Darren Aronofsky On ‘One Strange Rock’: We’re Creating A “Visual Bible” — TCA

National Geographic Channel’s new ten-part docuseries One Strange Rock not only has the backing of a group of the world’s most notable astronauts, but also the star power of Darren Aronofsky behind it as one of its EPs .
“It is a very different show than you’ve seen before,” Aronofsky said at TCA on Saturday. “What was exciting about this was taking astronomy, anthropology, biology, chemistry, physics, and trying to sort of blend them together to talk about this home that…

National Geographic Channel’s new ten-part docuseries One Strange Rock not only has the backing of a group of the world’s most notable astronauts, but also the star power of Darren Aronofsky behind it as one of its EPs . “It is a very different show than you’ve seen before,” Aronofsky said at TCA on Saturday. “What was exciting about this was taking astronomy, anthropology, biology, chemistry, physics, and trying to sort of blend them together to talk about this home that…

Netflix Orders Big-Budget Drama Doc Series From Jane Root’s Nutopia

EXCLUSIVE: Netflix has ordered a big-budget historical drama doc series from Jane Root’s Nutopia as a new structure for its original series begins to emerge.
The SVoD service has commissioned 6-part The Last Czars, about the fall of the Romanov dynasty in Russia, from The Story Of Us producer.
The series has been tagged as a Netflix Alternative commission, emerging from its fledgling non-scripted series division, overseen by executives including Nat Grouille and Brandon…

EXCLUSIVE: Netflix has ordered a big-budget historical drama doc series from Jane Root's Nutopia as a new structure for its original series begins to emerge. The SVoD service has commissioned 6-part The Last Czars, about the fall of the Romanov dynasty in Russia, from The Story Of Us producer. The series has been tagged as a Netflix Alternative commission, emerging from its fledgling non-scripted series division, overseen by executives including Nat Grouille and Brandon…

PBS Sets ‘Great American Read’ Series To Find America’s Favorite Book- TCA

PBS announced eight-part series The Great American Read (working title) along with a nationwide campaign that asks readers to choose “America’s best-loved book”, set to launch this spring.
Designed to spark a national conversation about reading and the books that have inspired us, PBS says The Great American Read (wt), includes community reading programs and special events and digital and social media initiatives in addition to the series. It was announced Sunday during…

PBS announced eight-part series The Great American Read (working title) along with a nationwide campaign that asks readers to choose “America’s best-loved book”, set to launch this spring. Designed to spark a national conversation about reading and the books that have inspired us, PBS says The Great American Read (wt), includes community reading programs and special events and digital and social media initiatives in addition to the series. It was announced Sunday during…

Netflix Picks Up Baby-Focused Docuseries From Jane Root’s Nutopia

Netflix has picked up a 12-part baby-focused documentary series from Jane Root’s Nutopia.
The series is described as an exploration of the science and experience of babies.
The docu is Nutopia’s latest baby-centric series, having previously produced Sky Living’s She’s Having A Baby, which followed moms-to-be as they dealt with pregnancy and prepared for childbirth.
Nutopia founder Root is the former president of Discovery Channel U.S., ex-Controller of BBC2 and co-founder…

Netflix has picked up a 12-part baby-focused documentary series from Jane Root’s Nutopia. The series is described as an exploration of the science and experience of babies. The docu is Nutopia’s latest baby-centric series, having previously produced Sky Living's She's Having A Baby, which followed moms-to-be as they dealt with pregnancy and prepared for childbirth. Nutopia founder Root is the former president of Discovery Channel U.S., ex-Controller of BBC2 and co-founder…