National Geographic Sets Week of Osama bin Laden Programming
National Geographic Channel is replacing its primetime programming with a week's worth of programming related to news of Osama bin Laden's death, starting Monday night.
In the wake of President Obama's news that the terrorist leader had been killed in a U.S.-led attack, NGC's weeklong programming event will kick off Monday at 7 p.m. with The Final Report: Osama bin Laden Dead or Alive, a look at how he eluded would-be captors during the battle at Tora Bora in late 2001, followed by CIA Confidential: Hunt for bin Laden.
A spokesman said programming would be updated with new narration and footage where needed to reflect Sunday's historic announcement.
Additional primetime coverage includes Inside 9/11, Witness: DC 9-11, Giuliani's 9-11, Inside the Green Berets and more than seven hours of coverage on Saturday, concluding with Inside 9-11: Zero Hour.
NGC is currently available in more than 70 million homes.