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[11/05/18 - 12:11 PM]
National Geographic to Record Special Presentation of Emmy-Nominated Late-Night Talk Series "StarTalk with Neil deGrasse Tyson: Live from the Beacon Theatre" with Featured Guest James Cameron
In addition to Cameron, guests include Ellie Kemper, Kevin Hand, Julie Huber and comic co-host Eugene Mirman.

[via press release from National Geographic Channel]

NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC TO RECORD SPECIAL PRESENTATION OF EMMY-NOMINATED LATE-NIGHT TALK SERIES "STARTALK WITH NEIL DEGRASSE TYSON: LIVE FROM THE BEACON THEATRE" WITH FEATURED GUEST JAMES CAMERON

Astrophysicist Neil deGrasse Tyson to Interview National Geographic Explorer and Academy Award-Winning Filmmaker Cameron, Alongside Special Guests Ellie Kemper ("Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt"), Kevin Hand (NASA Jet Propulsion Labs), Julie Huber (Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution) and Comic Co-Host Eugene Mirman ("Bob's Burgers")

StarTalk: Live from the Beacon Theatre to Tape Live From the Historic Theatre in New York City on Nov. 14, 2018, and Tickets Available Now via TicketMaster

(WASHINGTON, D.C. - Nov. 5, 2018) Leading into the new season, National Geographic is set to produce a special live presentation of four-time Emmy-nominated late-night talk show StarTalk with Neil deGrasse Tyson: Live From the Beacon Theatre with featured guest James Cameron in New York City on Nov. 14, 2018. In addition to National Geographic Explorer and award-winning filmmaker Cameron, guests to include Ellie Kemper ("Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt," author of "My Squirrel Days"), Kevin Hand (NASA Jet Propulsion Labs), Julie Huber (Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution) and comic co-host Eugene Mirman ("Bob's Burgers").

In this special live program, science and comedy collide for an hour-long episode of Tyson's popular television and radio show. The televised live production will focus on the search for life on alien water worlds, which will be explored through the lens of pop culture and comedy and made accessible by Tyson and Mirman and their celebrity, comedic and scientific guests.

Tyson and co-host Mirman will interview National Geographic Explorer, former NASA Advisory Council member and Academy Award-winning director Cameron in front of the live audience to discuss his famous ocean explorations and the prospect of discovering life in bodies of water found on other planets and moons. Comedian guest Kemper will bring her scientific curiosity and comedic perspective throughout the evening, while experts Hand and Huber offer insights into how new discoveries and technologies may reveal secrets, such as whether we are alone in the universe.

Tickets are now available here: https://www1.ticketmaster.com/event/3B0054D08CFE1548

StarTalk with Neil deGrasse Tyson: Live From the Beacon Theatre will explore current events from the frontiers of science and space exploration just like Tyson's award-winning podcast and chart-topping radio show, StarTalk, from which the National Geographic television show gets its name. The popular late-night science talk show is set to premiere its fifth season on Nov. 12, 2018, at 11/10c with celebrity guests such as the late Anthony Bourdain, Jeff Goldblum, former Vice President Al Gore, Christiane Amanpour, Anna Deavere Smith, Dan Rather, Patricia Cornwell, Olivia Munn, Darren Aronofsky, James Marsden and more.

StarTalk with Neil deGrasse Tyson: Live From the Beacon Theatre is produced by Curved Light Productions, Pretty Good Friends and National Geographic Studios for National Geographic. For Curved Light Productions, executive producers are Neil deGrasse Tyson and Helen Matsos. For Pretty Good Friends, executive producers are Eugene Mirman and Julie Clem Smith. For National Geographic Studios, executive producer is Drew Pulley. For National Geographic, executive producer is Betsy Forhan, vice president of production is Kevin Tao Mohs and executive vice president of global unscripted entertainment is Geoff Daniels.

For more information, visit our press room at www.natgeotvpressroom.com and follow @NGC_PR on Twitter.

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National Geographic Partners LLC

National Geographic Partners LLC (NGP), a joint venture between National Geographic and 21st Century Fox, is committed to bringing the world premium science, adventure and exploration content across an unrivaled portfolio of media assets. NGP combines the global National Geographic television channels (National Geographic Channel, Nat Geo WILD, Nat Geo MUNDO, Nat Geo PEOPLE) with National Geographic's media and consumer-oriented assets, including National Geographic magazines; National Geographic Studios; related digital and social media platforms; books; maps; children's media; and ancillary activities that include travel, global experiences and events, archival sales, licensing and e-commerce businesses. Furthering knowledge and understanding of our world has been the core purpose of National Geographic for 130 years, and now we are committed to going deeper, pushing boundaries, going further for our consumers ... and reaching millions of people around the world in 172 countries and 43 languages every month as we do it. NGP returns 27 percent of our proceeds to the nonprofit National Geographic Society to fund work in the areas of science, exploration, conservation and education. For more information, visit natgeotv.com or nationalgeographic.com, or find us on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, YouTube, LinkedIn and Pinterest.

StarTalk Radio

Science, pop culture and comedy collide on StarTalk's podcast network! Neil deGrasse Tyson; his fellow science educators, including Bill Nye; comic co-hosts; and guests bring the universe down to Earth in "StarTalk Radio," "StarTalk All-Stars" and "StarTalk Playing With Science." Now in its ninth season, the "StarTalk Radio" podcast has more than 3 million downloads per month, and the four-time Emmy-nominated National Geographic show based on the podcast is about to start its fifth season. "StarTalk All-Stars," currently in its third season, features a revolving slate of scientist and science educator hosts. "StarTalk Playing With Science," also in its third season, hosted by professional British soccer player and sports broadcaster Gary O'Reilly and StarTalk fan favorite Chuck Nice, explores science through the lens of sports, from physics and technology to biology and neuroscience, with guests including pro athletes, coaches, sports experts and scientists. Each StarTalk network podcast is available on Apple Podcasts, Google Play Music, SoundCloud, Stitcher and TuneIn, as well as on SiriusXM Insight Channel 121. For more information and to listen to all of the StarTalk shows, visit www.startalkradio.net. Keep looking up!

Pretty Good Friends

Pretty Good Friends is a comedy company founded by producer Julie Smith Clem and comedian Eugene Mirman that develops and produces programming for TV, podcast platforms, festivals and special events. With a focus on creating meaningful content and experiences through the scope of intelligent and absurdist humor, Pretty Good Friends uses comedy as a tool to educate, inform, communicate and connect. Current and previous productions include "StarTalk Live!," "You're the Expert," "Maeve in America," "The Eugene Mirman Comedy Festival" and "Modern Love Live," along with projects for IFC, Grist.org, NPR, the Onion, TruTV and Comedy Central. For more information, visit www.prettygoodfriends.com.





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