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Nat Geo Tries To Solve The Mystery Of What Happened To Amelia Earhart

On Oct. 20, National Geographic’s Explorer-at-Large Dr. Robert Ballard will hopefully answer the question of what happened to Amelia Earhart in a two-hour special titled Expedition Amelia. Earhart, who disappeared on July 2, 1937, at the age of 39, was the first female aviator to fly solo across the Atlantic. She was attempting to fly around the world when she was last heard from. It’s been over 80 years since her disappearance, and there have been at least 12 searches for her and her navigator, Fred Noonan. Ballard, who discovered the Titanic in 1985, thinks that his team has a […]

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Catching Up With Dr. Michelle Oakley, The Yukon’s Busiest Vet

Dr. Michelle Oakley begins every day with a schedule, a noble attempt to organize a life filled with so many unknowns. Most days that schedule goes out the window as Oakley is the only vet covering thousands of square miles in the Yukon, a territory in western Canada that is flanked by Alaska and the Northwest Territories. She’s also the subject of Nat Geo Wild’s Dr. Oakley, Yukon Vet, which returns for its sixth season on Saturday, Oct. 6. The series follows Oakley on her daily journeys, which can range from castrating angry boars and capturing wild bison to transporting bears with […]

Who is Reza Aslan?

Who is Reza Aslan? He’s changing the talk show focus with “Rough Draft”

Who is Reza Aslan? Learn more about the New York Times best selling author who is hosting a new talk show you’re going to want to check out … Ovation introduces its first talk show with Rough Draft With Reza Aslan, beginning Feb. 28 at 8:30pmET. The show focuses on the art of writing in all its different forms as Reza Aslan, the best-selling author of a number of books himself (Zealot: The Life and Times of Jesus of Nazareth), invites authors, screenwriters and songwriters to discuss their creative process. Sound boring? Far from it. And let’s be clear, this […]

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William Shatner to guest on “The Artful Detective”

If you have not been a regular viewer of the previous eight seasons of The Artful Detective do not let that stop you from taking a look. The series is one of Ovation’s most popular shows, as well as an international success, airing under the title of Murdoch Mysteries on the CBC for years. The new season of The Artful Detective, which is set in Toronto around the turn of the 20th century, premieres Saturday, January 23 at 7pmET on Ovation. William Shatner will make a special guest appearance in Episode 2. Season 9 takes place in 1903 and explores […]