National Geographic Channels International (NGCI) has launched the first international factual entertainment channel in Farsi, National Geographic Farsi. The channel is free-to-air and 100% dubbed in Farsi language reaching out to the Farsi speaking communities in the Middle East and its neighbouring countries.
National Geographic Farsi contributes to the 124 year old National Geographic Society’s commitment to inspire a life-long passion for learning, to cultivate curiosity and wonder about the world and generate awareness, concern and knowledge about the planet; by offering smart and reliable factual entertainment, featuring science and technology, animals and nature, exploration and culture.
National Geographic Channel has been broadcasting educational, entertaining and inspiring content to 165 countries in 38 languages and now with National Geographic Farsi, the Farsi-speaking communities in Middle East too will have access to high quality National Geographic content in their native language.
National Geographic Farsi, will bridge the gap in quality factual entertainment in Farsi, by reaching out to discerning, educated, thinking Farsi audiences that are interested and sensitive about their environment, and are curious to seek more knowledge about the world around them.
The channel’s programming has been designed to meet the preferences of the region’s viewers; offering three main themes between 8 pm and 11 pm (UAE), which will rotate between Science – featuring programmes that unravel the mysteries behind the world, or beyond it; Wildlife – which will incorporate the best and most intimate encounters with wildlife ever seen on television; and MEGA, which will showcase the world’s most breath-taking Megastructures, Megacities, Megafactories and Megamovers.