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Nat Geo Wild sets “Pond Stars,” “Animals Gone Wild” airdates

U.S. net Nat Geo Wild has set premiere dates for new series Pond Stars and Animals Gone Wild (pictured) as well as a number of specials and returning series.
June 11, 2014

U.S. net Nat Geo Wild has set premiere dates for new series Pond Stars and Animals Gone Wild (pictured) as well as a number of specials and returning series.

The previously announced Warm Springs Productions-made Pond Starswhich transforms plain backyards into inspiring natural habitats - will debut on September 5 at 10 p.m. EST/PST, while Animals Gone Wild, from Michael Hoff Productions, Inc., will air on Fridays at 9 p.m. EST/PST.

Meanwhile, the network’s upcoming specials include the Windfall Films Limited-produced three-part program Wonder of Dogs (June 14 at 10 p.m. EST/PST), which follows the evolution of dogs from one common ancestor to more than 300 breeds; the National Geographic Television (NGT)-produced two-part special Kingdom of the Apes with Jane Goodall (July 13 at 9 p.m. EST/PST), in which the primatologist takes viewers to Tanzania;  BBC Worldwide Americas’ Secret Life of Cats (September 21 at 10 p.m. EST/PST), on the various cats of the feline world; and BSkyB’s Giant Pandas (September 28 at 9 p.m. EST/PST), on a panda breeding initiative in Asia.

Finally, returning series on Nat Geo Wild include NGT-made natural history series Monster Fish, which comes back on July 7 at 9 p.m. EST/PST, and NGT’s veterinarian series The Incredible Dr. Pol, which returns on August 23 at 9 p.m. EST/PST.

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