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[02/09/21 - 10:51 AM]
National Geographic Announces Spring 2021 Content Rollout at the Television Critics Association Winter Press Tour
"Running Wild with Bear Grylls," "Race to the Center of the Earth," "IMPACT with Gal Gadot," "Secrets of the Whales," "Gordon Ramsay: Uncharted" and "Breaking Bobby Bones" are among the featured highlights.

[12/10/20 - 05:26 PM]
The Walt Disney Company Surpasses 137 Million Paid Subscriptions Across Its Direct-to-Consumer Services, Shattering Previous Guidance
After greatly exceeding expectations, The Walt Disney Company shared guidance that it now expects its streaming services to hit 300-350 million total subscriptions by fiscal 2024, driven primarily by a significant increase in content output.

[08/03/20 - 10:36 AM]
National Geographic Taps Multi-Award-Winning Sigourney Weaver as Narrator for "Secrets of the Whales," An Awe-Inspiring Look at the Mysterious and Beautiful World of Whales
Additionally, the network announced that renowned filmmaker and National Geographic Explorer-at-Large James Cameron will serve as executive producer.

[05/21/20 - 10:07 AM]
Quality. Distinctiveness. Visual Splendor. National Geographic Announces 2020-21 Upfront Slate, from Best-in-Class Storytellers
With an unrivaled storytelling prowess across its media platforms, National Geographic reaches 770M consumers across the globe every single month.

[02/10/19 - 02:04 PM]
National Geographic Unveils Ambitious Natural History Global Programming Slate Produced by the World's Most Renowned and Critically Acclaimed Filmmakers
"America" and "Planet of the Whales" are both on tap for 2021.







SECRETS OF THE WHALES (DISNEY PLUS)
Premieres Thursday, April 22
BROADCAST HISTORY:
4/22/21 - ???
STATUS:
new this spring (yet to premiere)
TIME SLOT:
thursdays from 3:01 AM-4:00 AM EST
CURRENT SEASON:
1 (4 episodes)
DESCRIPTION:
(from The Walt Disney Company's press release, December 2020) From executive producer and National Geographic Explorer-at-Large James Cameron, narrated by Sigourney Weaver, Secrets of the Whales is the work of acclaimed National Geographic Explorer and photographer Brian Skerry, as he helps tell the story of a species he's been documenting for decades. Filmed across 24 locations over three years, it's a profoundly personal saga, venturing deep into the world of whales to reveal life and love from their perspective. The four-part event series will tell the stories of the extraordinary cultures of five different whale species - orcas, belugas, narwhals, sperm whales and humpback whales.
PRINCIPAL CAST INFORMATION:
· Sigourney Weaver as Narrator (Voice)
CREW INFORMATION:
· Brian Armstrong as EP
· Brian Skerry as EP
· James Cameron as EP
· Maria Wilhelm as EP
· Shannon Malone-DeBenedictis as EP
GENRE(S):
· reality (all)
· reality (documentary)
STUDIO INFORMATION:
· Earthship
· Red Rock Films