: Oceans

Netflix makes debut commission from ‘Blue Planet II’ creator James Honeyborne

The first project for Netflix from Blue Planet II creator James Honeyborne has emerged. The streaming giant has signed on for a multi-part series on the oceans from Honeyborne’s Bristol-based prodco Freeborne Media. The project is the first to emerge from the exec’s headline-grabbing multi-year overall deal for science series, struck earlier this year with […]

BBC embarks on Mission Galapagos

BBC One has commissioned a major natural history series following a team of international scientists working on new discoveries is the luscious Galapagos Islands. Mission Galapagos will comprise three hour-long episodes, with prolific wildlife prodco Atlantic Productions coproducing along with Alucia Productions. Liz Bonnin will present the series. BBC Worldwide, which shops Planet Earth II […]

Discovery and BBC shut down joint programming effort

Factual channel Discovery and UK public broadcaster the BBC have called time on their programming initiative. The production partnership has created iconic blue chip factual series including Life and Blue Planet and the end of the deal coincided with BBC Worldwide announcing it will invest in a wide range of BBC factual programming that it […]