BBC Earth to launch on Sky October 22

About BBC Earth

New premium factual channel BBC Earth will launch on SKY on October 22, rebranding existing channel BBC Knowledge.

BBC Earth will take you on a thrilling journey of discovery by sharing the incredible wonders of our universe and will showcase a broad range of world-class factual programming represented by natural history, human stories, adventurous travels and scientific investigations, and will feature programmes from expert presenters such as Sir David Attenborough, Michael Mosley, Louis Theroux, Professor Brian Cox and Steve Backshall.

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About BBC Earth

Titles in launch week include Planet Earth II, the ambitious landmark natural history series that allows us to experience the world from the viewpoint of the animals themselves; Spy in the Wild, captures how similar we are to our animal cousins through the use of spy cameras; My Year with the Tribe, sees Will Millard visit the treehouse-dwelling Korowai tribe in Papua, Indonesia; Without Limits, which follows six disabled people on an epic journey along Vietnam’s Ho Chi Minh trail; and a new series of Trust Me I’m a Doctor with Michael Mosley, who gets behind the hype to discover the truth about what’s good for your health.

Closely following the launch, BBC Earth will host ‘Being Human’, a season of programmes airing in November exploring the human race, how we might improve the way we live and what the future could hold for civilisation. Shows will include Future Human: AI, The World’s Most Extraordinary People and Meet the Humans.