Archives for March, 2015

Sandro’s In Charge: Wicked Tuna Catch of the Week

On week six of the North Atlantic Bluefin tuna fishing season, Pin Wheel captain Tyler McLaughlin and Dave Carraro of FV-tuna.com have already pushed ahead of the rest of the Gloucester fleet, leaving several veteran captains in their wake. One of those captains is Dave Marciano of Hard Merchandise. It’s been a slow start for him…

New Series The Big Picture With Kal Penn Premieres Tonight

With the explosion of infographics and big data, maps aren’t just about geography anymore. They can tell us all kinds of things about the human experience. New series The Big Picture With Kal Penn is all about finding the unexpected — and sometimes surprising — realities in both the world at large and our own…

No Ordinary Treehouse on Building Wild

This week on Building Wild, the Cabin Kings had five days to build the ultimate treehouse cabin in Vermont. Building a lofty two-story cabin is just part of the challenge. John Perrone, Jr. wants a cabin that will not only be the perfect place for his upcoming bachelor party, but will also work for his…

Aurora Borealis #WhereInTheWorld REVEALED!

Ittoqqortoormiit is a tiny town in in Eastern Greenland. It’s not just a tiny town though – it’s the smallest town in the country. Formerly known as Scoresbysund, Ittoqqortoormiit only has about 450 inhabitants. The closest human presence to this little town is the Danish Sirius Patrol, who work at the border protecting the Northeast…

The Global Television Event “Killing Jesus” Premieres Tonight

National Geographic Channel’s KILLING JESUS charts the intense political, social, and historical conflicts that led to the execution of one of history’s most well-known figures. It’s a story nearly the whole world knows, with more than 2.2 billion people around the globe following the teachings and principles of Jesus of Nazareth. But the intimate historical…

Bullies on the Block Tonight on Cesar 911

The Thomas Family As animal lovers, George and Marri Thomas have always had a home full of pets. After enduring about six months without a canine companion, Marri decided it was time for another dog. However, not long after Tasi’s adoption their black German Shepherd named Tasi, she turned from loving companion to over-protective tyrant. Learn more…

One Reverend’s Perspective on Killing Jesus

In the lead-up to this Sunday’s premiere of KILLING JESUS on NGC, we’ve been screening the three-hour film for audiences around the country including at Bel-Air Presbyterian Church in Los Angeles. Actor Haaz Sleiman (Jesus), executive producer Teri Weinberg, and screenwriter Walon Green all participated in a Q&A following the screening. One of the pastors…

Keep Your Eyes Open for Aloha Vet: “Eyes Wide Shut”

This week on Aloha Vet, Dr. Scott Sims is busy as ever helping his regular clients and finding time to fly over to nearby islands and take care of the many animals in need. Some highlights? A horse with a cracked tooth that has to be extracted, a blind pig who might get the chance to…

Killing Jesus Digital Companion: Explore His Story From Three Perspectives

The Son of God, the Son of Man, or, a threat to Roman Rule? In Ancient Judea, Jesus of Nazereth was different to everyone. Told through three different perspectives, the Killing Jesus companion site allows users to view the story through the lens of Jesus and his followers, the Sanhedrin religious hierarchy, and the Romans…

Killing With Kindness: Week 6

We’re nearing the end of our 40 day “Killing With Kindness” campaign, inspired by what we know historically was Jesus’s encouragement of all people to be kind to each other. Continuing through April 5, the National Geographic Channel is putting a daily spotlight on organizations that help to spread kindness in the world. Catch up…