Archives for December, 2013

Dr. Pol: On The Road To Season Three

The doctor is in. On January 4, our favorite veterinarian The Incredible Dr. Pol returns for an all-new season of tricky illnesses, misbehaving beasts and lots of dirty work. A local legend, Dr. Jan Pol is back on the road in Season Three, travelling across rural Michigan to treat his four-legged patients. Unflappable and old-school, Dr. Pol’s back-to-basics…

Justice Is Served: New Series ‘Kentucky Justice’ Premieres Sunday

From moonshine to murder, Harlan County, Kentucky has tackled all types of crime. A capital of corruption during the mining boom, the county was hit hard by the economic slump, inviting a new kind of crime to take over – prescription drug dealing. On Kentucky Justice, Sheriff Marvin J. Lipfird steps up to reclaim Harlan County…

Meet The Rogue Treasure Hunters Of ‘Meltdown’

A new generation of geologists are on the hunt for gold, found in the most unlikely of places. On Meltdown, gold enthusiasts search for precious metals in junk, hoping to melt them down and turn them into treasure. Get to know three of the show’s gold diggers – Diego, Dave and Rich. Relocated to the Midwest…

Would You Tame A Wild Mustang for $200,000?

Every year, the world’s most fearless wranglers gather to compete in the Mustang Million. Their task: in only four months, tame and transform a wild mustang into a show horse, with a cash prize of $1 million for the lucky winners. Mustang Millionaire, an all-new show on Nat Geo WILD, follows five trainers as they…

Let’s Get Biblical: ‘Lost Faces of the Bible’ Premieres Tonight

More than just a holy book, The Bible also exists as one of history’s richest texts. Many details of Western civilization’s legendary characters have been lost to time, including their appearances. Lost Faces of the Bible uses cutting-edge technology to reconstruct the Bible’s most famous faces, mixing myth-busting archaeology with forensic investigation to revive artifacts of the past. Granted…

‘One Life’ To Live: New Documentary Premieres Tonight

An estimated five million species inhabit Planet Earth, united by the collective struggle to live and thrive. Nat Geo Wild presents One Life, a sweeping documentary featuring intimate, never-before-captured sequences of animal behavior, stunning habitats and breathtaking scenery. Narrated by actor Daniel Craig, One Life captures animal interactions nearly impossible to see with the naked eye. Culled from more…

America’s 10 Best Urban Forests

Is your city a leafy oasis or a concrete jungle? While most United States metropolises boast more skyscrapers than sky-high pines, a number of American cities have worked to establish urban forests, ecosystems of parks, water systems and trees planted along city streets. Conservation nonprofit American Forests recently announced its yearly rankings of the country’s…

Q&A With Glenn From ‘Life Below Zero’

This season, Life Below Zero followed survivalist Glenn as he left the modern world to live as a primitive hunter in Alaska’s Brooks Range. Yesterday, Glenn reconnected with civilization for a Facebook Q&A before last night’s Life Below Zero finale, answering fans’ questions about life in the wilderness, appearing on the show and more. Glenn discussed the hardships of primitive…

Betty White Gets Catty In Her First-Ever Documentary

Did you know – Betty White’s two childhood dream jobs were a Hollywood actress and a zookeeper? While Betty ended up striking it big on-screen instead of wrangling zoo animals, with over 60 years in show business under her belt, her love of animals, as she says, “goes back to the womb.”As the spokeswoman for National Geographic’s…

The Final Freeze: Watch the Life Below Zero Finale Tonight

After a long summer of battling the thaw, Life Below Zero‘s Alaskan adventurers are running on empty. On tonight’s season finale, it’s a Long Road Home for the four camps of wilderness dwellers, as they brace themselves for the treacherous winter ahead. Struggling all summer to scrape by on Chandalar’s dwindling food supply, Glenn needs help. Resources…