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Cosmos (2014)Cosmos (2014)
Nat Geo, 2014 Cancelled/Ended | Family, Discovery/Science, Educational, Reality | ► Trailer
Rating: 4.8/5

More than three decades after the debut of "Cosmos," Carl Sagan's stunning and iconic exploration of the universe as revealed by science, FOX sets off on a voyage for the stars with "COSMOS: A SPACETIME ODYSSEY". Seth MacFarlane has teamed up with Sagan's original creative collaborators - writer/producer Ann Druyan and astrophysicist Steven Soter - to conceive a 13-part "docu-series" that serves as a successor to the Emmy and Peabody Award-winning original series.


MARSMARS
Nat Geo, 2016 Cancelled/Ended | Drama, Adventure, Sci-Fi | ► Trailer
Rating: 4.1/5

MARS will tell the epic story of the thrilling quest to colonize Mars and the first manned mission in 2032 with dramatic scripted drama and feature film-caliber visual effects, intercut with documentary verité and interviews from present-day scientists and innovators who are leading the research and development of space technology.


Genius (2017)Genius (2017)
Nat Geo, 2017 Running | Drama, History, Biography | ► Trailer
Rating: 4.2/5

Genius portrays the early life of Albert Einstein, a patent clerk who struggled to find a teaching job or a doctorate. Despite this, he went on to develop the theory of relativity. The series explores the obstacles Einstein faced, his relationships, and his intellectual journey towards becoming one of the most influential scientists of all time.


The Hot ZoneThe Hot Zone
Nat Geo, 2019 Cancelled/Ended | Drama, Thriller, Sci-Fi, Documentary | ► Trailer
Rating: 3.8/5

Based on the eponymous international bestseller by Richard Preston, The Hot Zone recounts the terrifying true story of the origins of the Ebola virus, a highly infectious, deadly virus from the central African rain forest and its first arrival on U.S. soil. In 1989, when this killer suddenly appears in chimpanzees in a scientific lab in the suburbs of Washington, D.C. - a stone's throw away from the White House - there is no known cure. A heroic U.S. Army veterinarian, working with a secret military SWAT team, puts herself in mortal peril when she tries to head off the outbreak before it spreads to the human population. The Hot Zone is a dramatic, hair-raising account of a rare and lethal virus and its impact on the human race.


Gordon Ramsay: UnchartedGordon Ramsay: Uncharted
Nat Geo, 2019 On Hiatus | Adventure, Travel, Cooking/Food, Reality | ► Trailer
Rating: 4.7/5

The show follows Ramsay as he meets with indigenous people around the globe to learn about the cultures, dishes and flavors unique to each location. Every ingredient he harvests and dish he tastes inspires a new recipe from scratch, created to represent the heart of that culture. Each episode concludes with Ramsay challenging himself with a local food legend by his side - putting his newfound skills to the test as they cook a feast together for the natives. For Ramsay, food is the gateway to culture, and every adventure is a portal into the soul of the people and place.


BarkskinsBarkskins
Nat Geo, 2020 Cancelled/Ended | Drama, History | ► Trailer
Rating: 3.7/5

Barkskins follows a group of outcasts who must navigate the brutal hardships, competing interests, and tangled loyalties at the crossroads of civilization-1600s New France-where the war to escape their past and re-make themselves is cast against the vast and unforgiving wilds of North America.


Life Below ZeroLife Below Zero
Nat Geo, 2013 Running | Drama, Action, Adventure, Wildlife | ► Trailer
Rating: 4.7/5

This show follows six people as they battle for the most basic necessities in the state with the lowest population density in the United States. Living at the ends of the world's loneliest roads and subsisting off the rugged Alaskan bush, they battle whiteout snow storms, man-eating carnivores, questionable frozen terrain, and limited resources through a long and bitter winter.


The Long Road HomeThe Long Road Home
Nat Geo, 2017 Cancelled/Ended | Drama, Action, Military/War, History | ► Trailer
Rating: 3.6/5

The Long Road Home is a mini-series based on Martha Raddatz's bestseller. It will chronicle the events of April 4, 2004, a day that became known in military annals as "Black Sunday," when a newly-arrived Platoon from the First Cavalry Division in Fort Hood, Texas, was ambushed in Sadr City in Baghdad.The event series will cut between the soldiers on the ground and the homefront in Texas, where their wives and families await news for 48 hellish hours, expecting the worst. The incident, which took place 11 months after President George W. Bush's "Mission Accomplished" speech, changed the American military's view of Iraq from a peacekeeping mission to a fight against domestic insurgents.


MaydayMayday
Nat Geo, 2003 Running | Drama, Adventure, Crime, History
Rating: 4.8/5

This series investigates the reasons behind plane crashes and how they could have been prevented. Each episode shows a re-enactment of a particular accident and the subsequent investigation. Eye-witnesses, victims and relatives are interviewed about the effects these catastrophes have had on them and their loved ones.


Wicked TunaWicked Tuna
Nat Geo, 2012 Running | Action, Sports, Wildlife, Reality | ► Trailer
Rating: 4/5

Fishing is tough, especially with depleted bluefin stocks. In Gloucester, Massachusetts, skilled fishermen use rod and reel to catch elusive bluefin tuna. For generations, these special breed of fishermen have relied on their expertise to navigate the challenges of catching bluefin tuna. They operate in Gloucester, Massachusetts.


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