The new five-episode natural history series Prehistoric Planet, produced by BBC Studios Natural History Unit, will debut globally on Apple TV+ as a week-long event from May 23-27.
Update: The first episodes are available to stream now in 4K Dolby Vision and Dolby Atmos.
Score by Hans Zimmer
BBC has produced and David Attenborough has narrated some of the world's greatest and most beloved nature documentaries. The next one will show up on Apple TV+ and it even features an original score by Hans Zimmer.
- "Apple TV+ today revealed a glimpse at its highly anticipated natural history event series “Prehistoric Planet,” from executive producers Jon Favreau and Mike Gunton, and BBC Studios Natural History Unit (“Planet Earth”), and narrated by Sir David Attenborough," announced Apple and the BBC. "The five-episode groundbreaking series will transport viewers 66 million years in the past to discover our world — and the dinosaurs that roamed it — all in stunning detail and set to an original score by multiple Academy Award winner Hans Zimmer."Prehistoric Planet is set to debut globally on Apple TV+ with a new episode daily from Monday, May 23 through Friday, May 27. Like all other Apple TV+ titles, we expect it to be available in 4K Dolby Vision and possibly Dolby Atmos too.
Apple's video streaming service has been on a roll lately with Ted Lasso winning a 2021 Emmy for the best comedy series and CODA winning a 2022 Oscar for best picture. The company recently announced that it is also getting into live sports programming, a category that Netflix has hesitated to invest in.
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