Monday, Mar. 1, 2021

The Tony Awards could bring Cynthia Erivo another Emmy. 

Days after the British performer belted Aretha Franklin's "Ain't No Way" during a red carpet interview at the 2019 Tonys — explaining that it's her guilty pleasure song — she got a call from the producers of the National Geographic...

Thursday, Nov. 5, 2020

Taking history into account as it was being made is what happened between the 2020 Sundance Film Festival, which ran from January 23-February 2, and the broadcast premiere of City So Real last week on National Geographic (and shortly thereafter streaming on Hulu). 

From twice...

Thursday, Oct. 8, 2020

When Hollywood does biopics on musicians, we're used to lots of saucy tales of sex, drugs and rock 'n' roll. Not so much when it comes to astronauts.

That changes with "The Right Stuff," an eight-part National Geographic scripted series that shows the often ugly birth of American space...

Saturday, Aug. 1, 2020

Almost two years since a wildfire swept through his mountain town and virtually wiped it out, Steve "Woody" Culleton got to put the final touches on his new home.

Two redwood trees were planted in the ground, a new lawn and stone patio transformed the once barren yard into a green refuge...

Friday, May. 22, 2020

National Geographic Global Television Networks president Courteney Monroe unveiled the latest lineup of premium science, adventure and exploration content scheduled for the network’s 2020-21 upfront season.

This year’s upfront slate includes the long-anticipated next installment of the...

Tuesday, May. 19, 2020

LeBron James, Jimmy Fallon, Spotify and HBO are among the 2020 Webby Award winners for internet excellence.

The International Academy of Digital Arts and Sciences announced the winners Tuesday. 

Fallon's "The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon" won a Webby for best social media for...

Tuesday, Apr. 21, 2020

Even though the planet has reaped the benefits of a cleaner environment from society shutting down during the coronavirus outbreak, Jane Goodall worries about human behavior resorting back to a "business as usual" mindset after the pandemic is over.

The famed primatologist wants people to...

Monday, Apr. 20, 2020

Following the debut of Rebuilding Paradise at this year’s Sundance Film Festival, National Geographic Documentary Films has unveiled its next feature project from acclaimed director Ron Howard, producer Brian Grazer and Imagine Documentaries. The upcoming documentary will chronicle the...

Thursday, Mar. 5, 2020

The late astronomer and educator Carl Sagan helped to put wonderment sparked by science in the mainstream public consciousness with the lauded 1980 PBS docuseries Cosmos, which won three Emmys in ‘81: a pair for Outstanding Individual Achievement--Creative Technical Crafts (both for the...

Tuesday, Sep. 24, 2019

National Geographic has entered into a first-look deal with the award-winning documentary team of Chai Vasarhelyi and Jimmy Chin and their company, Little Monster Films. The deal covers all unscripted projects, including series and specials as well as feature documentaries. Additionally, the...

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