or


[07/12/13 - 09:23 AM]
Dr. Pol Brings His Wits, Brains and Charm Back for Another Season of "The Incredible Dr. Pol," Premiering 8/17, 9 PM
America's favorite Dutch vet comes to the rescue, taking on cases that are vital to the community's livelihood.

[via press release from Nat Geo WILD]

POL, POL HE'S OUR MAN, IF HE CAN'T DO IT, NO ONE CAN!

NAT GEO WILD'S LEGENDARY VETERINARIAN IS BACK FOR A NEW SEASON AND IS MORE INCREDIBLE THAN EVER

Dr. Pol Brings his Wits, Brains and Charm as He Tirelessly Cares for Every Family Pet and Head of Livestock in Need of His Expertise and Kindness

Nat Geo WILD's No.1 Series The Incredible Dr. Pol Returns Saturday, August 17, at 9 PM ET/PT

(WASHINGTON, D.C. - July 12, 2013) His day isn't complete unless he's checked a cow for pregnancy or helped a goat with pneumonia. Yeah, not your normal workday, but it's all in a day's work for seasoned veterinarian, Dr. Pol. Nat Geo WILD's No. 1 series The Incredible Dr. Pol returns for its fourth season, on Saturday, August 17, at 9 PM ET/PT to treat rural Michigan's finest furry friends, including horses, pigs, cows, sheep, alpacas, cats and dogs. With his get down and dirty approach to veterinary medicine, it is clear that illness isn't resting-and neither is Dr. Pol (For more information, visit www.natgeowild.com/drpol and follow us on Twitter at twitter.com/NGC_PR).

America's favorite Dutch vet comes to the rescue, taking on cases that are vital to the community's livelihood. Between a cow with a twisted stomach, a calf with an oversized mouth, and a horse with a wounded leg, it is clear Dr. Pol is in high demand. We'll join the good doctor, as he travels around icy Michigan country side making house calls to a variety of farm animals. Regardless of their size or condition, if they are kicking or biting, Dr. Pol is the man with the goods to heal. The local legend and his team do everything they can to cure the sick animals, no matter how hard they resist.

This season, back from LA and armed with a beard for insulation against the cold winter, Dr. Pol's son Charles comes home to help his parents and Dr. Brenda with the clinic. As always, Dr. Pol and his trusty team are ready for anything and everything that comes their way. We'll see Dr. Pol cure two calves of mysterious mutations, fish for a toy in a cat's stomach, and save the career of a money-making racehorse by fixing his wounded leg. Whether its rushing to save a bloodhound hit by a car or helping a 10-month-old horse who cut his leg on a rusty trailer, one thing is for sure-Dr. Pol has more stamina than a horse! We'll reveal why this charismatic senior citizen is truly a veterinary legend.

Premiere episodes include:

The Incredible Dr. Pol: Pol's Plunge Premieres Saturday, August 17, at 9 p.m. ET/PT Dr. Pol's son Charles returns home from sunny L.A. to help his dad with the workload, but the good doctor has a treat for him. He challenges Charles to take part in the local Special Olympics charity event, the Polar Plunge, where participants dive into an icy lake in the height of winter. As Charles attempts to squirm out of his commitment, Dr. Pol races to a farm call to check on a horse that's showing irregular symptoms. The owner anxiously awaits test results, as she is worried she may lose her favorite horse. Meanwhile, Dr. Brenda discovers a cow is having respiratory issues and has twisted its stomach, which must be fixed immediately. Finally, Dr. Pol must race out on an emergency farm call to help a young racehorse who has severely wounded his leg, jeopardizing his racing career and possibly his life. Dr. Pol quickly moves into action to numb the leg so he can carefully sew the wound. Only time will tell if the horse will ever be able to run again.

The Incredible Dr. Pol: Charles in Charge Premieres Saturday, August 24, at 9 p.m. ET/PT After successfully handling a cow with a twisted stomach, a rabbit with overgrown teeth, and a complicated foal delivery, Dr. and Mrs. Pol head off to their much needed vacation. Taking care of his patients is Dr. Brenda, who tends to Debo, a rambunctious escape artist dog who has broken his foot in four places. Will she be able to help Debo recover? But that's not all, she also aids a cow that may have slipped on ice and a cat with a toy in its intestines. Eager to help, Charles goes on a farm call with Dr. Brenda to check on a baby goat with pneumonia. However, when he tries to lend a hand around the house and with the office's clerical duties, he leaves a path of destruction in his wake.

The Incredible Dr. Pol: Baby, It's Cold Outside Premieres Saturday, August 31, at 9 p.m. ET/PT Roses are red, violets are blue, when animals go crazy, Dr. Pol knows what to do. For Dr. Pol, Valentine's Day means flipping a cow upside down to fix his stomach, de-worming a champion goose, and curing the relentless cough of Zev, the Siberian Huskie. Now, that's love. Inspired by Zev the huskie, Charles takes a shot at driving a sled dog team, but realizes that mushing isn't as easy as it seems. Meanwhile, Dr. Brenda dehorns a group of loud, but loveable pygmy goat babies. Feeling lonely on this romantic day, Charles finds love when he adopts an adorable puppy-a Great Dane to be exact. No more cold nights!

The Incredible Dr. Pol is produced by National Geographic Television for Nat Geo WILD. For National Geographic Television, executive producers are Geoff Luck, Diane DeStafano and Christopher Butler. For Nat Geo WILD, executive producer is Jenny Apostol, and executive vice president and general manager is Geoff Daniels.

# # #

About Nat Geo WILD

For more than 30 years, National Geographic has been the leader in wildlife programming. The networks Nat Geo WILD and Nat Geo WILD HD, launched in 2010, offer intimate encounters with nature's ferocious fighters and gentle creatures of land, sea and air that draw upon the cutting-edge work of the many explorers, filmmakers and scientists of the National Geographic Society. Part of the National Geographic Channels US, based in Washington, D.C., the networks are a joint venture between National Geographic and Fox Cable Networks. In 2001, National Geographic Channel (NGC) debuted, and 10 years later, Spanish-language network Nat Geo Mundo was unveiled. The Channels have carriage with all of the nation's major cable, telco and satellite television providers, with Nat Geo WILD currently available in over 58 million U.S. homes. Globally, Nat Geo WILD is available in more than 144 million homes in 140 countries and 28 languages. For more information, visit www.natgeowild.com.





  [july 2013]  
S
M
T
W
T
F
S
 


· INCREDIBLE DR POL, THE (NAT GEO WILD)





[12/12/17 - 11:15 AM]
TLC's "My 600-lb Life" Returns with New Season Followed by New Series "Family by the Ton"
The addictive TLC series returns for its sixth season on Wednesday, January 10 at 8:00/7:00c.

[12/12/17 - 11:12 AM]
The CW Presents "EA Madden NFL 18 Challenge" Premiering December 27
The special special will chronicle the exhilarating competitive action of the tournament and highlight the behind the scenes journeys of the eight world-class players as they compete in the Madden NFL 18 Challenge.

[12/12/17 - 10:54 AM]
Bravo Media Mixes Business with Friendship in The New Series "Bethenny & Fredrik" Premiering Tuesday, February 6 at 10PM ET/PT
Bethenny has been Fredrik's client and friend, and now they're taking their friendship to new heights by coming together as real estate moguls and business partners.

[12/12/17 - 10:31 AM]
NBC Set to Air the 70th Primetime Emmy(R) Awards on Monday, Sept. 17 Live from the Microsoft Theater at L.A. Live
A host and producers will be announced at a later date.

[12/12/17 - 10:03 AM]
"Homeland" Season Seven to Premiere on Showtime(R) on Sunday, February 11 at 9 PM ET/PT
Starring Claire Danes and Mandy Patinkin, the cast of series regulars also includes returning actors Elizabeth Marvel, Linus Roache, Maury Sterling and Jake Weber, and joining the cast this season is acclaimed actor Morgan Spector.

[12/12/17 - 10:02 AM]
Official "Black Lightning" Key Art Now Available
The newcomer premieres premieres Tuesday, January 16 at 9:00/8:00c on The CW.

[12/12/17 - 10:01 AM]
Crime's Most Chilling Conversations Caught on Camera in Discovery's All-New Series "The Interrogation Room"
From home invasions to murders, the series covers all facets of crime and the clever tactics used by detectives to obtain criminal confessions.

[12/12/17 - 09:32 AM]
Destination America Celebrates "12 Nights of A Haunting," Ending with a Never-Before-Seen Episode of "Kindred Spirits"
Tune in every night from Wednesday, December 20 - Sunday, December 31 for a primetime marathon of "A Haunting."

[12/12/17 - 09:26 AM]
Science Channel Journeys Deeper Into the Inner Workings of the Cosmos in a New Season of Longest Running Space Series "How the Universe Works" Premiering January 9 at 10PM ET/PT
The series is back for its sixth season as astronomers and experts examine the building blocks and inner workings of our universe to better understand outer space and how its many puzzle pieces fit together.

[12/12/17 - 08:47 AM]
Adult Swim Brings the Heat this Winter with the Premiere of "Hot Streets"
The quarter-hour animated science fiction adventure series centers around FBI Agent Mark Branski, his partner, his niece, and her dog, who investigate supernatural phenomena.

[12/12/17 - 08:37 AM]
Video: WE tv Reveals a Dramatic Sneak Peek of the Highly Anticipated Second Season of "Growing Up Hip Hop Atlanta"
The heirs of Atlanta hip hop are back, on the new season, and testing the legacy of family and the code of the streets.

[12/12/17 - 08:16 AM]
Monday's Broadcast Ratings: "The Voice" Keeps NBC on Top in Viewers, Demos
The Peacock holds off the competition in both categories last night.

[12/12/17 - 08:00 AM]
SundanceTV's Hailed Anthology Series Returns March 7 at 10p/9c for Its Third Installment - "Hap and Leonard: The Two-Bear Mambo"
The six-part drama, takes inspiration from the third installment of the popular book series, "The Two-Bear Mambo," by famed author Joe R. Lansdale.

[12/12/17 - 07:36 AM]
Video: Go Behind the Scenes of "Marvel's The Punisher"
Go behind the scenes with Frank Castle and the cast of "Marvel's The Punisher" in a newly released featurette.

[12/12/17 - 07:30 AM]
Science Channel Goes Big with Two New Engineering Series Premering on January 4
"Building Giants" and "Mega Machines" will air back-to-back starting at 9:00/8:00c.