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National Geographic Channel's summer 2016 TCA announcements: Climate change, gender fluidity, ivory trade VR documentary, and more
National Geographic Channel’s summer 2016 TCA announcements: Climate change, gender fluidity, ivory trade VR documentary, and more

“We are taking epic, audacious programming swings with much bigger budgets aimed at a broader audience; developed and produced with literally the very best storytellers in the world.” Courteney Monroe

By Valerie Milano

Beverly Hills, CA (The Hollywood Times) 8/22/16 –

Exec de Jour’ – Courteney Monroe (CEO of National Geographic Television Networks)

Tagline: Live Curious

Mission: To become the world’s leading destination for premium science, adventure, and exploration programming.

Franchise Players: The Story of God with Morgan Freeman, Startalk

Significant new programming: MARS, Gender Revolution w/ Katie Couric

Multi-platform profile – Not discussed

Hard Numbers:

NGC has ordered 20 more episodes of Startalk

Beginning this fall NGC will reduce its commercial load up to 50 %