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The Doghouse is Back in the Game | Hook, Line & Sinker

A greenhorn struggles to prove himself to his father, while the rest of the fleet battle the elements, boat misfortunes and each other to stay afloat. With the clock of the season ticking away, the pressure is on for the Northern and Southern boats to haul or bawl. Hook Fishin’ Frenzy is coming in hot…

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…

Payload On The Line | Hook, Line & Sinker

A bridge, bombs and a few brave ladies rejigger the fleet on day three of Bluefin tuna fishing season in North Carolina’s Outer Banks. In the treacherous Oregon Inlet, part of the aptly named “Graveyard of the Atlantic,” the boats work to stay a float. Some rise to the top, bringing in big bucks while…

Hot Tuna Kicks Off the Season | Hook, Line & Sinker

After a stellar North Atlantic fishing season, some of New England’s best bluefin tuna fishermen head south again to North Carolina’s famed Outer Banks in their quest to bank big money but they’ll face some serious competition from the local southern fleet, especially from local fishing legend Charlie Griffin, captain of Reels of Fortune. Hook…

New Adventure Series Yukon River Run Premieres Tonight

Venture deep into the Alaskan wilderness with a group of brave adventurers who descend upon the mighty Yukon River on log rafts each year to make a living by selling wood and supplies to remote villages along the riverbank. In each episode of the new adventure series, Yukon River Run, premiering Monday, July 20, at…

Meet the Man Who Discovered Pluto

Mission Pluto, which airs on tonight at 9/8c on the National Geographic Channel, tells the story of NASA’s New Horizons spacecraft, which is about to culminate a nine-and-half-year, three billion-mile journey by transmitting the first close-up photos of the dwarf planet’s surface. In addition to its unprecedented scientific mission, New Horizons has an honorary function…

The 2000s: A New Reality Premieres Sunday

Known as the turn of the century, the age of technology and pop culture, and the war on terror, the 2000s transformed reality. In NGC’s two-part series The 2000s, we reflect on what feels like yesterday with a major throwback on our recent history with the help of eyewitnesses, celebrities, and politicians. Check out these five highlights from chapter…

5 Bird Bosses That Rule The World

Tweet, chirp, or peep. Whatever the call, we love them all. From soaring great heights to traveling far distances, birds of all shapes and sizes rule the world from up above. Today we’re highlighting a few favorites. Meet five of the coolest and creepiest, biggest and baddest birds of all time. 1. The Cassowary You don’t want to…

The Top 10 Iconic American Animals

Oh say can you see why we’re celebrating these top 10 iconic American Animals? With Independence Day approaching, it’s only appropriate to honor our nation’s coolest creatures! Check out these fun facts: 1. Bald Eagle As our national bird and symbol for freedom, the Bald Eagle wins for most iconic American animal. The Bald eagle is…