Disney+, FX, Hulu and Theatrical

The Walt Disney Company revealed the next steps in its global streaming expansion at its 2020 Disney Investor Day, with new details on the future of its direct-to-consumer services Disney+, Hulu and ESPN+, a first look at its upcoming international general entertainment content brand, Star, and previews of its slate of all-new content. Bob Chapek, …

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Return to the Moon Series Lands at National Geographic

Fifty years after the Apollo space flights, a new generation at NASA is suiting up for a historic return to the moon. Named after Greek mythology’s goddess of the moon, the Artemis program has trailblazing ambitions: a woman will step on the lunar surface for the first time. In a long-term collaboration with NASA, National …

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The Hot Zone Season 2 Given the Green Light

National Geographic has given the green light to The Hot Zone Season 2, which will focus on the anthrax attacks of 2001. The Hot Zone is the network’s highest-rated scripted series to date. From Touchstone Television and Scott Free Productions, Kelly Souders and Brian Peterson return as executive producers and showrunners for The Hot Zone …

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The Right Stuff Release Date and Trailer Revealed

Disney+ has revealed The Right Stuff release date and the official trailer, which you can watch by using the player below. The incredible story of America’s first astronauts begins with a two-episode premiere on Friday, October 9. Based on the bestselling book by Tom Wolfe (buy at Amazon), the eight-episode season is an inspirational look …

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