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[07/23/19 - 05:02 PM]
National Geographic, In Partnership with P&G, Explores a Global Movement with "Activate: The Global Citizen Movement," A Multiplatform Docuseries Driven by Activists, Game Changers and Policymakers
The six-part documentary series will premiere Thursday, September 5 at 9:00/8:00c.

[02/10/19 - 02:01 PM]
National Geographic, P&G and Global Citizen Announce "Activate," A Multiplatform Storytelling Partnership and Documentary Series to Drive Action Around Global Challenges Connected to Extreme Poverty
Each episode delves into a different issue connected to the root causes of extreme poverty, following a specific Global Citizen campaign and organizers, amplifiers, grassroots activists and the people whose lives are being changed.







ACTIVATE (NGC)
BROADCAST HISTORY:
9/5/19 - ???
STATUS:
on hiatus or fate to be determined
TIME SLOT:
completed airing its current season
CURRENT SEASON:
1 (6 episodes)
ADDITIONAL NOTES:
completed airing its first season on 10/10/19; has yet to be renewed for a second season
DESCRIPTION:
(from National Geographic Channel's press release, July 2019) National Geographic announced that ACTIVATE: THE GLOBAL CITIZEN MOVEMENT, the six-part documentary series from National Geographic and Procter & Gamble, co-produced by Global Citizen and RadicalMedia, will premiere Sept. 5 at 9/8c in the U.S. and will air globally on National Geographic in 172 countries and 43 languages. ACTIVATE is a multiplatform storytelling partnership and six-part documentary series - bolstered by custom content distributed across National Geographic's unrivaled social, digital, linear and print channels. It will raise awareness about extreme poverty, inequality and sustainability issues to mobilize Global Citizens to drive meaningful and lasting change on the Global Citizen platform. Each episode delves into a different issue connected to the root causes of extreme poverty, following a specific Global Citizen campaign and the organizers, amplifiers, grassroots activists, action takers and people whose lives are being changed. Episode topics include eradicating extreme poverty, ending cash bail, breaking down barriers to girls' education, funding education for displaced children, ending plastic pollution and helping solve the water crisis. ACTIVATE will take audiences from the Global Citizen Festival stages to the front lines of change around the world while spotlighting real-time efforts to address issues related to extreme poverty. Through the eyes of activists including Hugh Jackman, Priyanka Chopra Jonas, Becky G, Usher, Common, Rachel Brosnahan, Gayle King, Bonang Matheba, Pharrell Williams, Darren Criss and Uzo Aduba, and told through the iconic storytelling lens of National Geographic, viewers will hear the stories, meet the people and witness firsthand the work that is being done to combat extreme poverty and inspire a global movement. The series has been filmed internationally in Mexico, Nigeria, Peru, the Philippines and South Africa, and across the United States in California, New York, Tennessee and Washington, D.C. The ACTIVATE partnership is the result of a shared commitment National Geographic, P&G and Global Citizen have made to leverage their collective influence, audience and scale to both raise awareness and inspire a global community to take action.
CREW INFORMATION:
· no information is available
GENRE(S):
· reality (all)
· reality (documentary)
STUDIO INFORMATION:
· Global Citizen
· RadicalMedia