|Neil deGrasse Tyson speaks on stage at the National Geographic Channel 2015 Winter TCA on Wednesday, Jan. 7, 2015, in Pasadena, Calif. (Photo by Richard Shotwell/Invision/AP)|
The Television Critics Association of America is currently hosting it's winter 2015 TV conference, where all the TV channels come and present their new shows and newer seasons of shows. The TCA gathering runs for two weeks in Pasadena in California.
Here are the Nat Geo revelations
Neil deGrasse Tyson is set to host the first-ever late night show for National Geographic, the cabler announced at its Television Critics Assn. panel in Pasadena on Wednesday.
Coming after the success of “Cosmos: A Spacetime Odyssey,” “Star Talk,” based on the popular astrophysicist Tyson’s podcast, will premiere in April.
“‘Cosmos’ allowed us to share the awesome power of the universe with a global audience in ways that we never thought possible,” Tyson said. “To be able to continue to spread wonder and excitement through ‘Star Talk,’ which is a true passion project for me, is beyond exciting.”
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National Geographic Channel is venturing into new territory with a docu-comedy series from the co-creators of “Silicon Valley” on its 2015 slate.
The cabler unveiled the project during its presentation at the Television Critics Assn. winter press tour in Pasadena, Calif.
“History of the World” promises to use sketch comedy, animation, puppetry, documentary and archival footage to explore weighty questions such as how the world came about, the evolution of man and the origins of spirituality, money, leisure time, sports, hygiene and entertainment. It’s slated for a fall premiere.
The series hails from John Altschuler and Dave Krinsky, who co-created and exec produce HBO’s “Silicon Valley” with Mike Judge. National Geographic Studios and 3 Arts Entertainment are producing.Read More Here