Iconic series Blue Planet II set for Indian TV premiere on Sony BBC Earth after a successful theatrical run

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Chennai, 18th June 2018: All eyes on TV as India’s #1 factual entertainment channel, Sony BBC Earth, premieres the world-renowned, path breaking and breath-taking series Blue Planet II for the Indian audience on June 25th at 9 pm.

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With a rating of 9.3 on IMDB, Blue Planet II is one of the most talked about and loved series internationally. Given the spectacular prowess of its content, Sony BBC Earth released the first two episodes of the legendary series in theatres exclusively with PVR cinemas across 22 cities on 18th May 2018. Eminent faces from the film and television industry such as Konkona Sen Sharma, Kalki Koechlin, Arshad Warsi, Vinay Pathak, Arjun Rampal, Soha Ali Khan, Rithvik Dhanjani, Asha Negi, Gurmeet Choudhury, Debina Bannerjee amongst others came to watch the remarkable content and went on to recommend it on their social media pages.
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Narrated by godfather of natural history Sir David Attenborough, Blue Planet II tells unique, untold stories of the ocean’s most astonishing creatures with a promise to make viewers feel alive not just with the visuals but also with the music that is composed by award-winning composer, Hans Zimmer. Shot over 1406 days with 125 expeditions across 39 countries, the series was filmed in depths as far as 8km across 4,000 dives with more than 6,000 hours of underwater footage!

For the ones who saw it in theatres, loved it, raved about it and want more of it, can tune-in to their TV sets to catch all the 7 episodes. For the ones who missed out watching it on the big screen, here’s an opportunity to catch the much talked about, unmissable series from June 25 at 9PM on Sony BBC Earth.

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About Sony BBC Earth

Sony BBC Earth is a premium factual entertainment channel by MSM Worldwide Factual Media – a Joint venture between Sony Pictures Networks India (SPN) and BBC Worldwide.

Sony BBC Earth is home to BBC’s award-winning factual programs and work of some of the world’s foremost factual film makers. Rooted in the philosophy of ‘Feel Alive’, the channel promises grand visual spectacle, positive insightful storytelling and a new perspective to knowledge and entertainment.

The channel has diverse content offering ranging from for fun, insightful science, nature and wildlife to adventure and human interest stories with shows like Trust Me I’m a Doctor, Bang Goes the Theory, Deadly 60, Planet Earth II, Fishing Impossible, Where the Wild Men Are with Ben Fogle etc.

The channel is broadcast in SD & HD and available in English, Hindi, Tamil and Telugu across India. Follow Sony BBC Earth on Facebook.com/SonyBBCEarth, Twitter.com/SonyBBCEarth, Instagram.com/SonyBBCEarth