To install click the Add extension button. That's it.

The source code for the WIKI 2 extension is being checked by specialists of the Mozilla Foundation, Google, and Apple. You could also do it yourself at any point in time.

Kelly Slayton
Congratulations on this excellent venture… what a great idea!
Alexander Grigorievskiy
I use WIKI 2 every day and almost forgot how the original Wikipedia looks like.
What we do. Every page goes through several hundred of perfecting techniques; in live mode. Quite the same Wikipedia. Just better.

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

National Geographic Wild
CountryHong Kong
United Kingdom
United States
United Arab Emirates
Broadcast areaAsia
HeadquartersWashington, D.C.
Picture formatInternational:
1080i HDTV
United States:
720p HDTV
(downscaled to letterboxed 480i for the SDTV feed)
OwnerNational Geographic Partners (Disney Entertainment)
Sister channels
Launched21 August 2006; 17 years ago (21 August 2006) (Asia)
1 March 2007; 17 years ago (1 March 2007) (Europe, Middle East & Africa)
9 September 2008; 15 years ago (9 September 2008) (France)
14 October 2007; 16 years ago (14 October 2007) (Italy)
31 July 2009; 14 years ago (31 July 2009) (India)
July 2009; 14 years ago (July 2009) (Romania)
1 November 2009; 14 years ago (1 November 2009) (Latin America)
15 November 2009; 14 years ago (15 November 2009) (Australia)
29 March 2010; 14 years ago (29 March 2010) (United States)
30 August 2010; 13 years ago (30 August 2010) (Malaysia)
9 September 2011; 12 years ago (9 September 2011) (Turkey)
1 October 2011; 12 years ago (1 October 2011) (Japan)
4 October 2011; 12 years ago (4 October 2011) (Spain)
7 May 2012; 12 years ago (7 May 2012) (Canada)
ReplacedAdventure One (UK and International)
Fox Reality Channel (United States)
Fox Life (Japan)
ClosedJanuary 31, 2021; 3 years ago (2021-01-31) (Japan)
March 1, 2021; 3 years ago (2021-03-01) (SD feed, Malaysia)
September 23, 2021; 2 years ago (2021-09-23) (Transvision feed, Indonesia)
October 1, 2021; 2 years ago (2021-10-01) (Biznet Home feed, Indonesia)
March 31, 2022; 2 years ago (2022-03-31) (Latin America)
October 1, 2022; 20 months ago (2022-10-01) (Italy, Russia & Belarus)
February 1, 2023; 16 months ago (2023-02-01) (Malaysia)
28 February 2023; 15 months ago (2023-02-28) (Allente, (Scandinavia))
April 1, 2023; 14 months ago (2023-04-01) (Australia & New Zealand) [1]
September 30, 2023; 8 months ago (2023-09-30) at 11:59:59pm Hong Kong Time (Southeast Asia, Hong Kong, Korea and Taiwan)
Replaced byLove Nature (Malaysia)
Hits Now (Cignal, Philippines)
Nex Parabola (Indonesia)Channel 202
Channel 108
Channel 84 (SD)
GOtv (Sub-Saharan Africa)Channel 51
DStv (Sub-Saharan Africa)Channel 182
AzamTV (East Africa)Channel 184
StarTimes (Africa)Channel 221
Zuku TV (Kenya)Channel 415
Sky (UK and Ireland)Channel 165
Channel 841 (HD)
Virgin Media (UK)Channel 182 (HD)
Streaming media
Service(s)YouTube TV, Hulu + Live TV, FuboTV, Vidgo, Sling TV
Sky Go (UK)Watch live (UK and Ireland, and Europe only)
Airtel digital TV HD (India)Channel 434 (Dolby Atmos)

National Geographic Wild (shortened as Nat Geo Wild and abbreviated NGW) is a global pay television network owned by National Geographic Partners, a joint venture between The Walt Disney Company (73%) and the National Geographic Society (27%).[2] The channel primarily focuses on wildlife and natural history non-fiction programming. It is a sister network to National Geographic TV.

The channel first launched in Hong Kong on 1 January 2006.[3] It later launched in the United Kingdom, Turkey, Ireland, Romania, India, Vietnam, and Poland replacing the now defunct Adventure One. The channel remains the world's first bilingual wildlife service, available in English and Cantonese in the Hong Kong market as well as Tagalog in The Philippines. It launched in Latin America on 1 November 2009 as a high definition channel. In 2010, it launched in the United States.

As of November 2023, Nat Geo Wild is available to approximately 36,000,000 pay television households in the United States-down from its 2019 peak of 61,000,000 households.[4]

YouTube Encyclopedic

  • 1/1
    85 482
  • 🔴 LIVE! Sharks, Dinosaurs, Outer Space and MORE! 🦈| Nat Geo Kids Compilations | @natgeokids





The channel launched in South Africa in mid-2009, and is available on the South African Satellite Network DStv.[5]

Southeast Asia

In Singapore, the channel is carried on the StarHub TV subscription services. Astro and Unifi TV carried the channel in Malaysia with four language audio tracks included. Some shows on Nat Geo Wild are aired in Filipino (Tagalog) in the Philippines, which also have multiple languages available. Selected shows also aired on Fox Filipino (now defunct).

Nat Geo Wild alongside its sister channel National Geographic has ceased in operation in Southeast Asia on October 1, 2023.[6] Most of the contents were later relocated to Disney+ (or Disney+ Hotstar for Malaysia, Indonesia and Thailand) content hub.

East Asia

In Hong Kong, the channel is carried on the Now TV subscription services. The channel launched in South Korea on 16 April 2009.

In Japan, the channel launched on January 10, 2011 and its carried on the Sky PerfecTV! subscription services. The Japanese version of the channel was closed on January 31, 2021, after the successful launch of Disney+ in the country;[7] as a result, it was the first Asian feed of the channel to completely cease operations.

As described above, the network went out of operation in Hong Kong, Taiwan and South Korea on October 1, 2023.[6]

Middle East and North Africa

BeIN(stylized as beIN) carries the channel for Middle Eastern and North African viewers. The channel launched in Israel on 23 July 2008.


The Asian version of the channel launched in Australia on 15 November 2009 on Austar and Foxtel.[8]

A high definition feed launched on Foxtel on 1 November 2010.[9] Although the HD feed was expected to launch on Austar in late 2010/early 2011, the channel did not launch until 1 July 2012, after Foxtel acquired Austar.[10]

On 1 February 2015, Nat Geo Wild launched on Australian IPTV service Fetch TV.[11][12]

Nat Geo Wild, alongside National Geographic, officially ceased broadcasting in Australia and New Zealand on 1 April 2023. [1]


The Canadian version of Nat Geo Wild launched on 7 May 2012. Similar to National Geographic Channel, this channel is controlled by Corus Entertainment.[13]


The channel launched in India on 31 July 2009. In 2013, a Hindi audiotrack of was launched on the channel. It features 4 audio track, which are in English, Telugu, Hindi and Tamil languages. As of October 1, 2023, the Indian feed is the only one left in Asia.


Pan-European feed

The channel launched on 1 March 2007 in Europe,[14] and now reaches up to 10.5 million homes in the UK.


A French Nat Geo Wild was launched on 9 September 2008. Its HD feed launched on 8 November 2011. It is available in France, Belgium, Luxembourg, Switzerland, Africa and many other islands.

In France, it was exclusive of Canalsat and Numericable. In 2014, it joined ISP offers, but in 2018 it became a Canal+ exclusive again.


On 14 October 2007, an Italian Nat Geo Wild was launched on Sky Italia. It is also available in Switzerland. Its HD feed was launched on 1 February 2012 and a 1-hour timeshift feed on 28 September 2014. The channel shut down on October 1, 2022, alongside the National Geographic channel in Italy.[15]


A Spanish Nat Geo Wild was launched on 1 October 2011.


The channel was launched in the United States on 29 March 2010, replacing Fox Reality Channel.[16][17] Providers which carried the channel at the time of its launch included Time Warner Cable, Comcast, Cox Communications, Verizon Fios and AT&T U-verse. Dish Network did not reach a carriage agreement at launch, but began to broadcast the channel on 19 April 2010. DirecTV didn't carry the channel at the time of its launch either, but it added the channel to its lineup on 30 June. DirecTV added the HD feed on 15 August 2012.[18]

The Latin American version of the channel was launched on November 1, 2009 and ended operations on March 31, 2022, with its content moving to NatGeo, Disney+ and Star+.[19]

See also


  1. ^ a b "FOX FUNNY, NAT GEO and NAT GEO WILD channels to be removed from FOXTEL and FETCH platforms". TV Blackbox. 26 January 2023.
  2. ^ Littleton, Cynthia (March 19, 2019). "Disney Closes $71 Billion 21st Century Fox Deal". Variety. Retrieved April 3, 2019.
  3. ^ "National Geographic Channels International launches new channel - Nat Geo Wild" (Press release). National Geographic Channels (International). August 10, 2006. Archived from the original on April 25, 2012. Retrieved February 8, 2010.
  4. ^ "U.S. cable network households (universe), 1990 – 2023". May 14, 2024. Retrieved July 28, 2019.{{cite web}}: CS1 maint: url-status (link)
  5. ^ "HOW TO GET THE CHANNEL - National Geographic Channel - Sub-Saharan Africa". Archived from the original on April 7, 2010. Retrieved 2013-05-02.
  6. ^ a b Frater, Patrick (June 14, 2023). "Disney to Close Remaining Linear TV Channels in Southeast Asia and Korea". Variety. Retrieved June 23, 2023.
  7. ^ "「ディズニーXD」「FOXムービー」「ナショジオ ワイルド」が放送終了へ". October 13, 2020. Retrieved January 20, 2023.
  8. ^ Knox, David (October 14, 2009). "Nat Geo gets Wild in November". TV Tonight. Retrieved January 5, 2015.
  9. ^ Knox, David (November 1, 2010). "SPEED is on the air". TV Tonight. Retrieved January 5, 2015.
  10. ^ Knox, David (May 24, 2012). "Foxtel completes Austar merger". TV Tonight. Retrieved January 5, 2015.
  11. ^ Knox, David (December 9, 2014). "Fetch TV adds BBC First". TV Tonight. Retrieved December 19, 2014.
  12. ^ Perry, Kevin (December 9, 2014). "Big Blow for Foxtel as they Lose Exclusive Rights for Premium Drama Channel BBC First". Nelbie. Archived from the original on December 19, 2014. Retrieved December 19, 2014.
  13. ^ (CRTC), Government of Canada, Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission (13 April 2012). "ARCHIVED - NatGeo Wild – Specialty Category B service".{{cite web}}: CS1 maint: multiple names: authors list (link)
  14. ^ "National Geographic Channel set to go wild" (Press release). National Geographic Channels (International). December 7, 2006. Archived from the original on May 23, 2008. Retrieved February 8, 2010.
  15. ^ "Sky: il 1° ottobre 2022 chiude il canale National Geographic". September 21, 2022. Retrieved September 27, 2022.
  16. ^ "Fox Reality Goes Wild as Nat Geo Spinoff". Reuters. 2009-10-16. Retrieved 2009-10-16.
  17. ^ "National Geographic Channel".
  18. ^ On August 15 four exciting channels will be available in eye-popping HD! DirecTV press release, August 15, 2012
  19. ^ Cardozo, Alberto (January 10, 2022). "Disney XD, Nat Geo Kids, Star Life, Nat Geo Wild y FXM cesarán, transmisiones en Latinoamérica en marzo". ANMTVLA (in Spanish). Retrieved January 10, 2022.

External links

This page was last edited on 1 June 2024, at 19:57
Basis of this page is in Wikipedia. Text is available under the CC BY-SA 3.0 Unported License. Non-text media are available under their specified licenses. Wikipedia® is a registered trademark of the Wikimedia Foundation, Inc. WIKI 2 is an independent company and has no affiliation with Wikimedia Foundation.