Meg Gleason – Nat Geo TV Blogs

Digital Media Content Producer for National Geographic Channels

Searching for Swamp Monsters

There are some species of animals whose appearance is so incredible that many people don’t believe they are real when they first see them: the cassowary certainly qualifies, so do blob fish, platypus, star-nosed moles, and so does the alligator gar. The alligator gar lives in the rivers and swamps of the southern United States,…

Behind the Scenes of T. Rex Autopsy

Tonight on T. rex Autopsy, veterinary surgeon Dr. Luke Gamble and a team of leading paleontologists dissect the world’s first life-sized, anatomically precise model of a Tyrannosaurus rex. The model’s dimensions are based on bone scans of “Sue,” the largest and most complete T. rex fossil ever found. The life-like organs were created using the…

It All Comes Down to This: The Season Finale of Wicked Tuna is TONIGHT!

It’s the final week before the Atlantic Bluefin Tuna season in Gloucester, Massachusetts closes and the competition is so close, it will come down to the very last day of fishing to determine the winner. When a single tuna can be worth more than $20,000, it’s anybody’s game. Hard Merchandise holds a narrow lead of…

Deckhand in Charge: Wicked Tuna Catch of the Week

On week 11 of the North Atlantic Bluefin tuna season, bad luck, bait problems, and big egos plague the Gloucester fleet. With only five weeks of fishing left before the season closes, hard-working Captain Dave Marciano of Hard Merchandise and his first mate and nephew, Jay Muenzner, are defying popular belief by being at the…

Is Your Dog Ready for the Spotlight? Share Photos With #BarkFest

Is your dog ready for its close-up? To celebrate Nat Geo WILD’s inaugural BarkFest–a special weekend of dog programming featuring some of the smartest, most unique, and cutest canines in the world–we want our fans to get in on the fun. We want to feature your pet on television during BarkFest! To submit your pup,…

Behind the Scenes of Life Below Zero: Out Of Control

Last night on Life Below Zero, winter preparations were in full swing as the changing seasons bring the tough transition from fall to winter. In Eagle, Andy set off to find elusive moose, as he and Kate need to replenish their red meat supply for the coming winter. In Kavik, Sue sealed up camp to…

Join Us For a Live Q&A With Neil deGrasse Tyson Today at 12:15!

Got Questions? Neil deGrasse Tyson’s Has Answers What’s Neil’s favorite food? How do you have sex in space? What was the coolest spaceship in a sci-fi movie? The fun, the abstract, or the absurd–now’s your chance to ask Neil deGrasse Tyson anything you want! Join him TODAY at 12:15PM for a Facebook Q&A!

What Does It Take to Film Life Below Zero? Go Behind the Scenes in This New Web Series

Living Life Below Zero is tough enough, but filming below zero is another beast entirely. Keeping up with Glenn, Sue, Andy, Kate, Chip, Agnes, and Erik is hard–throw in plummeting temps, a few cracks in the ice, and close run-ins with bears and you’ll begin to see just how challenging filming in these conditions really…

Winter Is Coming: Life Below Zero Returns Tonight!

Tonight on the season premiere of Life Below Zero, Alaskans battle harsh conditions and limited daylight to survive the onslaught of winter and protect the future of their remote livelihood. With temperatures plummeting, it’s a race against the clock to secure available resources and maintain the sanity it takes to live Life Below Zero. In…

EAT: The Story of Food Is Nominated for a Webby and We Need Your Votes!

We’re very excited to say that our EAT: The Story of Food microsite has been nominated for a Webby! We’re up for the Website category of Best Use of Animation or Motion Graphics, and we’d love your support! Head on over to pv.webbyawards.com to cast your vote. If you haven’t had a chance to dig…