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[06/18/19 - 10:04 AM]
National Geographic Begins Casting for "Race to the Center of the Earth"
The eight-part series will challenge these fearless, passionate adventurers and weekend warriors with navigating their designated route, and they'll face unpredictable terrains, harsh climates and unique cultures as they make their way to the finish.

[05/14/19 - 01:15 PM]
National Geographic Greenlights Its First-Ever Global Adventure Competition Series, "Race to the Center of the Earth"
The eight-part series is an extreme nonelimination competition that follows four groups of adventurers, each starting from different corners of the earth as the race to a buoy in the middle of the ocean that holds a $1,000,000 prize.

[05/14/19 - 01:14 PM]
National Geographic Announces 2019-20 Upfront Slate, Pushing Programming Boundaries with Its Distinctive, Premium Content from Best-in-Class Storytellers
For two consecutive years, National Geographic earned the second most Emmy award nominations for a basic cable network, putting it in the top 10 of all networks nominated.







RACE TO THE CENTER OF THE EARTH (NGC)
DEVELOPMENT HISTORY:
5/14/19 - 6/18/19
STATUS:
currently in development (2019-2020 season)
DEVELOPMENT STAGE:
ordered to series
ADDITIONAL NOTES:
eight episodes
DESCRIPTION:
(from National Geographic Channel's press release, May 2019) RACE TO THE CENTER OF THE EARTH is an adrenaline-fueled global competition that pits four teams against one another in a nonstop sprint across the globe for a $1 million prize. The eight-part series, created by the producers behind the hit show "The Amazing Race," is an extreme nonelimination competition that follows four groups of adventurers, each starting from different corners of the earth as they race to a buoy holding a $1 million prize. Each team is challenged with navigating through its route, offering unique terrains, climates and cultures as the team makes its way to a central location. The teams will face untamed jungles, frozen arctic, arid deserts, bustling cities, treacherous mountains and vast oceans to reach the location where all four routes intersect. The first team to arrive at the buoy claims it all.
CREW INFORMATION:
· Bertram van Munster as EP
· Elise Doganieri as EP
· Matt Renner as EP
GENRE(S):
· reality
STUDIO INFORMATION:
· New Media Collective
· Plum Pictures