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Smithsonian Channel Debuting Yellowstone Docuseries with Bill Pullman


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Epic Yellowstone, a docuseries about the world’s first national park hosted by actor Bill Pullman, is slated to premiere on Smithsonian Channel next month.

Filmed over the course of three years, the four-part Epic Yellowstone series uses 8K cameras, FLIR thermal imagery, drone time-lapse, cineflex aerials and miniature nest cameras to show the world of Yellowstone’s predators and prey. The docuseries bows on Smithsonian Channel on Sunday, March 10, at 9 p.m. It will also be available on the channel’s ten-hour 4K on-demand model.

Epic Yellowstone is produced by Grizzly Creek Films for Smithsonian Channel.

“This project has been a long time in the making, documenting the awe-inspiring lives and natural splendor of Yellowstone over the past three years,” said Pullman. “I’ve long been aware of the incredible beauty of Yellowstone, so I’m thrilled to partner with Smithsonian Channel to bring this groundbreaking endeavor to viewers at home.”

David Royle, executive VP and chief programming officer at Smithsonian Networks, added: “Yellowstone is a magical landscape that has a special and emotional place in the American psyche. Our filmmakers’ commitment and the extraordinary developments in new technology have enabled us to capture this world in a way that’s never been seen before. It’s full of unexpected moments and wondrous details—and even behavior that has never been seen on camera before.”








About Chelsea Regan

Chelsea Regan is the associate editor of World Screen. She can be reached at cregan@worldscreen.com.

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