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Excited about the brand new episode of Doomsday Preppers tonight at 9P, Let Her Rip? We only have a few more new episodes remaining this season—and with time running out—we thought we’d help out with some interesting facts and information about what it can take to be a prepper. Enjoy! Brad

Top Non-Fiction Shows Week of 10.29.12

I didn’t hurry up posting this week’s top shows because Seal Team 6: The Raid on Osama Bin Laden was the 2nd most viewed show in NGC history, or because it was a top 5 broadcast in cable on Sunday night.   No, I hurried and posted this to rub it into our friends at other…

Here we are again, checking on on what’s popular on the non-fiction channels, NGC, Nat Geo Wild, History, Discovery, Animal Planet, Science and Travel. NGC’s new season of Alaska State Troopers tends to dominate the schedule, but this week a new episode of Taboo: Strange Syndromes was the highest rated. Nat  Geo Wild saw Dog…

Testing out some more viewer information, rather than being so focused on our own channels, looking at the top 3 telecasts across the day from a few of the non-fiction networks out there: National Geographic Channel, History Channel, Discovery Channel, Nat Geo Wild, Animal Planet and Science.  Gives me more to talk about at research…

It appears I’m a bit behind on the viewer favorites, so catching up this week.  On NGC, American Colony has been on ratings fire, leading our overall series almost every week.  Along with Taboo, although usually its our Sunday premieres that are strong – this time, Saturday repeats came in the top 5.  Down to…

Big week for UFOs as Chasing UFOs premiered on Friday in NGC’s top 5 and our Truth Behind: UFOs Popped Edition scored its best ratings ever on the channel last Thursday.  The entire week was lead by the new season of Taboo, with the Booze episode, covering the important topic of teenage drinking, among other…

Amish: Out Of Order premiered this week on NGC and we’re extremely excited about the reaction we’ve seen to our new series.  One of the strongest starts for a series in the spring ever, continuing a record breaking ratings month for the channel.  Wicked Tuna continues to go strong on Sunday nights and Doomsday Preppers…

I’m pretty excited about the new season of Locked Up Abroad.  We’ve made the first episode available now, a week before the premiere on VOD (Check cable or Satellite Operator), Hulu and iTunes.  Also don’t forget we’ve recently updated our Locked Up Abroad iOS app – with new episodes and social features.  Hope you can…

Spring is in the air and viewers are giving NGC and Nat Geo Wild record viewership levels.  Continuing the remembrance of the Titanic disaster, Save the Titanic was the #1 show on NGC this week, with 2 repeats of the James Cameron special, Titanic: The Final Word also finding top spots on the network.  The…

Wicked start to the broadcast month of April for the National Geographic Channel as our new show, Wicked Tuna, launched to huge ratings, one of our best ratings on Sundays nights all year.  Wicked Tuna runs every Sunday at 10pm – hope you can check it out.  Doomsday Preppers continues to perform extremely well for…

End of Amazing Ocean Facts

  Special thanks to Rob DenBleyker for his assistance with Dr. Bryon Beekle. And one last time, please enjoy DinoFish only on Nat Geo Wild, tonight – April 1st at 10pm.

Amazing Ocean Facts #7

For contractual reasons we must present this latest fact from Dr. Byron Beekle, presented without comment. I sincerely hope you enjoy DinoFish, Sunday April 10th at 10pm only on Nat Geo Wild.      

Amazing Ocean Facts #6

After this submission, we’re going to have a meeting with Dr. Beekle, given that he seems to be not submitting any more of his amazing ocean facts. Still, DinoFish premieres tonight at 10pm only on Nat Geo Wild!  

Amazing Ocean Facts #5

We continue to be a little concerned about Dr. Beekle’s take on ocean facts, but there is still interesting information at the bottom of this fact.  Don’t forget – DinoFish, this Sunday at 10pm only on Nat Geo Wild!

Amazing Ocean Facts #4

Dr. Beekle submitted his latest Amazing Ocean Fact and, while interesting, we’re presenting with some trepidation.  Regardless, the facts are interesting in this case and we hope you enjoy DinoFish this Sunday, April 1st at 10pm on Nat Geo Wild!  

Amazing Ocean Facts #3

Dr. Byron Beekle is continuing to bring us some amazing facts this weekend, I hope you can share these with your social circles, lots to learn about our amazing ocean creatures.  Don’t forget DinoFish this Sunday, April 1st at 10pm on Nat Geo Wild!.  

Amazing Ocean Facts #2

Dr. Beekle brings us another fascinating fact from our amazing ocean. Don’t forget to tune into DinoFish this Sunday, April 1st at 10pm on Nat Geo Wild!      

Amazing Ocean Facts Premiere

In celebration of the upcoming premiere of DinoFish on Nat Geo Wild (Sunday, April 1, 10pm EST/PST), I’m excited to present the first of what we we hope will be a long series of comic strips by Dr. Byron Beekle.  We will be presenting a whole series of these comics today and through the weekend,…

NGC ends the first broadcast quarter of 2012 up 10% in viewership, a fantastic way to start out 2012.  Wild is even more amazing, one of the fastest growing networks in cable television, with an increase of 42% in the first quarter of this year.  We’re excited as more viewers continue to find both of…

Doomsday Preppers continues its dominance on the channel taking 3 of the top 5 spots of the week for NGC on Tuesday night alone.  Even though we aired repeats this week, as we head into the last 4 episodes of the season, Doomsday Preppers continues to find new viewers.  Wild Justice, in week 2, still…

Nat Geo Wild is working with Dr. Bryon Beekle to bring to life amazing ocean animal facts as we gear up for our premiere of DinoFish on Sunday, April 1st.  Dr. Beekle is bringing together his knowledge of the ocean and its creatures with his unique visual style in a series of comic strips that…

Warrior Graveyard Comics

Warrior Graveyard uncovers some extraordinary warrior skeletons from history:  Samurai, Crusaders and British Navy to tell the forensic story of these combatants and their role in important moments in history. The results reveal deeply personal stories of human conflict and survival. Comics are an exciting visual medium that can tell stories in unique ways. NGC asked new…

Doomsday Preppers was NGC’s #1 show for the week, continuing its roll on the channel. Our friends at Discovery launched a Doomsday show this week, we are flattered that they are paying attention to little ole’ National Geographic Channel.  Area 51 Declassified repeated on Sunday to some of its best ratings we’ve had for the…

This week on National Geographic Channel, Doomsday Preppers continues its amazing run on the channel, the #1, 3, 6 and 11 most viewed shows of the week.  Doomsday Preppers has become the highest rated series in the history of the network in its short time, we are glad so many viewers are watching.  Other shows…

This week on National Geographic Channel, the end of the world took over as Doomsday Preppers set ratings records for NGC.  Our highest rated telecasts on a Tuesday night in the 11 year history of the network.  4 of the top 10 spots this week were Doomsday Preppers, we’ve been really excited about the conversation…