Although I still find it hard to believe, Fox intends to air a 13 part science documentary in the spring of 2014. Earlier this year, the History Channel blew up the ratings charts with a documentary about the bible. This is kind of the anti-that.
Cosmos: A Spacetime Odyssey will be hosted by the current heartthrob of the astrophysics world, Neil DeGrasse Tyson, and executive produced by Seth McFarlane (Family Guy). It’s a remake/update of an old PBS documentary hosted by the late Carl Sagan.
Here’s the trailer: