Earlier this week, National Geographic Content President Courteney Monroe unveiled a brand new series “The ’80s: Top Ten”, which highlights the best of ’80s lists and remind viewers why the aftershocks of that decade are still felt today.
Pop culture icon Rob Lowe takes viewers down memory lane with six entertaining and thought-provoking top 10 countdowns of 1980s pop culture, as voted by a panel of experts. Revisit the most memorable moments, gadgets, toys, fast foods, commercials and streetwear of this iconic decade, and see which items our panel put at the top of each list.
With stories you’ve never heard before from stars who were at the heart of the action, from the launch of MTV and the Apple Macintosh to the tale of Teddy Ruxpin and Wendy’s Super Bar, this series will remind you why the aftershocks of the ’80s are still felt today.
The series will be released on the National Geographic channel during the 2021/22 season. No Disney+ release has yet been announced, but usually, National Geographic shows arrive on Disney+ in the United States a few months after they’ve finished airing the entire season on the Nat Geo TV Channel.
“The ’80s: Top Ten” is executive produced by Jane Root, Matt Edmonds, and Nicola Moody for Nutopia. Lowe is also an executive producer.
Are you looking forward to taking a look back at the 1980s?