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Press Release

November 28, 2016

The Weather Channel Partners with Great Big Story on New Original Program

“That’s Amazing” Premieres Sunday, Dec. 4 at 9 p.m. ET

ATLANTA (Nov. 28, 2016) -- The Weather Channel and Great Big Story partner on a new original program,  “That’s Amazing.” This show features pioneers of the great outdoors who challenge nature, seek out its limits, reveal its secrets and embrace its awesome power. “That’s Amazing” premieres Sunday, Dec. 4 at 9 p.m. ET on The Weather Channel.  
Launched in 2015 by CNN, Great Big Story is a video network dedicated to the untold, the overlooked and the flat-out amazing. Great Big Story shares its passion and fascination for storytelling  with The Weather Channel, especially when it comes to Mother Nature.
The first episode explores the weather dependent sport of canyoneering, an artist who creates one-of-a-kind snow murals, surfboards created to collect oceanic data, the work of a soundscape ecologist, ice swimmers who push the boundaries in freezing conditions, a professor of physics who grows snowflakes and the journey of the first round-the-world solar powered flight.
“That’s Amazing,” an eight episode series, takes the viewers into the great outdoors to find people doing awesome, untold and curious things with weather and the elements.
The Weather Channel television network
For more than 34 years, The Weather Channel television network has been the leader in severe weather coverage, providing the most comprehensive analysis of any media outlet. For six years in a row, Harris Poll has ranked The Weather Channel as the “TV News Brand of the Year.” With trusted meteorologists who analyze, forecast and report the weather - its expertise is unrivaled.  Engaging with fans and delivering content to feed their fascination with all things weather is paramount to the network’s mission.  With the recently launched community platform, weloveweather.tv, the network created a 2-way dialogue with fans, establishing an ongoing relationship with those that have a passion for weather. For more information visit weathergroup.com.