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[08/17/17 - 12:26 PM]
National Geographic Goes Inside ISIS in Powerful New Drama, "The State"
A compelling fictional story based on extensive research, "The State" follows the experiences of four young British men and women who have left their lives behind to join ISIS in Raqqah, Syria.

[07/25/17 - 02:33 PM]
Video: National Geographic Summer TCA Trailers
Get your first look at scripted entries "The Long Road Home," "The State" and more!

[07/20/16 - 11:41 PM]
Development Update: Wednesday, July 20
Updates include: Li Jun Li cast as potential regular on NBC's "Chicago PD"; Michael Drayer boards "Sneaky Pete" at Amazon; and Chris Wood joins the cast of The CW's "Supergirl."







STATE, THE (NGC)
Premieres Monday, September 18
BROADCAST HISTORY:
9/18/17 - ???
STATUS:
new this fall (yet to premiere)
TIME SLOT:
weeknights from 9:00 PM-11:00 PM EST
CURRENT SEASON:
1 (4 episodes)
DESCRIPTION:
(from National Geographic Channel's press release, August 2017) National Geographic announced today its powerful new drama THE STATE, which explores and confronts one of the most important issues of our time. The series, from renowned writer/director Peter Kosminsky, is set to premiere in September around the world on National Geographic, excluding the U.K. (Channel 4) and France (CANAL+). THE STATE premieres as a two-night miniseries on Monday, September 18 & 19 at 9:00 PM. A compelling fictional story based on extensive research, THE STATE follows the experiences of four young British men and women who have left their lives behind to join ISIS in Raqqah, Syria.
PRINCIPAL CAST INFORMATION:
· Ony Uhiara as Shakira
· Ryan McKen as Ziyaad
· Sam Otto as Jalal
· Shavani Cameron as Ushna
CREW INFORMATION:
· Kris Thykier as EP
· Liza Marshall as EP
· Peter Kosminsky as CRTR/EP/DIR (Pilot)
GENRE(S):
· drama
STUDIO INFORMATION:
· Archery Pictures