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2014-07-08 16:24:03

NGC Continues Raise to Awareness About the Nation's Ongoing Drug Epidemic Through Partner PSAs, Online Banner Ads, Blog Posts and Social Media WASHINGTON, July 8, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- From rural towns tormented by addiction to headline-grabbing overdoses, illegal narcotics continue to plague our nation. The $350 billion-a-year industry knows no boundaries and leaves devastation in its wake. For the third consecutive year, National Geographic Channel's (NGC's) acclaimed...

2014-07-02 12:27:18

Network Ignites Nostalgia for the Decade to Celebrate the Premiere of The '90s: The Last Great Decade? Airing July 6-8 at 9 PM ET/PT WASHINGTON, July 2, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- National Geographic Channel dubs Wednesday, July 2, Macarena Day and invites the nation to dance through its midweek slump with the craze of the 1990s, a feature of the channel's upcoming three-part miniseries event. In celebration of Macarena Day, and the upcoming miniseries The '90s: The Last Great...

2014-06-26 12:31:22

National Geographic Channel And Vanilla Ice aka Robert Van Winkle Join Forces To Host The Ultimate '90s #TBT Party WASHINGTON, June 26, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- National Geographic Channel today announced it will kick off July Fourth weekend with the ultimate '90s #TBT ("Throw Back Thursday") party. Hosted by Vanilla Ice aka Robert Van Winkle, the all-day event will take place Thursday, July 3, at The Sloppy Tuna in Montauk, N.Y., and will celebrate the premiere of National...

2014-06-25 16:23:53

New Survey from National Geographic Channel and Kelton Global Survey Timed to the World Premiere Miniseries Event THE '90s: THE LAST GREAT DECADE? Finds That It (Almost) Was, Along With Other Surprising Revelations About News Events, Entertainment, Culture and Celebrities WASHINGTON, June 25, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Sandwiched between the Cold War and the war on terror, the '90s were a decade that gave us grunge music, reality TV, the Internet, multiple national...

2014-06-23 16:23:06

From a "Nazi Town" to the Westboro Baptist Church, New Six-Part Series Premiering Wednesday, July 9, at 10:00 p.m. ET/PT Investigates America's Most Divisive and, at Times, Dangerous Communities WASHINGTON, June 23, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- White supremacists. Anti-gay churchgoers. Freedom- loving misfits. Gun-toting "hillbillies." Across all 50 states, there are provocative groups of Americans with unorthodox beliefs that do more than just raise eyebrows; they push the...

2014-06-23 12:26:24

Winner Will Be Chosen by the Public and Receive $50,000 to Fund Their Dream Expedition; Contest Now Open at ExpeditionGranted.com WASHINGTON, June 23, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Move over, Indiana Jones. It's a new day in exploration. National Geographic Channel (NGC) today announced Expedition Granted, a socially fueled competition to find the next generation of explorers and to grant one person's dream expedition for $50,000. The nationwide competition was developed in partnership with...

2014-06-17 16:23:25

National Geographic Channel Three-Night Miniseries Event "The '90s: The Last Great Decade?" Premieres Sunday, July 6, at 9 PM ET/PT WASHINGTON, June 17, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Twenty years ago today, in the early evening of June 17, 1994, after failing to turn himself in to the Los Angeles Police Department on charges of double homicide, former football player O.J. Simpson took to the highway in a white Ford Bronco. In advance of the July 6 premiere of "The '90s: The Last Great...

2014-06-03 12:34:31

Newsmakers Round Out Previously Announced Celebrities Including Jason Alexander, Roseanne Barr, Shannen Doherty, Courtney Love, Matthew Perry, Martin Sheen, James Van Der Beek and More WASHINGTON, June 3, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- History can happen any day, anytime, anywhere and to anyone. That's a lesson learned by some of the unexpected newsmakers for National Geographic Channel's upcoming three-night miniseries event, The '90s: The Last Great Decade?, narrated by Rob Lowe. Among the...

2014-05-20 12:30:16

Six-Hour Cultural Programming Event Features 120 Original Interviews Including Courtney Love, Matthew Perry, Jason Alexander, Roseanne Barr, Martin Sheen, Susan Sarandon, Ice Cube, James Van Der Beek and More WASHINGTON, May 20, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- They had us singing, laughing, crying, cheering and reflecting, sometimes all at the same time. They are the some of the most memorable faces and characters of a decade marked by political change, technological innovation, and grunge...

2014-05-19 12:31:10

Captains Answer Fan Questions Live and Reveal Behind-the-Scenes Details from Their Relentless Battle to Take Bluefin Fishing's Top Spot This Season WASHINGTON, May 19, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- An age-old battle wages off the coast of Gloucester, Mass., in the icy waters of the Atlantic. As the final weeks of bluefin season approach for the fishermen on National Geographic Channel's hit series Wicked Tuna, no captain will rest until they climb to the top of the leaderboard to...


Word of the Day
call-note
  • The call or cry of a bird or other animal to its mate or its young.
'Call-note' is newer than 'bird-call,' which originally referred to 'an instrument for imitating the note of birds' but now also refers to 'the song or cry of a bird.'
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