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[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)
DEVELOPMENT HISTORY:
2/10/19
STATUS:
currently in development (2019-2020 season)
DEVELOPMENT STAGE:
ordered to series
ADDITIONAL NOTES:
six episodes
DESCRIPTION:
(from National Geographic Channel's press release, February 2019) National Geographic and Procter & Gamble today announced ACTIVATE, a new multiplatform storytelling partnership and six-part documentary series co-produced by Global Citizen and RadicalMedia. Premiering globally fall 2019 on National Geographic in 172 countries and 43 languages, the ACTIVATE series - bolstered by custom content distributed across National Geographic's unrivaled social, digital, linear and print channels - will focus on extreme poverty, inequality and sustainability issues to mobilize global citizens to drive meaningful and lasting change. 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 episode topics include clean drinking water and sanitation, racial bias and criminalization of poverty, girls' education, responsible sourcing, plastic waste and disaster relief. ACTIVATE will take audiences from the stage of the Global Citizen Festival to the front lines of change around the world, where work to address issues related to extreme poverty is happening in real and tangible ways through initiatives administered by P&G and Global Citizen. Through the eyes of activists including Uzo Aduba, Rachel Brosnahan, Hugh Jackman, Gayle King, Usher and Pharrell Williams, 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.
CREW INFORMATION:
· no information is available
GENRE(S):
· reality
STUDIO INFORMATION:
· RadicalMedia