Who’s helping Bill Nye save the planet? Recently, Netflix revealed the celebrity guests for season two of Bill Nye Saves the World.
The educational TV show features Nye and guests tackling “a specific topic or concept through lively panel discussions, wide-ranging correspondent reports from a crackerjack team, and Bill’s very special blend of lab procedure and sly personality.” Season one guests included Rachel Bloom, Zach Braff, Alton Brown, and Joel McHale.
Season two of Bill Nye Saves the World will feature appearances from Ali Wong, David Arquette, Drew Carey, Kevin Smith, OK Go, Scott Kelly, and more. The new season debuts on Netflix on December 29th.
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Hollywood, CA – December 6, 2017 – Season two of the Emmy-nominated Netflix original series Bill Nye Saves the World launches globally on December 29, as Bill talks sleep, drugs, internet security and more with a fresh batch of famous guests and science experts.
Season two includes a new segment, #BillMeetsScienceTwitter, after scientists from all over the world reached out to Nye via Twitter following the series launch of Bill Nye Saves the World. In each episode, Nye showcases the incredible work from scientists he met on Twitter, including a doctor who generates computer simulations of space and time, a math oncologist trying to match patients with the right treatments, and a doctor studying how our brains regulate sleep.
In addition to the world’s leading minds, Nye will be joined by the world’s brightest stars. Karlie Kloss, Ali Wong, David Arquette, Drew Carey, Kevin Smith, Kurt Hugo Schneider, OK Go, Scott Kelly, Steve-O, Tim Meadows, Zach Braff and more join Nye in sketches, panels and in-the-field segments for season two.
The first six episodes of season two launch on December 29, 2017. The final six episodes of season two of Bill Nye Saves the World will launch in 2018.
Michael Naidus, Julie Pizzi and Gil Goldschein serve as executive producers on the series. Bill Nye Saves the World is produced by Bunim-Murray for Netflix.
The Emmy-nominated series returns as Bill talks sleep, drugs, internet security and more with a fresh batch of famous guests and science experts.
Episode 1: The Marijuana Episode
Bill visits a cannabis dispensary in Hollywood and takes a trip through hemp history. Kevin Smith and other panelists weigh the pros and cons of weed.
Episode 2: Your Computer Is Under Attack
From phishing to malware, Bill uncovers the scams that steal our data. Steve O talks about the time he exposed himself … to hackers.
Episode 3: We Suck at Sleeping
In search of better sleep, correspondents seek out NASA scientists and a professional cuddler. Bill busts myths about naps, dreams and turkey.
Episode 4: Sex, Drugs and Superbugs
Bill spreads bad news about antibiotic-resistant gonorrhea and other superbugs. Comedian Ali Wong stops by the studio for a glow-in-the-dark demo.
Episode 5: Extinction: Why All Our Friends Are Dying
OK Go and Drew Carey help Bill explain extinction, and the panel reveals how scientists could one day bring extinct species back to life.
Episode 6: How to Travel Through Time
Bill breaks down the science of time travel with guests Zach Braff, retired astronaut Scott Kelly and the minds behind “Star Trek” and “Lost.”
What do you think? Have you seen Bill Nye Saves the World? Will you watch season two?