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[04/18/18 - 04:32 PM]
National Geographic Announces Return of Emmy-Nominated Series "Brain Games" as Two-Hour Live Event, Premiering Fall 2018
The network also announced today the greenlight of "Yellowstone Live," a four-night global event premiering this summer that brings viewers into the heart of the United States' most epic and wild landscape: Yellowstone National Park.

[04/18/18 - 04:30 PM]
National Geographic's Further Front Serves Up Progressive and Immersive Evening with Best-in-Class Storytellers and Curiosity Seekers
"National Geographic has become the destination for the best-in-class creatives, who want to partner with us on big, bold premium and entertaining content," said Courteney Monroe.

[01/06/16 - 04:10 PM]
National Geographic Channel Dives Into History on a Quest to Re-Define Generation X Through New Looks at Classic Footage and Original Interviews with Familiar Gen X-ers
National Geographic Channel's new series "Generation X," narrated by Christian Slater, premieres Sunday, February 14 at 10:00/9:00c following the new season premiere of "Brain Games."

[01/06/16 - 04:08 PM]
National Geographic Channel Powers Up a New Season of "Brain Games," A Visually Provocative Journey Filled with Mind-Bending Experiments and Games Set to Ignite Your Imagination
The series returns with six new hour-long episodes premiering Sunday, February 14 at 9:00/8:00c.

[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)
Returns in Fall 2018 (Exact Date TBA)
BROADCAST HISTORY:
10/9/11 - ???
STATUS:
returning in 2018/2019 (date TBA)
TIME SLOT:
not on the schedule
CURRENT SEASON:
8 (1 episodes)
ADDITIONAL NOTES:
two-hour special ordered on 4/18/18
DESCRIPTION:
(from National Geographic Channel's press release, April 2018) Taking live events even further, National Geographic announced today the return of Emmy-nominated series BRAIN GAMES reimagined as a two-hour, live event, BRAIN GAMES LIVE. Additionally, following the success of last summer's global television event EARTH LIVE, the network also announced today the greenlight of YELLOWSTONE LIVE, a four-night global event premiering this summer that brings viewers into the heart of the United States' most epic and wild landscape: Yellowstone National Park. "At National Geographic, we aim to push boundaries, ignite curiosity and tell incredible stories in ways that have never been done before," said Tim Pastore, president, original programming and production, National Geographic. "Smart and genre-busting shows like BRAIN GAMES and EARTH LIVE have further cemented National Geographic as a destination for innovative and interactive storytelling, and BRAIN GAMES LIVE and YELLOWSTONE LIVE continue our efforts to give viewers new ways of looking at our amazing world." Get ready to explore the amazing human brain with the return of Emmy-nominated hit show BRAIN GAMES in a new, live two-hour event full of mind-bending games, surprising revelations and new interactive feats that demonstrate just how easy it is to fool the human brain, and why things aren't always as they seem. Over the course of two hours, viewers will participate in real-time, interactive games designed to mess with the mind and reveal the surprising inner workings of the brain. BRAIN GAMES LIVE will journey through the incredible science of what makes our brains tick, with visually provocative experiences, capturing the attention of a live audience and leaving viewers at home holding their breath. Don't blink or you'll miss it!
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