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BBC America's PLANET EARTH II Becomes Highest-Rated U.S. Nature Show BBC America's PLANET EARTH II Becomes Highest-Rated U.S. Nature Show
by TV News Desk - February 23, 2017

The critically acclaimed programming event PLANET EARTH II which premiered across BBC AMERICA, AMC and SundanceTV on February 18th, delivered 2.7 million total viewers,... (more...)
BBC America Greenlights Next Chapter in Story of Our Planet - BLUE PLANET II BBC America Greenlights Next Chapter in Story of Our Planet - BLUE PLANET II
by TV News Desk - February 20, 2017

BBC AMERICA announced today the greenlight of BLUE PLANET II, the next chapter in the epic story of our planet.... (more...)
Nat Geo WILD to Present 7th Annual 'Big Cat Week' Beginning 2/20 Nat Geo WILD to Present 7th Annual 'Big Cat Week' Beginning 2/20
by TV News Desk - February 07, 2017

For millions of years, big cats have stood atop the food chain as treasured icons of the wild. We have a deep, ancient connection with these revered predators.... (more...)
PLANET EARTH II Series Premiere to Air Across BBC America, AMC and SundanceTV, 2/18 PLANET EARTH II Series Premiere to Air Across BBC America, AMC and SundanceTV, 2/18
by TV News Desk - January 13, 2017

BBC AMERICA, AMC and SundanceTV announced today at the Television Critics Association (TCA) winter press tour that they will present the highly anticipated premiere of BBCA's PLANET EARTH II... (more...)
Oscar Winner Hans Zimmer Scores BBC America's Upcoming PLANET EARTH II Oscar Winner Hans Zimmer Scores BBC America's Upcoming PLANET EARTH II
by TV News Desk - September 23, 2016

Announced today, Academy Award-winner Hans Zimmer's 'Bleeding Fingers Music' has created the score for PLANET EARTH II, the brand new landmark series from the BBC's Natural History Unit. Narrated by Sir David Attenborough, Planet Earth II premieres on BBC AMERICA in Winter 2017.... (more...)
Jackie Chan & More to Receive Academy's 2016 Governor's Award Jackie Chan & More to Receive Academy's 2016 Governor's Award
by Movies News Desk - September 01, 2016

The Board of Governors of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences voted Tuesday night (August 30) to present Honorary Awards to actor Jackie Chan, film editor Anne V. Coates, casting director Lynn Stalmaster and documentary filmmaker Frederick Wiseman.... (more...)
VIDEO: Sneak Peek - BBC America Premieres THE HUNT Tonight VIDEO: Sneak Peek - BBC America Premieres THE HUNT Tonight
by TV News Desk - July 03, 2016

Ahead of Sir David Attenborough's milestone 90th birthday, BBC AMERICA announces its first major natural history co-production, THE HUNT, will premiere tonight, July 3 at 9/8c.... (more...)
BBC American Announces Summer and Fall Premiere Slate & More BBC American Announces Summer and Fall Premiere Slate & More
by TV News Desk - June 01, 2016

Off the heels of the premiere of the newest season of Top Gear, and in advance of the July premiere of The Hunt, BBC AMERICA made a series of announcements today which include: a new slate of original scripted development projects... (more...)
VIDEO: Sneak Peek - BBC America to Premiere THE HUNT, 7/3 VIDEO: Sneak Peek - BBC America to Premiere THE HUNT, 7/3
by TV News Desk - May 06, 2016

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 at 9/8c.... (more...)
Smithsonian to Premiere 7 Straight Weeks of Sir David Attenborough Specials This April Smithsonian to Premiere 7 Straight Weeks of Sir David Attenborough Specials This April
by TV News Desk - March 21, 2016

This spring, Smithsonian Channel will celebrate Sir David Attenborough's 90th birthday, as it rolls out seven consecutive weeks of captivating natural history programs featuring the world's leading naturalist .... (more...)
BBC America to Premiere THE GRAHAM NORTON SHOW on New Night BBC America to Premiere THE GRAHAM NORTON SHOW on New Night
by TV News Desk - January 21, 2016

It's a new year and a new night for BBC AMERICA's Critics' Choice Award-nominated talk show, The Graham Norton Show.... (more...)
BBC America Orders New Original Scripted Series DIRK GENTLY BBC America Orders New Original Scripted Series DIRK GENTLY
by TV News Desk - January 11, 2016

BBC AMERICA announced today the greenlight of new original scripted series DIRK GENTLY.... (more...)
Singapore Botanic Gardens Documentary Announced Singapore Botanic Gardens Documentary Announced
by BWW News Desk - December 01, 2015

Turner has commissioned an original production that profiles the world's first and only tropical botanic gardens to be inscribed as a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Entitled A World Icon: Singapore Botanic Gardens, the program will premiere on Turner's recently-launched World Heritage Channel in Asia.... (more...)
Sir David Attenborough Hosts THIRTEEN's Nature: Big Birds Can't Fly Tonight Sir David Attenborough Hosts THIRTEEN's Nature: Big Birds Can't Fly Tonight
by TV News Desk - October 07, 2015

Sir David Attenborough, the film's host and narrator, explains how birds evolved and continue to survive despite their inability to soar. B... (more...)
Sir David Attenborough to Host THIRTEEN's Nature: Big Birds Can't Fly, 10/7 Sir David Attenborough to Host THIRTEEN's Nature: Big Birds Can't Fly, 10/7
by TV News Desk - September 28, 2015

Sir David Attenborough, the film's host and narrator, explains how birds evolved and continue to survive despite their inability to soar. B... (more...)
Academy-Award Winning Epics Dominate REEL 13's September Schedule on THIRTEEN Academy-Award Winning Epics Dominate REEL 13's September Schedule on THIRTEEN
by TV News Desk - September 04, 2015

Romance, war, science fiction and history come to life in the sweeping epic classics featured on Reel 13 in September, featuring the two greatest film roles of actor Omar Sharif, who recently passed away on July 10.... (more...)
Sir David Attenborough to Narrate BBC America's New Series THE HUNT Sir David Attenborough to Narrate BBC America's New Series THE HUNT
by TV News Desk - July 22, 2015

BBC AMERICA announced today that famed naturalist, Sir David Attenborough, will narrate the channel's first landmark natural history co-production, The Hunt.... (more...)
President Obama to Interview Sir David Attenborough on BBC America, 6/28 President Obama to Interview Sir David Attenborough on BBC America, 6/28
by TV News Desk - June 26, 2015

In this extraordinary television program, President Barack Obama interviews Sir David Attenborough at the White House.... (more...)
Discovery Channel Premieres Landmark Series LIFE STORY Tonight Discovery Channel Premieres Landmark Series LIFE STORY Tonight
by TV News Desk - June 06, 2015

Experience the universal story that unites us with every ANIMAL on the planet. LIFE STORY, a Discovery Channel/BBC co-production, premieres tonight, June 6 (9:00-11:00 PM ET/PT) on the Discovery Channel.... (more...)
Discovery Channel to Premiere Landmark Series LIFE STORY, 6/6 Discovery Channel to Premiere Landmark Series LIFE STORY, 6/6
by TV News Desk - May 14, 2015

Experience the universal story that unites us with every animal on the planet. LIFE STORY, a Discovery Channel/BBC co-production, premieres Saturday, June 6 (9:00-11:00 PM ET/PT) on the Discovery Channel.... (more...)
David Attenborough's RISE OF ANIMALS Premieres on Smithsonian Channel Tonight David Attenborough's RISE OF ANIMALS Premieres on Smithsonian Channel Tonight
by TV News Desk - May 13, 2015

Smithsonian Channel will premiere the two-part series DAVID ATTENBOROUGH'S RISE OF ANIMALS - TRIUMPH OF THE VERTEBRATES tonight, May 13 at 8 and 9 p.m. ET/PT.... (more...)
David Attenborough's RISE OF ANIMALS to Premiere on Smithsonian Channel 5/13 David Attenborough's RISE OF ANIMALS to Premiere on Smithsonian Channel 5/13
by TV News Desk - April 30, 2015

Smithsonian Channel will premiere the two-part series DAVID ATTENBOROUGH'S RISE OF ANIMALS – TRIUMPH OF THE VERTEBRATES on Wednesday, May 13 at 8 and 9 p.m. ET/PT.... (more...)
COSMOS, DOC MCSTUFFINS Among Winners of 2015 Peabody Awards; Full List COSMOS, DOC MCSTUFFINS Among Winners of 2015 Peabody Awards; Full List
by TV News Desk - April 23, 2015

An out-of-sight biography of James Brown and an out-of-this-world tour of the heavens were among the diverse documentary, education and public service winners of the 74th annual Peabody Awards announced Thursday by the Peabody program at the University of Georgia.... (more...)
JANE THE VIRGIN Among Winners of 74th Annual Peabody Awards; Full List JANE THE VIRGIN Among Winners of 74th Annual Peabody Awards; Full List
by TV News Desk - April 16, 2015

From an honorable woman entangled in Israeli-Palestine conflicts to a virginal Jane, from a faux-American spy to an irrepressible North Dakota cop, strong, multi-dimensional women stand out in the 74th Peabody Awards' entertainment winners, affirming the continuing expansion of significant roles for... (more...)
PENNY DREADFUL Leads 2015 BAFTA TELEVISION CRAFT AWARD Nominees PENNY DREADFUL Leads 2015 BAFTA TELEVISION CRAFT AWARD Nominees
by TV News Desk - March 25, 2015

The British Academy of Film and Television Arts has today announced the nominations for its annual British Academy Television Craft Awards, which honour the very best behind-the-scenes talent working in television. This year's ceremony will be held at The Brewery, London on Sunday 26 April.... (more...)