Tag Archives: Planet Earth II

Where in the World is Planet Earth II?

  Planet Earth II premieres tomorrow night in Australia and can be bought on 4K-UHD Blu-ray from next month but there’s still no word on when it will land on Prime. You would have thought Sir David Attenborough’s visit here coinciding with Prime rolling out its new season would have been the cue to launch […]

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Planet Earth II Part of Prime BBC Package

   Prime at last has confirmed it will broadcast Planet Earth II free-to-air in NZ. The long-awaited announcement was made this morning as part of a major BBC documentary and factual content deal. Other highlights include another BBC wildlife must-see, Life in the Air, and a second season of Fishing Impossible, the angler’s answer to […]

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Prime Lands Planet Earth II?

Planet Earth II, which already is for sale on Blu-ray in the UK, is likely to premiere on Prime in the new year. The channel isn’t commenting on whether it has licensed the filmed in 4K series but TVNZ and TV3 have confirmed they won’t be screening it. So that would leave Prime as the […]

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HD Heads-Up: November 11

Cohen resurrected … Durrells to double up … Earth II still up in the air …  Prime will pre-empt Wednesday’s The Durrells and QI to repeat Leonard Cohen: I’m Your Man, following the 82-year-old musician’s death. The good news for Durrells fans is the following week Prime will air a double-episode. Kudos to Prime for being […]

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Planet Earth II for TV3?

Planet Earth II could be one of the new shows TV3 announces for 2017 today at an event that will include its reported plans to replace Story with The Project and switch Duncan Garner to breakfast TV. MediaWorks says today’s announcement won’t be a new season launch but isn’t commenting on whether it will include a sneak […]

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Happy Belated Birthday Tribute to Attenborough

Prime will belatedly mark Sir David Attenborough’s birthday with an Our Planet special on November 13. Attenborough at 90, which interviews the naturalist on the eve of his 90 birthday, aired six months ago in the UK and will screen here a week after the BBC premieres Planet Earth II. Filmed in front of an audience, it […]

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