One Planet, the next series in the Emmy(R)-winning BBC’s planet franchise, premiering Saturday, January 18, 2020, at 9pm/8c with the North America episode.
The seven-part series marks the first time BBC Studio’s Natural History Unit has explored all the planet’s continents in a single series.
BBC AMERICA released the new trailer for Seven Worlds, One Planet, the next series in the Emmy(R)-winning BBC’s planet franchise, premiering Saturday, January 18, 2020, at 9pm/8c with the North America episode. The new trailer features an exclusive track, ‘Out There,’ by enigmatic Australian performer/songwriter Sia and legendary composer Hans Zimmer, and highlights breathtaking moments from planet earth’s seven extraordinary continents and the unique wildlife showcased in the series.
The Sir David Attenborough-fronted series, will debut as a multi-network event airing on BBC AMERICA, AMC, IFC and SundanceTV. The seven-part series marks the first time BBC Studio’s Natural History Unit has explored all the planet’s continents in a single series.
Following Emmy(R)-winning series Planet Earth II and Blue Planet II, Seven Worlds, One Planet tells the story of earth’s seven spectacular continents and how they shape the extraordinary animal behavior and biodiversity we see today. Narrated by Sir David Attenborough, and featuring a theme co-composed by Hans Zimmer and Jacob Shea, and series score by Jacob Shea for Bleeding Fingers Music, Seven Worlds, One Planet reveals how each distinct continent has shaped the unique animal life found there.
Seven Worlds, One Planet features filming firsts including polar bears jumping from rocks to catch adult beluga whales and a firefly spectacle in North America captured with a motion control tracking time-lapse camera, puma successfully hunting adult guanaco in South America, spidaboo mating dance in Australia, grave robbing hamsters in Europe, the largest aggregation of great whales ever filmed in Antarctica and Sir David Attenborough with the last two northern white rhinos on Earth in Africa. In addition, the filmmakers have employed new technology, including 8K cameras and boundary-defining drone techniques, to capture unique perspectives, new species, and animal behavior filming firsts.
Seven Worlds, One Planet is a BBC Studios Natural History Unit production, co-produced with BBC AMERICA, Tencent Penguin Pictures, ZDF, France Télévisions and China Media Group CCTV9.