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[06/16/15 - 01:03 PM]
National Geographic Channel's Emmy-Nominated Hit Series "Brain Games" Kicks Off the Summer with a Two-Night Special Event
Kicking off the summer and just before the July 4 weekend, host, futurist and "Shots of Awe" creator Jason Silva hits the streets of New York and Las Vegas with new, captivating social experiments that reveal mysteries of the human mind.

[12/18/14 - 09:03 AM]
New Season of "Brain Games" Tunes Up Your Brain to Give You the Upper Hand, Starting Jan. 19 at 9 PM
Host Jason Silva will be taking you behind the scenes of mind-blowing hidden camera social experiments that reveal startling truths about your own brain and the brains of people around you.

[12/01/14 - 09:24 AM]
It's the Most Wonderful Time of Year - National Geographic Channels Holiday Marathons Are Here!
From claws to jaws, brains to chains, holidays with Nat Geo on your TV set you won't soon regret.

[07/22/14 - 07:57 AM]
National Geographic Channel Heads to Comic-Con San Diego
The panel will highlight NGC's smartertainment programming including returning series "Brain Games" and new series "Going Deep with David Rees" and "You Can't Lick Your Elbow."

[07/09/14 - 10:10 AM]
FOX Ties in Third Place for the Week with Adults 18-49 and Total Viewers
FOX spins the numbers for the week of June 30-July 6.

[06/30/14 - 02:34 PM]
FOX to Spotlight National Geographic Channel's "Brain Games" with Specials on Next Two Sundays
Look for one-hour specials at 7:00/6:00c on July 6 and 13, replacing repeats of "Bob's Burgers" and "American Dad."

[06/16/14 - 11:33 AM]
Emmy-Nominated Series "Brain Games" Returns with New Mind-Blowing Episodes July 14, 9 PM
Plus: look for newcomer "Going Deep with David Rees" that same night at 10:00/9:00c on National Geographic Channel.

[02/03/14 - 08:09 AM]
"Brain Games: Attraction" Premieres Monday, Feb. 10, at 9:30 PM ET/PT on the National Geographic Channel
It's often said that the heart wants what it wants, but would it surprise you to learn that most of what you call "attractive" is just a construct created by your brain?

[12/19/13 - 10:49 AM]
The Emmy(R) Nominated Series "Brain Games" Returns with an All-New Season of Mind Blowing Science, Illusions and Experiments Monday, January 13 at 9:00 PM ET/PT on the National Geographic Channel
Then following said premiere, look for the new series debut of "Duck Quacks Don't Echo" at 10:00/9:00c.

[05/29/13 - 11:32 AM]
FOX Ranks No. 1 for Week Among Adults 18-49
FOX spins the numbers for the week of May 20-26.

[04/22/13 - 02:14 PM]
National Geographic Channel Assembles the Nation's Leading Experts to Unlock the Mysteries of the Mind in the New Series "Brain Games"
Jason Silva and Apollo Robbins hosts the new series, premiering tonight at 9:00/8:00c.

[01/04/13 - 11:07 AM]
National Geographic Channel Upgrades Your Inner Operating System with New Series "Brain Games"
Jason Silva hosts the series, which sizes up "the human brain with an intricate series of interactive experiments to see how easily the brain can be fooled."







BRAIN GAMES (NGC)
BROADCAST HISTORY:
10/9/11 - ???
STATUS:
on hiatus or fate to be determined
TIME SLOT:
completed airing its current season
CURRENT SEASON:
5 (16 episodes)
ADDITIONAL NOTES:
completed airing its fifth season on 6/29/15; has yet to be renewed for a sixth season
DESCRIPTION:
(from National Geographic Channel's press release, June 2015) All new episodes of National Geographic Channel's (NGC's) Emmy-nominated series Brain Games return Sunday, June 28 (9:00 - 11:00 p.m. ET/PT) and Monday, June 29 (9:00 - 10:00 p.m. ET/PT) during a two-night premiere event. Kicking off the summer and just before the July 4 weekend, host, futurist and "Shots of Awe" creator Jason Silva hits the streets of New York and Las Vegas with new, captivating social experiments that reveal mysteries of the human mind. Experts across the fields of cognitive science, neuroscience and psychology join Silva in uncovering the processes behind daily activities, such as positive thinking, sleep, perspective, imagination, the unscrupulous world of scams and more. What really happens to our brain when we're extremely sleep deprived? What makes rational human beings susceptible to con artists? And delve into the differences and similarities between humans and animals in relation to jealousy, eating, memory, mating and more.
PRINCIPAL CAST INFORMATION:
· Jason Silva as Host
CREW INFORMATION:
· Jerry Kolber as EP
· Michael Kovnat as EP (NGC)
· Pamela Caragol Wells as EP
GENRE(S):
· reality (all)
· reality (documentary)
STUDIO INFORMATION:
· Atomic Entertainment
· National Geographic Television