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Encyclopedia > National Geographic Channel (UK)
National Geographic Channel
Launched May 21, 1991 as BBC's National Geographic Channel, rebranded as National Geographic Channel with BBC's Moniker removed in 1997
Owned by National Geographic Society/BSkyB/BBC (1991-1997 only)
Audience share 0.1% (June '06, [1])
Sister channel(s) National Geographic Wild
Website natgeochannel.co.uk
Availability
Satellite
Sky Digital Channel 526
Tata Sky Channel 551
Cable
Virgin Media Channel 230
Channel 231 (+1)
Tiscali TV Channel 112

The National Geographic Channel is a British television channel that features Image File history File links NGC.svg‎ National Geographic Channel This is a logo of a television station, network, corporation, or other organization, and is protected by copyright and/or trademark. ... 1991 (MCMXCI) was a common year starting on Tuesday of the Gregorian calendar. ... 1997 (MCMXCVII) was a common year starting on Wednesday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Flag of the National Geographic Society The National Geographic Society, is a not-for-profit scientific organization based in the United States. ... This article or section does not adequately cite its references or sources. ... The British Broadcasting Corporation, usually known as the BBC (and also informally known as the Beeb or Auntie) is the largest broadcasting corporation in the world in terms of audience numbers, employing 26,000 staff in the United Kingdom alone and with a budget of more than GB£4 billion... National Geographic Wild is a British TV channel devoted to programming about animals. ... Sky Digital is the brand name for British Sky Broadcastings digital satellite television service, transmitted from SES Astra satellites located at 28. ... REDIRECT [[]]Tata Sky is a DTH satellite television provider in India. ... There are very few or no other articles that link to this one. ... Tiscali TV is a UK-based consumer Video on Demand service. ...


documentaries produced by the National Geographic Society. It features some programming similar to Documentary film is a broad category of cinematic expression united by the intent to remain factual or non-fictional. ... Flag of the National Geographic Society The National Geographic Society, is a not-for-profit scientific organization based in the United States. ...


that on the Discovery Channel such as nature and science documentaries. Discovery Channel is a cable and satellite TV channel distributed by Discovery Communications that provides non-fiction variety programming focused primarily on the themes of popular science, history, and knowledge about the world. ... Galunggung in 1982, showing a combination of natural events. ... Part of a scientific laboratory at the University of Cologne. ... Documentary film is a broad category of cinematic expression united by the intent to remain factual or non-fictional. ...


The channel was launched in Europe in September 1997 and time shared initially with the failing [[NBC This article is 150 kilobytes or more in size. ...


Europe]] until NBC Europe's demise in 1998. It later launched worldwide including in Asia and the [[United World map showing the location of Asia. ...


States]]. Today, the channel is available in over 143 countries, are seen in more than 160 million homes and in


25 languages.


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 Sky Digital is the brand name for British Sky Broadcastings digital satellite television service, transmitted from SES Astra satellites located at 28. ...


service as well as other cable operators.


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


National Geographic broadcast-TV specials.


Programmes

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). ... Imagine waking up to the last day on Earth. ... Logo of Explorations, Powered by Duracell Explorations, powered by Duracell is a documentary TV series that looks into the many aspects of the human life with science, technology and research. ... The Gospel of Judas is a Gnostic gospel. ... Hollywood Science is a BBC-produced TV show, which determines whether or not scenes in various films are scientifically credible. ... Hunter Hunted is a documentary on the National Geographic Channel. ... 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. ... It has been suggested that this article or section be merged into Megacity. ... 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. ... Logo of the documentary Seconds from Disaster Seconds From Disaster is a documentary 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. ... To meet Wikipedias quality standards, this article may require cleanup. ... The Dog Whisperer is a National Geographic Channel reality television series that began broadcasting in 2004 in which Cesar Millan rehabilitates canines and teaches owners to be the pack leaders that he believes their pets need. ... Totally Wild is an Australian childrens television series, in production since 1992. ... Trading Faces is the the third episode in the fourth season of Disneys Kim Possible. ...

See also

The National Geographic Channel is a subscription television network that features documentaries produced by the National Geographic Society. ... Flag of the National Geographic Society The National Geographic Society, is a not-for-profit scientific organization based in the United States. ...

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