THE MAKING OF: A NAT GEO PODCAST

THE MAKING OF: A NAT GEO PODCAST

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THE MAKING OF: A NAT GEO PODCAST is National Geographic’s first-ever for your consideration podcast, featuring in-depth interviews with some of the talented teams responsible for the network’s 2020 Emmy® contenders—both those who are in front of the camera and also behind the scenes. Hosted by award-winning journalist Stacey Wilson Hunt, the series features interviews with on-screen talent and other guests including Dr. Amani Ballour (“The Cave”), Jeff Goldblum (“The World According to Jeff Goldblum”), Dr. Jane Goodall (“Sea of Shadows”), Bear Grylls (“Running Wild with Bear Grylls”), Marcia Gay Harden (“Barkskins”), Keegan-Michael Key (“Brain Games”), Gordon Ramsay (“Gordon Ramsay: Uncharted”), David Thewlis (“Barkskins”), Neil deGrasse Tyson (“Cosmos: Possible Worlds”) and Sue Aikens (“Life Below Zero”). In order to take voters even deeper inside National Geographic productions, episodes also feature key behind-the-scenes creatives, including showrunners, direc


1: Return to the Cosmos with Neil deGrasse Tyson
Jun 12 • 38 min
The most beloved science franchise on the planet made its highly anticipated return this spring with “Cosmos: Possible Worlds,” which was lauded by CNET as “more important than ever.” Series host and world-renowned astrophysicist Neil deGrasse Tyson talks…
2: Inside the Brain of Keegan-Michael Key
Jun 12 • 33 min
The new season of the Emmy®-nominated series “Brain Games” features a star-studded lineup of celebrity guests, from actors and musicians to entrepreneurs and athletes. Series host and executive producer Keegan-Michael Key joins Stacey Wilson Hunt to…
3: “Barkskins” with Marcia Gay Harden, David Thewlis and Elwood Reid
Jun 12 • 64 min
National Geographic’s limited series “Barkskins” is a sprawling tale of mystery, drama and grit in 17th century New France dubbed “the next great TV epic” by Daily Beast. Showrunner and writer Elwood Reid talks with Stacey Wilson Hunt about adapting Annie…
4: Running Wild with Bear Grylls and Bobby Bones
Jun 12 • 26 min
The hit adventure series “Running Wild with Bear Grylls” found its new, rightful home on National Geographic this season, with more action, stunts and visceral moments than ever before. Host and world-renowned survivalist Bear Grylls joins Stacey Wilson…
5: Taking the Kitchen Around the World with Gordon Ramsay and Jon Kroll
Jun 12 • 32 min
“Gordon Ramsay: Uncharted” shows a side of the multi-Michelin-star chef that many viewers have never seen before: humble student and adventure junkie. He and showrunner Jon Kroll join host Stacey Wilson Hunt to break down the challenges and thrills of…
6: Getting Curious with Jeff Goldblum
Jun 12 • 39 min
The cult of Jeff Goldblum was never more alive and apparent than in his National Geographic original series for Disney+, “The World According to Jeff Goldblum,” which the New York Times called “nearly impossible not to like.” He joins host Stacey Wilson…
7: Creating the “Cosmos” with Ann Druyan and Brannon Braga
Jun 12 • 38 min
The true force behind “Cosmos: Possible Worlds” is Ann Druyan: its creator, writer, director and executive producer. Her journey to the newest season of the series began more than 40 years ago through her partnership with Carl Sagan, her late husband. She…
8: Music and Storytelling
Jun 12 • 58 min
One of the many crafts that are crucial to creating the drama and emotion of a television program is the score. The composers of “Barkskins,” Colin Stetson, and “Sea of Shadows,” H. Scott Salinas, join host Stacey Wilson Hunt to talk about how they…
9: Social Distancing with Life Below Zero
Jun 12 • 39 min
National Geographic’s “Life Below Zero” has been an Emmy®-winning crowd pleaser for more than 100 episodes. The only people tougher than the Alaskans the show follows are the tough crews who brave crazy weather and below zero temperatures to capture the…
10: The Heroism of “The Cave”
Jun 12 • 41 min
Besieged civilians in war-torn Syria find hope and safety underground inside the subterranean hospital known as the Cave. Pediatrician and managing physician Dr. Amani Ballour has claimed her right to work as an equal alongside her male counterparts,…
11: The Undeterred Craftswomen of “Barkskins”
Jun 12 • 41 min
For the sweeping limited series “Barkskins,” production designer Isabelle Guay built an entire working 17th-century village in the wilderness of Quebec. Her colleague, costume designer Anna Terrazas, worked with a small group of seamstresses and…
12: “Sea of Shadows” with Dr. Jane Goodall and Richard Ladkani
Jun 12 • 47 min
The environmental documentary thriller “Sea of Shadows” exposes how Mexican cartels and government corruption have conspired to make the Sea of Cortez’ “vaquita” porpoise among the world’s most endangered species. Director Richard Ladkani joins Stacey…