Val­ley Of The bOOm

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Na­tional Ge­o­graphic 613, 7.30pm Long be­fore Face­book, Google and In­sta­gram be­came the in­ter­net’s dom­i­nant trio, an itty bitty Sil­i­con Val­ley start-up called Netscape sought to take on the desk­top dom­i­nance of the world’s lead­ing soft­ware maker, Mi­crosoft. This six-part se­ries takes view­ers on a jour­ney from the ex­plo­sive, gamechang­ing birth of Sil­i­con Val­ley through to the 2001 dot-com bust and stars two-time Emmy award-win­ning ac­tor Bradley Whit­ford (The

West Wing, Brook­lyn Nine-Nine), Steve Zahn (pic­tured, Treme, Modern Fam­ily) and Lamorne Mor­ris (New Girl). This six-part hy­brid se­ries which is based around never-be­fore-told true sto­ries of the tech­nol­ogy rev­o­lu­tion, is cre­ated by Matthew Car­na­han, the ge­nius be­hind House

of Lies, and is ex­ec­u­tive pro­duced by me­dia mogul Ari­anna Huff­in­g­ton.

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