Top Story


Home >> International >> Article

National Geographic to air Heroes for the Planet on Diwali

Font Size   16
National Geographic to air Heroes for the Planet on Diwali

National Geographic will telecast Heroes for the Planet: A Tribute to National Geographic at seven p.m. on 16 November. The one- hour event was staged on 7 Jan 2001 at the Warner Theatre, US, with debonair actor Pierce Brosnan playing host.

The event was held to pay tribute to the channel which is available in several countries as well as to celebrate the launch of the National Geographic Channel in America. The new channel is a partnership between National Geographic Television and Fox Cable Networks Group. The channel claims that it reaches 28 million homes.

The show began with an introduction by charismatic ex-President Clinton praising the National Geographic Society for its 113-year commitment to conservation and the environment. 7 January was marked in Washington as 'National Geographic Channel Day'.

The show also recognised the contributions explorers and researchers have made to the Society. They include Jane Goodall, who extensively studied chimpanzees and the late Diane Fossey, who dedicated her life to the study of mountain gorillas. Fossey was played on-screen by Sigourney Weaver in the film 'Gorillas In The Mist'.

Underwater explorer Bob Ballard who uncovered the secrets of the Titanic and anthropologist and botanical explorer Wade Davis will also be acknowledged.


Kranti Gada joined the family business at Shemaroo in 2006 after a successful stint of over two years in marketing at Pepsi Co. She has been associated with the company for 12 years.

Exchange4media interacted with Jaspreet Chandok, Vice President and Head (Fashion) , IMG Reliance Pvt. Ltd on seamless brands integrations planned for Lakme Fashion Week, walking tall despite blazing trails like GST, demonetization and being a part of the larger cultural space

Their strategy to educate the consumers to make well informed decisions at all stages has worked out well.

Bobby Pawar, MD, CCO - South Asia, Publicis India, talks about his idea of chilling out

WhatClicks promises to be an unbiased, objective, third-party audit firm that will work with advertisers and agencies alike to help build an effective and integrated digital strategy.

V-Guard Industries, a household name for consumer electrical appliances in India, has revamped its logo in order to reflect the strength gained by the brand over the years. The company has also unveil...

The report reveals that there has been nearly 5 times more growth in video consumption in the last 12 months, with 96 percent of all usage being focused on long form video