BBC Worldwide launches YouTube channel

MUMBAI: BBC Worldwide has launched Earth Unplugged, a new YouTube channel from BBC Earth, BBC Worldwide’s global natural history brand.

The channel will feature films created for a digital audience by BBC Earth Productions and is set to become a destination site for wildlife and nature.

Earth Unplugged is BBC Worldwide’s first original-content channel for YouTube and forms part of the company’s plans to build a true consumer facing multi-channel network on the platform.
BBC Worldwide MD for BBC Earth Amanda Hill said, “With Earth Unplugged we’re seeking to connect a new audience with the world around them. YouTube offers a fantastic opportunity to reach people and grab their attention with innovative nature content that will captivate and inspire.”

Earth Unplugged has released a trailer for the channel today which can be viewed here:

On launch the channel will feature videos for seven unmissable new shows:

Earth Juice will bring viewers weekly news discussing the latest discoveries in the natural world and revealing amazing facts that they may never have heard before: from bees that have produced blue honey to uncovering the real life vampires in the animal kingdom.

Meet My Planet is a glossy and intimate look inside the world of people who have been inspired by the natural world. THE mix of people are from explorers, naturalists and filmmakers to artists and musicians – all of whom have a passion for nature.

Deadliest... is a YouTube exclusive spin-off of the BBC’s TV show ‘Deadly 60‘ and features the ultimate showdowns from the planet’s deadliest animals; the most inhospitable habitats and most dangerous forces of nature.

‘Walking with Dinosaurs‘ will see videos specially created for Earth Unplugged - including the sketchosaurus. Meanwhile Earth Files takes iconic nature stories and gives them a unique digital makeover, fusing high-end graphics and surprising music with beautiful photography to create a brand new experience.

Zoo La La will travel the world uncovering some of the most extraordinary animal behaviour and Bugface, part of Zoo La La, makes insects the star of a new show that has to be seen to be believed!

Amazing Animal Babies will feature films of baby animals and will reveal the stories these infants have to tell.

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