January – 2013 – Nat Geo TV Blogs

Archives for January, 2013

Inside Combat Rescue: Part Warrior. Part Medic. All Hero.

When a soldier is down and time is running out, an elite unit of Air Force rescue warriors will risk their own lives to rescue those injured and clinging to life. In Afghanistan and around the world, Pararescuemen or PJs; their leaders, Combat Rescue Officers; and their Pave Hawk helicopter teammates fly into the heat…

Killing Lincoln Trailer

One gunshot. One assassin hell-bent on killing “a tyrant,” as he charged – the 16th president of the United States. And in one moment, our nation was forever changed. This is the most dramatic and resonant crime in American history: the true story of the killing of Abraham Lincoln. Premiering Sunday, February 17, National Geographic…

All-New Series Lords of War Starts Tonight

Sean Rich is a modern-day treasure hunter on a mission to track down masterpieces of military history. But for him, antique weaponry is more than a passion; it’s his business. New series Lords of War – premiering tonight at 9 p.m. – follows Sean and his team of arms experts as they patrol the country…

The Boys are Back and Reeling Them In!

Wicked Tuna is back! Last season we all got hooked on the toughest fishing on the Atlantic, bringing in the elusive and wily bluefin tuna. Taking in a bluefin with a rod and reel is no small feat, but the rewards can be as monstrous as the fish. The fishermen are tough, but sometimes the…

Rednecks vs. Preppers

Doomsday preppers are all over the place, so the Redneck Team decides it’s going to make its own version of an apocalypse shelter that’s completely mobile.  The guys design a bulletproof bunker that’s portable and can be broken down into a series of backpacks.  But when the local prepping group challenges them to a field…

Are You Prepped? January 15 Round Up

As the flu continues to ramp up there are still many other Doomsday scenarios that are permeating the news this week. If you have a favorite end to the world, chances are you can get a taste of its possibilities if you watch the news. In the United States, we still have concerns over our…

“The Following” — Could a Serial Killer Crowdsource His Crimes?

By Patrick J. Kiger The new Fox TV series The Following, which premieres January 21 at 9 p.m. Eastern time, offers an unusual—and zeitgeist-infused–twist on the usual police procedural in which an investigator pursues a serial killer. After Joe Carroll (portrayed by James Purefoy)—a former college literature instructor who murdered 14 female students-escapes from death…

Chat Transcript from The Incredible Dr. Pol

Last week, the Nat Geo Wild team hosted a chat with Dr. Jan Pol, Veterinarian and star of the Nat Geo Wild show, The Incredible Dr. Pol.  Over the hour, Dr. Pol answered questions from animal lovers all over the country. Check out the chat transcript as Dr. Pol shares his perspective on the job…

Are You Prepped? The Influenza Round Up.

This week in doomsday news has been pretty quiet, but there is one thing that everyone is buzzing about and that is the flu. A quick check of your Facebook page might reveal a good portion of your friends sipping Nyquil and complaining about coughing and sniffling. Fortunately, you can’t catch the flu from your…

Papa John’s Pizza Bike

Travis gets a surprise call from Papa John Schnatter, CEO/Founder of Papa John’s Pizza. Papa John is a fan of the show and he tells the Rednecks what the pizza world really needs is a Pizza Delivery Bike. Travis tells Papa John that he and the guys will design and create the Ultimate Pizza Bike…