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Babies: Season 1

Babies: Season 1

February 21, 2020
The six-part documentary series filmed over three years follows 15 infants during their first year.
Metascore:
58
User Score:
1.5
Seven Worlds, One Planet

Seven Worlds, One Planet

January 18, 2020
Each hour-long episode will focus on the wildlife and wilderness of a single continent in the seven-part BBC documentary series narrated by Sir David Attenborough.
Metascore:
83
User Score:
7.1
Rick & Morty: Season 4

Rick & Morty: Season 4

November 10, 2019
The 10 episodes of the animated series are split evenly between 2019 and 2020.
Metascore:
84
User Score:
5.3
Why We Hate: Season 1

Why We Hate: Season 1

October 13, 2019
The six-part documentary series executive produced Alex Gibney and Steven Spielberg and directed by Geeta Gandbhir and Sam Pollard examines th history and science behind hatred.
Metascore:
69
User Score:
5.6
The Hot Zone

The Hot Zone

May 27, 2019
When a highly infectious virus with no known cure appears at the Reston Monkey Facility in 1989, U.S. Army veterinarian Dr. Nancy Jaax (Julianna Margulies) works to stop it from spreading in this six-part miniseries based on Richard Preston's 1995 nonfiction book about Ebola.
Metascore:
69
User Score:
6.7
You vs. Wild: Season 1

You vs. Wild: Season 1

April 10, 2019
Similar to the recent Black Mirror movie Bandersnatch, viewers will decide what Bear Grylls will do in this interactive adventure series.
Metascore:
51
User Score:
7.2
Our Planet

Our Planet

April 5, 2019
The eight-part series from Planet Earth and Blue Planet director Alastair Fothergill was filmed over four years with 4k cameras and narrated by David Attenborough.
Metascore:
83
User Score:
8.9
The Inventor: Out for Blood in Silicon Valley

The Inventor: Out for Blood in Silicon Valley

March 18, 2019
Alex Gibney's documentary about how Elizabeth Holmes and her company Theranos' claims of a compact blood testing machine went from a Silicon Valley start-up worth $9 billion in 2014 to being cited by the SEC for "massive fraud" in 2016.
Metascore:
69
User Score:
7.2
Project Blue Book: Season 1

Project Blue Book: Season 1

January 8, 2019
College professor Dr. J. Allen Hynek (Aiden Gillen) is recruited by the US Air Force to be the Chief Scientific Advisor to a team that includes General James Harding (Neal McDonough), General Hugh Valentine (Michael Harney) and Captain Michael Quinn (Michael Malarkey) who will investigate cases of UFO phenomena in this series based on the real examinations conducted by the United States Air Force from 1952-1969.
Metascore:
56
User Score:
7.2
Genius (2017): Season 2

Genius (2017): Season 2

April 24, 2018
Pablo Picasso (Antonio Banderas) is the focus of the second season of the biographical anthology series from Brian Grazer and Ron Howard.
Metascore:
52
User Score:
3.5
One Strange Rock: Season 1

One Strange Rock: Season 1

March 26, 2018
The 10-part documentary series hosted by Will Smith from Darren Aronofsky and Nutopia features former astronauts talking about what makes Earth so unique to the universe.
Metascore:
71
User Score:
5.3
Planet Earth: Blue Planet II

Planet Earth: Blue Planet II

January 20, 2018
Airing simultaneously on AMC, BBC America, IFC, SundanceTV, and WE tv, the seven-part mini-series takes a look at life in the world's oceans with narration by David Attenborough.
Metascore:
97
User Score:
8.2
Young Sheldon: Season 1

Young Sheldon: Season 1

September 25, 2017
The spinoff from The Big Bang Theory focuses on a nine-year-old Sheldon Cooper (Iain Armitage) as he begins high school in East Texas.
Metascore:
63
User Score:
5.0
Genius (2017): Season 1

Genius (2017): Season 1

April 25, 2017
The first season of National Geographic's debut scripted anthology series from Brian Grazer and Ron Howard focuses on the life of Albert Einstein (Geoffrey Rush).
Metascore:
65
User Score:
6.7
Bill Nye Saves the World: Season 1

Bill Nye Saves the World: Season 1

April 21, 2017
The science talk show hosted by Bill Nye will feature experiments, demonstrations and special guests such as Steve Aoki, Rachel Bloom, Zach Braff, Donald Faison, Tim Gunn, Joel McHale, and Wil Wheaton.
Metascore:
63
User Score:
1.7
Planet Earth II: Season 1

Planet Earth II: Season 1

February 18, 2017
Narrated by David Attenborough, the sequel to the 2006 nature series features the use of 4K ultra high definition (UHD), aerial drones, and remote recordings to explore animals and the habitats they live in such as islands, mountains, jungles, deserts, grasslands and cities.
Metascore:
96
User Score:
9.4
Mars: Season 1

Mars: Season 1

November 14, 2016
Produced by Ron Howard, the hybrid miniseries features a scripted drama set in 2033 as six astronauts set out on the first mission to Mars with real documentary interviews with experts such as NASA administrator Charles Bolden, X-Prize Foundation head Peter Diamandis, Elon Musk, Neil deGrasse Tyson, and The Martian author Andy Weir.
Metascore:
59
User Score:
5.5
MacGyver (2016): Season 1

MacGyver (2016): Season 1

September 23, 2016
20-something Angus "Mac" MacGyver (Lucas Till) and former CIA agent Jack (George Eads) deal with dangerous missions around the world as part of the Department of External Services in this reboot of the 1985 series.
Metascore:
38
User Score:
3.9
The Hunt

The Hunt

July 3, 2016
The nature documentary series from the producers of Planet Earth series is narrated by David Attenborough.
Metascore:
91
User Score:
8.5
Genius by Stephen Hawking: Season 1

Genius by Stephen Hawking: Season 1

May 18, 2016
In each episode a group of volunteers are asked to try to answer some of the universe's biggest science questions such as alien life, time travel and why humans exists in this six-part series hosted by Professor Stephen Hawking.
Metascore:
67
User Score:
5.2
Killing Fields: Season 1

Killing Fields: Season 1

January 5, 2016
Retired Louisiana detective Rodie Sanchez re-opens the 1987 case of the body of LSU graduate student Eugenie Boisfontaine with Aubrey St. Angelo, a young detective with Iberville Parish Sheriff's Office Criminal Investigation Division.
Metascore:
59
User Score:
6.6
Breakthrough: Season 1

Breakthrough: Season 1

November 1, 2015
The six-part series features focuses on the latest scientific research on such topics as pandemics, aging, robotics, the brain, energy and water. Peter Berg, Brett Ratner and Adrien Brody, Paul Giamatti, Ron Howard, Akiva Goldsman and Jason Bateman, and Angela Bassett are some of the directors and actors involved.
Metascore:
66
User Score:
8.5
The Knick: Season 2

The Knick: Season 2

October 16, 2015
The staff are preparing for The current Knickerbocker Hospital to be closed and moving to new building uptown in the second season set in 1901.
Metascore:
85
User Score:
8.9
Manhattan: Season 2

Manhattan: Season 2

October 13, 2015
The second season finds the scientists preparing for the first detonation of the atomic weapon on July 16, 1945.
Metascore:
80
User Score:
8.4
StarTalk: Season 1

StarTalk: Season 1

April 27, 2015
Based on Neil deGrasse Tyson's podcast, the daily talk show will feature interviews about science with a variety of guests.
Metascore:
55
User Score:
8.2
Cancer: The Emperor of  All Maladies

Cancer: The Emperor of All Maladies

March 30, 2015
Based on the Pulitzer Prize-winning book by Siddhartha Mukherjee, the six-hour documentary directed by Barak Goodman (and executive produced by Ken Burns) explores the history of cancer and the latest medical advances with stories of real-life patients.
Metascore:
78
User Score:
7.2
How We Got to Now With Steven Johnson: Season 1

How We Got to Now With Steven Johnson: Season 1

October 15, 2014
A six installment series starring science writer and professional theorist Steven Johnson which examines at six big ideas and the impact they've made.
Metascore:
82
User Score:
7.2
Scorpion: Season 1

Scorpion: Season 1

September 22, 2014
Federal agent Cabe Gallo (Robert Patrick) recruits Walter O’Brien (Elyes Gabel) and his team of geniuses that includes behaviorist Toby Curtis (Eddie Kaye Thomas); mechanical prodigy Happy Quinn (Jadyn Wong); and math wizard Sylvester Dodd (Ari Stidham) to help against national high tech threats.
Metascore:
48
User Score:
5.9
The Knick: Season 1

The Knick: Season 1

August 8, 2014
Directed by Steven Soderbergh, the drama set in 1900 in New York City follows the lives and works of the staff of Knickerbocker Hospital including new lead surgeon, Dr. John Thackery (Clive Owen); Dr. Everett Gallinger (Eric Johnson); Dr. Bertie Chickering Jr. (Michael Angarano); Dr. Algernon Edwards (Andre Holland); and Cornelia Robertson (Juliet Rylance), the daughter of hospital benefactor, Captain August Robertson.
Metascore:
75
User Score:
8.4
Manhattan: Season 1

Manhattan: Season 1

July 27, 2014
A group of scientists including Frank Winter (John Benjamin Hickey), Charlie Isaacs (Ashley Zukerman), Col. Alden Cox (Mark Moses), and Glen Babbit (Daniel Stern), along with their wives, settle in the New Mexico desert to begin work on the Manhattan project in this drama created and written by Sam Shaw.
Metascore:
78
User Score:
7.8
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