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Frozen Planet

Examining wildlife in the Arctic and Antarctic.

Premiered: October 26, 2011

Rating: TV-PG

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The Last Frontier, Part 2 Season 1, Episode 12 Nov 30, 2011 $1.99

Today science is the only significant human activity allowed in Antarctica: robot submarines are sent deep beneath the ice in search of new life-forms, which may also be found in a labyrinth of ice caves high up on an active volcano. Above, colossal balloons are launched into the purest air on earth to detect cosmic rays.

The Last Frontier, Part 1 Season 1, Episode 11 Nov 30, 2011 $2.99

We reveal the extraordinary riches and wonders that have kept people coming to the Polar Regions for thousands of years. Most Arctic people live in Siberia. On the coast, traditional people still hunt walrus from open boats, but today's settlers are drawn to the Arctic by its abundant minerals. Above, the spectacular Northern lights can disrupt power supplies so scientists monitor it constantly.

Winter, Part 2 Season 1, Episode 10 Nov 23, 2011 $1.99

In Antarctica, we join male emperor penguins in their darkest hour, battling to protect precious eggs from fierce polar storms. The sun finally returns, and with it comes the female emperor penguins, sleek and fat, ready to deliver the first meal to their precious chick. The adelies flood back and as the ice edge bustles with life, male emperor penguins can finally return to the sea.

Winter, Part 1 Season 1, Episode 9 Nov 23, 2011 $1.99

There is no greater test for life than winter as temperatures plummet to 70 below and winds reach 200kph. Darkness and ice extend and only a few remarkable survivors gamble on remaining. Arctic forests transform into a wonderland of frost and snow - scene to a desperate and bloody battle between wolf and bison, but also where a remarkable alliance between raven and wolverine is made.

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Season 1: Frozen Planet: End Of Earth Trailer
01:20 — From BBC Earth and Alastair Fothergill, Executive Producer of Planet Earth and The Blue Planet: Seas of Life, Frozen Planet is the epic tale of two di (more…)
Frozen Planet Season 1
Narrated by David Attenborough and from the award-winning team behind Planet Earth comes the ultimate portrait of the earth's Polar Regions. The scale (more…)

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