Netflix Debuts Trailer for 'Bill Nye Saves the World,' Streaming Premiere Set for April 21

Posted Thu Feb 9, 2017 at 06:30 AM PST by
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The upcoming science themed talk show will start streaming in April.  

Netflix has released a trailer for its latest original series, 'Bill Nye Saves the World.' The talk show will be hosted by scientist, engineer, comedian, author, and inventor, Bill Nye.

"Since the start of the Science Guy show, I've been on a mission to change the world by getting people everywhere excited about the fundamental ideas in science," said Bill Nye. "Today, I'm excited to be working with Netflix on a new show, where we'll discuss the complex scientific issues facing us today, with episodes on vaccinations, genetically modified foods and climate change. With the right science and good writing, we'll do our best to enlighten and entertain our audience. And, perhaps we'll change the world a little."

Bill Nye – science guy, educator, mechanical engineer, and curator of curiosity – returns with a new show. Each episode of Bill Nye Saves the World tackles a specific topic or concept through lively panel discussions, wide-ranging correspondent reports from a crackerjack team, and Bill’s very special blend of lab procedure and sly personality.

Check out the trailer below!

'Bill Nye Saves the World' will start streaming through Netflix on April 21. The series is being produced for Netflix by Bunim/Murray Productions with Gil Goldschein and Julie Pizzi serving as Executive Producers. Michael Naidus ('The Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson') is on board as showrunner and Executive Producer. Likewise, Mike Drucker is listed as Head Comedy Writer and Phil Plait will serve as Head Science Writer.

Other upcoming Netflix premieres include 'David Brent: Life on the Road' on February 10, 'I Don't Feel at Home in This World Anymore' on February 24, a new Amy Schumer comedy special on March 7, 'Love' season two on March 10, 'Iron Fist' on March 17, 'The Discovery' on March 31, '13 Reasons Why' on March 31, 'Sandy Wexler' on April 14, 'House of Cards' season five on May 30, 'Orange is the New Black' season five on June 9, and 'Stranger Things' season two on October 31.

A current Netflix subscription starts at $10 for HD streaming and $12 for Ultra HD streaming.

Source: Netflix

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