Fishin’ Frenzy Strikes Again: Catch of the Week | Wicked Tuna: Outer Banks

In North Carolina’s bluefin tuna fleet, family is at the forefront of the fight to fish hard and make money, and one crew member faces a family emergency unfolding on land that tests his resolve on the water. While the Fishin’ Frenzy has enjoyed a successful season so far, the boat remains a close second…

Vet School | New Series Premiere and Sneak Peek!

It’s that time of the year again. We’re saying goodbye to summer and getting ready to head back-to-school – “Vet School,” that is! Nat Geo Wild’s newest series follows along as veterinary students begin and end their school careers at Cornell University. Learning the ins and outs of veterinary medicine is a lot of hard work…

There’s No Turning Back| Hook, Line, & Sinker

Eleven days into North Carolina’s Bluefin tuna season, treacherous winter weather in the Outer Banks fishing grounds forces captains to their limits. Southern boat, Reels of Fortune, holds a meager lead over last year’s local champion, Fishin’ Frenzy, while Northern boat, Hard Merchandise and local all-female team Reel Action have yet to catch a fish.…

Stormy Weather and a Wicked Ride

Treacherous winter weather in the Outer Banks forces captains to push their limits during North Carolina’s bluefin tuna season. Southern boat Reels of Fortune holds a meager lead over last year’s local champion Fishin’ Frenzy, while northern boat Hard Merchandise and local all-female team Reel Action have yet to catch a fish. Captain Tami Gray,…

Explore the Australian Outback With Kangaroo King

These past few summers have brought the arid Australian outback its hottest summers on record. Against the dramatic background of this historic drought, life must go on for the red kangaroo. Tonight, we get a rare look into the intimate world of red kangaroos from their start in mama’s pouch to their fight for continued…

What Would the Dr. Do? Handle an Emergency like Dr. Pol

This week on The Incredible Dr. Pol, the doctor finds himself facing some odd challenges. Even when you’ve been a veterinarian for decades, there will still be situations you haven’t encountered before. Veterinary medicine is never boring. The one thing that you can definitely count on, however, is that there will be emergencies. Emergencies are…

Exposing the Illegal International Ivory Trade on World Elephant Day

After a five-year hiatus, National Geographic Channel, in conjunction with National Geographic magazine and National Geographic Studios, relaunches the critically acclaimed documentary series Explorer as a monthly series this August. The series opener, Explorer: Warlords of Ivory, premieres Sunday, Aug. 30, at 8/7c, taking an in-depth look at the devastating effects of the global illegal…

Let’s Cause An Uproar: Happy World Lion Day!

In honor of World Lion Day, Nat Geo WILD is shedding light on the decline of big cats worldwide with a full day of big cat programming. As the king of the jungle, these vital apex predators maintain balance in the circle of animal life but over the last 75 years, Africa’s lion population has declined…

It’s a Double on Deck! | Hook, Line, & Sinker

Each week, some boats hook a big one, some have a lot on the line, while others are sinking in the season.  This week, two North Carolina fishing veterans battle each other for top spot of the Outer Banks’ bluefin tuna fleet, and while one northern captain tries to improve southern relations, another captain banks…

Discover Lemur Island

  Tonight, in a remote corner of southern Madagascar, we follow story of survival in the face of deforestation and poaching. Two families of lemurs, forced to leave their homes, are on the move and are in for a remarkable journey. Madagascar’s unique history has a strong influence even today. Separating from Africa millions of…