National Geographic Channel showed yet again the allure of nature programming with over 8.2 million viewers tuning in to watch the premiere of its “Great Migrations” epic.
Narrated by Alec Baldwin, the mini-series follows species that are constantly on the move in order to survive and reproduce. It was shot over three years and is the first NatGeo special to be captured in native high-definition.
According to Multichannel, over three airings during its debut night, Great Migrations’ reach totalled 8.2 million viewers, 5.8 million households and 3.4 million persons 25 to 54. It was the network’s highest rated premiere for 2010.