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Make sure to catch San Diego on the Nat Geo channel

April 21, 2015

National Geographic Channel features San Diego, one of only four cities in the world and the only U.S. city on the list, in its acclaimed documentary series “World’s Smart Cities”. San Diego was chosen for its strong technology sector, local innovators, green practices, smart public planning and an unparalleled quality of life. Other selection factors included San Diego’s size of population, demographics/cultural diversity, livability, economy and business climate, educational institutions, leadership and strong sense of community.

The documentary will be shown in over 60 countries reaching approximately 250 million households world-wide.

Watch the trailer...


Watch the premiere on:

National Geographic Channel

 

 

Current Show Schedule (based on country feed)

Country Date Air Time
United States April 25, 2015 8:00 AM (All Time Zones)
  May 2, 2015 9:00 AM (Check your local listings- may vary by time zones)
     
Australia May 7, 2015 18:30
  May 10, 2015 12:00
  May 12, 2015 10:30
  May 15, 2015 14:30
  May 19, 2015 8:30
     
Brazil May 8, 2015 19:00
  May 9, 2015 15:00
  May 17, 2015 13:00
  May 23, 2015 18:30
  May 25, 2015 15:00
     
China May 22, 2015 TBD
     
France May 9, 2015 18:30
  May 11, 2015 23:55
  May 14, 2015 8:40
  May 17, 2015 12:50
  May 23, 2015 10:20
     
Germany May 5, 2015 23:55
  May 6, 2015 10:05
  May 8, 2015 9:15
  May 9, 2015 14:25
  May 10, 2015 8:25
  May 11, 2015 13:45
  May 13, 2015 9:15
  May 14, 2015 8:25
     
Italy May 4, 2015 17:00
  May 8, 2015 18:00
  May 9, 2015 10:00
  May 11, 2015 12:00
  May 16, 2015 10:00
     
Japan May 10, 2015 20:00
  May 15, 2015 16:00
  May 19, 2015 8:00
  May 20, 2015 15:00
  May 24, 2015 19:00
     
Korea May 6, 2015 19:00
  May 7, 2015 8:00
  May 9, 2015 11:15
  May 10, 2015 12:00
  May 13, 2015 10:00
     
Russia May 4, 2015 17:00
  May 8, 2015 11:25
  May 9, 2015 18:00
  May 10, 2015 8:50
  May 11, 2015 11:25
     
Spain May 5, 2015 18:10
  May 10, 2015 9:30
  May 16, 2015 11:15
  May 20, 2015 18:10
  May 24, 2015 10:20
     
United Kingdom May 8, 2015 17:00
  May 9, 2015 8:00
  May 10, 2015 9:00
  May 10, 2015 0:00
  May 11, 2015 8:00


Partners

The documentary features leading companies and institutions that are based in San Diego and provide world-class research, education, and innovative technologies. We thank them for their participation and support of this project.