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Nov 26, 2014, 11:17 ET The Winter Holidays Will Keep Almost Four In Five Americans Awake At Night

 Millions of Americans suffer from some sort of sleep disorder — and 73 percent of the nation currently logs less than eight hours of...


Nov 20, 2014, 13:25 ET National Geographic Channel Brings Food-Related Issues To The Forefront With Key Collaborations

The statistics are sobering: More than 16 million kids in America (one out of five) live in households that struggle to put food on the table. At...


Nov 11, 2014, 18:24 ET National Geographic Channel To Live-Stream Rosetta Spacecraft's Landing Attempt On Comet Surface

More than 10 years after its launch into space — on a mission to chase down Comet 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko — the Rosetta spacecraft is...


Oct 06, 2014, 13:33 ET National Geographic Channel Announces Cast Of Upcoming Global Television Event Killing Jesus

 National Geographic Channel (@NatGeoChannel) today announced the cast in the upcoming television event Killing Jesus produced by Scott Free...


Sep 30, 2014, 17:33 ET National Geographic Channel Names Chicago-based Charlie Engelman As The Winner Of Expedition Granted

 Selected by public votes, Charlie Engelman will advance his dream expedition. His winning project, "Get Pumped About Nature," will allow him...


Sep 16, 2014, 09:30 ET National Geographic Channel Selects 10 Next-Generation Explorers As Expedition Granted Finalists

It's a new era in exploration, as exemplified by the 10 Expedition Granted finalists selected by National Geographic Channel (NGC). In this...


Sep 12, 2014, 12:00 ET As America's War on Terror Enters a New Phase, Gen. Colin Powell Reflects on America's Military Strategy In Iraq and Afghanistan in New Clip From National Geographic Channel Documentary American War Generals

On the heels of President Obama's announcement that the United States' war on terror is far from over, with new air strikes against ISIS in Iraq,...


Aug 13, 2014, 12:27 ET For The First Time, National Geographic Channel Gathers The Nation's Leading War Generals For An Unprecedented Look At The History Of The U.S. Army From The Vietnam War To America's War On Al-Qaida

Vietnam. The Cold War. Desert Storm. The Iraq War. The Afghan War. This fall, National Geographic Channel (NGC) gathers 11 active and retired U.S....


Jul 08, 2014, 14:05 ET National Geographic Channel Series Drugs, Inc. Teams Up With Partnership For Drug-Free Kids For Third Consecutive Year

 From rural towns tormented by addiction to headline-grabbing overdoses, illegal narcotics continue to plague our nation. The $350...


Jul 02, 2014, 12:17 ET National Geographic Channel Celebrates The '90s with Macarena Day on Wednesday, July 2

National Geographic Channel dubs Wednesday, July 2, Macarena Day and invites the nation to dance through its midweek slump with the craze of the...


Jun 26, 2014, 11:54 ET The Forecast Is Hot, Hot, Hot, But For Nat Geo, This Fourth Of July Weekend Is Ice, Ice Baby

 National Geographic Channel today announced it will kick off July Fourth weekend with the ultimate '90s #TBT ("Throw Back Thursday") party....


Jun 25, 2014, 14:00 ET Were The '90s The Last Great Decade?

Sandwiched between the Cold War and the war on terror, the '90s were a decade that gave us grunge music, reality TV, the Internet, multiple...


Jun 23, 2014, 14:46 ET National Geographic Channel Explores Controversial and Polarizing Subcultures That Exist On The American Fringe

White supremacists. Anti-gay churchgoers. Freedom- loving misfits. Gun-toting "hillbillies." Across all 50 states, there are provocative groups...


Jun 23, 2014, 11:38 ET National Geographic Channel Embarks on a Nationwide Search for the Next Generation of Explorers with Expedition Granted

Move over, Indiana Jones. It's a new day in exploration. National Geographic Channel (NGC) today announced Expedition Granted, a socially fueled...


Jun 03, 2014, 12:28 ET National Geographic Channel Brings Together The Captivating Stories Of Unexpected Newsmakers In The '90s: The Last Great Decade?

 History can happen any day, anytime, anywhere and to anyone. That's a lesson learned by some of the unexpected newsmakers for National...


May 20, 2014, 12:10 ET National Geographic Channel Gathers the Biggest Names in Pop Culture and Politics to Tell the Story of The '90s: The Last Great Decade?

They had us singing, laughing, crying, cheering and reflecting, sometimes all at the same time. They are the some of the most memorable faces and...


Mar 24, 2014, 17:30 ET The Joke's On National Geographic Channel When RiffTrax Turns April Fools' Programming Into A Total Riff Off

 Don't be alarmed when you turn on National Geographic Channel (NGC) on April Fools' Day and see a mantis shrimp talking about its dinner or...


Mar 17, 2014, 12:35 ET National Geographic Channel Releases Most Buzzed About Moments From Global Television Event Live From Space

 On Friday night, National Geographic Channel (NGC) and NASA went into orbit like never before with LIVE FROM SPACE, hosted by veteran...


Mar 04, 2014, 16:30 ET National Geographic Channel To Air Carl Sagan's Groundbreaking Original Series "COSMOS: A PERSONAL VOYAGE" In Advance Of The Highly Anticipated Premiere Of New Voyage To The Stars, COSMOS: A SPACETIME ODYSSEY

Nearly 34 years after it originally aired on television, the National Geographic Channel will rebroadcast all 13 episodes of Carl Sagan's...


Feb 19, 2014, 14:21 ET National Geographic Channel Presents Special Highlighting Pastor Jamie Coots Of Snake Salvation

 National Geographic Channel (NGC) announced today a special episode that will examine the life of Pastor Jamie Coots, who was bitten by a...


Feb 19, 2014, 10:12 ET Soledad O'Brien Joins National Geographic Channel Global Television Event LIVE FROM SPACE

National Geographic Channel today announced that celebrated journalist, producer and television host Soledad O'Brien (@soledadobrien) has joined...


Feb 06, 2014, 14:43 ET Attention Ultimate Survival Alaska Fans: If You Talk The Talk, Do You Want To Walk The Walk … Literally?

National Geographic Channel Announces Casting Call for Next Season of Ultimate Survival Alaska Imagine hiking upwards of 30 miles a day;...


Feb 03, 2014, 11:33 ET When It Comes To Love, Is It All The Heart ... Or The Brain?

Fall in Love with a Special Valentine's Day Episode of the Emmy-Nominated Series Brain Games Brain Games: Attraction Premieres Monday, Feb. 10,...


Jan 09, 2014, 10:21 ET "Live, From Space… It's The Final Frontier!"

 Produce a live television event from a $100 billion studio that's 250 miles above the Earth's surface and traveling at 4.9 miles per second?...


Dec 19, 2013, 14:15 ET The Emmy® Nominated Series BRAIN GAMES Returns with an All-New Season of Mind Blowing Science, Illusions and Experiments Monday, January 13 at 9:00 PM ET/PT on the National Geographic Channel

Time To Play A Brain Game: National Geographic Channel Will Now Guess Your Age - Give Yourself 15 Seconds To Make As Many Words As You Can From...