National Geographic Today Halved


National Geographic Channel announced Tuesday that daily news journal
National Geographic Today will be reformatted to a half-hour beginning
Nov. 4.

The show, which airs Monday through Friday at 7 p.m. and 10 p.m., had been
one hour.

'The new format will pick up the pacing and make feature segments more
dynamic, lively and to the point,' said Mark Nelson, vice president and
executive producer of NGC's news department, in a release.

'National Geographic Today will continue to cover events from a fresh,
uniquely National Geographic perspective,' he added.