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The Wild Awaits: Do You Have What It Takes?

In the season premiere of “Live Free or Die,” living wild comes down to resourcefulness and adaptability for the survival of the fittest. Even living freely comes at a price – a price that’s paid off in hard work and perseverance. But every day presents a new challenge and new danger that tests the abilities of our…

Comin’ in Hot: Catch of the Week | Wicked Tuna: Outer Banks

Two Southern captains face off in the battle of the bluefin tuna, while one Northern boat hauls in the biggest fish of the season in North Carolina’s Outer Banks. Captain TJ Ott and the crew of Hot Tuna steam out of Wanchese Harbor before dawn hoping to hook up to a monster tuna. With only…

Boats Over Troubled Waters

Captain Charlie Griffin of Reels of Fortune has the top earning of the fleet, but is not immune to the troubled waters our fishermen seem to have found themselves in. After hitting the Oregon Inlet’s infamous Bonner Bridge, a $10,000 repair bill has left him struggling to break even. Meanwhile Dave Marciano, who also had a…

“Breakthrough” World Premiere Coming Fall 2015

Breakthrough provides a thought-provoking and imaginative perspective on scientific discovery as it unfolds, revealing the world of tomorrow…today. Each episode follows scientific explorers working on cutting-edge projects with breakthrough potential. Each breakthrough will help us see the world in a different way and display the potential of new ideas and solutions to register change – transformative…

Talking NASA and the Future of Space Exploration on Tonight’s StarTalk

Get ready to embrace your inner nerd on tonight’s episode of StarTalk, when Neil deGrasse Tyson speaks with the head of NASA, Major General Charles Bolden.  Bolden is a former astornaut and the 12th Administrator of the National Aeronautics and Space Administration.  He shares his experience deploying the Hubble Space Telescope, the emergence of commercial space flight, and NASA’s future…

Discussing the Twitter Take-off on Tonight’s StarTalk

Do you remember your first tweet?  On tonight’s episode of StarTalk, Neil deGrasse Tyson talks to the co-founder of Twitter, Biz Stone.  A progenitor of social media, Stone has been developing large-scale systems that facilitate the open exchange of information for more than fifteen years.  During the interview, Stone shares how Twitter was created and what it’s been…

Things Get Spacey on Tonight’s StarTalk

The conversation on this episode of StarTalk is out of this world, when Neil deGrasse Tyson sits down with Chris Hadfield.  Hadfield is the first Canadian astronaut to walk in space, author of  “An Astronaut’s Guide to Life on Earth,” and a YouTube sensation for his cover of David Bowie’s “Space Oddity,” which he performed and filmed aboard…

Discussing Parasites with a Former President on Tonight’s StarTalk

Things get presidential on this episode of StarTalk, when Neil deGrasse Tyson sits down with former President Jimmy Carter. Carter served as the 39th president of the Untied States from 1977 to 1981. After his presidency he founded The Carter Center, a nonprofit organization aimed to wage peace and fight disease around the globe. One of the…

At the Intersection of Science and Religion on Tonight’s StarTalk

The often controversial when spoken about together topics of science and religion collide on tonight’s episode of StarTalk, when Neil deGrasse Tyson sits down with Richard Dawkins.  Dawkins is a world-renowned evolutionary biologist, bestselling author, and one of the most outspoken proponents for atheism.  Some of his best-known books, which shed light on the topics of evolution and…

Arianna Huffington Discusses Blogging and Social Media on Tonight’s StarTalk

It’s a meeting of the social media minds on tonight’s StarTalk, when Neil deGrasse Tyson sits down with Arianna Huffington.  She’s the co-founder of the Pulitzer Prize winning news aggregator and blog “The Huffington Post.”  She is writer herself – her latest of 14 books is titled “Thrive: The Third Metric to Redefining Success and Creating…