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[04/19/17 - 04:37 PM]
National Geographic Greenlights Global Documentary Series from Award-Winning Journalist Katie Couric
The new untitled series will follow Couric as she talks with thought leaders who are shaping the most pivotal, contentious and oftentimes confusing topics across the globe today.

[via press release from National Geographic Channel]

NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC GREENLIGHTS GLOBAL DOCUMENTARY SERIES FROM AWARD-WINNING JOURNALIST KATIE COURIC

National Geographic and Couric are Reuniting for a Six-Part Documentary Series From Katie Couric Media to Air Spring 2018 Following the Success Of the Critically Acclaimed Collaboration with Couric on Gender Revolution

(New York, NY - April 19, 2017) National Geographic announced today the greenlight of a six-part documentary series featuring Katie Couric, produced by Katie Couric Media with National Geographic Studios. Inspired by her own personal journey of making National Geographic's critically acclaimed, groundbreaking documentary Gender Revolution (2017), the new untitled series will follow Couric as she talks with thought leaders who are shaping the most pivotal, contentious and oftentimes confusing topics across the globe today. The boundary-pushing series will premiere in 2018 on National Geographic in 171 countries and 45 languages.

"We could not be more proud to partner with Katie and her talented production team once again to tell the countless untold stories that help shape and define our nation's identity," said Courteney Monroe, CEO, National Geographic Global Networks. "What we accomplished together with Katie on Gender Revolution was tremendous, and we look forward to expanding that work into a series that will explore some of the most important issues that shape our world today."

"Right now, we're undergoing massive, transformational change in almost every area of our lives; change that can be dizzying and scary," said Couric. "While we're inundated with information virtually every minute, I'm excited to step back, connect the dots and look at the big picture so we can better understand the world we live in and our place in it. And I couldn't be more excited to have National Geographic as my partner on this journey."

For more information, visit www.channel.nationalgeographic.com.

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About National Geographic Partners LLC:

National Geographic Partners LLC (NGP), a joint venture between National Geographic and 21st Century Fox, is committed to bringing the world premium science, adventure and exploration content across an unrivaled portfolio of media assets. NGP combines the global National Geographic television channels (National Geographic Channel, Nat Geo WILD, Nat Geo MUNDO, Nat Geo PEOPLE) with National Geographic's media and consumer-oriented assets, including National Geographic magazines; National Geographic studios; related digital and social media platforms; books; maps; children's media; and ancillary activities that include travel, global experiences and events, archival sales, licensing and e-commerce businesses. Furthering knowledge and understanding of our world has been the core purpose of National Geographic for 128 years, and now we are committed to going deeper, pushing boundaries, going further for our consumers ... and reaching over 730 million people around the world in 172 countries and 43 languages every month as we do it. NGP returns 27 percent of our proceeds to the nonprofit National Geographic Society to fund work in the areas of science, exploration, conservation and education. For more information visit natgeotv.com or nationalgeographic.com, or find us on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Google+, YouTube, LinkedIn and Pinterest.

Katie Couric Media

Katie Couric Media develops and produces multi-platform content, including scripted shows, web series and documentaries. Katie Couric Media projects include: the National Geographic documentary Gender Revolution; the upcoming movie Flint with Craig Zadan and Neil Meron about the drinking water contamination in Flint, Michigan; and CBS' new untitled drama pilot from writer Jenny Lumet, currently in production. Katie Couric Media also produces the Katie Couric podcast, a 2016 Apple "Favorite," from Stitcher, which features the journalist in candid, unscripted conversations about American life and politics; Katie Couric is the executive producer of the documentaries Fed Up (2014) and Under the Gun (2016), both of which premiered at the Sundance Film Festival.

National Geographic Studios

National Geographic Studio is the film and television production unit of National Geographic Partners. Studio's current slate of innovative projects includes series, specials and feature documentaries with leading talent from across the television and film landscape. Projects currently in production include Brett Morgen's new feature documentary on Jane Goodall, the groundbreaking series Chain of Command which features unprecedented global access to the US Military, the Emmy nominated Star Talk with Neil deGrasse Tyson, the reimagining of the iconic Explorer series as well as numerous high profile projects in development.





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