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[08/09/19 - 02:34 PM]
Discovery Channel's Groundbreaking New Series, "Serengeti" Soars as Highest-Rated Nature Documentary Debut Since 2013
Discovery Channel further spins the numbers for Sunday, August 4.

[06/21/19 - 09:57 AM]
Discovery's Revolutionary New Series "Serengeti" Premieres Sunday August 4
The six-part series gives unrivaled access to one of the most pristine and unspoiled corners of the Africa.

[04/10/19 - 11:25 AM]
Discovery Touts Premium Ad Solutions, Top Portfolio in TV at New York Upfront
Discovery will announce its 2019-20 content slate across its market-leading portfolio of quality brands highlighted by Discovery Channel, HGTV, Food Network, TLC, Investigation Discovery, OWN: Oprah Winfrey Network, Animal Planet, MotorTrend, Travel Channel and Science Channel.

[04/08/19 - 09:18 AM]
Discovery Channel Announces Slate of Programming Highlighting the Wonders of the Natural World
From an intimate look at the people who dedicate their lives to conserving wildlife on the brink of extinction, to chronicling the everyday stories of wildlife that show us first-hand how they are more like humans than we think, these innovative stories are sure to amaze and inspire.

[04/04/19 - 07:16 AM]
Lupita Nyong'o Set to Narrate Upcoming Discovery Series "Serengeti" in the U.S.
This innovative six-part series tells the heartwarming stories of a cast of African wildlife over the course of a year that showcase the dramatic moments that make each day of survival on the Serengeti a feat.

[02/12/19 - 08:41 AM]
Discovery Channel Announces New Series with Emmy(R)-Winners Simon Fuller and John Downer Showcasing Life on the "Serengeti"
The six-part series offers unrivaled access to one of the most pristine and unspoiled corners of the African plains.







SERENGETI (DISCOVERY)
BROADCAST HISTORY:
8/4/19 - ???
STATUS:
on hiatus or fate to be determined
TIME SLOT:
completed airing its current season
CURRENT SEASON:
1 (6 episodes)
ADDITIONAL NOTES:
completed airing its first season on 9/8/19; has yet to be renewed for a second season
DESCRIPTION:
(from Discovery Channel's press release, June 2019) Discovery Channel travels to the vast, nearly untouched plains of Tanzania in SERENGETI, a new innovative six-part series highlighting the majestic animals and their day-to-day lives living together. Created and produced by Emmy(R)-winner Simon Fuller ("American Idol," "So You Think You Can Dance") and directed and produced by Emmy(R)-winning wildlife filmmaker John Downer ("Penguin: Spy in The Huddle"), the six-part series gives unrivaled access to one of the most pristine and unspoiled corners of the Africa. Featuring a lush original score and narrated by Academy Award(R)-winning actress Lupita Nyong'o, the groundbreaking series follows the heartwarming stories of a cast of African wildlife including lions, zebras, baboons and cheetahs over the course of a year, showcasing the dramatic moments that make each day of survival on the Serengeti a feat. SERENGETI premieres on SUNDAY, AUGUST 4 at 8:00pm ET/PT on Discovery with new episodes airing subsequent Sundays.
PRINCIPAL CAST INFORMATION:
· Lupita Nyong'o as Narrator (Voice)
CREW INFORMATION:
· Howard Swartz as EP (Discovery)
· John Downer as DIR/PROD
· Nancy Daniels as EP (Discovery)
· Simon Fuller as CRTR/PROD
GENRE(S):
· reality (all)
· reality (documentary)
STUDIO INFORMATION:
· John Downer Productions
· XIX Entertainment