via press release:
MIKE ROWE TO NARRATE EPIC NEW SERIES HUMAN PLANET,
PREMIERING APRIL 10 AT 8PM ON DISCOVERY CHANNEL
(Silver Spring, Md.) – Discovery Channel today announced Mike Rowe will lend his legendary baritone voice as narrator for its awe-inspiring new six part series HUMAN PLANET, a majestic portrait of people’s incredible ability to survive and thrive in our planet’s most extreme environments. The BBC/Discovery Channel co-production makes its U.S. premiere on Discovery on Sunday April 10 at 8PM e/p with the episode Rivers and Oceans.
Rowe is best known as host and creator of Discovery’s
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Video Clips from HUMAN PLANET’s first two episodes are available:
"Rivers and Oceans"
(Sunday, April 10 at 8PM ET/PT)
A barefoot high wire act of epic proportions to reach a favorite fishing spot... across the mighty Mekong River: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=df22pAAYFZg
Hunting a mighty sperm whale in Indonesia: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=usWkVb_lENQ
(Sunday, April 10 at 9PM ET/PT)
A boy becomes a man when he successfully trains an eagle. Clip features incredible eagle-cam footage: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NmAF7G5ueL8
To protect his family's crops, a cliff farmer's son fends off a relentless attack from a powerful troop of Gelada baboons: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2WKn4kc6Ioo