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COSMOS: A SPACETIME ODYSSEY
Air Date: Sunday, March 09, 2014
Time Slot: 9:00 PM-10:00 PM EST on FOX
Episode Title: (C-101) "Standing Up in the Milky Way"
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SUNDAY, MARCH 9

[EDITOR'S NOTE 1: Audio descriptions (AD) for tonight's episodes of BOB'S BURGERS, THE SIMPSONS, FAMILY GUY and COSMOS: A SPACETIME ODYSSEY are available on the SAP Audio Channel.]

[EDITOR'S NOTE 2: AMERICAN DAD is preempted tonight.]

**SERIES PREMIERE**--"COSMOS: A SPACETIME ODYSSEY"-- (9:00-10:00 PM ET/PT) CC-AD-HDTV 720p-Dolby Digital 5.1

A THRILLING, NEW ADVENTURE ACROSS SPACE AND TIME BEGINS ON THE SERIES PREMIERE OF "COSMOS: A SPACETIME ODYSSEY" SUNDAY, MARCH 9, ON FOX

In a TV First, Series Premiere to Air Simultaneously Across Multiple U.S. Fox Networks

More than three decades after the debut of Carl Sagan's groundbreaking and iconic series, "Cosmos: A Personal Voyage," it's time once again to set sail for the stars. Host and astrophysicist Neil deGrasse Tyson sets off on the Ship of the Imagination to discover earth's Cosmic Address and its coordinates in space and time. Viewers meet Renaissance Italy's Giordano Bruno, who had a spiritual epiphany about the infinite expanse of the universe. Then, Tyson walks across the Cosmic Calendar, on which all of time has been compressed into a year-at-a-glance calendar, from the Big Bang to the moment humans first make their appearance on the planet in the all-new "Standing Up in the Milky Way" Series Premiere episode of COSMOS: A SPACETIME ODYSSEY airing Sunday, March 9 (9:00-10:00 PM ET/PT) on FOX, and simultaneously across multiple U.S. Fox networks, including National Geographic Channel, FX, FXX, FXM, FOX Sports 1, FOX Sports 2, Nat Geo Wild, Nat Geo Mundo and FOX Life. (C-101) (TV-PG D, V)

Host: Neil deGrasse Tyson

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COSMOS - A SPACETIME ODYSSEY (FOX)
BROADCAST HISTORY:
3/9/14 - ???
STATUS:
on hiatus or fate to be determined
TIME SLOT:
completed airing its current season
CURRENT SEASON:
1 (13 episodes)
ADDITIONAL NOTES:
completed airing its first season on 6/8/14; has yet to be renewed for a second season
DESCRIPTION:
(from FOX's press release, January 2014) Fox Broadcasting Company (FOX) and National Geographic Channel (NGC) announced today the global series premiere of COSMOS: A SPACETIME ODYSSEY, the thrilling new 13-part series from executive producer/writer Ann Druyan and executive producer Seth MacFarlane (FAMILY GUY, "Ted"). The highly anticipated series will premiere in the U.S. on Sunday, March 9 (9:00-10:00 PM ET/PT) on FOX, and encore with all-new bonus footage and behind-the-scenes content on the National Geographic Channel (NGC) Monday, March 10 (10:00-11:00 PM ET/PT). COSMOS: A SPACETIME ODYSSEY will also premiere globally around the world on the National Geographic Channels in 170 countries and 45 languages and Monday, March 10 on Nat Geo MUNDO in the U.S. More than three decades after the debut of "Cosmos: A Personal Voyage," Carl Sagan's stunning and iconic exploration of the universe as revealed by science, MacFarlane has teamed with Sagan's original creative collaborators - writer/executive producer Druyan and co-writer, astronomer Steven Soter - to conceive the 13-part series that will serve as a successor to the Emmy and Peabody Award-winning original series. COSMOS: A SPACETIME ODYSSEY is hosted by renowned astrophysicist Dr. Neil deGrasse Tyson. As with the legendary original series, the new COSMOS is the saga of how we discovered the laws of nature and found our coordinates in space and time. The series brings to life never-before-told stories of the heroic quest for knowledge, transporting viewers to new worlds and across the universe for a vision of the cosmos on the grandest - and the smallest - scale.
PRINCIPAL CAST INFORMATION:
· Neil deGrasse Tyson as Host
CREW INFORMATION:
· Ann Druyan as EP
· Brannon Braga as EP
· Mitchell Cannold as EP
· Seth MacFarlane as EP
· Steven Soter as EP
GENRE(S):
· reality (all)
· reality (documentary)
STUDIO INFORMATION:
· Cosmos Studios
· Fuzzy Door Productions