Nat Geo’s Courteney Monroe talks brand transformation, scripted-programming strategy at MIPCOM

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Earlier this week, Courteney Monroe, CEO of National Geographic Global Networks, delivered keynote remarks at MIPCOM, marking the first time National Geographic was invited for a keynote presentation at the annual gathering for the global TV industry in Cannes, France. She took the opportunity to highlight a banner year for National Geographic and discuss the

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Nat Geo’s Courteney Monroe on breakthrough content, 21CF’s partnership, supporting women in TV industry at Edinburgh TV Festival

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During a conversation on Thursday morning at the Edinburgh International Television Festival, Courteney Monroe, CEO of National Geographic Global Networks, talked about how National Geographic is breaking through in today’s market, the benefits of 21st Century Fox’s long-standing partnership with National Geographic, the right way to think about A-list talent and the opportunities for women

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National Geographic’s summer 2017 TCA announcements: ‘Titanic’ and Princess Diana documentaries, ‘Mars’ Season 2, Les Stroud

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National Geographic’s bold step into its premium programming strategy less than a year ago has already yielded astounding results, including 15 Primetime Emmy nominations (the most in its history), five projects premiering at the Tribeca Film Festival, and the launch of a number of acclaimed series and documentaries. At its summer 2017 Television Critics Association

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Nat Geo’s Courteney Monroe honored with UJA’s Broadcast, Cable & Film Award for professional and philanthropic achievements

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Courteney Monroe, CEO of National Geographic Global Networks, was honored with the Broadcast, Cable & Film Award by the UJA-Federation of New York Monday evening for her professional and philanthropic achievements. The Broadcast, Cable & Film Award Celebration, hosted in New York, also celebrated the philanthropic organization’s 100 years of serving the needs of New

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National Geographic’s 2017-18 Further Front: New Katie Couric project, ‘The Story of Us With Morgan Freeman,’ ‘Genius’ Season 2

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During its inspiring upfront presentation on Wednesday evening, National Geographic presented its ambitious 2017-18 slate of premium, groundbreaking content. The “Further Front,” which was hosted at the Jazz at Lincoln Center in New York City, included the presentation of seven new unscripted series, one new scripted series, three feature documentaries and a number of returning

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National Geographic hosts screening and panel for ‘Genius’ in London, exec producers share exclusive insights into the series

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National Geographic welcomed more than 400 guests to see the first episode of the upcoming series “Genius” at the Cineworld London Haymarket theater on Thursday, March 30. National Geographic Global Networks CEO Courteney Monroe and “Genius” executive producer and Oscar-winning director Ron Howard introduced the screening, which was followed by a panel moderated by special

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National Geographic wins inaugural Cynopsis Media Social Good Impact Award for exceptional pro-social work

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On Thursday, March 2, Cynopsis Media honored National Geographic with its inaugural Impact Award in the Network category at their third annual Social Good Awards in New York City. The Social Good Awards recognize brands, campaigns and individuals for outstanding work in areas ranging from environmental initiatives to voter registration to combating addiction. Journalist Katie

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National Geographic’s Courteney Monroe talks brand evolution, revamped TV programming, winning attention at Code Media 2017

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During a session at Recode’s Code Media conference in Dana Point, Calif., on Tuesday, National Geographic Global Networks CEO Courteney Monroe sat down with Recode’s senior editor of media Peter Kafka to talk about the transformation of National Geographic’s brand and its television programming in particular. The half-hour discussion touched on a range of topics,

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This week in 21CF news: ‘Hidden Figures’ screenings for Black History Month, ‘TED Talks India: Nayi Soch,’ ‘Lucifer’ renewed

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This week’s recap of news about 21st Century Fox and its businesses includes free screenings of “Hidden Figures” in honor of Black History Month, STAR India partnering with TED on a new Hindi talk show, “Legion” notching strong ratings and more. ‘Hidden Figures’ free screenings set in honor of Black History Month (The Hollywood Reporter)

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National Geographic winter 2017 TCA recap: ‘MARS’ gets Season 2, Nat Geo returns to producing documentaries, ‘Genius’ sneak peek

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Following FOX and FX Networks and FX Productions, it was National Geographic’s turn to take center stage at the winter 2017 Television Critics Association (TCA) press tour in Pasadena, California on Friday. Highlights from the day include National Geographic greenlighting a second season of “MARS,” Nat Geo WILD’s new lineup for 2017 and a sneak

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