National Geographic Takes Viewers Inside Gibson Guitars In Nashville On Made In A Day Saturday, August 15, 2020 9:30am EDT/CDT U.S. (aired 13th of August in the UK – may available through catch up services.)
Filmed on location in the Fall of 2019, National Geographic will take viewers inside the Gibson USA Factory at the brand’s headquarters in Nashville, TN for Made In A Day. Made In A Day, Episode 2 featuring Gibson guitars will air in the U.S. on Saturday, August 15, 2020 at 9:30am EDT/CDT. Internationally, Made In A Day will launched in the U.K. on Thursday, August 13 (see list below for worldwide dates and check local listings for air times).
In this new series exploring cutting-edge manufacturing in an inter-connected world, Gibson’s huge cultural significance in America–as well as its international resonance for National Geographic’s global audience will be celebrated as the show follows the guitar-building process from creation and production to transport, covering the entire evolution and journey of Gibson’s famous Les Paul electric guitar. Made In A Day talks with Luthiers (guitar designers) and the Artisans that hand-craft the guitars as they follow the process through how they make these iconic instruments. A combination of hand-crafting skills, high-tech machinery, and global logistics come together to bringGibson’s Les Paul electric guitar to the world’s stage. At the end, viewers will see the finished guitars loaded up and have a bird’s-eye view with a world map where the guitar goes on its journey to its, ultimate final destination.
Made In A Day is a 12-part series focusing on the immense ingenuity and scale of America’s manufacturing industry. The series highlights the country’s most iconic products, transport, and technology of established brands throughout the U.S. and globally, (Gibson, Tesla, Jeep Wrangler, ULA Space Rockets, Tabasco, John Deere, Jack Daniels, New Balance) that are pushing the boundaries in terms of innovation, quality of design and touching on sustainability. At the heart of this series is the concept that manufacturing in the 21st century is the ultimate global puzzle and that America is very much at the heart of a hugely interconnected world. Shot on high-caliber cameras in a cinematic style Made In A Day is an exciting series that celebrates where and how these products come together, mapping their creation to their end journey all over the world.
U.S. –August 15 2020 -09:30 – Schedule
U.K. – August 13 2020 – 13:30 – Schedule
Portugal – August 14 2020 – Schedule
Turkey – August 16 2020 – Schedule
Africa – August 18 2020 – Schedule
Australia and New Zealand – August 19 2020 – Schedule
South East Asia – August 24 2020 – Schedule
Middle East – August 24 2020 – Schedule
Italy – August 26 2020 – Schedule
Poland – August 27 2020 – Schedule
Finland – August 31 2020 – Schedule
Taiwan – September 1 2020 – Schedule
Balkans – September 2 2020 – Schedule
Spain – September 2 2020 – Schedule
Romania – September 8 2020 – Schedule
Greece – September 8 2020 – Schedule
Denmark – September 10 2020 – Schedule
Germany – September 23 2020 – Schedule
Central Europe – September 24 2020 – Schedule