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"StarTalk" (TV show) is a late-night talk show on National Geographic Channel that is hosted by prominent astrophysicist Dr. Neil deGrasse Tyson. Guests include world-renowned cultural luminaries across science, entertainment and politics, including President Jimmy Carter, Richard Dawkins, Chris Hadfield, Norman Lear, Christopher Nolan and George Takei.

Based on Dr. Tyson's prominent podcast of the same name, the weekly series infuses pop culture with science, while bringing together comedians

and celebrities to delve into a wide range of topics. Each week, in a private interview, Dr. Tyson explores all the ways that science and technology have influenced the life and livelihood of his guests, whatever their background.

After his one-on-one interview, Dr. Tyson invites a comedian co-host and influencers in media, science and pop culture to join him in front of a studio audience in the American Museum of Natural History's Rose Center for Earth and Space in New York City — where he serves as the Frederick P. Rose Director of the Hayden Planetarium — to further break down the topic. And in each episode, Dr. Tyson calls on his friend Bill Nye the Science Guy to weigh in on the week's theme; Nye shares his perspective on science, technology and even Star Trek via a pretaped segment.

"StarTalk" is produced by Curved Light Productions and National Geographic Studios for National Geographic Channels. For Curved Light Productions, executive producers are Neil deGrasse Tyson and Helen Matsos. For National Geographic Studios, executive producer is Brian Lovett, co-executive producer is Drew Pulley and president is Brooke Runnette. For National Geographic Channels, executive producer is Michael Kovnat, vice president of production is Char Serwa and president of original programming and production is Tim Pastore.




FACTS

Network: National Geographic Channel
Genre: Talk Show
Runtime: 60 mins.
Premiere Date: April 20, 2015
Seasons: 1
Production Companies:
Curved Light Productions
National Geographic Studios




  Neil deGrasse Tyson to Host 'StarTalk' — Premiering Monday, April 20, the new National Geographic Channel late-night talk show will feature world-renowned cultural luminaries across science, entertainment and politics, including President Jimmy Carter, Richard Dawkins, Chris Hadfield, Norman Lear, Christopher Nolan, George Takei and more. Read more...





 
 
 
 
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