I don’t know about you, but I’m a sucker for a well-produced nature documentary. The BBC/Discovery collaborations in the past (Planet Earth, Life) have been gorgeous in their presentation and scope and offered a unique perspective on the world we live in.
- Sunday, April 10, 2011
- 8pm ET/PT, Rivers and Oceans
- 9pm ET/PT, Mountains
- Sunday, April 17 2011
- 8pm ET/PT, Arctic
- 9pm ET/PT, Grasslands and Jungles
- Sunday, April 24, 2011
- 8pm ET/PT, Deserts
- 9pm ET/PT, Life at the Extremes
This time, we get to see how people survive in some of the world’s most extreme environments. Humans can be found in nearly every part of the world and have found techniques to not only live in these places, but thrive. More than 70 locations were filmed in the 4 years this series has been in production, all in glorious HD video.
Want a glimpse of this amazing undertaking? Check out the following clips:
Hunting a Sperm Whale in Indonesia
Crossing the Swollen Mekong River to Get to a Fishing Spot
Fighting off Baboons to Save Family Crops
Amazing stories of human perseverance. I look forward to watching every episode and learning something for the next three weekends!
- Discovery Announces Lineup For “Human Planet”, Six Part Show Airs April 10, 17, 24 (tvbythenumbers.zap2it.com)
- Discovery Sets Human Planet Airdate (seattlepi.com)
- Incredible Human Planet (18 photos) (mymodernmet.com)
- Discovery Channel Announces ‘Human Planet,’ The Next Landmark Series from the Makers of ‘Planet Earth’ and ‘Life’ (tvbythenumbers.zap2it.com)