Monday, April 12, 2010

BBC Earth Offers Free Planet Earth Episode Download on iTunes

From social media release:

In celebration of Earth Day's 40th anniversary, the beloved and award-winning BBC Earth series Planet Earth is now available on iTunes with a special one-time free episode download ("Pole to Pole"). This download is available April 12-26, 2010.

Planet Earth is the 11-part series from BBC's Natural History Unit which presents the epic story of life on Earth. Series producer Alastair Fothergill and his team spent four years in production, over 2000 days in the field, using 71 camermen filming across 204 locations in 62 countries to capture the ultimate portrait of our planet. Using a budget of unprecedented proportions and captured on HD cameras, Planet Earth is among the highest rated and best selling HD programs ever made. It offers stunning visuals perfect for any HD television or HD handheld device like the Apple iPad which launched on April 3rd.

The BBC Natural History Unit has been producing extraordinary programming for over 50 years, and continues to take viewers to new and exciting parts of our Earth. Planet Earth, a BBD/Discovery coproduction, aired on the Discovery Channel in 2007. It is the must-see precursor to the highly anticipated BBC nature series Life, currently airing on the Discovery Channel and releasing on DVD June 1, 2010 from BBC video.

Get the whole series
Want more Planet Earth? The whole series is available for instant download on iTunes.
  • Standard Definition - $1.99/episode; $20.99 Series Pass
  • High-Definition - $2.99/episode; $31.99 Series Pass

Join the conversation on Twitter
Use the #planetearth hashtag if you would like to join the conversation on Twitter

Be sure and check out this fantastic offer. We own the Planet Earth series on DVD and it is truly amazing!