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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
National Geographic Channel (NGC) has joined forces with The Free Ride, a company that provides free shuttle rides to beachgoers in the Hamptons and the New Jersey shore. Each of the four cars will be outfitted with '90s wraps and a video iPad inside to play content from NGC's The 90s: The Last Great Decade? The cars will run from now until Wednesday, July 9. The Hamptons route includes Southampton and Easthampton; the Jersey Shore route includes Asbury Park.  (PRNewsFoto/National Geographic Channel)

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 17, 2014, 13:31 ET

On the 20th Anniversary of O.J. Simpson's Infamous White Ford Bronco Chase, National Geographic Channel and Kelton Global Release Survey Results Showing 86% of Americans Believe O.J. was Guilty

Twenty years ago today, in the early evening of June 17, 1994, after failing to turn himself in to the Los Angeles Police Department on charges of...

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...

May 19, 2014, 12:12 ET

Following An Epic Battle To The Finish In The Season Three Finale Of Hit Series Wicked Tuna, National Geographic Channel To Debut Reel Talk Live -- Network's First Live Talk Show

 An age-old battle wages off the coast of Gloucester, Mass., in the icy waters of the Atlantic. As the final weeks of bluefin season approach...

Apr 23, 2014, 10:26 ET

Rob Lowe to Narrate National Geographic Channel's Three-Night Miniseries Event The '90s: The Last Great Decade?

National Geographic Channels (NGC) announced today that Rob Lowe will return to the network as narrator of the three-night summer miniseries event...

Apr 15, 2014, 12:08 ET

National Geographic Channels Announces Leadership Changes

The National Geographic Channels today announced several senior leadership changes at the company. Gary E. Knell, President and CEO of the National...

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 08, 2014, 14:16 ET

President Barack Obama To Introduce Series Premiere Of "COSMOS: A SPACETIME ODYSSEY"

President Barack Obama will introduce the highly anticipated series premiere episode of COSMOS: A SPACETIME ODYSSEY airing this Sunday, March...

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 24, 2014, 12:40 ET

Diggers: Steve Jobs Time Capsule Premieres Tuesday, Feb. 25, At 10 PM ET/PT On National Geographic Channel

A time capsule containing the mouse from Steve Jobs' first mass-marketed Lisa computer was uncovered in September 2013 on the grounds of the Aspen...

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 14, 2014, 10:20 ET

Fox Networks Group Announces First-Ever Simultaneous Cross-Network Global Premiere Event For "COSMOS: A SPACETIME ODYSSEY" On Sunday, March 9

 Fox Networks Group (FNG) announced yesterday that COSMOS: A SPACETIME ODYSSEY will debut simultaneously across multiple U.S. Fox networks,...

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