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Top Shows to Watch on National Geographic This September 2020!

 

  1. 1. NEW SHOW: BEST SELLING AUTHOR AND CELEBRITY CHEF DAVID ROCCO’S DOLCE SOUTHEAST ASIA

 

Show/Title: David Rocco’s Dolce Southeast Asia – Finding Purpose 

Premiere Date:  Monday, September 14, 2020

Airing Time: 10 PM UAE Time/9 PM KSA Time

After falling in love with the sights, smells and of course flavors of Southeast Asia in his many travels through the region, David Rocco has decided to see what this tropical wonderland has in store for him. Travelling to Vietnam, Cambodia, Thailand, Malaysia and Singapore, David learns traditional dishes and samples the street food he’s heard about from foodies all over the world. Seeing first-hand the unique cultures thriving in rural villages and the bustling cosmopolitan cities, David is inspired to share with the world the stories of the people he meets along the way.               

Penang is the epicenter of Malaysia’s food scene. The coming together of Chinese, Malay and Indian cultures, gives the food in Penang an identity of its own. David meets up with different people who share how they have found their life purpose.

2. NEW SHOW: SECRETS OF…

Show/Title: All You Can Eat: Secrets of the World’s Mega Buffet       

Premiere Date: Wednesday, September 2, 2020

Airing Time: 9 PM UAE Time/8 PM KSA Time  

The JRC Global Buffet in Watford is one of the biggest restaurants in the UK. Covering 27,000 square feet, and serving up to 350 dishes from all over the world, it can feed as many as 3000 people every day but how do you feed people as much as they want for a set price and keep your business booming? With exclusive access we go behind the scenes on one of the busiest days of the year – Father’s Day - and meet the army of people who keep the meal machine running smoothly.       

 

Show/Title: Secret Life of the Long Haul Flight

Premiere Date: Wednesday, September 9, 2020

Airing Time: 9 PM UAE Time/8 PM KSA Time

Each year over 300 million passengers, fly over 6 billion miles on long-haul flights - epic daily journeys made by some of world's biggest planes. Like flying hotels, they transport people across the world in comfort and style. But what does it take to keep these giants in the sky? We follow one of the longest flights in the world - from London to Sydney Australia.

 

Show/Title: The Secret Life of the Cruise

Premiere Date: Wednesday, September 16, 2020 

Airing Time: 9 PM UAE Time/8 PM KSA Time

A snowy owl needs to be removed from the airfield to avoid a possible air strike. At Air Canada a broken baggage belt threatens to grind the morning rush to a halt.

 

Show/Title: The Secret Life of the World’s Busiest Airport

Premiere Date: Wednesday, September 23, 2020

Airing Time: 9 PM UAE Time/8 PM KSA Time

Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta has been the world's busiest airport for the last two decades. Last year alone 104 million passengers passed through its terminals and concourses. But how does the world's busiest airport continue to perform, day after day, year after year, under the load of 2 million passengers a week?      

 

3. NEW SHOW: STORIES OF WW II

Show/Title: WWII In Europe: Voices from the Front

Premiere Date: Thursday, September 3, 2020 

Airing Time: 9 PM UAE Time/9 PM KSA Time

May 8th, 2020 marks 75 years since Victory in Europe, when the Nazis surrendered to the Allies ending WWII in Europe. We relive that electrifying day, and many of the dramatic events leading up to it, through the words of the people who remember it.     

 

Show/Title: Japan’s Lost Battleship

Premiere Date: Thursday, September 10, 2020

Airing Time: 9 PM UAE Time/8 PM KSA Time 

October 24, 1944, the world's greatest battle at sea begins in the Philippines. Japan's navy gambles on a decisive victory against the United States to turn the tide of World War II. Instead Musashi, its top-secret super battleship, ends up at the bottom of the ocean. How did this unsinkable giant go down so fast? Was it overwhelming American air power? Or a fatal design flaw? Now American deep-sea explorers and Japanese military experts are determined to solve this 70-year old mystery. But first they must find the missing Musashi.

 

Show/Title: Hitler’s Teen Killers

Premiere Date: Thursday, September 17, 2020

Airing Time: 9 PM UAE Time/8 PM KSA Time 

They grew up under the Nazi regime. They pledged to give their lives for Hitler. They were fanatics who would not be stopped. They were the 20,000 teenagers who made up the 12th SS Panzer Division. Unleashed in France to halt the Allied invasion, they would sow terror and destruction in their wake. Historical colorized archives and a handful of survivors tell us this story.

 

Show/Title: D-Day Sacrifice: Battle For Freedom

Premiere Date: Thursday, September 24, 2020

Airing Time: 9 PM UAE Time/8 PM KSA Time

Eyewitness testimonies recall the sacrifices made during Operation Overlord, a military operation that spanned from D-Day to the Liberation of Paris.

 

4. MADE IN A DAY 

Show/Title: Made In A Day – Fire Trucks 

Airing Date: Monday, September 7, 2020

Airing Time: 9 PM UAE Time/8 PM KSA Time

At the heart of every community, is a firehouse; at the heart of that firehouse are the firefighters who put their lives on the line 24/7. The warhorse that carries them into battle is the iconic fire truck. There are nearly 250,000 fire trucks worldwide. This is the story of how America's favorite ones are made.

Show/Title: Made In A Day – Whiskey

Airing Date: Monday, September 7, 2020

Airing Time: 9.30 PM UAE Time/8.30 PM KSA Time

America's most famous liquor started with humble beginnings, 150 years ago, in Lynchburg, Tennessee. This same distillery now makes over 120 million bottles a year of one of the world's most beloved brews. From the grains that turn in to mash, the distilling process and the charcoal mellowing and barrel storage, this is the story of how Jack Daniels is made and competes in a whisky market worth 800 billion dollars a year. 

Show/Title: Made In A Day – Space Rockets

Airing Date: Monday, September 14, 2020

Airing Time: 9.00 PM UAE Time/8.00 PM KSA Time

The story of a rocket from metal sheets to a 1.3 million pound-heavy taxi service to the stars. With opportunities and benefits to all mankind, it's open season in space with rocket missions set toward a trillion dollar economy in the next 20 years. US heavyweight rocket builder, ULA is at the cutting edge of final frontier exploration.

Show/Title: Made In A Day – Hot Sauce

Airing Date: Monday, September 14, 2020

Airing Time: 9.30 PM UAE Time/8.30 PM KSA Time

The story of how hot sauce is made and distributed. From its humble beginnings as chili peppers grown on the farms of Central and South America, this zingy fruit has spread globally to become one of the most sought after ingredients in a booming hot sauce market worth over $4 billion in sales. Tabasco, one of the originals, still sets the market on fire, selling over 182 million bottles per year.

 

Show/Title: Made In A Day – Tractors 

Airing Date: Monday, September 21, 2020

Airing Time: 9.00 PM UAE Time/8.00 PM KSA Time

As the world gears up to feed growing populations, world-renowned agricultural giant John Deere opens the doors to their Iowa mega-factory to reveal how they make the world's most powerful tractors. Combining a giant iron foundry with high-tech manufacturing operation, they built big machines designed to feed the world.

 

5. AIRPORT BELOW ZERO 

Show/Title: Airport Below Zero – To BB or Not to BB

Airing Date: Tuesday, September 1, 2020

Airing Time: 9 PM UAE Time/8 PM KSA Time

Today, it’s safety first at Edmonton International Airport. The RCMP remove a checked bag with BB gun inside, while their bomb-sniffing dogs are trained in the terminal and on the plane. Later, a blonde bombshell is found wandering at check-in.

Show/Title: Airport Below Zero – Fort MacMurray

Airing Date: Tuesday, September 8, 2020

Airing Time: 9 PM UAE Time/8 PM KSA Time

With a busy day of baggage placed on wrong belt and the arrival of Pit Bulls pups, Edmonton International Airport stops everything to focus their efforts on the devastating Fort MacMurray fire.

 

Show/Title: Airport Below Zero – Air Supply of Booze

Airing Date: Tuesday, September 15, 2020 

Airing Time: 9 PM UAE Time/8 PM KSA Time

It is training day for Canadian North flight attendants and pilot. At KLM, a Nigerian bride’s passport issues may cause her to miss her wedding, and a drunk passenger tries to work out a cheap deal on the price of a ticket.

 

Show/Title: Airport Below Zero – Northern Lates

Airing Date: Tuesday, September 22, 2020

Airing Time: 9 PM UAE Time/8 PM KSA Time

It is a day of international travel - and headaches - at Edmonton Airport. One passenger may be denied boarding for a trip to Hawaii, while another passenger is being held up to pay a fee to enter Argentina. Meanwhile, things are looking dim for two passengers from Hong Kong traveling to see the Northern Lights.

 

Show/Title: Airport Below Zero – Lighting Does Not Strike Twice

Airing Date: Tuesday, September 29, 2020

Airing Time: 9 PM UAE Time/8 PM KSA Time

Outside, lightning strikes an inbound KLM plane with a potential delay for Europe-bound travelers and inside the terminal a passenger strikes her head and is attended by paramedics. Meanwhile, a sister is worried why her brother has not arrived from overseas and one passenger completely loses his temper after being denied boarding due to missing the check-in time.

 

 

 

  1. NEW SHOW: BEST IN THE WORLD JAPAN

Show/Title: Best In The World Japan 

Premiere Date: Thursday, September 10, 2020

Airing Time: 10.25 PM UAE Time/9.25 PM KSA Time

A country that boasts the most three-star restaurants in the world and an array of spectacular cuisine, Japan is the ultimate food lover’s paradise. Join hilarious and high-energy host Razif Hashim on his journey to the Land of the Rising Sun to discover the culture, the history, and most importantly the tastes of the unique and delicious food of this extraordinary island nation.

 

  1. NEW SHOW: STOPOVER

Show/Title: Stopover

Premiere Date: Thursday, September 10, 2020

Airing Time: 10.25 PM UAE Time/9.25 PM KSA Time

Synopsis: Join our hosts as they stop over fascinating cities: Switzerland, Seoul, Bangkok, Shanghai, Jakarta, Penang, and Hong Kong to uncover the DNA of the culture and people in these very special cities!

 

  1. BROJECTS: BUILT FOR THE WEEKEND

Show/Title: Built for the Weekend – The Floating Playground

Airing Date: Monday, September 7, 2020

Airing Time: 10.25 PM UAE Time/9.25 PM KSA Time

Building brothers Kevin and Andrew take their fun and creative ideas on the road. Every episode, they build a one-of-a-kind outdoor project that transforms a young family’s lake home into the ideal cool weekend retreat—everything from outdoor living rooms and floating movie theatres to post-and-beam hammock lounges and custom firepits. From conception to the big reveal, each build arrives at its destination in entertaining style.

 

  1. WORLD’S MOST EXPENSIVE CRUISE

 

Show/Title: World’s Most Expensive Cruise – Episode 3

Airing Date: Friday, September 4, 2020

Airing Time: 10.25 PM UAE Time/9.25 PM KSA Time 

This four-part series offers exclusive access and behind-the-scenes insight aboard the most luxurious ship ever built. The show will explore life on-board Seven Seas Explorer and share exactly what it’s like to set sail with Regent Seven Seas Cruises, where suites cost up to £8,000 per night and the walls are lined with art worth up to £5 million, including pieces by Pablo Picasso.

 

  1. 5. CHASING THE SUN S2

Show/Title: Chasing the Sun - Vietnam

 Airing Date: Tuesday, September 1, 2020

 Airing Time: 10.25 PM UAE Time/9.25 PM KSA Time

Chasing The Sun goes beyond the normal travel TV show. As the series tells a story of the world that we live in through the locals, while the host goes on his own journey of discovery. We tell the stories of people and the journey they are on.

Stephen Immerses himself in the local culture, learning about generations worth of traditions from barber shops and mask making.

 

  1. 6. TASTE BANGKOK

Show/Title: Taste of Bangkok – Episode 2

Airing Date: Tuesday, September 1, 2020

Airing Time: 9.55 PM UAE TIME/8.55 PM KSA TIME

Another culinary adventure inviting viewers to experience the exquisite cuisines of the capital city of Thailand in "Taste Bangkok". Join Thai actor Ananda Everingham as he discovers, dines and speaks to the culinary masters on what inspires them, where their favorite haunts are, what makes Bangkok tick as Asia’s culinary hub and the diversity of cuisine served at fine dining spaces and on street tables.

Ananda brings us to Bangkok's famous restaurants serving exquisite cuisines and talks with their respective restaurateur-chef Extraordinaires.

 

Top Shows to Watch on National Geographic WILD This September 2020!

 

1. NEW SHOW: PREDATOR BLOODLINES 

Show Title: Predator Bloodlines – A Leopard’s Tale

Premiere Date: Monday, September 7, 2020

Airing Time: 8.30 PM UAE TIME/7.30 PM KSA TIME 

 

Bloodlines...it is through this mechanism that individuals inherit the unique code for survival. 

The fight for survival is universal, the fight for legacy sets these six extraordinary characters and their families apart. With our camera lens having captured these animals lives daily for three years, the series allows viewers to witness personalities that defy expectation, to see determination without equal, and to watch these characters navigate the extreme tribulations of life in the wild where bloodlines are everything and they strive at all costs to conquer the ultimate prize: survival for themselves and their kin.

 

In these six epic tales of survival, viewers can expect to meet relatable characters that take them on an emotional journey that involves dramatic kills by precision hunters, flagrant love affairs, the joy of new life and young life maturing as well as the tragedy of loss, victory, and failure as a cast of enigmatic enemies and crafty competition is encountered. Survival is brutal as drought and disease must be conquered.

 

Show Title: Predator Bloodlines – A Lion Legacy

Premiere Date: Monday, September 14, 2020

Airing Time: 8.30 PM UAE Time/7.30 PM KSA Time 

She leads the formidable Sausage Tree Pride, an ensemble of buffalo-slaying huntresses. That is, until the migration crosses their prime domain and they demonstrate ultimate adaptability and switch prey species. But the pride has been compromised after a split-away group left their ranks and now she must muster her troupe to excel at motherhood while male coalitions complicate dynamics all around them.

 

Show Title: Predator Bloodlines – The Sisterhood

Premiere Date: Monday, September 21, 2020

Airing Time: 8.30 PM UAE Time/7.30 PM KSA Time 

Identified by her burnt orange gaze, she leads a pride of five closely-related lionesses and their six offspring. They overcome every challenge as a precision unit: the gauntlet of the buffalo hunt or the upheaval of new males that could either decimate the prides ranks or offer her the chance to finally mother cubs. But desperate drought and crippling disease push the sisterhood to the absolute brink of survival.

 

Show Title: Predator Bloodlines – The Sisterhood

Premiere Date: Monday, September 21, 2020

Airing Time: 8.30 PM UAE Time/7.30 PM KSA Time 

Identified by her burnt orange gaze, she leads a pride of five closely-related lionesses and their six offspring. They overcome every challenge as a precision unit: the gauntlet of the buffalo hunt or the upheaval of new males that could either decimate the prides ranks or offer her the chance to finally mother cubs. But desperate drought and crippling disease push the sisterhood to the absolute brink of survival.

 

 

2. NEW SHOW: WORLD’S DEADLIEST CATS

Show Title: World’s Deadliest Cats – Lion Brothers: Cubs to Kings

Premiere Date: Saturday, September 5, 2020

Airing Time: 8.30 PM UAE Time/7.30 PM KSA Time

Lions and tigers capture our imagination and wow us with their hunting skills. But they overshadow their smaller cousins. The cat family's diverse, and the felines at the smaller end of the scale can be just as impressive.

Life has other ideas and throws the book at this young upstart. With brother Max by his side, can Leo face his challenges and overcome his arrogance to become the King he's always dreamed he'd be?

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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