Full Episodes of the original Mutual of Omaha’s Wild Kingdom now available on YouTube

Omaha, Neb. – (April 29, 2009) You can now relive the memories of a favorite Sunday evening tradition through a new destination for movies and television shows on YouTube. Full episodes of the original Mutual of Omaha’s Wild Kingdom, a beloved television series that premiered in 1963, can be viewed for free on the Wild Kingdom YouTube channel: http://www.youtube.com/user/WildKingdomTV.

“We’re excited to be able to provide fans of the original Wild Kingdom opportunities to watch their favorite episodes and relive the exciting, and sometimes hair-raising situations, the hosts encountered,” said Mutual of Omaha Senior Vice President John Hildenbiddle. “By sharing our programs through YouTube, we’re also able to introduce younger generations to the show that pioneered the nature show format that became a cultural icon in the 1960s and ’70s.”

Mutual of Omaha’s Wild Kingdom, which premiered on Jan. 6, 1963, took viewers to the far corners of the world and studied wild animals in their natural habitats. The program became a Sunday evening tradition for millions of American families. In all, Mutual of Omaha’s Wild Kingdom was recognized with 41 major awards, including four Emmys and an endorsement by the National PTA for television recommended for family viewing.

For more information about Mutual of Omaha’s Wild Kingdom, visit www.wildkingdom.com.

Mutual of Omaha is a full-service, multi-line organization providing insurance and financial products for individuals, businesses and groups throughout the United States. For more information about Mutual of Omaha, visit www.mutualofomaha.com.

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