National Geographic has shared a trailer for their upcoming six-part series Meet the Chimps, which will be coming to Disney+ later this month.

  • Alliances will be formed. Loyalty will be tested. And tantrums will be thrown.
  • Start streaming all episodes of Meet the Chimps, an all-new series from National Geographic narrated by Jane Lynch, October 16 on Disney+.
  • The upcoming documentary series was greenlit all the way back in January.

About Meet the Chimps:

  • National Geographic’s Meet the Chimps takes viewers into the secret life of one of the largest and most unique wildlife sanctuaries in the world – Chimp Haven—a 200-acre refuge tucked deep in the forested heart of Louisiana, which is home to more than 300 chimpanzees.
  • This six-part series tracks the ups and downs of this extraordinary group of chimps that are given a second chance at life by a staff whose dedication, compassion and commitment knows no bounds.
  • Through a seamless blend of natural history and observational-documentary filmmaking, Meet the Chimps puts the chimps – the heart and soul of the series – at front and center.  
  • A real-life drama with a full emotional range, the series gives unparalleled access to everything happening at Chimp Haven, including food squabbles, alliances, romances, “bromances”, tears, tantrums, high jinx and heartbreaks.

Creative team:

  • Meet the Chimps is produced by:
    • Blink Films (Meet the Penguins, Meet the Orangutans, and The Creative Brain)
  • Executive produced by:
    • Justine Kershaw
    • Michael Welsh
  • Series director:
    • Virginia Quinn
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