National Geographic Channels International Launches Nat Geo Wild HD In Greece
Athens, Greece - National Geographic Channels International has continued its expansion of Nat Geo Wild HD, launching the channel today in Greece. The 24-hour channel is available in Greece on the Nova Pay-TV platform, offering viewers a unique insight into the natural world, the environment and the incredible creatures that inhabit it – brilliantly captured in high definition.
Nat Geo Wild HD delivers the most intimate encounters with wildlife, enabling viewers to get closer to the wildest corners of the natural world. Through breathtaking visuals, superior sound and gripping storytelling, Nat Geo Wild HD takes viewers from forbidding ocean depths to remote mountain peaks to sweeping plains and exotic jungles. The channel features world-renowned experts and scientists including National Geographic resident herpetologist Dr. Brady Barr, and award-winning filmmakers Dereck and Beverly Joubert.
“Since Nat Geo Wild’s launch in 2006, the channel has enjoyed tremendous success as it launches throughout key markets, and NGCI is pleased to capitalise on this momentum by offering a first-class viewing experience in HD in Greece,” said Jesús Perezagua, President Fox International Channels Europe.
The channel’s debut line-up includes: Secrets Of The Mediterranean: Cousteau’s Lost World, a unique profile following National Geographic Explorer Enric Sala and Jacques Cousteau’s son Pierre-Yves as they launch an expedition around the Mediterranean Sea in Cousteau’s legendary vessel the ‘Alcyone’; Raptor Force, an adrenaline-filled trip with nature’s deadliest aviators; Lion Ranger, which follows Kevin Richardson’s extraordinary bond with lions in South Africa; and Cuba: Accidental Eden, a venture into a beautiful, untouched natural environment.
In addition to Nat Geo Wild HD, four other channels from National Geographic Channels International are available in Greece: National Geographic Channel, National Geographic Channel HD, Nat Geo Wild and Nat Geo Music.
Nat Geo Wild
Experience the best, most intimate encounters with wildlife ever seen on television. Backed by its unparalleled reputation for quality and blue-chip programming, Nat Geo Wild is dedicated to providing a unique insight into the natural world, the environment and the amazing creatures that inhabit it. From the most remote environments, to the forbidding depths of our oceans, to the protected parks on our doorsteps, Nat Geo Wild will use spectacular cinematography and compelling storytelling to take viewers on unforgettable journeys into the wild world. Nat Geo Wild is part of National Geographic Channels International (NGCI) and is available in Australia, Hong Kong, India, Indonesia, Israel, Jordan, Macau, Malaysia, Maldives, Myanmar, Papua New Guinea, Philippines, Singapore, South Korea, Taiwan, Thailand, UAE, the U.K., U.S., France, Italy, Portugal, Turkey, Germany, Latin America and other territories in Europe. Nat Geo Wild HD launched in the UK in March 2009, and is also available in Latin America, Greece and Poland. Further expansion is expected globally.
National Geographic Channels International (NGCI)
National Geographic Channels International (NGCI) invites viewers to live curious through its smart, innovative programming that questions what we know, how we view the world and what drives us forward. A business enterprise owned by National Geographic Television (NGT) and FOX Entertainment Group, NGCI contributes to the National Geographic Society’s commitment to exploration, conservation and education through its six channels: National Geographic Channel, National Geographic Channel HD, Nat Geo Wild, Nat Geo Wild HD, Nat Geo Adventure and Nat Geo Music.
Globally, National Geographic Channel (including NGC U.S., which is a joint venture of NGT and Fox Cable Networks Group) is available in more than 370 million homes in 168 countries and 34 languages. For more information, please visit natgeotv.com.
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