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National Geographic Television (NGT) is the television production studio of the National Geographic Society, known around the world for its remarkable visuals and compelling stories.
For 50 years, NGT has been producing groundbreaking documentary films, starting with the 1963 program Americans on Everest that presented the first moving pictures from the summit of Everest to ever be broadcast on American network television. Since then, NGT has continued to push filmmaking technology to its limits, bringing great stories to television audiences worldwide. NGT is the winner of 146 Emmy Awards and nearly 1,000 other industry accolades, including recognition from the Peabody Awards, DuPont Columbia Awards and top honors from natural history film festivals around the world. Its programming appears on the National Geographic Channel, Nat Geo WILD and on PBS stations in the United States, and internationally on National Geographic Channels International, Nat Geo WILD and Mundo as well as terrestrial and other cable and satellite broadcasters worldwide. On its current slate is the hit Brain Games.
100% of NGT profits support the mission of the National Geographic Society, one of the world’s largest scientific and educational organizations. Founded in 1888 to “increase and diffuse geographic knowledge,” the member-supported Society works to inspire people to care about the planet. To date, National Geographic has funded more than 10,000 scientific research, conservation and exploration projects and supports an education program promoting geography literacy.
NHK World TV is a 24/7 English language all HD television service “Your Eye on Asia”. Programming includes news on the hour, business, technology, art, entertainment, culture, style, food, and fashion.
PBS International, widely recognized for bringing high-quality documentary, lifestyle, and children’s programming to the international marketplace, is the worldwide co-production and distribution division of PBS Distribution. PBS International licenses public television and independently-produced programs from such award-winning producers as Alex Gibney, Jon Else, David Grubin, Ken Burns, Anne Makepeace, NOVA, FRONTLINE, and AMERICAN EXPERIENCE, among others.
Sarah E. Daniels
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SES is a world-leading satellite operator with a fleet of over 50 geostationary satellites. The company provides satellite communications services to broadcasters, content and internet service providers, mobile and fixed network operators and business and governmental organizations worldwide. The SES global satellite fleet is complemented by a network of teleports allowing customers to reach 99% of the world's population.
SES stands for long-lasting business relationships, high-quality service and excellence in the broadcasting industry. The culturally diverse regional teams of SES are located around the globe and work closely with customers to meet their specific satellite bandwidth and service requirements.
Sesame Workshop is the nonprofit educational organization behind Sesame Street, the landmark television program that reaches millions of children every day in more than 150 countries. The Workshop’s mission is to use the educational power of media to help children everywhere reach their highest potential. Delivered through a variety of platforms, Sesame Workshop develops research-based content – including television programs, books, games, mobile apps and community engagement initiatives – that supports early childhood learning, helps prepare children for school, and addresses developmental needs. The Workshop’s programs are tailored to the needs of specific regions and focus on topics that help young children and families develop critical skills for lifelong learning. For more information, visit us at www.sesameworkshop.org.
Tangled Bank Studios
Tangled Bank Studios, LLC, is a production company dedicated to the creation of original science documentaries for broadcast, theatrical, and digital distribution. Founded in 2012 by the Howard Hughes Medical Institute as an extension of its longstanding science education mission, the company aims to produce programs that capture compelling stories of discovery across all branches of scientific inquiry. Headquartered in Chevy Chase, MD, Tangled Bank Studios partners with producers, broadcasters, and distributors around the world.
More information about Tangled Bank Studios is available at www.tangledbankstudios.org