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date (day) time network episode title
8/4/19 (Su.)8:00 PMANIMAL PLANETEPISODE 1
8/4/19 (Su.)8:00 PMDISCOVERY(#101) DESTINY
8/4/19 (Su.)8:00 PMSCIENCEEPISODE 1






SERENGETI (DISCOVERY)
Premieres Sunday, August 4
BROADCAST HISTORY:
8/4/19 - ???
STATUS:
new this summer (yet to premiere)
TIME SLOT:
sundays from 8:00 PM-9:00 PM EST
CURRENT SEASON:
1 (6 episodes)
DESCRIPTION:
(from Discovery Channel's press release, June 2019) Discovery Channel travels to the vast, nearly untouched plains of Tanzania in SERENGETI, a new innovative six-part series highlighting the majestic animals and their day-to-day lives living together. Created and produced by Emmy(R)-winner Simon Fuller ("American Idol," "So You Think You Can Dance") and directed and produced by Emmy(R)-winning wildlife filmmaker John Downer ("Penguin: Spy in The Huddle"), the six-part series gives unrivaled access to one of the most pristine and unspoiled corners of the Africa. Featuring a lush original score and narrated by Academy Award(R)-winning actress Lupita Nyong'o, the groundbreaking series follows the heartwarming stories of a cast of African wildlife including lions, zebras, baboons and cheetahs over the course of a year, showcasing the dramatic moments that make each day of survival on the Serengeti a feat. SERENGETI premieres on SUNDAY, AUGUST 4 at 8:00pm ET/PT on Discovery with new episodes airing subsequent Sundays.
PRINCIPAL CAST INFORMATION:
· Lupita Nyong'o as Narrator (Voice)
CREW INFORMATION:
· Howard Swartz as EP (Discovery)
· John Downer as DIR/PROD
· Nancy Daniels as EP (Discovery)
· Simon Fuller as CRTR/PROD
GENRE(S):
· reality (all)
· reality (documentary)
STUDIO INFORMATION:
· John Downer Productions
· XIX Entertainment