One Amazing Day, the much anticipated follow-up to BBC Earth Films’ $112m box office smash Earth: The Movie makes its world premiere in Beijing. The film showcases the remarkable stories that happen on earth, our home, each and every day, driven by the power of the Sun. It takes audiences on a breath-taking and immersive voyage across the continents, through the oceans and skies as it track the sun’s journey...all in a single amazing day. A BBC Earth Films and Shanghai Media Group (SMG) … [Read more...] about BBC Earth launches One Amazing Day in China
BBC Worldwide has inked a deal that sees for the first time, a BBC Earth branded block in South Korea. The block is now available on leading Korean cable channel KMH’s newly launched documentary channel, DocuOne. It launched together with DocuOne and will be available for six hours a day, in two hour prime time slots, as part of a basic cable package to over 12 million households. Programmes on the block are subtitled in Korean. The seminal Planet Earth kicks … [Read more...] about BBC Earth branded block in South Korea.
BBC Earth revealed the first look trailer of its Being Human season which over the next 18 months will explore the human race - examining what it means to be human, how we might improve the way we live, and what the future could hold for civilisation. Created by Hanson Robotics, BBC Earth has partnered with one of the world’s most sophisticated humanoid robots, Sophia, to act as the spokesperson for the new season. In the trailer we see the camera slowly pan from the back of her … [Read more...] about BBC Earth partners with humanoid robot Sophia
Philippines - BBC Worldwide announced a partnership that will see BBC Earth and BBC World News launch on Cignal TV – a leading subscription-based Direct-To-Home satellite television service provider in the Philippines. This will be the inaugural launch of BBC Earth in HD, in the Philippines, exclusively on Cignal TV. BBC Earth and BBC World News will launch on 1 April 2017, bringing premium natural history and factual content as well as up-to-the minute news and current affair programmes to … [Read more...] about BBC Earth and BBC World News launch on Cignal TV
BBC Earth, the BBC’s global factual brand, has today published findings of an international study titled The Real Happiness Project showing nature programming’s direct impact on the mood and wellbeing of its viewers.The research, conducted with Professor Dacher Keltner, an expert in the science of emotion at the University of California, Berkeley, confirms that even short engagement with such shows leads to significant increases in positive emotions including awe, contentedness, joy and … [Read more...] about New research on nature programmes
The BBC has announced that world-renowned naturalist Sir David Attenborough is to present Blue Planet II, the brand new seven-part landmark series from the multi-award winning BBC Studios’ Natural History Unit, which will be broadcast later this year on BBC Earth. Twenty years ago, a team of wildlife film makers from the BBC’s Natural History Unit set out to make a series on the world’s oceans, the breadth and scale of which had never been seen before. Broadcast in 2001, the multi award-winning … [Read more...] about Blue Planet II presented by Sir David Attenborough