Nat Geo’s “Untamed Americas” to air in June

The four-part, Josh-Brolin-narrated miniseries examining the wilderness of North, Central and South America will simulcast on all three channels in the Nat Geo portfolio on June 10 and 11.
May 7, 2012

National Geographic Channel’s four-part miniseries Untamed Americas will air on the U.S. cable network and its sister channels over two nights on June 10 and 11.

The Josh Brolin-narrated special about the wilderness of North, Central and South America will be simulcast on all three channels in the U.S. Nat Geo portfolio – National Geographic Channel, Nat Geo Wild and Nat Geo Mundo – and will also be broadcast in international territories this summer.

The first two parts will focus on mountains and deserts and air on June 10 at 9 p.m. and 10 p.m. EST/PST, respectively. The third and fourth parts will examine coastal and forest regions and air the following night, June 11, at 9 p.m. and 10p.m. EST/PST. Each part will focus on how various species living in each region adapt to their terrain and survive.

Untamed Americas is produced by National Geographic Television for National Geographic Channels. For National Geographic Television, series producer is Karen Bass, senior producer is Anne Tarrant and executive producer is Jonathan Halperin. For National Geographic Channels, executive producer is Ashley Hoppin, and executive vice president of programming is Michael Cascio.

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