‘Bill Nye Saves The World’ is an American television talk show hosted by Bill Nye himself. The series airs on Netflix and first premiered on April 21, 2017. Nick Murray and Liz Plonka direct the show. Nye is famous for his show ‘Bill Nye the Science Guy’ and is popularly known by this name. Nye has also made a name for himself by subsequently appearing on popular media as a science educator. He started his career as a mechanical engineer for Boeing’s. He is now an actor, comedian, host, scientist and even a writer.
Coming to the show itself, its byline goes “Emmy-winning host Bill Nye brings experts and famous guests to his lab for a talk show exploring scientific issues that touch our lives”. The series is firmly focused on science and its relation to politics, society, and pop culture. Several topics are explored over the course of the season, which includes climate change, studying video games from a scientific point of view, and alternative medicine.
The show also refutes myths and claims that are anti-scientific. Naturally, Nye’s stardom is enough to attract a large fan base, and when coupled with the topical and timely relevance of what is discussed, and Netflix’s wide outreach, it is unsurprising that the show has such a large fan base. However, critics have given it mixed reviews, with some praising Nye’s way of handling the content, while others have said that some parts of the show seemed a bit strange and out-of-place to them.
Bill Nye Saves The World Cast: Who is in it?
Bill Nye Saves The World’ is of course hosted by Bill Nye. Alongside him, to help him present the show, he has Katie Kloss who is a fashion model and was at one time a Victoria’s Secret Angel, Derek Muller who is a Youtuber and even an educator, Nazeem Hussain a comedian, Emily Calandrelli, the tv host and producer and even Joanna Hausmann who is a writer and a comedian. All of them help him present his show and send in reports during the show.
In the upcoming season, it is likely that the main cast will return, though we may see some new faces to help Nye make his presentations even better. However, one thing is certain. If there is a new season, Bill Nye is definitely coming back to talk some more science into us.
Bill Nye Saves The World Plot: What is it about?
The basic idea of the show, ‘Bill Nye Saves The World’, is to talk about science and the issues around it. He invites an array of experts and popular guests to his lab to talk about the scientific issues that are affecting our lives and the world. It even goes more into depth by talking about topics like the relationship between science and politics, culture and society. Bill Nye wants to send all his viewers a message and educate them about certain things that he deems are important from a scientific point of view. He wants to make people more aware of their surroundings and how to tackle certain issues. His mission is to combat scientific illiteracy in today’s world with everyone who doesn’t seem to value reason.