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First Look Trailer: BBC America’s Dynasties!

Dynasties – Bengal Tiger – Photo by Theo Webb/Courtesy of BBC America.

Dynasties follows five of the world’s most celebrated but endangered animals – chimpanzees, emperor penguins, lions, painted wolves and tigers – as they do whatever it takes to survive and protect the next generation.

Dynasties – produced and narrated by Sir David Attenborough – will premiere on BBC America on Saturday, January 19. 2019 (9/8C).

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Hans Zimmer and Bleeding Fingers To Score Blue Planet II!

Blue Planet II – Surfing Dolphins – Photo courtesy of BBC America

Hans Zimmer and Bleeding Fingers will score Blue Planet II – they provided the score for Planet Earth II which concluded its run on Saturday.

The announcement was made today by BBC America.

‘It’s an incredible opportunity and privilege to be working again with the BBC’s Natural History Unit on such a globally important project. It’s a joy to compose to such beautiful, powerful and inspiring picture. Once more the BBC has raised the bar and we intend to rise to the challenge,’ said Zimmer.

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Planet Earth II Gets 4K UHD Home Video Release!

On March 28th, Planet Earth II will become the first natural history television series to be released on 4K UHD Blu-ray in the U.S. and Canada.

Narrated by Sir David Attenborough, the series can claim 17 other firsts, including following a peregrine falcon as it dives towards its prey at speeds of up to 200 miles per hour.

Planet Earth II will be released in regular Blu-ray and standard DVD on the same day.

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Planet Earth II Opens Big for BBC America!

PLANET EARTH II – Photo courtesy of BBC America

BBC America’s Planet Earth II premiered to the best rations of any nature show in the past five years in the key demo of 25-54.

In Live + 3 ratings across BBC America, AMC and SundanceTV, the Planet Earth II premiere on February 18th delivered 2.7 million viewers.

Planet Earth II airs Saturdays (9/8C).

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BBC America Greenlights Blue Planet II!

Blue Planet II – Cuttlefish – Photo courtesy of BBC America

BBC America has greenlighted Blue Planet II – ‘the next chapter in the epic story of our planet.’ The seven-part series will be presented by Sir David Attenborough.

Tom McDonald, Head of Commissioning, Natural History and Specialist Factual, said: “Blue Planet II promises to combine the exceptional craftsmanship that our audiences have come to expect from BBC Natural History with genuinely new revelations about the creatures and habitats of the world’s oceans. I have no doubt it will thrill and delight the audience; and deliver a new benchmark in Natural History filmmaking.”

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BBC America’s Planet Earth II Moves To February!

A decade after the ground breaking natural history docuseries Planet Earth, technology and mobility have advanced so far that the makers of follow-up series Planet Earth II can go to places that were previously unreachable.

Over three years in the making, in 40 different countries, on 117 filming trips and a total of 2089 shooting days, BBCA’s Planet Earth II brings a whole new view of our planet.

Originally slated for a January 28th premiere, Planet Earth II will now premiere on BBC America on Saturday, February 18th.

 

Planet Earth II Coming In February

Planet Earth II, narrated by Sir David Attenborough, will premiere Saturday, February 18 on BBC AMERICA, the US home of the BBC’s landmark natural history series. A decade on from the ground breaking natural history series Planet Earth, we’re able to go further, get closer and capture behavior and places that would have been impossible 10 years ago. Over three years in the making, in 40 different countries, on 117 filming trips and a total of 2089 shooting days, BBCA’s Planet Earth II brings a whole new view of our planet.

Sarah Barnett, President of BBC AMERICA, stated, “Ten years on, Planet Earth II is a startlingly fresh and epic sequel from the world’s premiere natural history filmmaking unit at the BBC. This extraordinary show captures our planet in innovative and mind blowing ways – there’s an emotional resonance to that which is remarkable to experience. We believe audiences of all ages will feel utter joy watching our stunning natural world unfold in ways we’ve never before seen.”

Captured in stunning Ultra-high definition detail, BBCA’s Planet Earth II is an immersive exploration of the islands, mountains, jungles, grasslands, deserts and cities of the world. Journey to the four corners of the globe to discover the extreme forces that shape life in each of these iconic landscapes and the remarkable ways animals manage to overcome the challenges of surviving in the wildest places on Earth. From eye-to-eye encounters with incredible creatures to epic journeys through breathtaking wildernesses, experience the wonder of the natural world as never before.

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Planet Earth II Coming In January!

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A decade after the ground breaking natural history docuseries Planet Earth, technology and mobility have advanced so far that the makers of follow-up series Planet Earth II can go to places that were previously unreachable.

Over three years in the making, in 40 different countries, on 117 filming trips and a total of 2089 shooting days, BBCA’s Planet Earth II brings a whole new view of our planet.

Planet Earth II will premiere on BBC America on Saturday, January 28, 2017. The first teaser follows the jump.

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Kill or Die Trailer: The Hunt!

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Ahead of Sir David Attenborough’s milestone 90th birthday, BBC AMERICA announces its first major natural history co-production, The Hunt, will premiere Sunday, July 3 (9/8C).

The seven episode docuseries series, narrated by Attenborough, ‘showcases the ultimate natural race — that of predator vs prey in the animal world.’ Follow the jump for further details.

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In Conversation: U.S. President Barack Obama and Sir David Attenborough!

President Barack Obama participates in an Office of Digital Strategy taping with Sir David Attenborough of the BBC in the Map Room of the White House, May 6, 2015. (Official White House Photo by Chuck Kennedy) This photograph is provided by THE WHITE HOUSE as a courtesy and may be printed by the subject(s) in the photograph for personal use only. The photograph may not be manipulated in any way and may not otherwise be reproduced, disseminated or broadcast, without the written permission of the White House Photo Office. This photograph may not be used in any commercial or political materials, advertisements, emails, products, promotions that in any way suggests approval or endorsement of the President, the First Family, or the White House.
President Barack Obama participates in an Office of Digital Strategy taping with Sir David Attenborough of the BBC in the Map Room of the White House, May 6, 2015. (Official White House Photo by Chuck Kennedy)

On his 89th birthday, Sir David Attenborough (Planet Earth, Blue Planet, Frozen Planet) sat down with President Barack Obama for a conversation – a conversation about climate change, and the most critical issues threatening our planet.

A Conversation with President Barack Obama and Sir David Attenborough will be broadcast on BBC America this Sunday, June 28th (5:30 ET).

For details, follow the jump.

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