New To View on National Geographic (Octoboer)

Hi everyone! October is upon us, so its time for another New To View segment on OKJ Discoveries!

As a monthly service brought to you by me, you can find out all the information you need about your soon-to-be favourite new shows and never miss another premiere again!

Special thanks to National Geographic Channel for all the images and information. You should check out the official National Geographic Channel websiteFacebook page and Twitter (@NatGeo_Asia).

Also check out New To View on BBC Knowledge (October) and New To View on HISTORY (October).

Brain Games Season 2

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Premieres on: 1 October 2013 (Tuesday), 10:00pm (SIN/HK)

Description: Brain Games is back to trick your mind in more ways that you can ever imagine with 8 all new episodes premiering this October, click the episode synopsis above to find out more!

Ultimate Airport Dubai

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Premieres on: 3 October 2013 (Tuesday), 9:00pm (SIN/HK)

Description: Ultimate Airport Dubai has taken us behind the screens at one of the busiest airports in the world – Dubai International. October sees 4 all new episodes that takes you further behind the scenes on the operations of a truly mega structure.

I Wouldn’t Go In There

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Premieres on: 4 October 2013 (Thursday), 11:00pm (SIN/HK)

Description: Join Blogger and Urban Explorer Robert Jeo (R.J.) as Nat Geo brings you 4 new episodes that sees him going across Malaysia, Thailand, Vietnam and India in search of the truth behind the haunted stories.


Ape Man – Social Climbers

Premieres on: 8 October 2013 (Tuesday), 9:00pm (SIN/HK)

Description: Primates are highly social, and most primate species live in groups. Being part of a social group is key to survival, so apes will do everything they can to avoid being excluded. But living in big groups isn’t easy – it takes a lot of intelligence to form and maintain the number of relationships necessary to ensure you don’t get forgotten, or kicked out. Humans have evolved to have the largest social groups of the great apes. From a very young age, we humans strive to be accepted, and, like other apes, do everything we can to avoid exclusion and isolation. This episode explores how to spot those similar ape tactics at work when people are trying to get to the top or trying to get out of trouble.

Malaysia: Through The Decades

Premieres on: 11 October 2013 (Monday), 9:00pm (SIN/HK)

Description: Compelling figures from both past and present will share their insight and experiences as the program traces the transformation of Malaysia that not so long ago relied on trishaws for transportation and is known now instead for feats of engineering and architecture, developing one of the world’s most profitable oil and gas conglomerates, and for fielding renowned scientists along with world-ranked athletes.


Explorer Top 125: Ultimate Mars Challenge

Premieres on: 12 October 2013 (Saturday), 10:00pm (SIN/HK)

Description: In August 2012, a NASA rover named Curiosity touched down inside MarsGale crater. The rover carried new scientific instruments designed to answer one question: Could Marshave ever been suitable for life? With inside access to the massive team of scientists and engineers responsible for Curiosity’son-the-ground experiments, filmmakers were there for the exhilarating moments after the rovers landing andfor the spectacular discoveries to come. As we reveal the dynamic new picture of Marsthat these explorers are painting, we will consider the deep questions raised by 40 years of roving Mars: How do we define life? How does life begin, and what does it need to survive? Are we alone in the universe?

Blow Your Mind

Premieres on: 15 October 2013 (Tuesday), 9:00pm (SIN/HK)

Description: Blow Your Mind is the owner’s manual to the most complex machine ever developed. Your brain. You might think you’re aware of what your brain is up to, butthe truth is we’re all just passengers along for the ride. In this fascinating and hilarious show, Robert Llewellyn and neuroscience expert, Bruce Hood, use mind-melting real-life experiments, hidden camera stunts, try-at-home tests and top notch animations to uncover the storm of unconscious processes that make up the human mind. On Blow Your Mind the whole world’s a lab and you, the unsuspecting members of the public, are the perfect test subjects.


Monster Fish 4

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Premieres on: 16 October 2013 (Wednesday), 10:00pm (SIN/HK)

Description: Zeb Hogan is back, and he’s setting out on a new series of adventures to help save the world’s big fish. To do it, he’ll head deep into the wild for some heart-pumping encounters with the biggest and most dangerous river monsters on the planet.


Vinnie Jones: Russia’s Toughest

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Premieres on: 21 October 2013 (Monday), 10:00pm (SIN/HK)

Description: Hard man Vinnie Jones travels across Russia.


The Numbers Game

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Premieres on: 22 October 2013 (Tuesday), 9:00pm (SIN/HK)

Description: Money. Sex. Marriage. Mortality. In each episode of The Numbers Game data scientist Jake Porway tackles one of life’s most daunting topics revealing the surprising science behind them. From mind-bending stats, hilarious man on the street experiments, and interactive game play, this show delivers the answers to life’s mysteries and gives you the tools to help take charge of your destiny and change your life forever.

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Just a guy wanting to talk about the wonders and facts like a vending machine that gives you a coca cola every time you hug it


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