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Wildscreen Festival

David Attenborough’s Lasting Power #2: FROZEN PLANET II ices competition

Dominating the Competition A second UK audience snapshot, this one for the week starting 26 September, captures the enduring dominance across all Factual sub-genres of Attenborough’s brand of Natural History event programming. FROZEN PLANET 2 doubles the next most viewed program in the factual category. Top Ten UK Factual Week of September 26, 2022 (BARB) […]

David Attenborough’s Lasting Power: UK Natural History Ratings Snapshot, 2018-22

As my tribute to David Attenborough‘s incomparable career, and as a conversation piece for delegates at Wildscreen, below is a five-year snapshot of BARB UK audience data for the Natural History genre. The shows are for BBC1, ranked by ‘000’s for highest single eps in series.  Title Date Share ‘000’s SEVEN WORLDS, ONE PLANET 10/27/2019 39.81%

Love Nature Gives Back: “Chasing The Rains” and more at Wildscreen Festival

Momentum is building for the natural history filmmaking industry to play a role in global conservation. Increasingly, producers and platforms are building conservation messages and sustainability practices into wildlife and nature content. A great example of this is a new social responsibility initiative from Love Nature, called Love Nature Gives Back. It launched earlier this