‘Yellowstone live’, ‘Planet Of The Whales’, ‘Photo Ark’ Lead Nat Geo Slate – TCA #National_GeographicFebruary 11, 2019
Headlining was the announced return of last summer’s highly successful Yellowstone Live , which is now set for a June 2019 premiere.
The other projects in the works: America , in which a new generation of gyro-stabilized gimbals allow capture of developing shots of animal behavior with never-before-seen levels of dynamism and intimacy; Planet of the Whales , which immerses viewers in the whales’ world through the next generation of visual technology; and Photo Ark , a two-hour event special following National Geographic Photographer Joel Sartore’s uncanny mix of humor and an earnest, indefatigable commitment to save everything he can through photography.
“National Geographic has been the gold standard of storytelling about the natural world since its inception 131 years ago, consistently evolving the genre over the years to tell these important stories across our media portfolio to a huge global audience of almost 500 million, in relevant and inventive ways,” said Courteney Monroe, president, National Geographic Global Television Networks.
National Geographic’s slate of natural history programming includes the following three titles, which will air globally in 172 countries and 43 languages on National Geographic and Nat Geo Wild.
On this continent of relentless change, every day is a brave new world.
Here, unique geography drives the forces of nature to extremes, shaping and reshaping the land and throwing down new challenges for life.
What is the future for America’s wildlife?
For them this will continue to be a land of opportunity.
PLANET OF THE WHALES will be filmed for more than two and a half years, in 24 locations, to reveal the incredible life of five different whale species.
PHOTO ARKTwo-Hour Event Special Premieres 2020 (From National Geographic Photographer Joel Sartore and WGBH-Boston) National Geographic Photographer Joel Sartore’s uncanny mix of humor and an earnest, indefatigable commitment to save everything he can through photography is what has powered his successful Photo Ark campaign, a 25-year documentary project to save species and habitat.