Breakthrough (TV series)
|Country of origin||United States|
|No. of seasons||1|
|No. of episodes||6|
|Original network||National Geographic Channel|
|Original release||November 1, 2015|
Breakthrough is a scientific documentary television series on National Geographic Channel that premiered on November 1, 2015. It is produced by Ron Howard and Brian Grazer. All of the episodes are directed by guest directors such as Friday Night Lights creator Peter Berg, actors Paul Giamatti and Angela Bassett, screenwriter Akiva Goldsman and director Brett Ratner.
On the inspiration, Grazer said on the Nerdist Podcast he wanted something like the ESPN documentary series 30 for 30 but for science
- Bill Keveney (November 1, 2015). "'Breakthrough' science wows filmmakers Ron Howard, Brian Grazer". USA Today. Retrieved 2016-04-09.