National Geographic winter 2018 TCA recap: ‘The Story of God,’ ‘America Inside Out with Katie Couric,’ ‘Cosmos’

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After FOX and FX had their time in the spotlight at the winter 2018 Television Critics Association (TCA) press tour in Pasadena, California, it was National Geographic’s turn on Saturday, Jan. 13. Among their many announcements were a third season for the Emmy-nominated series “The Story of God with Morgan Freeman,” a new documentary series

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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 announces winners of ‘Chasing Genius,’ global call for ideas to improve the well-being of our people and planet

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21st Century Fox’s National Geographic recently announced the winners of Chasing Genius, a digital community launched in June with GSK Consumer Healthcare. Nat Geo and GSK crowdsourced ideas from their audiences and chose three critical areas where transformational ideas could mobilize change and help advance the United Nations’ Sustainable Development Goals: making our planet more sustainable, improving global health,

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21CF earns 113 nominations for the 69th Primetime Emmy Awards

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21st Century Fox received a grand total of 113 Primetime Emmy® Awards from the Television Academy today. The race to the nominations is over, we’re looking forward to big wins at the 69th Emmy Awards on Sunday, Sept. 17. Here’s a breakdown of 21CF’s nominations: FX: 55 nominations “FEUD: Bette and Joan” received 18 nominations, while “Fargo” received 16.  

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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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Nat Geo and partner GSK launch ‘Chasing Genius,’ a global platform and call for ideas to improve the well-being of our planet

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21st Century Fox’s National Geographic is now accepting submissions for Chasing Genius, a new digital community developed in partnership with GSK Consumer Healthcare based on the idea that global change can come from anyone and anywhere. The platform is inspired by “Genius,” Nat Geo’s first scripted series produced by Academy Award winners Brain Grazer and Ron Howard, which premiered in

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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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