Human Planet Gets US Air Dates

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BBC and Discovery Channel have announced the airdates for their co-production of Human Planet, the follow-up to Planet Earth and Life.

The six-part series, which is four years in the making, will air April 10, 17 and 24 on Discovery from 8 to 10 p.m. ET.

The series was filmed in high-def in more than 70 locations.

Human Planet is an awe-inspiring, jaw-dropping, heart-stopping landmark series that marvels at mankind’s incredible relationship with nature in the world today.

Uniquely in the animal kingdom, humans have managed to adapt and thrive in every environment on Earth. Each episode takes you to the extremes of our planet: the arctic, mountains, oceans, jungles, grasslands, deserts, rivers and even the urban jungle. Here you will meet people who survive by building complex, exciting and often mutually beneficial relationships with their animal neighbours and the hostile elements of the natural world.

Human Planet crews have filmed in around 80 locations, bringing you many stories that have never been told on television before. The team has trekked with HD cameras and state of the art gear to film from the air, from the ground and underwater. The result: a “cinematic experience” created by world-class natural history and documentary camera crews and programme makers.

Watch the trailer below.

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