One Strange Rock

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.[2] Season 2 was expected to premiere in March 2020[3] on National Geographic but remains in production with Nutopia.[4]

One Strange Rock
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GenreNature documentary
Developed byNutopia
Directed by
Starring
Composers
Country of originUnited States
Original languageEnglish
No. of seasons1
No. of episodes10 (list of episodes)
Production
Executive producers
Producers
Cinematography
  • Philip Barthropp
  • Simon de Glanville
  • Brendan McGinty
  • Paolo Nespoli
  • Kevin White
  • Johnny Rogers
  • Patrick Lavaud
Editors
  • Doug Moxon
  • Graeme Dawson
  • Bill Coates
  • Ben Lavington Martin
  • Paul Crosby
  • Paul Crompton
Running time60 min
Production companyNutopia
Release
Original networkNational Geographic
Original releaseMarch 26 (2018-03-26) –
May 28, 2018 (2018-05-28)
External links
Official website

PremiseEdit

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).[5]

CastEdit

Hosted by actor Will Smith,[6] 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.[7]

EpisodesEdit

No.TitleDirected byOriginal air dateUS viewers
(millions)
1"Gasp"Graham BoothMarch 26, 2018 (2018-03-26)0.71[8]
2"Storm"Nat SharmanApril 2, 2018 (2018-04-02)0.51[9]
3"Shield"Nic StaceyApril 9, 2018 (2018-04-09)0.75[10]
4"Genesis"Nick Shoolingin-JordanApril 16, 2018 (2018-04-16)0.61[11]
5"Survival"Christopher RileyApril 23, 2018 (2018-04-23)0.46[12]
6"Escape"Graham BoothApril 30, 2018 (2018-04-30)0.48[13]
7"Terraform"Nick StaceyMay 7, 2018 (2018-05-07)0.49[14]
8"Alien"Nat SharmanMay 14, 2018 (2018-05-14)0.52[15]
9"Awakening"Nick Shoolingin-JordanMay 21, 2018 (2018-05-21)0.43[16]
10"Home"Alice JonesMay 28, 2018 (2018-05-28)0.48[17]

ReleaseEdit

The documentary was released on Netflix streaming on February 1, 2019.[18] In the United States, it left Netflix for Disney+ on January 1, 2020.[19]

ReferencesEdit

  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. ^ "FinanceRewind". FinanceRewind. Retrieved February 4, 2021.
  4. ^ "Nutopia: One Strange Rock 2". Nutopia website. Retrieved 10 December 2020.
  5. ^ "Seattle Times TV Picks". SeattleTimes.com.
  6. ^ 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.
  7. ^ "Nutopia Website".
  8. ^ Mitch Metcalf. "Top 150 Monday Cable Originals: 3.26.2018". Showbuzz Daily. Retrieved March 26, 2018.
  9. ^ Mitch Metcalf. "Top 150 Monday Cable Originals: 4.2.2018". Showbuzz Daily. Retrieved April 2, 2018.
  10. ^ Mitch Metcalf. "Top 150 Monday Cable Originals: 4.9.2018". Showbuzz Daily. Retrieved April 9, 2018.
  11. ^ Mitch Metcalf. "Top 150 Monday Cable Originals: 4.16.2018". Showbuzz Daily. Retrieved April 16, 2018.
  12. ^ Mitch Metcalf. "Top 150 Monday Cable Originals: 4.23.2018". Showbuzz Daily. Retrieved April 23, 2018.
  13. ^ Mitch Metcalf. "Top 150 Monday Cable Originals: 4.30.2018". Showbuzz Daily. Retrieved April 30, 2018.
  14. ^ Mitch Metcalf. "Top 150 Monday Cable Originals: 5.7.2018". Showbuzz Daily. Retrieved May 7, 2018.
  15. ^ Mitch Metcalf. "Top 150 Monday Cable Originals: 5.14.2018". Showbuzz Daily. Retrieved May 14, 2018.
  16. ^ Mitch Metcalf. "Top 150 Monday Cable Originals: 5.21.2018". Showbuzz Daily. Retrieved May 21, 2018.
  17. ^ Mitch Metcalf. "Top 150 Monday Cable Originals: 5.28.2018". Showbuzz Daily. Retrieved May 28, 2018.
  18. ^ "One Strange Rock". Retrieved March 28, 2019.
  19. ^ ‘One Strange Rock’ Leaving Netflix in January 2020 What's On Netflix, 2019-12-06.

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