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NGC Renews Anthology ‘Breakthrough’

National Geographic Channel has greenlit a second season of global anthology series “Breakthrough,” which brings to life the stories, people and technology behind these breakthroughs, and shows how they are changing our world. Debuting on Nov. 1, 2015, it is produced by Ron Howard and Brian Grazer. Production has begun on the new season, which is slated to air in spring 2017 in 440 million homes in 171 countries and in 45 languages, as well as on the Spanish language network Nat Geo Mundo.

Topics in the upcoming season will include addiction, cyberterror, drones, cancer, big data and energy.