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What to Watch This May 2023 on National Geographic

National Geographic is proud to present a lineup of shows this May that will take you on a journey through history and around the world!

Learn more about the shy and elusive leopards, as we celebrate International Leopard Day on Nat Geo Wild. Be sure to catch “Savage Kingdom Best Ofs” as we get a glimpse of the lives of Saba the leopard and her son Neo.

Travel back in time with the premiere of “A Small Light,” a TV show based on a true story that follows Miep Gies, Otto Frank’s secretary, who protected the Franks and others from the Nazis during WWII in Amsterdam. Delve into the life and times of Adolf Hitler, exploring the cultural, social, and political factors that shaped him into the person he became in “Hitler: The Lost Tapes of The Third Reich.”

Experience the inspiring story of Kristine Tompkins and her husband Doug Tompkins in “Wild Life,” a new documentary series from the creators of “Free Solo” that explores their love story and work in creating national parks around the world.

Don’t miss “Lawless Island S6,” to look into the lives of a remote Alaskan community that live a unique way of life. Finally, celebrate World Vet Day with “All About Vets” as we celebrate the heroes of animal care who provide top-notch care to animals big and small!

Here’s more on our top picks for your viewing pleasure this May:

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A Small Light

Premieres Tuesday, May 2 at 9 AM & 10 AM (Manila time) on National Geographic (Skycable CH41 SD | CH195 HD)

The series is based on a true story, following Miep Gies, Otto Frank’s secretary, who with the help of the Dutch resistance, protected the Franks and others from the Nazis during WWII in Amsterdam. The show depicts the untold story of an ordinary secretary who achieved extraordinary things during one of the darkest times in history.

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Hitler: The Lost Tapes of The Third Reich

Premieres Thursday, May 4 at 9 PM (Manila time) on National Geographic (Skycable CH41 SD | CH195 HD)

Examine the life and times of Adolf Hitler, delving into his rise to power, reign, criminality, and eventual downfall. It explores the cultural, social, and political factors that shaped him into a leader who could convince millions of Germans to support him in mass murder and world war. The series offers an intimate look into Hitler’s personal motivations, closest relationships, deepest obsessions, and crippling fears.

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Lawless Island S6

Premieres Thursday, May 3 at 10 PM (Manila time) (Skycable CH41 SD | CH195 HD)

Follow a remote Alaskan community where people have left behind traditional society to live a unique way of life. The show portrays the survival of individuals and the community in a rugged, unforgiving land with high stakes and little outside help. The community thrives on the reward of beauty and freedom, with the security of their community, and without the constraints of bureaucracy.

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All About Vets [Stunt]

Premieres Monday, May 7 at 8:30 PM (Manila time) on Nat Geo Wild (Skycable CH66 SD | CH193 HD)

Join us as we celebrate the heroes of animal care, the vets who provide top-notch care to animals big and small, and witness heartwarming moments of appreciation from grateful clients.

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Savage Kingdom Best Ofs [Stunt]

Premieres Friday, May 22 at 8:30 PM (Manila time) on Nat Geo Wild (Skycable CH66 SD | CH193 HD)

Watch the epic story of the Savage Kingdom’s deadliest assassin, Saba, and her son Neo, as they fight to survive and protect their fortress. Don’t miss the International Leopard Day episode on WILD.

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Wild Life

Premieres Friday, May 26 at 9 AM (Manila time) on National Geographic (Skycable CH41 SD | CH195 HD)

From the creators of Free Solo, the film tells the inspiring story of Kristine Tompkins, a conservationist, adventurer, and entrepreneur, and her husband Doug Tompkins. The film explores their love story and their work in creating national parks in Patagonia, Africa, and Antarctica.


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