Activate

Activate

  • 2019
  • 1 Season
  • 5.5  (24)

This docuseries follows activists as they attempt to solve the problem of global poverty. Each episode focuses on a particular aspect of the problem and features celebrity participants such as Hugh Jackman, Common, Usher, Rachel Brosnahan, Gayle King, Bonang Matheba, Darren Criss, Pharrell Williams, Uzo Aduba, Becky G, and Priyanka Chopra Jonas.

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Seasons
Clean Water
6. Clean Water
October 10, 2019
Uzo Aduba and Global Citizen travel to Nigeria to push for clean water.
Ending Plastic Pollution
5. Ending Plastic Pollution
October 3, 2019
Pharrell Williams joins Global Citizen's push to get governments, corporations and individuals to solve the ocean plastic pollution crisis. Meanwhile, Darren Criss travels to the Philippines to witness plastics' impact on people living in extreme poverty and calls on global citizens to urge their mayors to commit their cities to zero-waste futures.
Keeping Girls in School
4. Keeping Girls in School
September 26, 2019
Priyanka Chopra Jonas joins Global Citizen to break barriers to girls' education. Gayle King and Bonang Matheba call on South Africa to end period poverty and provide girls with the resource they need to stay in school.
Education Cannot Wait
3. Education Cannot Wait
September 19, 2019
Rachel Brosnahan travels to the border of Peru with Global Citizen to see what happens to children's education during conflicts and natural disasters.
Ending Cash Bail
2. Ending Cash Bail
September 12, 2019
Artists and activists Common and Usher join global citizens and grassroots organizers in a quest for historic change to the criminal justice system.
Eradicating Extreme Poverty
1. Eradicating Extreme Poverty
September 5, 2019
Hugh Jackman, Priyanka Chopra Jonas and Becky G join Global Citizen to push world leaders to enact poverty-ending policies.
Description

This docuseries follows activists as they attempt to solve the problem of global poverty. Each episode focuses on a particular aspect of the problem and features celebrity participants such as Hugh Jackman, Common, Usher, Rachel Brosnahan, Gayle King, Bonang Matheba, Darren Criss, Pharrell Williams, Uzo Aduba, Becky G, and Priyanka Chopra Jonas.Activate is a series that is currently running and has 1 seasons (6 episodes). The series first aired on September 5, 2019.

Where to Watch Activate

Activate is available for streaming on the National Geographic Channel website, both individual episodes and full seasons. You can also watch Activate on demand at Amazon, Hulu, Vudu and Apple TV.

  • Premiere Date
    September 5, 2019
  • IMDB Rating
    5.5  (24)