You will be redirected back to your article in seconds

‘Human Planet’ selling across globe

More than 20 territories have bought BBC Worldwide doc

LONDON — Broadcasters in more than 20 territories have bought the BBC, Discovery and France Televisions co-production “Human Planet,” the first skein from the BBC’s Natural History Unit to focus on the human species.

Countries acquiring the docu include Japan (Wowow), Italy (RAI), Israel (IBA), Slovakia (RTV Slovak), Spain (Wanda Films) and Thailand (Thai PBS), distributor BBC Worldwide said.

The sales were announced ahead of Worldwide’s annual U.K. Showcase mart, which bows Feb. 27 in the seaside resort of Brighton.

“Human Planet” is narrated by John Hurt with a soundtrack by Nitin Sawhney. The eight-part series examines the relationship between humans and nature. Each episode focuses on a particular habitat and shows how people have adapted to life there.

More TV

  • The Walking Dead Season 7 Mid

    Microsoft Picks Up Six-Second Ads in AMC's 'Walking Dead'

    LONDON — Broadcasters in more than 20 territories have bought the BBC, Discovery and France Televisions co-production “Human Planet,” the first skein from the BBC’s Natural History Unit to focus on the human species. Countries acquiring the docu include Japan (Wowow), Italy (RAI), Israel (IBA), Slovakia (RTV Slovak), Spain (Wanda Films) and Thailand (Thai PBS), […]

  • Apple Video Taps Amazon Alum Morgan

    Apple Video Taps Amazon Alum Morgan Wandell to Head International Development

    LONDON — Broadcasters in more than 20 territories have bought the BBC, Discovery and France Televisions co-production “Human Planet,” the first skein from the BBC’s Natural History Unit to focus on the human species. Countries acquiring the docu include Japan (Wowow), Italy (RAI), Israel (IBA), Slovakia (RTV Slovak), Spain (Wanda Films) and Thailand (Thai PBS), […]

  • nickelodeon animation loud house

    Female Animators Call for End of Culture of Sexual Harassment in Open Letter

    LONDON — Broadcasters in more than 20 territories have bought the BBC, Discovery and France Televisions co-production “Human Planet,” the first skein from the BBC’s Natural History Unit to focus on the human species. Countries acquiring the docu include Japan (Wowow), Italy (RAI), Israel (IBA), Slovakia (RTV Slovak), Spain (Wanda Films) and Thailand (Thai PBS), […]

  • Finn Wolfhard Stranger things

    'Stranger Things' Star Finn Wolfhard Exits APA After Agent Accused of Sexual Abuse

    LONDON — Broadcasters in more than 20 territories have bought the BBC, Discovery and France Televisions co-production “Human Planet,” the first skein from the BBC’s Natural History Unit to focus on the human species. Countries acquiring the docu include Japan (Wowow), Italy (RAI), Israel (IBA), Slovakia (RTV Slovak), Spain (Wanda Films) and Thailand (Thai PBS), […]

  • Steve Bannon 60 Minutes

    From Opioid Report to Oprah Winfrey, ‘60 Minutes’ Is Having a Moment

    LONDON — Broadcasters in more than 20 territories have bought the BBC, Discovery and France Televisions co-production “Human Planet,” the first skein from the BBC’s Natural History Unit to focus on the human species. Countries acquiring the docu include Japan (Wowow), Italy (RAI), Israel (IBA), Slovakia (RTV Slovak), Spain (Wanda Films) and Thailand (Thai PBS), […]

  • Canal Plus

    Canal Plus, Telecom Italia Launch Joint Venture

    LONDON — Broadcasters in more than 20 territories have bought the BBC, Discovery and France Televisions co-production “Human Planet,” the first skein from the BBC’s Natural History Unit to focus on the human species. Countries acquiring the docu include Japan (Wowow), Italy (RAI), Israel (IBA), Slovakia (RTV Slovak), Spain (Wanda Films) and Thailand (Thai PBS), […]

  • gina rodriguez

    Gina Rodriguez to Produce Female-Driven Drama From 'Crazy Ex-Girlfriend' Team at CW (EXCLUSIVE)

    LONDON — Broadcasters in more than 20 territories have bought the BBC, Discovery and France Televisions co-production “Human Planet,” the first skein from the BBC’s Natural History Unit to focus on the human species. Countries acquiring the docu include Japan (Wowow), Italy (RAI), Israel (IBA), Slovakia (RTV Slovak), Spain (Wanda Films) and Thailand (Thai PBS), […]

More From Our Brands

Access exclusive content