Nat Geo People is an international pay television channel owned by National Geographic Partners, a joint venture between The Walt Disney Company (73%) and the National Geographic Society (27%), with the operational management handled by the Fox Networks Group. Targeted at female audiences, with programming focusing on people and cultures, the channel is available in 50 countries in both linear and non-linear formats.
|Nat Geo People|
|Launched||1 November 1999|
|Closed||28 February 2018 (Australia)|
|Owned by||National Geographic Partners|
|Picture format||1080i HDTV|
(downscaled to 1:9 576i for the SDTV feed)
|Slogan||Real taste of life|
|Headquarters||Asia: New Delhi|
America: New York City
|Formerly called||Adventure One (A1) (1999–2007)|
Nat Geo Adventure (2007–2014)
|Replaced by||Nat Geo Wild (Europe)|
|Sister channel(s)||National Geographic Channel |
Nat Geo Wild
National Geographic Abu Dhabi
|OSN (Middle East and North Africa)||Channel 517 (HD)|
|Astro (Malaysia)||Channel 725 (HD)|
|d2h (India)||Channel 463|
|Foxtel (Australia)||Channel 628|
|SKY Italia (Italy)||Channel 410 (HD)|
|Skywave (Macau)||Channel 11|
|GMMZ (Thailand)||Channel 390 (SD)|
|yes (Israel)||Channel 35|
|My TV (Africa)||Channel 07|
|Independent TV (India)||Channel 3480|
|4TV (Myanmar)||Channel 25|
|Transvision (Indonesia)||Channel 500 (HD)|
|Indovision (Indonesia)||Channel 247|
|Big TV (Indonesia)||Channel 349|
|beIN (MENA)||Channel 304 (HD) Channel 317 (SD)|
|DishHD (Taiwan)||Channel 694 (HD)|
|Skylife (Korean)||Channel 8-0 (HD) Channel 11-0 (SD)|
|Cignal Digital TV (Philippines)||Channel 241 (HD)|
|Cyfrowy Polsat (Poland)||Channel 160 (HD) Channel 21 (SD)|
|Cable Star Iloilo (Philippines)||Channel 5|
|Parasat Cable TV (Philippines)||Channel 322|
|Pioneer Cable Vision Inc. (PCVI) (Philippines)||Channel 41 (SD)|
|StarHub TV (Singapore)||Channel 412|
|First Media (Indonesia)||Channel 36|
|Channel 8 (Papua New Guinea)||Channel 08|
|Cable TV Hong Kong (Hong Kong)||Channel 753 (SD)|
Channel 703 (HD)
|Teledünya (Türkiye)||Channel 186 (HD)|
|MediaNet (Maldives)||Channel 402 (SD)|
Channel 806 (HD)
|Cablelink (Philippines)||Channel TBA (SD)|
Channel 330 (HD)
|Cable TV (Macau)||Channel 421 (HD)|
|Asianet Digital TV |
|Channel 385 (SD)|
|Channel 117 (SD)|
Channel 262 (HD)
|Fetch TV (Australia)||Channel 130|
|Foxtel Play (Australia)||Channel 628|
|now TV (Hong Kong)||Channel 217|
|IndosatM2 (Indonesia)||Channel 160|
|World on Demand (Japan)||Channel 301|
|PTCL Smart TV (Pakistan)||Channel 68|
|CHT MOD (Taiwan)||Channel 261|
|Unifi TV (Malaysia)||Channel 511 (HD)|
|Singtel TV (Singapore)||Channel 255 (HD)|
|Groovia (Indonesia)||Channel 189|
|Usee TV (Indonesia)||Channel 405|
|PEO TV (Sri Lanka)||Channel 51|
|Foxtel Go||Channel 628|
The channel was launched as Adventure One (A1) on 1 November 1999, and was later rebranded on 1 May 2007 as National Geographic Adventure, strengthening the overall Nat Geo presence. All countries adopted the change, except in Europe which instead changed A1 to Nat Geo Wild. Nat Geo Adventure is also a global adventure travel video and photography portal, which launched worldwide in 2009.
Nat Geo Adventure was aimed at younger audiences, providing programming based around outdoor adventure, travel and stories involving people having fun while exploring the world.
In early 2008, National Geographic Adventure Channel Australia and National Geographic Adventure Channel Italy launched a new video sharing feature on their website called Blognotes.
In 2010, Nat Geo Adventure launched its own HD feed in Asia via AsiaSat 5.
On 30 September 2013, it was announced that Nat Geo Adventure would be replaced by Nat Geo People in early-2014. This would see Nat Geo People launch in HD where currently available, as well as in linear and non-linear formats, in 50 countries internationally. The rebrand would see the channel become more female-focused, with programming to focus on people and cultures. Nat Geo People was replaced by Nat Geo Wild in Germany and Austria on 12 September 2017. The channel was closed down in Australia on 28 February 2018 with all popular TV shows moving to the National Geographic Channel.
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|Defunct or sold|