Mutual of Omaha’s Iconic Conservation Program is Back; “Wild Kingdom Protecting the Wild” Premieres this January
Mutual of Omaha’s Wild Kingdom announced today that the brand-new television series, “Mutual of Omaha’s Wild Kingdom Protecting the Wild,” will premiere on RFD-TV and WildKingdom.com on Monday, Jan. 2, 2023, 1 p.m. ET. The series will be hosted by Peter Gros, co-host of the original Wild Kingdom, and marks the 60th year anniversary of the original show’s debut in 1963.
Since its network television premiere in 1963, Mutual of Omaha’s Wild Kingdom has been one of the most beloved and respected wildlife programs in television history, paving the path for reality television and conservation efforts across the nation. Throughout its years, the legendary program has taken viewers of all generations to the far corners of the world and studied wild animals in their natural habitats.
“For many viewers, Wild Kingdom was more than a Sunday night ritual; it ignited a movement for wildlife conservation,” said Peter Gros, Host and Wildlife Expert. “Our hope is that the new Wild Kingdom series will reach a new generation of people passionate about their commitment to preserving the natural world.”