Just in time for the end of the year, the BBC will present and broadcast the sequel to one of the most acclaimed and watched documentaries of these modern times: “Planet Earth II.” Three years ago, the BBC commissioned a sequel to “Planet Earth,” originally titled “One Planet,” and now it’s finally here. The six-episode series will once again be presented and narrated by David Attenborough, and will utilize the latest technology to capture the scale and scope of our own world. Watch a trailer for the series below.
Ten years ago, the BBC produced and broadcast the 11-part nature documentary “Planet Earth,” which explores a different biome or habitat on Earth in each episode and shines a light on many unseen areas of the world. It was the most expensive nature documentary commissioned by BBC at the time and was the first to be filmed and broadcast in high definition. “Planet Earth” became an international critical and commercial success, producing a feature-film version of the series entitled “Earth” as well as a companion series “Planet Earth: The Future,” which focuses on conservation.
“Planet Earth II” will be broadcast on BBC One and BBC One HD in October and November 2016.