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Wicked Tuna’s Final Fishdown and Live Aftershow

After weeks of fishing filled with treacherous conditions, multi-day trips, sleepless nights and record-breaking catches, the North Atlantic bluefin season is coming to a close and the captains of National Geographic Channel’s hit series Wicked Tuna are in a fierce battle to the finish. Tempers flare and the pressure builds as captains and crews reach…

Announcing “Genius,” the First Scripted Series in Network History

National Geographic Channel’s first-ever scripted series, Genius, will will dramatize the fascinating stories of the world’s most brilliant innovators. The debut season will uncover how an imaginative, rebellious patent clerk named Albert Einstein—a struggling father in a difficult marriage who couldn’t get a teaching job or a doctorate—unlocked the mysteries of the atom and the…

Get Ready for the 4th Annual “Wild to Inspire” Short Film Competition

Are you an aspiring filmmaker? Think you have what it takes to shoot for Nat Geo WILD in Africa? Be the first to get all the details when we launch the fourth annual Wild to Inspire Short Film Competition this fall by signing up below. Sign up for Wild to Inspire updates: Email Address  …

Calling All Dog Lovers, BarkFest Is Back!

Nat Geo WILD is gearing up for its second annual BarkFest weekend with an expose on dangerous chihuahuas, an in-depth look at what mutts are made of, why breeds come in different shapes and sizes, a look at the world’s funniest dogs, and the best doggy moments from The Incredible Dr. Pol and Cesar 911.…

Dr. Oakley Is Back For an All-New Season of Yukon Vet

For Dr. Michelle Oakley, spring in the Yukon means things are really heating up. She’s one of the few big animal vets across an area as big as Texas, and she’s back for another season. Working 24/7–logging thousands of miles on the ground, on water, and in the air–is all part of the job for…

The Survivor Brain and Your Brain’s Basic Instincts

This Sunday on the season finale of Brain Games, host Jason Silva travels to Colorado Springs where he meets several people who personify the word “survivor” and puts their brains to the test in a battery of challenges engineered to demonstrate what it takes to be a super survivor. Viewers will discover the key to tapping…

Fighting ISIS: Meet the Underdog Army Holding the Line Against the Islamic State

In June 2014, ISIS fighters swept across the Syrian border and tore into Iraq. The militant wave seemed unstoppable, until they reached the border of Kurdistan—a homeland of a fierce and forgotten people. Today, ISIS controls over a third of Iraq–but the Kurds have united like never before to defend their home. Who are the…

Life of the Brain: How the Brain Rocks the Vote

Our brains are constantly expanding, contracting and evolving. This action results in an ever-shifting point of view throughout our lifetime. This Sunday on Brain Games, host Jason Silva investigates how the mind’s perspective evolves over the years. We all know that a child’s brain is extraordinarily equipped to detect and recognize faces and understand sounds…

The Inspiring Father-Daughter Story in “He Named Me Malala”

This Monday, in the commercial-free television world premiere of He Named Me Malala, Nobel Peace Prize Laureate Malala Yousafzai, who was targeted by the Taliban and severely wounded by a gunshot, will take viewers behind the scenes of her life before and after the attack. Moreover, the film illustrates how the horrific shooting sparked an…

Brains Behaving Badly: Why Are We Hardwired for Transgressions?

It seems that our brains have an evolutionary predilection toward doing the wrong thing. From guilty pleasures to vicious vices, the brain has a tendency to land us in the hot seat. This Sunday on Brain Games, host Jason Silva pays a visit to New Orleans, Louisiana, to explore the brain and bad behavior. Through…