Planet Earth

2007, TV Show

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VIDEO: Extreme Journeys Sneak Peek

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Extreme Journeys Sneak Peek
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Length: 02:14
Aired: 5/10/2012

Travel to Ascension Island, an isolated volcanic island surrounded by the vast expanse of the Atlantic Ocean, and watch as tiny green turtles take the first steps of their 1,400-mile-long journey from the beach where they've just hatched to their feeding grounds in the waters off South America. Don't miss all-new original 'Planet Earth' specials, premiering on Sundays at 10/9c only on BBC America! watch

VIDEO: Incredible Families Sneak Peek

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Incredible Families Sneak Peek
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Length: 02:30
Aired: 5/17/2012

It's spring and the northern forests are bursting with life. Fifty-feet up a tree a mandarin duck emerges from her nest hole with her young family, which only hatched a day before. Watch as the baby ducklings make the leap down to the forest floor! Don't miss the world premiere original special, 'Planet Earth: Incredible Families,' on Sunday, May 20 at 10/9c. Only on BBC America! watch

VIDEO: Sir David Attenborough's Influence

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Sir David Attenborough's Influence
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Length: 02:27
Aired: 4/22/2012

Hear from some of the filmmakers who lent their talents to the making of the incredible 'Planet Earth' series and find out how the world famous naturalist, Sir David Attenborough, the voice behind the celebrated program, influenced their craft. Don't miss all-new original 'Planet Earth' specials, premiering on Sundays at 10/9c only on BBC America! watch

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Walking Dead's Sarah Wayne Callies: Lori's Afraid Rick and Shane Might Kill Each Other

The secret is out!

In last week's episode of The Walking Dead, Lori (Sarah Wayne Callies) finally came clean to Rick (Andrew Lincoln), not just about being pregnant, but also that she had had an affair with his best friend Shane (Jon Bernthal). (To be fair, they both thought Rick was dead.)

The Walking Dead Boss: Shane's living on borrowed time -- but hasn't worn out his welcome yet

Now, Lori and Rick will face a challenge more treacherous than ...
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Discovery Sets Human Planet Airdate

Discovery has assigned an airdate to Human Planet, its next epic series in the vein of recent hits Planet Earth and Life. The six-part Human Planet will air from 8 p.m. to 10 p.m. on three consecutive Sundays this spring: April 10, 17 and 24. Human Planet, a co-production between Discovery and the BBC, will look at how humans live in a wide variety of habitats — including the Arctic, rivers and oceans, mountains, grasslands ...
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Are Wildlife Shows Real?

TV is a wildlife lover's Garden of Eden. Networks like Animal Planet, Discovery, National Geographic, NAT GEO Wild and PBS fill their schedules with documentaries and critter reality programs. These shows promise a real glimpse into the behavior of wild animals. But just how authentic are they?

"There's a degree of audience deception that goes on," says veteran wildlife producer Chris Palmer, whose recent book, Shooting in the Wild, reveals some of the trickery. read more

Matt's Weekend Picks: June 11-13

Robert Klein: Unfair and Unbalanced (Saturday, 10/9c, HBO)
The trailblazer who starred in HBO's first-ever solo comedy special 35 years ago returns for his ninth one-man show. Accompanied by the 47-piece Henry Mancini Institute Orchestra, Klein performs a set of original music and topical humor embracing politics and pop culture... read more

The Joy of Green Sets: Get Your Eco on with Earth Day DVDs

OK, kids. Earth Day is right around the corner and, like bitch being the new black, green seems to be the new gay: hard for some folks to understand, but totally making the world more fabulous.So let’s gather round the paperless computer screen and run down some of the eco-awesome programs now available on DVD.Planet in Peril — Global warming meets good ol’ hotties in this dazzling CNN special that sends Anderson Cooper, Dr. Sanjay Gupta and wildlifer Jeff Corwin around the globe to check out the myriad treats mucking up our environment. Once you see what the guys uncover in an Asian market, you may never want some “herbs” again.Buy Planet in Peril on Amazon.comLiving with Ed — Sounds like a sitcom, but tastes like The Osbournes-meet-An Inconvenient Truth. Devout conservationist Ed Begley, Jr. and his less-green wife Rachelle open their eco-tricked-out home to the cameras as they attempt to save energy, recycle and reduce their carbon footprint in gener... read more

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Season 1, Episode 10
Discover the Taiga forest, on the edge of the Arctic - a silent world of stunted conifers. A...
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Premiered: March 25, 2007, on Discovery Channel
Rating: TV-G
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Premise: An 11-part nature series examining the planet's natural wonders and unique animal behavior in a variety of far-flung locations around the world.

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