One Strange Rock

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One Strange Rock
One Strange Rock.jpg
GenreNature documentary
Developed byNutopia
Directed by
StarringWill Smith
Composer(s)
Country of originUnited States
Original language(s)English
No. of seasons1
No. of episodes10 (list of episodes)
Production
Executive producer(s)
Producer(s)
Cinematography
  • Philip Barthropp
  • Simon de Glanville
  • Brendan McGinty
  • Paolo Nespoli
  • Kevin White
  • Johnny Rogers
  • Patrick Lavaud
Editor(s)
  • Doug Moxon
  • Graeme Dawson
  • Bill Coates
  • Ben Lavington Martin
  • Paul Crosby
  • Paul Crompton
Running time60 min
Production company(s)Nutopia
Release
Original networkNational Geographic
Original releaseMarch 26, 2018 (2018-03-26) –
present (present)
External links
Official website

One Strange Rock is an American television documentary series, produced by Nutopia in conjunction with Darren Aronofsky, which premiered on National Geographic on March 26, 2018.[1] On July 25, 2018, National Geographic renewed the series for a second season, which is set to premiere sometime in 2019.[2]

Premise[edit]

One Strange Rock tells the story of how life survives and thrives on planet Earth, as told by eight astronauts from their unique perspective of being away from Earth (for about 1000 days).[3]

Cast[edit]

Hosted by actor Will Smith,[4] One Strange Rock features contributions from astronauts Chris Hadfield, Nicole Stott, Jeffrey A. Hoffman, Mae Jemison, Leland Melvin, Mike Massimino, Jerry Linenger, and Peggy Whitson.[5]

Episodes[edit]

No.TitleDirected byOriginal air dateUS viewers
(millions)
1"Gasp"Graham BoothMarch 26, 2018 (2018-03-26)0.71[6]
2"Storm"Nat SharmanApril 2, 2018 (2018-04-02)0.51[7]
3"Shield"Nic StaceyApril 9, 2018 (2018-04-09)0.75[8]
4"Genesis"Nick Shoolingin-JordanApril 16, 2018 (2018-04-16)0.61[9]
5"Survival"Christopher RileyApril 23, 2018 (2018-04-23)0.46[10]
6"Escape"Graham BoothApril 30, 2018 (2018-04-30)0.48[11]
7"Terraform"Nick StaceyMay 7, 2018 (2018-05-07)0.49[12]
8"Alien"Nat SharmanMay 14, 2018 (2018-05-14)0.52[13]
9"Awakening"Nick Shoolingin-JordanMay 21, 2018 (2018-05-21)0.43[14]
10"Home"Alice JonesMay 28, 2018 (2018-05-28)0.48[15]

Release[edit]

The documentary was released on Netflix streaming on February 1, 2019. [16]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "One Strange Rock". Retrieved 2018-03-12.
  2. ^ "'One Strange Rock' Renewed for Season 2 on National Geographic (Exclusive)". Retrieved 2018-07-25.
  3. ^ "Seattle Times TV Picks". SeattleTimes.com.
  4. ^ Ramos, Dino-Ray (2017-12-05). "Will Smith To Host Darren Aronofsky-Jane Root Nat Geo Series 'One Strange Rock'". Deadline. Retrieved 2018-02-13.
  5. ^ "Nutopia Website".
  6. ^ Mitch Metcalf. "Top 150 Monday Cable Originals: 3.26.2018". Showbuzz Daily. Retrieved March 26, 2018.
  7. ^ Mitch Metcalf. "Top 150 Monday Cable Originals: 4.2.2018". Showbuzz Daily. Retrieved April 2, 2018.
  8. ^ Mitch Metcalf. "Top 150 Monday Cable Originals: 4.9.2018". Showbuzz Daily. Retrieved April 9, 2018.
  9. ^ Mitch Metcalf. "Top 150 Monday Cable Originals: 4.16.2018". Showbuzz Daily. Retrieved April 16, 2018.
  10. ^ Mitch Metcalf. "Top 150 Monday Cable Originals: 4.23.2018". Showbuzz Daily. Retrieved April 23, 2018.
  11. ^ Mitch Metcalf. "Top 150 Monday Cable Originals: 4.30.2018". Showbuzz Daily. Retrieved April 30, 2018.
  12. ^ Mitch Metcalf. "Top 150 Monday Cable Originals: 5.7.2018". Showbuzz Daily. Retrieved May 7, 2018.
  13. ^ Mitch Metcalf. "Top 150 Monday Cable Originals: 5.14.2018". Showbuzz Daily. Retrieved May 14, 2018.
  14. ^ Mitch Metcalf. "Top 150 Monday Cable Originals: 5.21.2018". Showbuzz Daily. Retrieved May 21, 2018.
  15. ^ Mitch Metcalf. "Top 150 Monday Cable Originals: 5.28.2018". Showbuzz Daily. Retrieved May 28, 2018.
  16. ^ "One Strange Rock". Retrieved March 28, 2019.

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