Current National Geographic Shows


  • National Geographic
  • 2 seasons
  • Drama

Through 10 episodes, GENIUS will chart how an imaginative, rebellious patent clerk, who couldn’t get a teaching job or a doctorate, unlocked the mysteries of the atom and the universe. Each episode will explore Einstein’s extraordinary scientific achievements, along with his volatile, passionate and complex personal relationships. The first episode will be directed by Imagine’s Ron Howard, his first time directing a scripted prime-time drama. The series is based on Walter Isaacson’s critically acclaimed book “Einstein: His Life and Universe,” adapted by writer Noah Pink, and will air in 2017 on the National Geographic Channel in 171 countries and 45 languages.

First aired 2017.

The Incredible Dr. Pol

  • National Geographic
  • 8 seasons
  • Adventure, Documentary, Family

With a quack-quack here and a moo-moo there, everyone’s favorite veterinarian is back, bringing us closer to cows, chickens, horses and countless other animals in the return of Nat Geo WILD’s #1 series The Incredible Dr. Pol. When a horse begins to shed pounds, a pregnant cow has a fever or a calf is born hairless and sickly, Dr. Jan Pol is front and center with his old-school approach to veterinary medicine.

First aired October 29, 2011.

Highway Thru Hell

  • National Geographic
  • 7 seasons
  • Action, Adventure

The men of Jamie Davis Heavy Rescue fight to keep open some of the most economically important, most traveled and most inhospitable trucking routes in North America.

First aired September 4, 2012.

Doomsday Preppers

  • National Geographic
  • 4 seasons
  • News, Documentary, Reality TV, War

Doomsday Preppers is a reality TV show on the National Geographic Channel that follows people preparing for the end of civilization. The series interviews people who are preparing to survive the various circumstances though which life as we know it might come to an end, including: economic collapse, electromagnetic pulse, terrorist acts, fuel shortages, war, pandemics, etc. The interviews detail the actions that the preppers have taken, and end with an expert analysis and recommendations for improvements.

First aired June 27, 2011.

Locked Up Abroad

  • National Geographic
  • 12 seasons
  • Crime

Vacations don't always live up to our lofty expectations, and for some they turn into the worst nightmares imaginable. This National Geographic program focuses on true stories of travelers in trouble in other countries.

First aired July 24, 2007.

Wicked Tuna

  • National Geographic
  • 1 season
  • Action, Documentary, Sport

Fishing is a hard life, and harder with bluefin stocks depleted. In Gloucester, Massachusetts, there's a special breed of fishermen. For generations they've used rod and reel to catch the elusive bluefin tuna. They depend on these fish for their livelihood, and the competition is brutal.

First aired April 1, 2012.

Rescue Ink Unleashed

  • National Geographic
  • 1 season
  • Reality TV

In New York?s war on animal abuse, some of the worst offenders are pursued by a group of tattooed motorcycle-riding tough guys on a mission to save animals in danger.

First aired September 25, 2009.