Jobs That Bite! Nat Geo Wild
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Sink your teeth into Nat Geo Wild’s “Jobs That Bite!”

Outdoor enthusiast Jeremy Brandt tackles some of the oddest, dirtiest, toughest and most dangerous jobs in the animal kingdom in Jobs That Bite! on Nat Geo Wild. Brandt travels the country getting hands-on experience in the less-glamorous aspects of working with animals, including wrangling ostriches on horseback, castrating pigs and taking a lion’s temperature from the tail end. Outdoor enthusiast Jeremy Brandt tackles some of the oddest, dirtiest, toughest and most dangerous jobs in the animal kingdom in Nat Geo Wild’s new Jobs That Bite! Brandt travels the country visiting zoos, wildlife sanctuaries, farms, ranches and more, getting hands-on experience in […]

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Reality TV

“The Incredible Dr. Pol” Season 4 begins Aug. 17

Nat Geo Wild premieres Season 4 of its No. 1 series — The Incredible Dr. Pol — Saturday, Aug. 17, at 9pm ET/PT. In The Incredible Dr. Pol Season 4, Dr. Pol’s son Charles is back from L.A. and comes home to help his parents and Dr. Brenda with the clinic. As usual, the staff at the clinic find themselves dealing with anything and everything imaginable. This season, Dr. Pol and his team will cure two calves of mysterious mutations, fish for a toy in a cat’s stomach and save the career of a money-making racehorse by fixing his wounded […]

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Reality TV

“The Incredible Dr. Pol” is in again on Nat Geo Wild

One of the surprise hits on our Fall Preview website last year was our mention of a Nat Geo Show called The Incredible Dr. Pol. We had lots of people reading about the show and commenting on it, wondering if and when it would be back for another season. RELATED: THE INCREDIBLE DR. POL SEASON 4 PREMIERES AUG. 17, 2013 Turns out that the show was a hit for Nat Geo Wild, as well, becoming the network’s No. 1 series. And, yes, it is back starting this Saturday, Aug. 25. Again, it follows Dr. Jan Pol (pictured left in photo), […]

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NGC’s “Untamed Americas” takes a walk on the wild side

People rarely have the chance to see the bigger picture of where they live. We identify with neighborhoods, towns, counties, states and country, but how often do we think of how that geography connects to the greater world? National Geographic Channel gives us that chance in a four-hour, two-night special, Untamed Americas, airing June 10-11. Josh Brolin is just right as the narrator of the four segments, which feature exquisite footage of North, Central and South America. Divided into episodes “Mountains,” “Deserts,” “Coasts” and “Forests,” the HD miniseries — simulcast on Nat Geo Wild and Nat Geo Mundo — has […]

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Reality TV

“Fish Tank Kings” premiere follows design of home-plate aquariums at Marlins Park

This Saturday, May 12, at 10pm ET/PT, Nat Geo Wild premieres the six-episode series Fish Tank Kings, which follows the Florida-based aquarium specialists at Living Color as they create the most extreme of these tanks, for demanding and often high-profile clients. Mat Roy is president of Living Color; Francis Yupangco is head marine biologist, who oversees the construction and marine life of the custom tanks; Ben Alia is the senior project manager; Jose Blanco is production and safety manager; and John Manning is life support system manager, responsible for creating intricate systems in small spaces that keep the exotic creatures […]

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On Groundhog Day, Nat Geo Wild decides to give the beaver its due

This Thursday, Feb. 2, is Groundhog Day, when all eyes will be on a certain rodent in the superstitious hope that it will tell us whether or not we are in for more winter. But over at Nat Geo Wild, they will be celebrating another rodent — the American beaver — with a special aptly titled, American Beaver. And, just like Bill Murray in the movie Groundhog Day, you can relive this special over and over (and over) again, as the network will be running it for 20 hours straight, from 7am-3am ET/PT. American Beaver follows a beaver as she […]

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Casting Calls

NASCAR’s Kevin Harvick and Greg Biffle help out “Dog Whisperer” Cesar Millan

NASCAR drivers Kevin Harvick and Greg Biffle are helping out “Dog Whisperer” Cesar Millan for an upcoming episode of Nat Geo Wild’s “Dog Whisperer with Cesar Millan.” One lucky NASCAR fan who will be in the Daytona area for this year’s Daytona 500 will be able get help for their dog from Millan and appear in the episode with Biffle and Harvick. Additional details and a link where you can submit an audition video are below in this press release from NASCAR: RELATED STORY: 2012 NASCAR TV Schedule Kevin Harvick, Greg Biffle And Lucky NASCAR Fan To Appear In Episode […]