Saturday, April 24, 2010

BBC Earth Offers Free Planet Earth Episode Download on iTUNES

Celebrate Earth Day & Enjoy PLANET EARTH in Stunning HD For Free April 12-26, 2010

From the Press 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”) from April 12 – 26, 2010.


This jaw-dropping, 11-part series from the BBC’s Natural History Unit 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 cameramen filming across 204 locations in 62 countries to capture the ultimate portrait of our planet. It has garnered legions of fans and universal critical acclaim with Oprah Magazine saying “It is the most beautiful, wondrous and truly majestic series - the best thing I’ve ever seen on TV.” 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 BBC/Discovery co-production, 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.

You can easily share this free download with your friends on TWITTER by clicking on the link. See what other people are saying and talk about it using the #planetearth hashtag. Be sure to remind your friends that this free download is only available until Monday!

Want more Planet Earth? The whole series is available for instant download on iTunes in both Standard Definition and Hi-Def.

You can also go behind-the scenes with the all-new playlist, The Planet Earth Diaries ($4.99/Playlist; 99¢/episode). Here you’ll find a total of 110 minutes (eleven 10-minute episodes) of footage detailing what the crew had to endure in order to capture some of the most enthralling moments of the series.

Complement Planet Earth with other BBC Earth series such as Blue Planet , and Yellowstone and Galapagos, both available in HD.

Check out one of the clips below, and be sure to visit the additional links below to see more stunning videos.

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Be sure to download the FREE episode now on iTunes, before this offer ends on Monday!

All images and video © BBC. No monetary compensation was received for advertising this promotion. The information was provided by American Pop Digital.


Amanda April 24, 2010  

I downloaded this - thanks for the great tip!!!

TV episode downloads August 11, 2010  

Cool! This is great and the thing is it's free. Thank you for telling me about this.


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