BBC to air Planet Earth II in South Africa  

BBC, the British public broadcaster, is bringing ‘Planet Earth II’ to its audience across South Africa. The first series launched a decade ago, will be having its second part aired on BBC Earth (184) on February 5, this year.

‘Planet Earth II’ is a nature documentary series produced by the BBC as a sequel to ‘Planet Earth’, aired back in 2006. The series is presented and narrated by Sir David Attenborough and the main theme music composed by Hans Zimmer. It is the first television series produced by the BBC n Ultra High Definition.

The show depicts the mountains and goes deep down the waterways and caves. Exploring the deserts, the show also moves towards the majestic ice-worlds and the depth of the ocean world. Landscapes and mythical creatures are being captured each in their natural and distinguished habitats from across the corners of the world.

For the past 15 years, the show has been the most watched natural history show with a number of viewers amounting to 9.2 million. The production of the show has been ongoing for four years with 2089 shooting days and 117 filming trips in 40 different countries.