Netflix has just announced that it will be launching a new talk show in Spring 2017, hosted by Bill Nye.
“The Science Guy” is best known for his much-loved PBS series Bill Nye the Science Guy that aired from 1993 to 1998.
Dubbed Bill Nye Saves the World, “Each episode will tackle a topic from a scientific point of view, dispelling myths, and refuting anti-scientific claims that may be espoused by politicians, religious leaders or titans of industry.”
The show will in turn center around Nye’s unfiltered style, featuring experiments, demonstrations and special guests.
“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 Nye in a statement. “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 Saves the World is scheduled to premiere on Netflix in the spring of next year.
In other Netflix-related news, see below for the first teaser for Season 2 of Stranger Things.
- Source: IndieWire