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Nat Geo cross-network simulcast

February 26, 2014

National Geographic Channel (NGC) has revealed that the UK series premiere of Cosmos: A Spacetime Odyssey will simulcast across networks, airing on National Geographic Channel, Nat Geo WILD and Sky 1 on March 16th at 7pm.

“Cosmos is the kind of rich, epic storytelling that we hope will not only be phenomenal entertainment, but also ignite curiosity and move a generation to take a deeper interest in science and the larger world around us,” said Hamish Mykura, EVP & Head of International Content, NGCI. “Seth, Ann, Neil and the entire team behind Cosmos have created one of the most incredible experiences ever imagined for television. We’re supporting it with our first-ever cross network launch with Sky 1, ensuring as many people in the UK have access to a truly unique television event.”

Adam MacDonald, Director Sky 1, commented: “We’re delighted to be working with our partner channels to give Cosmos a great launch pad. I hope Sky 1 customers enjoy this thrilling show.”

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