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date (day) time network episode title
12/13/15 (Su.)9:00 PMNGC(#106) Water Apocalypse (Directed and Narrated by Angela Bassett)
12/6/15 (Su.)9:00 PMNGC(#105) Energy From the Edge (Directed by Akiva Goldsman; Narrated by Jason Bateman)
11/29/15 (Su.)9:00 PMNGC(#104) The Age of Aging (Directed and Narrated by Ron Howard)
11/15/15 (Su.)9:00 PMNGC(#103) Decoding the Brain (Directed by Brett Ratner; Narrated by Adrien Brody)
11/8/15 (Su.)9:00 PMNGC(#102) More Than Human (Directed and Narrated by Paul Giamatti)
11/1/15 (Su.)9:00 PMNGC(#101) Fighting Pandemics (Directed and Narrated by Peter Berg)

Returns in Spring 2017 (Exact Date TBA)
11/1/15 - ???
returning in 2017/2018 (date TBA)
not on the schedule
2 (6 episodes)
renewed through the 2016-17 season (the show's second of six episodes) on 7/25/16
(from National Geographic Channel's press release, July 2016) National Geographic Channel announced today the greenlight of a second season of the critically acclaimed global series BREAKTHROUGH, executive produced by Imagine Entertainment and Asylum Entertainment. Award-winning directors Brendan and Emmett Malloy join the executive producing team, as well as this season's vanguard list of directors. Brian Grazer, Ron Howard, Michael Rosenberg, Steve Michaels, Jonathan Koch, Ryann Lauckner and Kurt Sayenga are also returning as executive producers. Production has begun on the new season, which is slated to air in spring 2017 in 440 million homes in 171 countries and in 45 languages, as well as on the Spanish language network Nat Geo Mundo. The anthology series will once again shine a light on the world's leading scientists and how their cutting-edge innovations and advancements will change our lives in the immediate future and beyond. The series brings to life the stories, people and technology behind these breakthroughs, and shows how they are changing our world. Season one was hailed by critics as "ambitious," "innovative," "inspiring" and "fascinating." Season two will continue the tradition of tackling thought-provoking topics - including addiction, cyberterror, drones, cancer, big data and energy - with unique scientific perspective.
· Brian Grazer as EP
· Jonathan Koch as EP
· Kevin Tao Mohs as EP (NGC)
· Kurt Sayenga as EP
· Michael Rosenberg as EP
· Ron Howard as EP
· Ryann Lauckner as EP
· Steve Michaels as EP
· reality (all)
· reality (documentary)
· Asylum Entertainment
· Imagine Entertainment