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BBC Earth launches with four of Sir David Attenborough’s biggest titles over four nights.

Thursday October 10 - Blue Planet II Friday October 11 - Frozen Planet Saturday October 12 - Planet Earth II Sunday October 13 - The Hunt

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BBC Earth launches October 10

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SYNOPSIS

Blue Planet II - Thursday October 10 at 7.30pm

Filmed over four years this series takes viewers on a magical adventure across the greatest, yet least known part of our planet – our oceans. Since Blue Planet aired in 2001, our understanding of life beneath the waves has been transformed. Travelling from the icy polar seas to the vibrant blues of the coral atolls, Blue Planet II shares astonishing new discoveries. Australian stories include the tusk fish, co-operative hunting between the Coral Groper and Octupus, spawning behaviour of Giant Cuttlefish and coral bleaching on the Great Barrier Reef.

Frozen Planet - Friday October 11 at 5pm

Embark on the trip of a lifetime, as the BBC’s acclaimed Natural History Unit takes you on a spectacular polar expedition into a breathtaking landscape most humans will never experience. Ambitious and epic in scale, this landmark series is the ultimate portrait of the great wildernesses of the Arctic and Antarctic before they change forever.

Planet Earth II - Saturday October 12 at 5pm

When Planet Earth was released it transformed how viewers saw their planet. It captivated a global audience of over half a billion people by giving them an unprecedented view of life on Earth. Ten years on, Planet Earth II revists this rich subject but with a new perspective, immersing audiences in the most spectacular landscapes and habitats on Earth and bringing them eye to eye with the animals that live there.

The Hunt - Sunday October 13 at 5pm

Predators face many challenges in their lives but the most defining is also the most difficult: catching their prey. Statistics support this claim – most hunts fail. Predators must not only overcome the significant defences of their prey but also the unique challenges of their habitats. How do you get close to your prey on the open plain, where there’s nowhere to hide?

Next On

Episode 1, Series 1

Thursday July 16 at 6:00am

Islands

Episode 1 | Series 1

Remote islands offer sanctuary for many of the Planet's strangest and rarest creatures. The rare pygmy three-toed sloth enjoys a peaceful existence on an idyllic Caribbean island, while…

Episode 1, Series 1

Thursday July 16 at 1:35pm

Islands

Episode 1 | Series 1

Remote islands offer sanctuary for many of the Planet's strangest and rarest creatures. The rare pygmy three-toed sloth enjoys a peaceful existence on an idyllic Caribbean island, while…

Episode 1, Series 1

Thursday July 16 at 10:50pm

Islands

Episode 1 | Series 1

Remote islands offer sanctuary for many of the Planet's strangest and rarest creatures. The rare pygmy three-toed sloth enjoys a peaceful existence on an idyllic Caribbean island, while…

Episode 2, Series 1

Friday July 17 at 6:00am

Mountains

Episode 2 | Series 1

Climb to a world that is beautiful but full of danger, where only the most adventurous animals can hope to survive. Life at high altitude is tough and only the most adventurous have…

Episode 2, Series 1

Friday July 17 at 1:35pm

Mountains

Episode 2 | Series 1

Climb to a world that is beautiful but full of danger, where only the most adventurous animals can hope to survive. Life at high altitude is tough and only the most adventurous have…

Episode 2, Series 1

Friday July 17 at 10:50pm

Mountains

Episode 2 | Series 1

Climb to a world that is beautiful but full of danger, where only the most adventurous animals can hope to survive. Life at high altitude is tough and only the most adventurous have…

Episode 1, Series 1

Saturday July 18 at 10:25am

The Hardest Challenge

Episode 1 | Series 1

The Hardest Challenge reveals the extraordinary range of strategies used by predators.

Episode 2, Series 1

Saturday July 18 at 11:35am

In The Grip Of The Seasons

Episode 2 | Series 1

How do polar predators face the challenges of hunting in the most seasonal place on Earth?

Episode 3, Series 1

Saturday July 18 at 12:45pm

Hide And Seek

Episode 3 | Series 1

Predators and their prey hunt and escape in the dense and complex world of the forest.

Episode 3, Series 1

Monday July 20 at 6:00am

Jungles

Episode 3 | Series 1

Jungles are mysterious worlds of drama and surprise. Experience life in the most competitive place on earth where Jaguars hunt huge caiman, strange dolphins swim through the tree tops…

Episode 3, Series 1

Monday July 20 at 1:35pm

Jungles

Episode 3 | Series 1

Jungles are mysterious worlds of drama and surprise. Experience life in the most competitive place on earth where Jaguars hunt huge caiman, strange dolphins swim through the tree tops…

Episode 3, Series 1

Monday July 20 at 10:50pm

Jungles

Episode 3 | Series 1

Jungles are mysterious worlds of drama and surprise. Experience life in the most competitive place on earth where Jaguars hunt huge caiman, strange dolphins swim through the tree tops…

Episode 4, Series 1

Tuesday July 21 at 6:00am

Deserts

Episode 4 | Series 1

The world's deserts are lands of extremes that force animals to come up with ingenious ways of coping with hostile conditions, giving rise to the most incredible survival stories on…

Episode 4, Series 1

Tuesday July 21 at 1:35pm

Deserts

Episode 4 | Series 1

The world's deserts are lands of extremes that force animals to come up with ingenious ways of coping with hostile conditions, giving rise to the most incredible survival stories on…

Episode 4, Series 1

Tuesday July 21 at 10:50pm

Deserts

Episode 4 | Series 1

The world's deserts are lands of extremes that force animals to come up with ingenious ways of coping with hostile conditions, giving rise to the most incredible survival stories on…

Episode 5, Series 1

Wednesday July 22 at 6:00am

Grasslands

Episode 5 | Series 1

Grasslands cover one-quarter of all land and support the vast gatherings of wildlife, but to survive here animals must endure the most hostile seasonal changes on the planet.

Episode 5, Series 1

Wednesday July 22 at 1:35pm

Grasslands

Episode 5 | Series 1

Grasslands cover one-quarter of all land and support the vast gatherings of wildlife, but to survive here animals must endure the most hostile seasonal changes on the planet.

Episode 5, Series 1

Wednesday July 22 at 10:50pm

Grasslands

Episode 5 | Series 1

Grasslands cover one-quarter of all land and support the vast gatherings of wildlife, but to survive here animals must endure the most hostile seasonal changes on the planet.

Episode 6, Series 1

Thursday July 23 at 6:00am

Cities

Episode 6 | Series 1

Cities are growing at a faster rate than any other habitat on Earth. They may seem an unlikely place for animals to thrive, but they can be a world of surprising opportunity.

Episode 6, Series 1

Thursday July 23 at 1:35pm

Cities

Episode 6 | Series 1

Cities are growing at a faster rate than any other habitat on Earth. They may seem an unlikely place for animals to thrive, but they can be a world of surprising opportunity.

Episode 6, Series 1

Thursday July 23 at 10:50pm

Cities

Episode 6 | Series 1

Cities are growing at a faster rate than any other habitat on Earth. They may seem an unlikely place for animals to thrive, but they can be a world of surprising opportunity.

Episode 4, Series 1

Saturday July 25 at 9:15am

Hunger At Sea

Episode 4 | Series 1

Revealing the strategies predators use to hunt for prey in the big blue.

Episode 5, Series 1

Saturday July 25 at 10:25am

Nowhere To Hide

Episode 5 | Series 1

A look at predator and prey strategies in the open arenas of desert and grassland.

Episode 6, Series 1

Saturday July 25 at 11:35am

Race Against Time

Episode 6 | Series 1

Predators hunt on the dynamic border between land and sea, where chances are brief.

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