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BBC America To Debut ‘Meerkat Manor’ Series in June

BBC America's 'Meerkat Manor'
BBC America's 'Meerkat Manor' (Image credit: BBC America )

BBC America has set a June day for its Meerkat Manor series reboot, part of the network's spring nature programming lineup, the network said Thursday.

The series, Meerkat Manor: Rise of the Dynasty, chronicles the tale of survival revolving around three families of meerkats first revealed in Animal Planet’s Meerkat Manor series, which ran from 2005-2008. AMC Plus will debut the first episode on May 29, one week ahead of its linear premiere.

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Other series premiering on BBC America include the April 17 premiere of One Wild Day, which follows some of the world’s most extraordinary animals at different moments in the day; Attenborough’s Journey (debuting May 8), which presents a portrait of the famed David Attenborough's broadcasting career; and China: Nature’s Ancient Kingdom (premiering May 15), which looks at the wildlife hidden inside China’s national parks. 

The network will also air a three-day marathon of the network’s celebrated award-winning content beginning April 22 as part of its Earth Day network takeover.