Nine picks up Attenborough’s Perfect Planet

New doco to explain how weather, ocean currents, the sun & volcanoes shape the natural world.

Nine has picked up local rights to David Attenborough latest natural history epic, A Perfect Planet.

Attenborough will use A Perfect Planet to explain how weather, ocean currents, the sun and volcanoes foster and shape the natural world. Made by Silverback Films, the series is co-produced with Tencent Penguin Pictures, ZDF German Television, China Media Group CCTV9, France Télévisions and The Open University.

It will also screen in Croatia, Czech Republic, Denmark, Lithuania, New Zealand, Norway, Russia, Spain, Slovenia, Sweden and on BBC Earth channels across Africa, Asia, Canada, Nordics and Poland.

Paul Dempsey, president of global distribution for BBCS, said: “Appetite for authentic and engaging factual content is growing each year with the Planet series, in particular, connecting to audiences around the world. We are seeing increasingly younger audiences who are passionate about protecting the natural world coming to the genre, and I expect to see this continue with A Perfect Planet.”

Life in Colour, produced by SeaLight Pictures and Humble Bee Films, was also co-commissioned by Nine, Stan, the BBC and Netflix.

Source: TBIVision

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