Published on Oct 16, 2015
Global Series Premieres Sunday, November 1 at 9/8c
Presented by National Geographic Channel and GE, Breakthrough is a revolutionary new series about scientific explorers and how their cutting-edge innovations and advancements will change our lives in the immediate future and beyond. This series covers remarkable scientific discoveries in brain science, longevity, water, energy, pandemics and cyborg technology. Each hour-long episode will be directed by a Hollywood visionary including Angela Bassett, Peter Berg, Paul Giamatti, Akiva Goldsman, Ron Howard and Brett Ratner. Breakthrough will explore the courage, imagination, passion and self-sacrifice of the scientists bringing these innovations to life.