Planet Earth II has attracted audiences of up to 10.6 million. Photograph: David Willis/BBC Millions of people are tuning into the BBC’s nature series Planet Earth II because they crave a respite from their concerns about the future of the planet, Sir David Attenborough has said.
Sir David Attenborough has said Planet Earth II is attracting viewers in their millions because it provides “a form of two-way therapy” at a time when people have grave concerns for the world. The BBC natural history series is pulling in more than 12 million viewers a week and is on course to become the second most-watched TV programme of the year, after The Great British Bake Off.
Sir David Attenborough has said Planet Earth II is attracting viewers in their millions because it provides a form of “therapy” at a time when people have grave concerns for the world.
Even among the extraordinary, it is possible to stand out and be extra extraordinary, and there has generally been a stand-out scene in each episode, something you want to talk about at work or at school the next morning (Planet Earth II has also felt like event television: something the nation wants to sit down and watch together).
Dec 01, 2016 · Video ansehen · THE secret of Planet Earth 2’s success is the way it is helping millions of viewers reconnect with our world as its beauty fades, says Sir David Attenborough.
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SIR David Attenborough thinks more people are watching Planet Earth II than The X Factor because “it’s a form of therapy”. The BBC nature show is also attracting more viewers in the 16 to 34 age
The millions of viewers who watch TV nature mega-series such Planet Earth II presented by David Attenborough, probably assume they must help save nature. Such popular programmes are certainly a vote for ‘liking wildlife’, and make presenters famous.
The series was announced by the BBC in 2013 with the working title One Planet, but the title was later changed to Planet Earth II. The BBC trailer for the series used the same music featured in the trailer for the original Planet Earth, “Hoppípolla” by Icelandic post-rock band Sigur Rós.
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