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[07/23/19 - 02:16 PM]
National Geographic Announces Exciting, Star-Studded Guest Lineup for Reimagined Season of "Brain Games" Hosted by Keegan-Michael Key
Anthony Anderson, Kristen Bell, Jack Black, Mark Cuban, Ted Danson, Tiffany Haddish, Dax Shepard, Meghan Trainor and Rebel Wilson are among the participants.

[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.

[05/14/19 - 01:13 PM]
National Geographic Announces Keegan-Michael Key as Host of "Brain Games"
The first five celebrities confirmed are Kristin Bell, Dax Shepherd, Drew Brees, Rebel Wilson, and Anthony Anderson.

[04/18/18 - 04:32 PM]
National Geographic Announces Return of Emmy-Nominated Series "Brain Games" as Two-Hour Live Event, Premiering Fall 2018
The network also announced today the greenlight of "Yellowstone Live," a four-night global event premiering this summer that brings viewers into the heart of the United States' most epic and wild landscape: Yellowstone National Park.

[04/18/18 - 04:30 PM]
National Geographic's Further Front Serves Up Progressive and Immersive Evening with Best-in-Class Storytellers and Curiosity Seekers
"National Geographic has become the destination for the best-in-class creatives, who want to partner with us on big, bold premium and entertaining content," said Courteney Monroe.

[01/06/16 - 04:10 PM]
National Geographic Channel Dives Into History on a Quest to Re-Define Generation X Through New Looks at Classic Footage and Original Interviews with Familiar Gen X-ers
National Geographic Channel's new series "Generation X," narrated by Christian Slater, premieres Sunday, February 14 at 10:00/9:00c following the new season premiere of "Brain Games."

[01/06/16 - 04:08 PM]
National Geographic Channel Powers Up a New Season of "Brain Games," A Visually Provocative Journey Filled with Mind-Bending Experiments and Games Set to Ignite Your Imagination
The series returns with six new hour-long episodes premiering Sunday, February 14 at 9:00/8:00c.

[06/16/15 - 01:03 PM]
National Geographic Channel's Emmy-Nominated Hit Series "Brain Games" Kicks Off the Summer with a Two-Night Special Event
Kicking off the summer and just before the July 4 weekend, host, futurist and "Shots of Awe" creator Jason Silva hits the streets of New York and Las Vegas with new, captivating social experiments that reveal mysteries of the human mind.

[12/18/14 - 09:03 AM]
New Season of "Brain Games" Tunes Up Your Brain to Give You the Upper Hand, Starting Jan. 19 at 9 PM
Host Jason Silva will be taking you behind the scenes of mind-blowing hidden camera social experiments that reveal startling truths about your own brain and the brains of people around you.

[12/01/14 - 09:24 AM]
It's the Most Wonderful Time of Year - National Geographic Channels Holiday Marathons Are Here!
From claws to jaws, brains to chains, holidays with Nat Geo on your TV set you won't soon regret.

[07/22/14 - 07:57 AM]
National Geographic Channel Heads to Comic-Con San Diego
The panel will highlight NGC's smartertainment programming including returning series "Brain Games" and new series "Going Deep with David Rees" and "You Can't Lick Your Elbow."

[07/09/14 - 10:10 AM]
FOX Ties in Third Place for the Week with Adults 18-49 and Total Viewers
FOX spins the numbers for the week of June 30-July 6.

[06/30/14 - 02:34 PM]
FOX to Spotlight National Geographic Channel's "Brain Games" with Specials on Next Two Sundays
Look for one-hour specials at 7:00/6:00c on July 6 and 13, replacing repeats of "Bob's Burgers" and "American Dad."

[06/16/14 - 11:33 AM]
Emmy-Nominated Series "Brain Games" Returns with New Mind-Blowing Episodes July 14, 9 PM
Plus: look for newcomer "Going Deep with David Rees" that same night at 10:00/9:00c on National Geographic Channel.

[02/03/14 - 08:09 AM]
"Brain Games: Attraction" Premieres Monday, Feb. 10, at 9:30 PM ET/PT on the National Geographic Channel
It's often said that the heart wants what it wants, but would it surprise you to learn that most of what you call "attractive" is just a construct created by your brain?

[12/19/13 - 10:49 AM]
The Emmy(R) Nominated Series "Brain Games" Returns with an All-New Season of Mind Blowing Science, Illusions and Experiments Monday, January 13 at 9:00 PM ET/PT on the National Geographic Channel
Then following said premiere, look for the new series debut of "Duck Quacks Don't Echo" at 10:00/9:00c.

[05/29/13 - 11:32 AM]
FOX Ranks No. 1 for Week Among Adults 18-49
FOX spins the numbers for the week of May 20-26.

[04/22/13 - 02:14 PM]
National Geographic Channel Assembles the Nation's Leading Experts to Unlock the Mysteries of the Mind in the New Series "Brain Games"
Jason Silva and Apollo Robbins hosts the new series, premiering tonight at 9:00/8:00c.

[01/04/13 - 11:07 AM]
National Geographic Channel Upgrades Your Inner Operating System with New Series "Brain Games"
Jason Silva hosts the series, which sizes up "the human brain with an intricate series of interactive experiments to see how easily the brain can be fooled."







BRAIN GAMES (NGC)
Returns Sunday, December 1
BROADCAST HISTORY:
10/9/11 - ???
STATUS:
returning this winter (yet to premiere)
TIME SLOT:
sundays from 9:00 PM-10:00 PM EST
CURRENT SEASON:
8 (8 episodes)
DESCRIPTION:
(from National Geographic Channel's press release, July 2019) Get ready for celebrities to get cerebral! National Geographic announced today its star-studded lineup of celebrity guests, spanning actors and musicians to entrepreneurs and athletes, for the reboot of its Emmy-nominated series, BRAIN GAMES. The eight-episode season, produced by Magical Elves, with Alfred Street Industries, adds a Hollywood twist to its classic mind-bending format by challenging the world's biggest celebrities to realize their exceptional brain power through fun and highly entertaining interactive games, illusions and social experiments. In each episode, host Keegan-Michael Key ("Friends From College," "Toy Story 4," "The Lion King" and the Emmy Award-winning "Key & Peele"), along with world-famous mentalist Lior Suchard and field correspondent and science communicator Cara Santa Maria, guide celebrities, including Anthony Anderson, Kristen Bell, Jack Black, Mark Cuban, Ted Danson, Tiffany Haddish, Dax Shepard, Meghan Trainor and Rebel Wilson, through fun and exciting experiments, illusions and demonstrations that will help them realize their untapped brain power. The results are hilarious, surprising and interactive, and will keep you on the edge of your seat. Stacked with A-list celebrities, science and shocking revelations, this new season of BRAIN GAMES is the perfect television event for the whole family. BRAIN GAMES premieres Dec. 1, 2019, on National Geographic and will air globally in 172 countries and 43 languages.
PRINCIPAL CAST INFORMATION:
· Keegan-Michael Key as Host
RECURRING/PREVIOUS CAST INFORMATION:
· Jason Silva as Host
CREW INFORMATION:
· Casey Kriley as EP
· Dan Cutforth as EP
· Elisa Key as EP
· James Rowley as EP
· Jane Lipsitz as EP
· Keegan-Michael Key as EP
· Lauren Williams as EP
· Matt Renner as EP (NGC)
· Toby Gorman as EP
GENRE(S):
· reality (all)
· reality (documentary)
STUDIO INFORMATION:
· Alfred Street Industries
· Magical Elves Productions