In advance of the premiere of the new series Cosmos: A Spacetime Odyssey (which will debut March 9 at 9pm ET/PT, in a global simulcast on FOX, National Geographic Channel, Nat Geo WILD, Nat Geo MUNDO, FX, FXX, FXM, FOX Sports 1, FOX Sports 2 and FOX Life), NGC says it will rebroadcast all 13 episodes of the original series that inspired it: Carl Sagan’s Cosmos: A Personal Voyage.
NGC’s airing of the original Cosmos will take place in a two-day event, March 8 from 12-6pm ET, and March 9 from 12-7pm ET. The classic series first premiered in September 1980 on PBS, and was written for television by Carl Sagan, Ann Druyan and Steven Soter, based on Sagan’s book.
The original Cosmos series encore episodes on NGC include the following (all times ET):
Saturday, March 8
12pm – The Shore of the Cosmic Ocean
1pm – One Voice in the Cosmic Fugue
2pm – Harmony of the Worlds
3pm – Heaven and Hell
4pm – Blues for a Red Planet
5pm – Travellers’ Tales
Sunday, March 9
12pm – The Backbone of Night
1pm – Journeys in Space and Time
2pm – The Lives of the Stars
3pm – The Edge of Forever
4pm- The Persistence of Memory
5pm – Encyclopaedia Galactica
6pm – Who Speaks for Earth?
The Spaceship of the Imagination from Cosmos: A Spacetime Odyssey: Michael Maher/NGC