Nat Geo goes Wild in HD

By Julian Clover | March 25, 2009 | 00:01 UK

National Geographic Channels International has confirmed the UK launch of Nat Geo Wild HD. The channel will debut on April 1 and will be exclusive to the Sky+ HD platform. Content from the service will also be available through on demand service Sky Anytime.

Nat Geo Wild HD is the sixth National Geographic Channel in the portfolio after National Geographic Channel, National Geographic Channel HD, Nat Geo Wild, Nat Geo Adventure and Nat Geo Music.

The launch comes two years after the debut of its standard definition counterpart Nat Go Wild.

The new channel will have a bespoke 18-hour schedule.