Mumbai, December 14, 2017: While we brace ourselves for the New Year, it’s also time to look at what made 2017 memorable. Sony BBC Earth revisits some of its most popular episodes of the best shows in a special programming line-up titled Best of 2017 starting 18th December 2017, every night at 7 pm and 11 pm.

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Sony BBC Earth, launched in March earlier this year as India’s premium factual entertainment channel with stories ranging from nature and science to adventure and human interest. With brand proposition of Feel Alive and brand pillars of grand visual spectacle, never-seen-before stories and a new perspective to knowledge and entertainment, Sony BBC Earth showcases iconic shows with legendary storytellers that makes its viewers Feel Alive.  

Best of 2017 will have one of the most fun-filled science shows, ‘Inside the Factory’, which takes viewers on a gastronomical and visual feast in some of the largest factories world over. Snow Chick: A Penguin’s Tale brings in some fluffy, feathery fun this Christmas with the thrilling journey of a penguin’s life.

Shows like ‘Kolkata with Sue Perkins’ and ‘Hidden India’ inspire the traveler in you to celebrate the diversity, vivacity and flavours of the Indian subcontinent. Britain’s Biggest Adventures with Bear Grylls gives exploration a new meaning and shows the famous wildlife presenter visit Britain’s most extreme landscapes.   

While ‘Tribal Bootcamp’ embarks on a challenging yet fun trip to tribal communities, the wildlife exploration continues with ‘Spy in the Wild’, which uncovers intimate stories of different animals and how they live, love and learn like humans through 30 spy cameras.

Viewers are also treated to action-packed adventure with two famous shows, ‘The Hunt’– a series capturing the dramatic world of predation and ‘Fishing Impossible’, which showcases adrenaline-fueled fishing antics and a healthy dose of friendly rivalry.

And last, but not the least, the mega event of the century, ‘Planet Earth II’ will take you on a breathtaking journey again this December! The series features India, its diverse landscapes and wildlife prominently across several episodes.

The special line-up further includes popular shows, like Bang Goes the Theory, Factomania, Nature’s Greatest Dancers, Nature’s Weirdest Events, Generation Earth, Weird Wonders of the World and many more. It truly is going to be the best of this beautiful world on ‘Best of 2017’.

About Sony BBC Earth

Sony BBC Earth is a premium factual entertainment channel brought to you by MSM Worldwide Factual Media – a Joint venture between Sony Pictures Networks India (SPN) and BBC Worldwide.

Rooted in the philosophy of ‘Feel Alive’, the channel promises grand visual spectacle, positive insightful storytelling and a new perspective to knowledge and entertainment.

As a key differentiator in the category, the channel has defined programming slots like ‘Why, How and What on Earth’ @ 8:00 PM for fun and insightful science with shows like Trust Me I’m a Doctor, Bang Goes the Theory etc; ‘Wild Wild Earth’ @ 9:00 PM for nature and wildlife with shows like Deadly 60, Planet Earth II etc; and ‘Earth Explorers’ @ 10:00 PM for adventure and human interest stories with shows like Where the Wild Men Are with Ben Fogle, Life Below Zero etc. The weekend has an exclusive content time band – Earth Specials. Sony BBC Earth is also home to BBC’s award-winning factual programs and work of some of the world’s renowned factual film makers.


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