National Geographic (Australia and New Zealand)

National Geographic is a subscription television network in Australia and New Zealand that features documentaries. It features programming around subjects such as nature, science, culture and history documentaries plus some reality and pseudo-scientific entertainment programming. It is the Oceanic version of the American National Geographic channel and owned by The Walt Disney Company in Australia.[2]

National Geographic
Natgeologo
Launched1 September 1997[1]
Owned byThe Walt Disney Company (Australia)
(Walt Disney Direct-to-Consumer & International)
Picture format576i (SDTV)
1080i (HDTV)
SloganFurther
CountryAustralia
New Zealand
LanguageEnglish
Sister channel(s)Nat Geo People
Nat Geo Wild
Timeshift serviceNational Geographic +2
Websitenatgeotv.com.au
Availability
Satellite
FoxtelChannel 610 (SD/HD)
Channel 641 (+2)
Channel 1610 (SD)
Sky Network TelevisionChannel 072
PBS TV
(Fiji)
Channel 204
Cable
FoxtelChannel 610 (SD/HD)
Channel 641 (+2)
Channel 1610 (SD)
Optus TVChannel 610
TransACTChannel 301
IPTV
Fetch TVChannel 121
Foxtel PlayChannel 610
Vodafone TVChannel 072
Streaming media
Foxtel GoChannel 610

Overview

The National Geographic is an Australian television channel that features documentaries, many produced by the National Geographic Society. It features some programming similar to that on the Discovery Channel and History such as nature and science documentaries. The channel is available through Foxtel, Optus, TransTV, and SelecTV(Now defunct) in Australia. In New Zealand, National Geographic Channel is broadcast on SKY Network Television and TelstraClear InHomeTV. The National Geographic Channel in Australia has other sister channels, including Nat Geo Wild and Nat Geo People.

The channels advertising sales are handled by Multi Channel Network (MCN).[3]

History

A high definition simulcast channel launched on 22 June 2008.[4]

On 14 November 2016, the word "Channel" was dropped from its name and branding, at the same time as other National Geographic channels around the world, as part of a global rebranding.[5]

Programmes

Original Programming

  • Aussie Firework Kings
  • Aussie Recipes That Rock
  • Aussie Icons with H.G. Nelson
  • Australia: Life On The Edge
  • Australia: The Time Traveller's Guide
  • Australia’s Desert War
  • Australia's Hardest Prison
  • Tales by Light[6]

Acquired programming

See also

References

  1. ^ "International Geographic". Television Business International. 2 May 2010. p. 172.
  2. ^ "Shareholdings". Foxtel. Archived from the original on 15 November 2016. Retrieved 15 November 2016.
  3. ^ "MCN to represent advertising sales for Fox International Channels Australia". Launch Group. 20 November 2013. Retrieved 15 November 2016.
  4. ^ Knox, David (17 June 2008). "Foxtel HD+ channels launch Sunday". TV Tonight. Retrieved 15 November 2016.
  5. ^ Knox, David (14 November 2016). "National Geographic goes Further with rebrand". TV Tonight. Retrieved 15 November 2016.
  6. ^ "Canon and Nat Geo take viewers behind the lens". MediaWeek. 13 May 2015. Retrieved 15 November 2016.
  7. ^ "National Geographic Channel Goes Under the Hood of Toyota Australia's State of the Art Production Facilities". Toyota. 28 February 2013. Retrieved 15 November 2016.
  8. ^ http://natgeotv.com.au/programmes/perfect-weapon
  9. ^ "Page Not Found". nationalgeographic.com.au. Retrieved 9 April 2018.
  10. ^ Purcell, Charles (17 September 2013). "NEW TONIGHT: Tamra's OC Wedding, Ultimate Airport Dubai and more". Tumblr. Archived from the original on 24 July 2015. Retrieved 24 July 2015.

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