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[01/13/18 - 01:47 PM]
National Geographic Greenlights Third Season of Emmy-Nominated Series "The Story of God with Morgan Freeman"
National Geographic also signed an exclusive first-look partnership deal with Revelations Entertainment with the vision of expanding the hit series franchise by developing even more thought-provoking and insightful nonfiction content.

[09/12/17 - 12:35 PM]
Morgan Freeman and Lori McCreary's Revelations Entertainment and National Geographic Present "The Story of Us with Morgan Freeman," An Ambitious Global Journey to Seek Answers to Some of Humanity's Biggest Questions
Each of the six hourlong episodes will explore a single fundamental force or topic: freedom, peace, love, social division, power and rebellion.

[04/19/17 - 04:34 PM]
National Geographic's Further Front Dazzled with a Star-Studded Evening of Visual Storytelling to Take Viewers and Advertisers Further
National Geographic touted its aggressive slate of premium content with the best creative producers and talent in the industry.

[04/19/17 - 08:01 AM]
National Geographic Greenlights New Global Event Series "The Story of Us with Morgan Freeman"
In this expansion of the network's hit franchise, Freeman will once again take viewers on a global journey to meet with people from all cultures whose lives are shaped in surprising ways by different fundamental forces.

[12/12/16 - 12:32 PM]
National Geographic Announces Second Season of "The Story of God with Morgan Freeman"
Look for the first of three new episodes on Monday, January 16 at 9:00/8:00c.

[07/21/16 - 11:33 PM]
Development Update: Thursday, July 21
Updates include: "Impractical Jokers," "Voltron" receive renewals at San Diego Comic-Con; Nicole Richie joins the cast of NBC's "Great News"; and Emily Rios, Michael Hyatt report to "Snowfall" at FX.

[01/19/16 - 10:58 AM]
Morgan Freeman, Revelations Entertainment and National Geographic Channel Take Viewers on an Ambitious Global Journey to Understand How Faith Has Shaped Our Lives in "The Story of God with Morgan Freeman"
The six-part event premieres Sunday, April 3 at 9:00/8:00c on the network.

[06/11/15 - 11:06 AM]
National Geographic Channel and Revelations Entertainment Partner on New Global Series "The Story of God"
Host Morgan Freeman will embark on an epic exploration and intimate reflection on God, immersing himself in religious experiences and rituals all around the world.







STORY OF GOD, THE (NGC)
Returns in TBA 2019 (Exact Date TBA)
BROADCAST HISTORY:
4/3/16 - ???
STATUS:
returning in 2018/2019 (date TBA)
TIME SLOT:
not on the schedule
CURRENT SEASON:
3 (??? episodes)
ADDITIONAL NOTES:
renewed through the 2018-19 season (the show's third) on 1/13/18
DESCRIPTION:
(from National Geographic Channel's press release, January 2018) National Geographic announced today the greenlight of a third season of its Emmy-nominated hit series, The Story of God with Morgan Freeman, which has been hailed as "fascinating" and "eye-opening." From executive producers Morgan Freeman, Lori McCreary and James Younger of Revelations Entertainment, the series premiered as National Geographic's most-watched show of all time and is one of the most socially engaging shows across the network. In 2017 National Geographic expanded the critically acclaimed franchise by presenting The Story of Us with Morgan Freeman, a new series exploring how humanity is shaped by different fundamental forces that bring us all together. National Geographic also signed an exclusive first-look partnership deal with Revelations Entertainment with the vision of expanding the hit series franchise by developing even more thought-provoking and insightful nonfiction content. "We are pleased to expand our partnership with Morgan, Lori, James and the entire Revelations Entertainment team on another season of The Story of God," said Tim Pastore, NGC president of original programming and production. "Our viewers around the world have had an incredible response to the series thus far, and we're excited to see where else this team might take us." "Like Nat Geo, we pride ourselves on engaging our audience and focusing on content that explores truth and creating social impact," said Revelations CEO McCreary and president Freeman. "The alignment of our shared visions allows for the perfect partnership with this first-look deal and we are excited about our future creative ventures." The third season of the series will again follow Academy Award-winning actor Freeman on an international journey as he discovers the power of religion and how it touches all of our lives. Freeman will travel to some of the world's holiest sites and speak with religious leaders, scientists, historians and archaeologists to try to shed light on questions about the divine that have puzzled us from the beginning. Each episode will focus on a different topic about the divine to help shed light on the questions that inspired mankind. In the first two seasons, Freeman traveled to Jerusalem's Wailing Wall, India's Bodhi Tree, Mayan temples in Guatemala, the pyramids of Egypt, New Mexico to observe ancient Navajo rituals and the banks of the Ganges River. He explored lofty topics like creation, resurrection, the afterlife and the apocalypse, all in an effort to open dialogue about values and ideas, and to reveal the commonalities between different faiths and cultures. The Story of God with Morgan Freeman will air globally in 2019 on National Geographic Channel in 172 countries in 43 languages, and in Spanish on Nat Geo Mundo.
PRINCIPAL CAST INFORMATION:
· Morgan Freeman as Host
CREW INFORMATION:
· Betsy Forhan as EP (NGC)
· James Younger as EP
· Lori McCreary as EP
· Morgan Freeman as EP
GENRE(S):
· reality (all)
· reality (documentary)
STUDIO INFORMATION:
· Revelations Entertainment