Gather together for a special global wildlife event supporting MusiCares and the National Wildlife Federation. Planet Earth: A Celebration, premieres Monday, August 31 at 8/7c on BBC America, AMC, IFC, and Sundance. An encore presentation airs on September 5 at 8/7c on BBC America, AMC, IFC, and Sundance.
The four-network television event brings audiences the ultimate musical and wildlife thrill as it highlights eight of the most extraordinary sequences from BBC America’s impactful and Emmy-winning Planet Earth II and Blue Planet II.
As part of the celebration, during the broadcast and online, AMC Networks will be sharing information about how people can help support the efforts of the National Wildlife Federation.
The National Wildlife Federation will debut a new public service announcement during the special event. The public service announcement, developed in partnership with DDB NY, an award-winning agency with a team committed to the planet, its animals, and people, urges people to “save what we share.”
Visit BBC America’s Help Our Planet for more information on how you can share support today.
Planet Earth: A Celebration highlights eight of the most extraordinary sequences from BBC America’s impactful and Emmy®-winning Planet Earth II and Blue Planet II and features new narration from Sir David Attenborough. To accompany these sequences, award-winning composer Hans Zimmer, Jacob Shea, and the team at Bleeding Fingers have created new compositions, and have rearranged the original scores for this exciting, joyful, and adrenaline-packed journey around the world to some of the most extreme environments, where despite the odds animals manage to survive. The string section of the score is performed by the BBC Concert Orchestra, accompanied by Brit and Mercury Award-winning UK rapper, Dave, who performs on the grand piano. Both the orchestra and Dave were filmed for the program in the Lyndhurst Hall at Air Studios, London.
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