Bill Nye is returning to television with a talk show at Netflix, “Bill Nye Saves the World.”
It’s set to debut in spring 2017.
According to a press release on Wednesday, the show will “tackle a topic from a scientific point of view, dispel myths, and refute anti-scientific claims that may be espoused by politicians, religious leaders, or titans of industry.”
“Since the start of the ‘Science Guy’ show, I’ve been on a mission to change the world by getting people everywhere excited about the fundamental ideas in science,” Nye said in a statement.
“Today, I’m excited to be working with Netflix on a new show, where we’ll discuss the complex scientific issues facing us today, with episodes on vaccinations, genetically modified foods, and climate change. With the right science and good writing, we’ll do our best to enlighten and entertain our audience. And, perhaps we’ll change the world a little.”
Nye is best known for hosting “Bill Nye the Science Guy” from 1993 to 1998 on PBS. He was credited with finding new, fun ways to teach viewers about science and how it applies to their daily lives.
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