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Encyclopedia > National Geographic Channel
National Geographic Channel
Launched January 1, 2001
Owned by National Geographic Television & Film (50%)
News Corporation (50%)
Slogan Think again.
Headquarters Flag of the United States Washington, D.C.
Website See External Links Below
Availability
Satellite
DirecTV Channel 276
Dish Network Channel 186
Foxtel Digital Channel 612
Astro Malaysia Channel 52
Tata Sky India Channel 551
Sky Digital (UK) Channel 526
Sky Italia Italy Channel 402
Channel 403 (NGC +1)
Channel 404 (NGC HD)
TrueVisions DSTV (Thailand) Channel 45
Indovision Indonesia Channel 19
Astro Indonesia Channel 24
DStv, South Africa Channel 66
Cyfra+ Channel 70
Sky Network Television (New Zealand) Channel 72
Digiturk Channel 81
DialogTV (Sri Lanka) Channel 28
SKY Perfect (Japan) Channel 741
SkyLife (South Korea) Channel 402
CBTV Satellite (China) Channel 306
Cable
Verizon FiOS Channel 101
Channel 838 (HDTV)
Comcast Channels Vary
Time Warner Cable Channels Vary
Charter Channels Vary
Cox Cable Channels Vary
iO Digital Cable (Cablevision) Channel 162
Channel 726 (HDTV)
Bright House Networks Channels Vary
Foxtel Digital Channel 612
Starhub Singapore Channel 11
STAR TV India Channel 14
SkyCable Philippines Channel 41
Dream Satellite TV Philippines Channel 35
Cablelink Philippines Channel 23
TelstraClear InHomeTV (New Zealand) Channel 72
UCS (Bangladesh) Channel 10
DCM (Zagreb) Channel S25
Hathway (India) Channel 500
TrueVisions CATV (Thailand) Channel 45
IPTV over ADSL
now TV Hong Kong Channel 215

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Overview

In September 1997, the world's first National Geographic Channel launched in Europe and Australia. In July 1998, National Geographic Channel Asia was launched in partnership and distribution with STAR TV (Before replacing NBC Asia Channel. The same happened in NBC Europe's demise in 1998). Today, the channel is available in over 143 countries, are seen in more than 160 million homes and in 25 languages. 1997(MCMXCVII) is a common year starting on Wednesday of the Gregorian calendar. ... 1998 is a common year starting on Thursday of the Gregorian calendar, and was designated the International Year of the Ocean. ... To meet Wikipedias quality standards, this article or section may require cleanup. ... NBC Europe (formerly The Super Channel and NBC Super Channel) was a satellite television channel based in the United Kingdom that broadcast across Europe. ... Year 1998 (MCMXCVIII) was a common year starting on Thursday (link will display full 1998 Gregorian calendar). ...


In the United States, The National Geographic Channel, launched in January 2001, is a joint venture of National Geographic Television & Film and Fox Cable Networks. The National Geographic provides programming expertise and the Fox Networks Group provides its expertise on distribution, marketing, and ad sales. It is primarily a digital cable and satellite channel there. 2001 : January - February - March - April - May - June - July - August - September - October - November - December This is a month starting on Monday with 31 days. ... The National Geographic Society, headquartered in Washington, D.C. in the United States, is one of the worlds largest not-for-profit educational and scientific organizations. ... 1211 Avenue of the Americas (Sixth Avenue), where News Corporation is based News Corporation (abbreviated to News Corp) (NYSE: NWS, NYSE: NWSa, ASX: NWS, LSE: NCRA) is one of the worlds largest Media conglomerates. ... The Fox Broadcasting Company is a television network in the United States. ... Wikibooks has more about this subject: Marketing Distribution is one of the 4 aspects of marketing. ... For the magazine, see Marketing (magazine). ... Digital cable is a term for a type of cable digital television that delivers more channels than possible with analog cable by using digital video compression. ... For other uses, see Satellite (disambiguation). ...


In Canada, the channel is owned by Alliance Atlantis and National Geographic Channel USA, while the European versions are operated in partnership with Fox's sister company, British Sky Broadcasting (BSkyB). This includes an English language version for the UK and Ireland, which is carried on BSkyB's own Sky Digital pay tv service. Alliance Atlantis Alliance Atlantis is a Toronto-based media company. ... British Sky Broadcasting (BSkyB - formerly two companies, Sky Television and British Satellite Broadcasting, which merged) is a company that operates the most popular subscription television service in the Ireland. ... Sky Digital is the brand name for British Sky Broadcastings digital satellite television service, transmitted from SES Astra satellites located at 28. ...


In Australia, National Geographic Channel is carried by Foxtel, Optus, Austar, Neighbourhood Cable, TransTV, and SelecTV. The Australian version includes Australian guest presenters of promotional material and to introduce certain programs, series and specials. Foxtel is a subscription television company in Australia, formed through a joint venture between Telstra and News Corporation. ... SingTel Optus Pty Limited is the second largest telecommunications company in Australia, and is a wholly owned subsidiary of Singapore Telecommunications (ASX: SGT). ... An Austar Remote Austar is an Australian telecommunications company. ... Neighbourhood Cable (ASX: NCA) is a regional telecommunications provider based in Victoria. ... SelecTV is an Australian satellite based subscription television broadcasting service headed by CEO Jim Blomfield (previously CEO of FOXTEL). ...


In New Zealand, National Geographic Channel is broadcast on SKY Network Television and TelstraClear InHomeTV. SKY Network Television Limited (ASX: SKT; NZX: SKT), often trading as SKY, is New Zealands first pay television service and is at present, 2007, New Zealands largest pay television operator. ... TelstraClear is New Zealands second largest full-service telecommunications company. ...


In South Africa, the channel is carried by Digital Satellite Television (also known as DStv) is MultiChoice's multi-channel digital satellite TV service in Africa. Digital Satellite Television (also known as DStv) is MultiChoices multi-channel digital satellite TV service in Africa, launched in 1995. ... A world map showing the continent of Africa Africa is the worlds second-largest and second most-populous continent, after Asia. ...


The channel's musical signature is the Elmer Bernstein composed theme that has also appeared on the National Geographic broadcast-TV specials. Elmer Bernstein (pronounced Bern-steen[1]) (April 4, 1922 – August 18, 2004) was an Academy and two-time Golden Globe award winning American film score composer. ...


Other National Geographic Channels

Nat Geo Adventure
Nat Geo Music
Nat Geo Wild

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Nat Geo Adventure

Main article: Nat Geo Adventure

Programming focuses on outdoor adventure, adventure travel, adventure personalities and special events from around the world. It is available in most parts of Asia Pacific and Europe. It was previously named Adventure One (A1) in those areas until May 1, 2007 when it was relaunched with the Nat Geo Adventure brand. Nat Geo Adventure (formerly Adventure One) is an outdoor adventure channel available in Europe, Asia, and Australia. ... Map showing general definition of Asia-Pacific The term Asia-Pacific generally applies to littoral East Asia, Southeast Asia and Australasia near the Pacific Ocean, plus the states in the ocean itself (Oceania). ... For other uses, see Europe (disambiguation). ...


Nat Geo Music

Designed to offer an alternative music video channel for both international and smaller independant local labels, focus on cultural lyrics and rhythms. It is a future channel which will be available initially in Italy on October 15, 2007, and later around the world.[1]


Nat Geo Wild

Main article: Nat Geo Wild

Bringing viewers documentaries entirely focused on the animal kingdom and the worlds they inhabit. From the most remote environments, to the forbidding depths of our oceans, to the protected parks in our backyards. It is available in Asia and parts of Europe including the United Kingdom, Ireland and Italy. National Geographic Wild, commonly referred to as Nat Geo Wild, is a subscription TV channel. ... For other uses, see Asia (disambiguation). ... For other uses, see Europe (disambiguation). ...


Programs

Main category: National Geographic Channel programs

Air Crash Investigation is a science television program on National Geographic Channel. ... Be the Creature is yet another creation of the prolific Kratt Brothers (Chris and Martin). ... Crash Scene Investigation is a documentary series spinoff of Air Crash Investigation, originally produced by Cineflix in Canada as a fourth season of Mayday (the name used for Air Crash Investigation in Canada). ... Situation Critical (also known as Critical Situation) is a documentary television program. ... Dog Whisperer is a National Geographic Channel series that premiered in 2004. ... Médecins Sans Frontières (abbreviated MSF; known as Doctors Without Borders in the United States, as Médicos Sin Fronteras in the Spanish language and as Médicos Sem Fronteiras in Portuguese language) is a nonprofit private organisation created in 1971 by a small group of French doctors led... Imagine waking up to the last day on Earth. ... Explorations, powered by Duracell is a documentary TV series that looks into the many aspects of the human life with science, technology and research. ... Eye Of The Leopard, is a documentary film for the National Geographic Channel that shows the journey, life, and growth of a young leopard cub named Legadema. ... Fight Science is a television program shown on the National Geographic Channel in which scientists and martial arts masters work together to analyze the worlds fighting techniques, to compare the disciplines and to find out which one has the strongest hits, kicks and deadliest weapons. ... The Gospel of Judas is a Gnostic gospel. ... Guns, Germs, and Steel: The Fates of Human Societies is a 1997 book by Jared Diamond, professor of geography and physiology at UCLA. In 1998 it won a Pulitzer Prize and the Aventis Prize for Best Science Book. ... Hunter Hunted is a documentary on the National Geographic Channel. ... Inside is the title of the debut Album from David Reilly. ... Inside 9/11 is a television documentary about the 9/11 attacks. ... In The Womb CGI image of a 7 month human fetus In The Womb: Animals CGI image of a 12 month elephant fetus. ... Interpol Investigates is an American docudrama show of National Geographic Channel. ... Is It Real? is one of the television shows of the National Geographic Channel. ... A lockdown is an emergency protocol to prevent people or information escaping, which usually can only be ordered by someone in command. ... MegaStructures is a television program appearing on the National Geographic Channel and Channel 5 in the United Kingdom. ... Naked Science is one of the shows from National Geographic Channel. ... For other uses, see Outbreak (disambiguation). ... Paranormal is a 2005 National Geographic Channel television show, in the genre of Paranormal television. ... Seconds From Disaster is a documentary television series that investigates the worst man-made disasters and several natural disasters in modern history, and analyses the causes and events that led up to each disaster. ... Situation Critical (also known as Critical Situation) is a documentary television program. ... For other uses, see Taboo (disambiguation). ... The Final Report (or The Final Report. ... Totally Wild is an Australian childrens television series, in production since 1992. ... Trading Faces is the third episode in the fourth season of Disneys Kim Possible. ... Ultimate Factories is a documentary that covers the inside workings of various factories across the United States. ...

References

  1. ^ National Geographic Channels (International) (2007-08-21). NGCI launches Nat Geo Music. Press release. Retrieved on 2007-09-24.

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See also

The National Geographic Channel is a Canadian category 2 digital cable television channel that is owned by Alliance Atlantis Communications and National Geographic Channel. ... The National Geographic Channel is a British television channel that features documentaries produced by the National Geographic Society. ... National Geographic Channel HD is a high definition simulcast of the National Geographic channel. ... // Below is a numerical representation of the DirecTV channel lineup. ... This is a list of the channels receivable from DISH Network. ... Categories: | ...

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