The networks of NBC Universal, including CNBC, MSNBC and NBC News, are all lining up green-themed programming for the 2011 installment of the company’s Green is Universal “Earth Week” April 17-24.
On “Today” Kathie Lee Gifford and Hoda Kotb will reveal the winners of the “Art of Reuse” contest, which they helped judge. The contest saw people reuse material to make handcrafted items. The duo will also take part in an interactive green-themed game with the audience, and the program will televise eco-focused feature pieces.
“NBC Nightly News” will be focusing on the Gulf of Mexico oil disaster, one year later. “Nightly” will originate from Venice, Louisiana on Monday, April 18.
On MSNBC, Jeff Corwin will present a week-long series examining the after-effects oil disaster, while “Your Business” focuses on environmentally-friendly small businesses.
CNBC will premiere a documentary, “Fuel” focusing on the history of energy in America, with additional green programming appearing on “The Suze Orman Show,” “Mad Money and “Fast Money.”
More green-themed programing from the other NBCU networks, after the jump.