Abu Dhabi – MENA Herald: National Geographic Abu Dhabi, the number one Arabic entertainment documentary channel, will dedicate a sizable share of its airtime during May 2016 to region-specific subjects, with a strong line-up, of new series, focusing most prominently on the return of a public favorite, “Ultimate Airports, Dubai”. Simultaneously, the channel will continue to air a set of new and regular programs, including the story of Almarai farms in Argentina.
Ultimate Airports, Dubai Season 3 – premieres Tuesday May 10, @ 22:00 (UAE)
10 episodes of 60 minutes each
Synopsis: Ultimate Airport Dubai 3 has unprecedented access to the world’s busiest airport for international passengers, the home of Emirates, one of the world’s largest airlines. The series will go behind the scenes to follow some of the 90,000 staff responsible for over 70 million passengers on 350,000 flights a year, 24 hours a day.
Almarai Argentina Farms – airs throughout May, Tuesday & Wednesday, @ 23:00 (UAE)
Starts 3rd May, throughout May
Synopsis: National Geographic Abu Dhabi continues to explore and cover fascinating subjects within its mission to bring Stories of Our World to life. In this case, the sprawling and spectacular Almarai farms in Argentina are the focus of an in-depth report that highlights one of the region’s most spectacular agricultural success stories.
Sara’s New Nordic Kitchen – premieres on Wednesdays and Thursdays throughout May, @ 19:00 (UAE)
15 episodes of 30 minutes each
Synopsis: American-born and Helsinki-based chef and cookery writer SARA LA FOUNTAIN is leading a journey into Scandinavian cuisine. There is a lot more to Nordic flavors than fish and potatoes. Sara’s international taste and passion for food gives a unique twist to these upcoming classics with delicious, fresh berries, wild fish, rustic game and clean, pure vegetables. These Nordic treats are not to be missed!
The 2000s – premieres Monday May15th, @ 22:00 (UAE)
5 episodes of 50 minutes each
Synopsis: With the Naughties now firmly in our rear view mirror, the decade is ripe for re-evaluation. The decade shows not only a period of turmoil in the United States but it is also a golden age when the internet hadn’t been colonized by corporations, when social media were still young and fresh and when it was easy to make money.
Simultaneously, National Geographic Abu Dhabi will maintain its focus on its “Stories from our World” mission, while it will continue to air episodes from ongoing favourites.