BBC America Launches ‘Eden: Untamed Planet’ Docuseries

BBC America and AMC will take viewers to the far corners of the planet in a new documentary series, Eden: Untamed Planet, debuting July 24.

The six-part series, narrated by Helena Bonham Carter (The Crown) takes a look at the secrets of Earth’s few remaining untouched lands. Isolated from the rest of the world, these areas offer life as nature truly intended, said BBC America.

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AMC and BBC America will simulcast the series, with episodes streaming on AMC Plus after they air, according to AMC.

The series, executive produced by Mark Brownlow, will also reflect on the survival of these rare, precious and unique environments amid the perils of the modern world, said the network.

R. Thomas Umstead

R. Thomas Umstead serves as senior content producer, programming for Multichannel News, Broadcasting + Cable and Next TV. During his more than 30-year career as a print and online journalist, Umstead has written articles on a variety of subjects ranging from TV technology, marketing and sports production to content distribution and development. He has provided expert commentary on television issues and trends for such TV, print, radio and streaming outlets as Fox News, CNBC, the Today show, USA Today, The New York Times and National Public Radio. Umstead has also filmed, produced and edited more than 100 original video interviews, profiles and news reports featuring key cable television executives as well as entertainers and celebrity personalities.