"Yellowstone Live" is a 4-Night, Multiplatform Event with 34 Cameras Capturing the Greater Yellowtone Ecosystem in Epic, Breathtaking Fashion

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02 August 2018
Yellowstone Live
Courtesy of National Geographic Networks
"Yellowstone Live"
Beginning Sunday, August 5 at 9 PM ET on NGC
Simulcast on Nat Geo WILD from August 6 Through August 8
          Get ready for a spectacular summer happening, YELLOWSTONE LIVE, a four-day live event that showcases the best of the Greater Yellowstone Ecosystem and its wildlife in real time and in spectacular fashion. Yellowstone is a hot spot for volcanic activity with approximately 400 animal species, dramatic canyons, lush forests, hot springs, gushing geysers and alpine rivers, and over the course of four nights, viewers will witness one of the Earth’s greatest ecosystems, shot by world-renowned cinematographers using cutting-edge technology.
          With a complex network of cameras, YELLOWSTONE LIVE, captures Yellowstone’s most elusive animals on a massive scale, including  grizzly bears, wolves, cougars, bison, coyotes, beavers, bald eagles and elk. Filming more than 22 million acres, across three states, two National Parks, five National Forests and the most remote wilderness in the lower 48 states, YELLOWSTONE LIVE reveals this iconic destination as never seen before.

The following Storytellers will be at the helm during this 4-night event: 
  • Bob Poole – Emmy Award-winning cinematographer who filmed hyenas in Ethiopia during National Geographic’s EARTH LIVE
  • Jeff Hogan – Emmy Award-winning cinematographer and wildlife photographer who produced National Geographic’s WILD YELLOWSTONE
  • Arthur Middleton – Ecologist; National Geographic Society Fellow and lead researcher in National Geographic’s Beyond Yellowstone project
  • Joe Riis – Ecologist; National Geographic photographer of animal migrations in the Greater Yellowstone Ecosystem
  • Bob Landis – Wildlife filmmaker who is based in the Greater Yellowstone Area
  • Doug Smith –National Geographic-funded scientist; wolf biologist in the Greater Yellowstone Ecosystem
Yellowstone Live
Photo: Michael Nichols/National Geographic Creative
          From National Geographic’s wilderness home base in West Yellowstone, host Josh Elliott will navigate viewers on our trek across America’s national treasure. Chris Packham, animal expert, will join Elliott in studio alongside some of Yellowstone’s native wildlife. In addition, YELLOWSTONE LIVE’s “Roving Reporter” Jenna Wolfe will be in the field to interview key people whose lives and work are dedicated to maintaining the historic region. Together, they will give viewers access to prime locations across the Greater Yellowstone Ecosystem—from the Gallatin Mountain Range and Lamar Valley to Old Faithful and much more.

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