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[05/20/13 - 01:17 PM]
Discovery Channel's May 19 Premiere of "North America" Grabs 3.4 Million Viewers
Discovery spins the numbers for Sunday, May 19.

[12/17/12 - 10:47 AM]
Discovery Channel's "Frozen Planet: Edge of the Earth" Special to Premiere Saturday, December 22 at 9:00PM ET/PT
The hour-long special featuring some of the best sequences from the 2012 Emmy-winning documentary miniseries.

[09/15/12 - 09:30 PM]
Discovery Channel Honored with Six Awards at the 2012 Primetime Creative Arts Emmys(R)
"Deadliest Catch" snatched two wins while "Frozen Planet" was honored with four awards.

[09/15/12 - 07:53 PM]
The 64th Primetime Creative Arts Emmys Winners
HBO took home 17 awards, followed by CBS with 13 and PBS with 11.

[04/10/12 - 11:12 PM]
Q1 in Review/Q2 in Preview: Comedy Central, Discovery, Disney Channel, Disney XD & E!
A look at what's ahead on the cable channels, plus a recap of their ratings to date this year.

[04/03/12 - 04:15 PM]
Discovery to Extend "Frozen Planet" to Earth Day, Sunday, April 22
The seven-part series was previously slated to wrap with a two-hour finale on Sunday, April 15.

[03/19/12 - 03:13 PM]
"Frozen Planet" - Latest Groundbreaking Natural History Series - Pulled in 26.7 Million Viewers Across Seven Discovery Communications Networks During March 18 Simulcast
Discovery spins the numbers for Sunday, March 18.

[03/01/12 - 09:04 AM]
Discovery Channel and SeaWorld Invite Online Audiences to Get Ready for "Frozen Planet" With "Penguin Cam"
The live feed is available starting today, through April 30, on the "Frozen Planet" fansite, SeaWorld's website and Ustream.

[02/28/12 - 12:23 PM]
Video: Discovery Releases More Breathtaking Video from "Frozen Planet" - The Icy Finger of Death!
The seven-part series, narrated by Alec Baldwin, premieres Sunday, March 18 at 8:00/7:00c.

[02/21/12 - 12:36 PM]
Discovery Channel Announces Episode Lineup for "Frozen Planet"
The seven-part series premieres Sunday, March 18 with back-to-back episodes.

[01/20/12 - 01:23 PM]
Video: First Look - New "Frozen Planet" Promo
The seven-part series premieres Sunday, March 18 at 8:00/7:00c on Discovery.

[12/06/11 - 09:28 AM]
Discovery Channel Announces March 18 Premiere Date for "Frozen Planet"
Alec Baldwin narrates the seven-part series, which will air Sundays at 8:00/7:00c.

[11/29/11 - 09:39 AM]
Award-Winning Actor Alec Baldwin to Narrate "Frozen Planet": Epic Natural History Series -- from the Creators of "Planet Earth" -- to Premiere on Discovery Channel in March 2012
"Discovery Channel is very excited to have someone as passionate and talented as Alec Baldwin to lend his voice to such an important landmark television event," said Eileen O'Neill.

[10/25/11 - 09:16 AM]
Video: A Taste of What's to Come When "Frozen Planet" Makes Its U.S. Premiere on Discovery Channel in Early 2012
The six-part series comes from the producers of "Planet Earth" and "Blue Planet."

[04/14/11 - 08:17 AM]
Hitting the Motherlode: Historic High Ratings, New Hit Talent, as Discovery Unveils Its 2011-12 Upfront Slate
The network's returning class includes "Dirty Jobs," "Man vs. Wild," "Storm Chasers," "Auction Kings" and "Swamp Loggers."

[04/09/08 - 01:08 PM]
Discovery Channel and BBC to Co-Produce Epic Television Event Frozen Planet Set to Premiere in 2012
The project will chronicle the eco systems and animals of the Arctic and Antarctic, which is extremely timely given that both Polar Regions are at the front-line of climate change research.







FROZEN PLANET (DISCOVERY)
BROADCAST HISTORY:
3/18/12 - 12/22/12
STATUS:
canceled/ended (2012-2013 season)
TIME SLOT:
completed airing its current season
SEASON(S):
1 (8 episodes, 0 of which have yet to air)
ADDITIONAL NOTES:
a show on hiatus for longer than 12 months - without any news about its future - is assumed to be canceled
DESCRIPTION:
(from Discovery's press release, December 2011) Discovery Channel announces today that FROZEN PLANET, the seven-part series from the acclaimed documentary team behind PLANET EARTH, will premiere in the United States on Sunday, March 18, 2012 from 8-10PM ET/PT, and air on subsequent Sundays at 8PM ET/PT. A Discovery Channel/BBC co-production four years in the making, FROZEN PLANET will be narrated by award-winning actor Alec Baldwin. FROZEN PLANET will provide the ultimate portrait of our earth's polar regions, where the scale and beauty of the scenery and sheer power of the natural elements are unlike anywhere else on the planet. To capture nature's majestic power - as well as its ultimate fragility - FROZEN PLANET's filmmakers utilized the latest cinematographic techniques and technology to capture groundbreaking imagery both above and below the ice in some of the most extreme and remote regions of our planet. The series' seventh episode, hosted on camera by British naturalist David Attenborough, will investigate what rising temperatures will mean for the people and wildlife that live there - and for the rest of the planet.
PRINCIPAL CAST INFORMATION:
· Alec Baldwin as Narrator (Voice)
CREW INFORMATION:
· Alastair Fothergill as EP
· Susan Winslow as EP (Discovery)
· Vanessa Berlowitz as PROD
GENRE(S):
· reality (all)
· reality (documentary)
STUDIO INFORMATION:
· BBC Worldwide Productions