Bill Nye is back. Netflix announced Wednesday that Nye, famous for his eponymous show, Bill Nye the Science Guy, which aired on PBS in the 1990s, will be hosting his very own talk show for the streaming network. Bill Nye Saves the World is set to debut in spring 2017 and, per Netflix's statement, "each episode will tackle a topic from a scientific point of view, dispelling myths, and refuting anti-scientific claims that may be espoused by politicians, religious leaders, or titans of industry."
Though Nye certainly hasn't disappeared from TV since hosting his PBS show, this will mark his one of his first chances since then to be a host. "Since the start of the Science Guy show, I've been on a mission to change the world by getting people everywhere excited about the fundamental ideas in science," Nye said. "Today, I'm excited to be working with Netflix on a new show, where we'll discuss the complex scientific issues facing us today, with episodes on vaccinations, genetically modified foods, and climate change. With the right science and good writing, we'll do our best to enlighten and entertain our audience. And, perhaps we'll change the world a little."
No word yet on whether there will be a reprisal of his old theme song. But as the kids say: Bill Bill Bill!
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