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Greenlit: Rise Up: The Legacy of Nat Turner, Nat Geo

Rise Up: The Legacy of Nat Turner (1 x 60′) – In 1831, Nat Turner, an African-American slave and preacher, led a bloody slave revolt in Southampton County, Virginia. Turner is most remembered as a killer, rather than a freedom fighter driven by faith, but in this film viewers get a different perspective into his notorious legacy that […]

Greenlit: 9/11: The Longest War, Nat Geo

9/11: The Longest War (1 x 120′) – A compilation special that provides a comprehensive look at the past 15 years — from the buildup to the attacks as the devastating events unfolded, to the military response in the years that followed — leading up to the present day. It draws from a wide range […]

Greenlit: Facing…, Nat Geo

Facing… ( x 60′) –  Docu-series that takes an immersive look at the real stories behind some of modern history’s most larger-than-life characters. Each episode tackles the myths, legends and truths behind powerful headline-makers, including Pablo Escobar, Saddam Hussein, Suge Knight, Vladimir Putin and Arnold Schwarzenegger.Through first-person interviews with those who “faced” them – their […]

Greenlit: Gender Revolution, Nat Geo

Gender Revolution w/t (1 x 120′) – An in-depth and unflinching look at the role of genetics, brain chemistry and modern culture on gender fluidity.   The film will explore the complexities of gender in everyday life, from the moment we are born through our twilight years. The film will examine how gender has been viewed across […]

Greenlit: Search for Atlantis, Discovery Canada, Nat Geo

Search for Atlantis (1 x 120′) – Documentary that attempts to find the the historical and archeological truth behind the Atlantis myth. Channel: Discovery Canada / National Geographic Channel Producer: Associated Producers TX: Winter 2016 Source: Discovery press release

Greenlit: No Man Left Behind, Nat Geo

No Man Left Behind (6 x 60′) – Docuseries that uses eyewitness testimony, archive footage and reconstructions to tell the stories of soldiers and federal agents who face seemingly insurmountable problems as they attempt to rescue their comrades from desperately dangerous situations. Channel: National Geographic Channel Producer: RAW TV TX: 28th June 2016 Source: Realscreen

Greenlit: I Am Rebel, Nat Geo

I Am Rebel – Docudrama series that tells the stories of people who changed history and pop culture, including the chemist Alexander Shulgin who was behind club drug Ecstasy. Channel: National Geographic Channels Producer: Hypnotic / National Geographic Studios TX: 5th June 2016 Source: Realscreen

Greenlit: Missing Dial, Nat Geo

Missing Dial (6 x 60′) – In July 2014, 27-year-old experienced outdoorsman Cody Dial, the son of esteemed National Geographic Explorer Roman Dial, embarked on an expedition through the Corcovado National Park in Costa Rica — a dense rain forest in a region known for illegal gold-mining and illicit activity. He never emerged. Did he […]

Greenlit: MARS, Nat Geo

MARS (6 x 60′) – Of all the planets in our solar system, none has captured our collective imagination like Mars — a mysterious, indelible part of our zeitgeist. This series, which is set both in the future and in the present day — will be a unique hybrid of scripted and unscripted elements. The […]

Greenlit: Origins, Nat Geo

Origins – Documentary series  that celebrates the dramatic history of humankind and the universe through visual and musical mastery. Jason Silva acts as our guide and time traveler as we step back through the twists and turns of human evolution. The series will chronicle the spectacular story of how modern-day humankind took shape, zeroing in […]

Greenlit: Chain of Command, Nat Geo

Chain of Command w/t (10 x 60′) – A groundbreaking series that will offer inside access to the U.S. military’s mission in Afghanistan as it unfolds over one full year. Through rare access, the series will deliver extraordinary insight into a line of authority and responsibility as never seen before. Viewers will see firsthand how […]

Greenlit: Lawless Ocean, Nat Geo

Lawless Ocean w/t (6 x 60′) – Follows licensed special investigator Karsten von Hoesslin as he attempts to solve the mystery of a murder at sea caught on video. Von Hoesslin’s quest draws him deep into the dark underworld networks of maritime crime. The world’s oceans have become a Wild West, where law enforcement is […]

Greenlit: Jane Goodall Doc, Nat Geo

Jane Goodall w/t – Archive-driven documentary that tells the story of consrvationist Jane Goodall and her work at the Gombe Stream National Park, Tanzania. Channel: Nat Geo Producer: National Geographic Studios / Public Road Productions TX:  2016 Source: Realscreen  

Greenlit: LA 92, Nat Geo

LA 92 (1 x 120′) –  Documentary that uses archive footage and witness testimony to tell tell the story of what happened after four LAPD officers were acquitted following the violent arrest of Rodney King, and the city became the scene of six days of rioting. Channel: Nat Geo Producer: Lightbox TX: Spring 2016 Source: […]

Greenlit: The Story of God with Morgan Freeman, Nat Geo

The Story of God with Morgan Freeman (6 x 60′) – Who is God? Where did we come from? Why does evil happen? What happens when we die? Every human being on earth has asked themselves these questions at some point, and most likely each person has found a different answer.This series will take viewers […]

Greenlit: One Strange Rock, Nat Geo

One Strange Rock –  Event series that uses extreme close up photography and shooting from space to tell the geological, biological and chemical history of the Earth.   Channel: Nat Geo Producer: Nutopia / Protozoa TX: TBC Source: Realscreen

Greenlit: Mygrations, Nat Geo

Mygrations (6 x 60′) – Each spring, in a desperate bid for survival, 1.3 million wildebeests race hundreds of miles north from the dry southern Serengeti plains to the lush grasses of the Maasai Mara in Kenya. It’s an incredibly dangerous journey through a landscape dominated by apex predators, including lions, leopards, hyenas and crocodiles. […]

Greenlit: Original Sin: How Sex Changed the World, Nat Geo

Original Sin: How Sex Changed the World w/t (6 x 60′) – Investigates how the sexual revolution over the past 50 years has impacted every aspect of our society, including pop culture, science, politics and social interaction. The series explores how sex has shed many of its taboos to increasingly permeate contemporary cultures all over the […]

Greenlit: Badlands, Texas, Nat Geo

Badlands, Texas (8 x 60′) –  Docudrama based in Terlingua, Texas – a small town that sits right along the Mexican border. With the nearest modern amenities over 200 miles away, it’s an eclectic, off-grid community that attracts mavericks, misfits and musicians seeking freedom from the confinement of big city life. For the most part […]

Greenlit: Rebel Pope, Nat Geo

Rebel Pope (1 x 60′) –  Docu drama that combines interviews with reconstructions to tell the story of Pope Francis’s rise to the Vatican. Channel: Nat Geo Producer: FOX Telecolombia TX: Early 2015 Source: Nat Geo press release (via WorldScreen)

Greenlit: Brain Surgery Live with Mental Floss, Nat Geo / Nat Geo Mundo

Brain Surgery Live with Mental Floss  (1 x 120′) – Bryant Gumbel hosts a live special, in which neurosurgeons at the University Hospitals (UH) Case Medical Center in Cleveland perform brain surgery on a patient who will be awake throughout the procedure. Channel: National Geographic Channel / Nat Geo Mundo Producer: Leftfield Pictures TX: 25th […]

Greenlit: Parched, Nat Geo

Parched (theatrical feature doc) –  A hard-hitting look at a crisis that affects billions worldwide and is increasingly cause for concern among Americans — a future where fresh drinking water is alarmingly scarce. With the recent plummet in California’s water supply, America is being hit with a stark reality: Overpopulation, compounded by global warming and […]

Greenlit: Billy the Kid: New Evidence, Nat Geo

 Billy the Kid: New Evidence (1 x 120′) – An infamous outlaw and fugitive of the Wild West, William H. Bonney — better known by his nickname Billy the Kid — has captured the imaginations of American history enthusiasts since his death in 1881. Since cameras were a new and rarified technology in his day, […]

Greenlit: Antarctica, Nat Geo

Antarctica w/t – An unprecedented, cross-platform partnership to document the determined men and women working on the frontiers of science at New Zealand’s Scott Base, Antarctica. The partnership includes significant funding to support scientific research and an agreement to showcase the challenging work undertaken by the researchers and support staff. Antarctica is a continent that is […]

Greenlit: Mission Pluto, Nat Geo

Mission Pluto (1 x 60′) –  Joins top scientists at the Johns Hopkins Applied Physics Laboratory in conjunction with NASA on a historic mission to the edge of our solar system with the goal of capturing the first clear images and data ever recorded of Pluto — a “dwarf planet” so mysterious, not even the […]

Greenlit: Yukon River Run, Nat Geo

Yukon River Run – Ventures deep into the Alaskan wilderness with a group of brave adventurers who descend upon the mighty Yukon River on log rafts each year to make a living by selling wood and supplies to remote villages along the riverbank. In each episode, three different crews are faced with the challenge of […]

Greenlit: Port Protection, Nat Geo

Port Protection  – The remote, fog-shrouded community of Port Protection is tucked into the northwest corner of Prince of Wales Island, Alaska, and surrounded by the freezing waters of the North Pacific. A small band of extraordinary people push the limits of survival, living an isolated and risky life of self-reliance with no roads, no […]

Greenlit: The Story of God, Nat Geo

The Story of God –  A new global series exploring mankind’s quest to understand the divine.  Host Morgan Freeman will embark on an epic exploration and intimate reflection on God, immersing himself in religious experiences and rituals all around the world, as well as becoming a test subject in scientific labs to examine how the […]

Greenlit: The Hospital in the Sky, Nat Geo

 The Hospital in the Sky (1 x 50′) –  Documentary about Cindy Crawford’s unique experience aboard Orbis International’s Flying Eye Hospital.  Orbis’s Flying Eye Hospital, a specially-converted jumbo jet, is a fully-equipped mobile ophthalmic hospital and teaching facility. Tracing one of its journeys, the film documents Cindy Crawford and her daughter Kaia’s day aboard the […]

Greenlit: Anne Frank’s Holocaust, Nat Geo

Anne Frank’s Holocaust (1 x 120′) – Anne Frank’s world famous diary came to an abrupt end shortly before the Franks were discovered hiding from the Nazis in a secret annex at the top of Otto Frank’s office building August 4, 1944. While Anne’s diary tells the story of her life, the story of her […]

Greenlit: The 2000s: A New Reality, Nat Geo

The 2000s: A New Reality – Revisiting the key events of the decade through first-person interviews with the unexpected game changers, news makers, world leaders and entertainers who left their marks on history. These original interviews — with Rudy Giuliani, General David Petraeus, Nancy Pelosi, Richard Hatch, Penn Jillette and Howard Dean, just to name […]

Greenlit: The Light: Illuminated by Shuji Nakamura, Nat Geo Japan / Hikari-TV

The Light: Illuminated by Shuji Nakamura (1 x )-  4K/HD documentary that follows 2014 Nobel Prize winner for physics, the elusive Professor Shuji Nakamura who is known to be quite private. This documentary offers rare access to the genius and captures unseen footage of his work and his life in America. The programme will tell […]

Greenlit: Dead End Express, Nat Geo

Dead End Express – Across the vast and untamed wildernesses of the U.S., a hardy breed of American still lives a life set apart. Not just off the beaten path, these families and individuals are physically cut off from society by Rocky Mountains, roaring rivers and frozen tundra. However self-sufficient they might be, no man […]

Greenlit: Driving America, Nat Geo

Driving America (1 x 120′) – This summer, millions of friends, families and thrill seekers will participate in a ritual that our ancestors have done for more than century: take a road trip. Trips like these wouldn’t be possible today without motels, highways and fast food restaurants, and those things wouldn’t be a part of […]

Greenlit: Breakthrough, Nat Geo

Breakthrough ( x 60′) – An anthology about leading scientists and how their cutting-edge innovations and advancements will change our lives in the immediate future and beyond. The series intends to bring to life the stories, people and technology behind these breakthroughs, and show how they are changing our world. Each hour-long episode will be […]

Greenlit: History of the World… For Now, Nat Geo

History of the World…For Now  w/t (4 x 60′) – Series that puts a twist on telling the story of the world, from how it began to the present day. It uses a mix of comedy, animation and documentary storytelling to explore a range of topics, including how the world came about and how it […]

Greenlit: The Yard, Nat Geo

The Yard w/t – The engineers, mechanics and carpenters at some of our country’s largest shipbuilding operations rush to complete repairs and hustle to get as many boats in the water as possible by deadline. From struggling to fill an order of 40 ferry boats to dealing with the unique challenges of a remote Alaskan […]

Greenlit: The Great Human Race, Nat Geo

The Great Human Race w/t – Follow two adventurers, Bill Schindler and Cat Bigney, for 35,000 miles — from the cradle of civilization to the New World — as they complete challenges. While retracing the migratory route of our ancestors, our competitors must overcome some of the same oppressive deserts, frozen tundra and intimidating jungles. […]

Greenlit: Primal Survival, Nat Geo

Primal Survival w/t – Hazen Audel is completing a series of solo survival missions in some of the world’s most remote places by using only the tribal training passed down to him through the elders he meets along the way. Harnessing the skills these tribal ancestors perfected, Hazen shows what it really means to fight […]

Greenlit: 50 States of Survival, Nat Geo

50 States of Survival w/t – Is it better to have dozens of tools or just one you can use dozens of ways? A survival savant, an alternative engineer and a gadget guru show us how to make a lot out of a little as they compete against each other in location-based challenges across the […]

Greenlit: History of the World, Nat Geo

History of the World – Uses a mix of comedy, animation and documentary storytelling to explore a range of topics, including how the world came about and how it was populated, the evolution of man and the origins of spirituality, money, leisure time, sports, hygiene and entertainment, just to mention a few things. Channel: National […]

Greenlit: Star Talk, Nat Geo

Star Talk –  A late-night series hosted by renowned astrophysicist Neil deGrasse Tyson (@neiltyson). Based on Tyson’s incredibly popular podcast of the same name, the new series will bridge the intersection between pop culture and science as it brings together celebrities, comedians and scientists to discuss the latest developments in our vast universe. The series […]

Greenlit: T. Rex Autopsy, Nat Geo

T. Rex Autopsy –  Imagine a biology lab, filled from end to end with a 40-foot specimen, ready for dissection. The creature has skin like a crocodile, a heart well over 100 times larger than a human’s, eyes the size of softballs and serrated teeth up to 12 inches long. It would not be a […]

Greenlit: Eat: The Story of Food, Nat Geo

Eat: The Story of Food (6 x 60′) –  More than 50 years ago food revolutionary Julia Child appeared on a Boston television show to promote her cookbook and unwittingly launched the medium into the world of food. Since then there have been hundreds of TV cooking personalities, thousands of hours of cooking shows and […]

Greenlit: The Watch, Nat Geo

The Watch  – There is a hidden world where the most hardened, independent and obsessive individuals have made a choice to live in solitude. They are the lighthouse keepers, the night watchmen, the lone wolves who once lived among us but now are on solitary patrol against foes and predators, real and imagined. This show is […]

Greenlit: Remote Survival, Nat Geo

Remote Survival – If you were left alone in the wilderness, would you be able to survive if the only help you had was an outdoor survival expert giving you lifesaving direction … in your ear? This show tests the tenacity and techniques of individuals dropped in the middle of nowhere with this new twist on the survival format. With […]

Greenlit: The Raft, Nat Geo

The Raft – Reality series that follows two separate, two man-rafts as they fight the harshest of ocean conditions in an attempt to stay alive. All they have is their own ingenuity, miles of endless water, paralyzing fear, loneliness and isolation that comes from facing your own mortality. Can they last at sea until they […]

Greenlit: Rafting Alaska, Nat Geo

Rafting Alaska w/t – Thousands of miles into the bush, trapped on a handmade floating log island drifting down the unforgiving and sometimes volatile Yukon River, are a chosen few with no escape plan, and only the will to survive. Deadly predators, starvation and the ever-changing harsh environment are their worst enemies. Every year, groups […]

Greenlit: Area 51: The CIA’s Secret Files, Nat Geo

Area 51: The CIA’s Secret Files (1 x 60′) – Documentary about a US air base in Nevada. Channel: Nat Geo Producer: Warehouse 51 / Sky Vision TX: TBC Source: Realscreen

Greenlit: Live Free or Die, Nat Geo

Live Free or Die – Americans today constantly have their eyes locked to screens – their phones, tablets and televisions. Workweeks are getting longer and the retirement age is getting older. There’s an obsession with money and material goods. But there are a handful of people who are rejecting these ways of life. They’re moving away […]