National Geographic Channel

Mom talking to daughter as teen falls off cliff

ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — A teenager was on the phone with her mother when the 18-year-old slipped down a 30-foot slope while hiking an Alaska mountain. Mother Shelly LaGrou said Tuesday that she heard daughter […]


Alaska troopers killed had been on TV police show

ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — The National Geographic Channel says two Alaska State Troopers who were shot and killed in a remote village had been featured on a show about patrolling the state’s wild terrain, but […]


The International Space Station with Earth in the background photographed by an STS-132 crew member on space shuttle Atlantis in 2010. (AP Photo/NASA)

A TV special will take viewers out of this world

NEW YORK (AP) — National Geographic Channel is going out of this world for a TV event. The network on Thursday announced “Live from Space,” a two-hour special to be broadcast live from the International […]


In this Nov. 22, 1963 photo, President John F. Kennedy and his wife, Jacqueline Kennedy, arrive at Love Field airport in Dallas, as a television camera, above, follows them. (AP Photo/File)

Viewers responding to Kennedy remembrances

NEW YORK (AP) — Television viewers are responding with keen interest to the first wave of programming surrounding the 50th anniversary of President John F. Kennedy’s assassination. Programs about Kennedy’s life and death have drawn […]


Rob Lowe as President John F. Kennedy and Ginnifer Goodwin as Jackie Kennedy in "Killing Kennedy." (AP Photo/National Geographic Channels, Kent Eanes)

Filming last moments of Kennedy sobering for Lowe

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — On his first day on the set of “Killing Kennedy,” Rob Lowe saw Ginnifer Goodwin donning a replica of the pink suit worn by first lady Jacqueline Kennedy when President John […]


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12-year-old boy wins National Geographic Bee

WASHINGTON (AP) — Gaining confidence as he nailed questions about obscure island chains, bodies of water, global trade and culture, 12-year-old Sathwik Karnik cruised to victory Wednesday in the 2013 National Geographic Bee. Sathwik, of […]


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A reboot for the National Geographic Channel

NEW YORK (AP) — David Lyle, CEO of the National Geographic Channel, has seen enough of the letters to know how they go. The writer is typically a longtime reader of the magazine, who perhaps recalls the times he leafed through its glossy pages while perched on grandpa’s knee.


Thom Beers

Thom Beers on Business Rockstars

Today on Business Rockstars, Ken Rutkowski talks with Thom Beers, CEO of FremantleMedia. He manages highly successful television programs including American Idol, The X Factor, and America’s Got Talent.


Hutterites want apology for NatGeo television show

(AP) – Leaders of a Hutterite colony are demanding an apology from the National Geographic Society and a pledge that it will never again broadcast a television show they say misrepresented their way of life […]



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