I’m a huge mark for National Geographic Channel. I love their programming and they’ve always treated me well. They throw great season premiere events at their DC HQ – it’s “glamorous” once you get there, but fighting 2 hrs of DC Traffic ain’t fun! Sadly I’m in Fla now and can no longer partake, but Nat Geo brought their hit show Mars to SDCC with a special panel called with thepanel “When Earthlings Become Martians: National Geographic’s Mars, Season 2.” The crowd looks like they loved it. I’m so sad not to be in San Diego this year.
Seth MacFarlance will host the 2015 Breakthrough Prize ceremony on National Geographic Channel.
The Breakthrough Prize is an annual awards given to honor the authors of breakthroughs in physics, life sciences and mathematics. MacFarlane, the executive producer of FOX’s Emmy-nominated series, Cosmos, will host the ceremony live on Sunday, November 8th (10/9C). For further details, follow the jump.
After the big success National Geographic Channel had with Killing Lincoln (based on Bill O’Reilly’s book) they are fully on board the scripted programming bandwagon and all in with O’Reilly. Killing Kennedy, their latest collaboration tells the story of the JFK assassination from the point of view of Lee Harvey Oswald.
The best movie of 2012 is not going to be in the movie theaters. It is a movie made for the National Geographic Channel. Premiering Sunday November 4th, 2 days before the election, is the controversial Seal Team Six: The Raid on Osama Bin Laden. This movie tells the amazing story about the days leading up to the killing of Osama Bin Laden.