National Geographic’s winter 2019 TCA announcements: ‘The Right Stuff,’ ‘Genius: Aretha,’ ‘Running Wild with Bear Grylls’

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A version of this post originally appeared on the National Geographic Partners blog As part of the winter 2019 Television Critics Association (TCA) press tour in Pasadena, Calif., National Geographic Global Television Networks President Courteney Monroe took the stage on Feb. 10 to make several exciting announcements about the networks’ upcoming programming.

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21CF news recap for the week ending June 29, 2018

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FOX gets WWE’s “SmackDown Live,” FOX fall premiere dates, Thursday Night Football, film updates This week’s recap of news about 21st Century Fox and its businesses includes FOX closing a five-year deal to get “SmackDown Live” starting in the fall, “Deadpool 2” crossing another milestone, FOX fall premiere dates, FX setting a premiere date for…

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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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This week in 21CF news: Nat Geo at TCA, ‘9-1-1’ gets another season, FoxNext Games makes an acquisition

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This week’s recap of news about 21st Century Fox and its businesses includes National Geographic’s day at the winter 2018 TCA press tour, “9-1-1” getting renewed for a second season, Fox News launching a documentary series, FoxNext Games acquiring Cold Iron Studios and more. National Geographic Channel sets premiere dates for new series, Jane Goodall…

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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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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 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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National Geographic 2016 NewFronts recap: 10 digital shorts, Instagram video series, VR studio and more

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National Geographic Partners made a splash earlier this week with a number of exciting announcements at its first NewFronts event since the formation of the expanded joint venture between 21st Century Fox and the National Geographic Society. The 2016-17 slate, which includes 10 new digital short series and an Instagram video series, highlights National Geographic’s…

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