On Sunday, Fox's shiny new "Cosmos" series, executive produced by
All 13 episodes of the original series, which first aired on
The first episode, "The Shore of the Cosmic Ocean" will air at noon PST on Saturday (unless you have Dish Network or
The series' seventh episode, "The Backbone of Night," airs Sunday at noon PST and will continue with the rest of the series, concluding with time enough for a bathroom break and some physical exercise before the evening premiere of "Cosmos: A Space-Time Odyssey."
Sagan's series was a sensation when it was first aired 34 years ago, and was PBS' highest-rated program until "The Civil War" in 1990. The new version was executive produced by Sagan's widow, Ann Druyan, and
Neil deGrasse Tyson, director of the Hayden Planetarium, serves as host of the new series.
West Coast fans should note they'll be able to see the new "Cosmos" on Fox Sports 1 and Fox Sports 2 at 6 p.m. on Sunday, whether they have satellite or cable providers.
Later episodes will first on Fox before airing on Nat Geo the next day with bonus footage and behind-the-scenes content.
And, for those who are really jonesing for a little Sagan right now, you can watch the music video above, "A Glorious Dawn," remixed from Sagan's original "Cosmos" appearances.