Archives for January, 2010

Cocaine Submarines Producer’s Diary Pt. 1

Inside Cocaine SubmarinesPremieres Sunday January 10 10P et/pt Producer’s DiaryBogota. June 10, 2009. By Steven HoggardProducer Upon arrival in Bogota we’re confronted with the nuance and dangers of covering this story. It’s dark and 1am. We’ve just arrived into Bogota from Houston, Texas. It’s really not a long flight — just 5 hours or so……

Dog Whisperer Wins 2010 People’s Choice Award

Have you heard? National Geographic Channel had three shows nominated this year for a People’s Choice Award. DogTown, Dog Whisperer, and Rescue Ink Unleashed were all announced back in November as nominees for Favorite Animal Show, a new category this year. And as of last night, the winner is… Dog Whisperer! Now in its sixth season, Dog Whisperer follows…

The Seven Year Bark

Name: Astro Breed: Australian Red Cattle Dog Age: 7 years old ABOUT THE DOG: Astro’s father was in a famous Australian beer commercial where the dog stole beer out of a cooler.  Astro was only about 7 weeks old when he came to owner Alison Clark, but she hoped he would have the same star…

Vindictive Vincent

Name: Vincent Breed: Shar-Pei Age: 4 years old ABOUT THE DOG: Vincent came to owner David Cowley after a long line of Shar-Peis.  None of David’s dogs had been aggressive until Vincent.  Vincent’s dog aggression has been around almost since the beginning. David enrolled the dog in obedience classes and boot camps to help tire…

Sydney and the Postie Bike

Name: Sydney Breed: Weimaraner Age: 9 years old ABOUT THE DOG:  Sydney aided owner Morgan Roche in controlling the deer population at the forestry plantation where he worked in Ireland.  Sydney would track the deer during hunting. But when the Brown family moved to Australia, Sydney became extremely aggressive toward the posties, Australia postal carriers,…

An All-New National Geographic Channel Community!

For all you people out there just looking for a place to “live curious,” this is the new and improved National Geographic Channel community where you can take what you’ve seen on our Channel and comment, share, discuss, dissect, suggest, and more!You’ll notice we have a new “Curious?” hub for the community, where you can…

An All-New National Geographic Channel Community!

For all you people out there just looking for a place to “live curious,” this is the new and improved National Geographic Channel community where you can take what you’ve seen on our Channel and comment, share, discuss, dissect, suggest, and more!You’ll notice we have a new “Curious?” hub for the community, where you can…

An All-New National Geographic Channel Community!

For all you people out there just looking for a place to “live curious,” this is the new and improved National Geographic Channel community where you can take what you’ve seen on our Channel and comment, share, discuss, dissect, suggest, and more!You’ll notice we have a new “Curious?” hub for the community, where you can…