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The Right Stuff Sneak Peek Coming to D23 Expo 2019

National Geographic is presenting a The Right Stuff sneak peek at the D23 Expo. The upcoming scripted series is based on Tom Wolfe’s bestselling novel that spotlighted the historical Mercury 7 astronauts. Join Jake McDorman (What We Do in the Shadows, Lady Bird), Colin O’Donoghue (Once Upon a Time, Carrie Pilby, The Rite), Aaron Staton (Narcos: Mexico, …

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Amelia Earhart, Jane Goodall & China Specials Coming from NatGeo

At the Television Critics Association summer tour yesterday, National Geographic announced specials about Amelia Earhart, Jane Goodall and China. National Geographic Explorer-at-Large Dr. Robert Ballard, best known for his 1985 discovery of the Titanic shipwreck, is setting out to solve the mystery of Amelia Earhart’s disappearance. The scientific expedition is jointly funded by National Geographic …

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The Right Stuff Trailer Takes You to Kennedy Space Center

National Geographic has brought online the first The Right Stuff trailer, which shows you the actors getting to experience the real world of experimental flight tests at the Kennedy Space Center in Florida. In the series, to combat a national sentiment of fear and decline, the U.S. government conceives of NASA’s Project Mercury, igniting a …

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Brain Games Celebrity Guests Announced by NatGeo

National Geographic announced today its star-studded lineup of Brain Games celebrity guests, spanning actors and musicians to entrepreneurs and athletes. The eight-episode season, produced by Magical Elves, with Alfred Street Industries, adds a Hollywood twist to its classic mind-bending format by challenging the world’s biggest celebrities to realize their exceptional brain power through fun and highly …

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Mission OceanX Series to Be Executive Produced by James Cameron

In 1966, Jacques Cousteau and his research vessel, RV Calypso, immersed global audiences in the awe and wonder of our oceans, a wholly unseen world at that time, through the groundbreaking series The Undersea World of Jacques Cousteau. Today, more than 50 years later, the ocean remains Earth’s greatest untapped terrain for adventure, discovery and …

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Running Wild with Bear Grylls Season 5 Celebrities Announced

Running Wild with Bear Grylls Season 5 has a new home on National Geographic beginning November 5, at 10/9c, with more action, stunts and visceral moments than ever before. This season, Grylls goes all out with some of the most entertaining superstars who push themselves beyond their limits by leaving civilization behind for a no-holds …

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National Geographic Joins Lineup of Fan Experiences at D23 Expo

National Geographic is joining Disney’s D23 Expo show floor for the first time, delivering unique experiences that inspire curiosity and exploration for fans of all ages. From free solo climbing to the top of El Capitan to exploring the “why” behind the “wow” behind our gray matter, National Geographic will immerse fans in adventure, ignite …

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Patrick J. Adams to Play John Glenn in The Right Stuff

National Geographic, with Appian Way and Warner Horizon Scripted Television, announced today that Patrick J. Adams (Suits) will star in The Right Stuff as Maj. John Glenn. This marks the network’s next global scripted series, which is based on Tom Wolfe’s iconic best-selling nonfiction book. The series takes a clear-eyed look at what would become America’s first …

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Keegan-Michael Key to Host National Geographic’s Brain Games

National Geographic announced today that it has tapped Keegan-Michael Key (Friends From College, Toy Story 4, The Lion King) as host of its rebooted hit series Brain Games. The eight-episode season, produced by Dan Cutforth and Jane Lipsitz’s Alfred Street Industries and Magical Elves, adds a Hollywood twist to its classic mind-bending format by challenging …

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Female Animals Reign Supreme in National Geographic’s Queens

National Geographic has announced Queens, an epic, six-part natural history docuseries that follows six powerful sisterhoods within the animal kingdom where females rule. The all-women visionaries behind the series draw on their female intuitions to shine a fresh light on the natural world, revealing unique feminine behaviors in six distinct animal communities: hyenas, elephants, ring-tailed …

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Jacques Cousteau Documentary Coming from National Geographic

On the heels of announcing Rebuilding Paradise from Academy Award-winning director Ron Howard and The Untitled Thai Cave Rescue Project from Academy Award-winning director Kevin Macdonald, National Geographic Documentary Films (Free Solo) will next make a Jacques Cousteau documentary. Two-time Academy Award-nominated and two-time Emmy-winning director Liz Garbus (The Farm, Angola USA, What Happened, Miss …

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Disney+ Launch Set for November 12 with a Ton of Content

The Walt Disney Company today presented an extensive overview of its comprehensive direct-to-consumer strategy, including presentations on Hulu, Hotstar, ESPN+, and the upcoming Disney+ service at its highly-anticipated Investor Day, which took place on the Company’s studio lot. “Disney+ marks a bold step forward in an exciting new era for our company – one in …

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