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MEET THE CHIMPS
Air Date: Friday, October 16, 2020
Time Slot: 3:01 AM-4:00 AM EST on DISNEY+
Episode Title: (#101-106) "Complete First Season"
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Friday, October 16

Disney+ Originals

Meet the Chimps

Premiere

"Meet The Chimps" takes viewers into the secret life of one of the largest and most unique wildlife sanctuaries in the world-Chimp Haven - a 200-acre refuge tucked deep in the forested heart of Louisiana, which is home tomore than 300 chimpanzees. Narrated by Emmy Award-winning actress Jane Lynch, this six-part series, from National Geographic,tracks the ups and downs of this extraordinary group of chimps that are given a second chance at life by a staff whose dedication, compassion and commitment knows no bounds. Through a seamless blend of natural history and observational-documentary filmmaking, "Meet The Chimps" puts the chimps-the heart and soul of the series-at front and center. A real-life drama with a full emotional range, the series gives unparalleled access to everything happening at Chimp Haven, including food squabbles, alliances, romances, 'bromances', tears, tantrums, high jinxes and heartbreaks.

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MEET THE CHIMPS (DISNEY PLUS)
BROADCAST HISTORY:
10/16/20 - ???
STATUS:
on hiatus or fate to be determined
TIME SLOT:
completed airing its current season
CURRENT SEASON:
1 (6 episodes)
VISIT THE OFFICIAL WEB SITE
ADDITIONAL NOTES:
completed airing its first season on 10/16/20; has yet to be renewed for a second season
DESCRIPTION:
(from Disney+'s web site, October 2020) Meet the Chimps takes viewers into the secret life of Chimp Haven, one of the largest and most unique wildlife sanctuaries in the world. The 200-acre refuge, tucked deep in the forested heart of Louisiana, is home to nearly 300 chimpanzees. This six-part National Geographic series tracks the ups and downs of this extraordinary group of chimps, who have been given a second chance at life by a staff whose dedication, compassion, and commitment knows no bounds. Through a seamless blend of natural history and observational-documentary filmmaking, the chimps – the heart and soul of the series – are front and center. A real-life drama with a full emotional range, Meet the Chimps gives unparalleled access to everything happening at Chimp Haven, including food squabbles, alliances, romances, ‘bromances’, tears, tantrums, high jinxes, and heartbreaks.
CREW INFORMATION:
· Justine Kershaw as EP
· Michael Welsh as EP
· Virginia Quinn as DIR
GENRE(S):
· reality (all)
· reality (documentary)
STUDIO INFORMATION:
· Blink Films