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Iconic series Blue Planet II set for Indian TV premiere on Sony BBC Earth after a successful theatrical run

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MUMBAI: All eyes on TV as India’s #1 factual entertainment channel, Sony BBC Earth, premieres the world-renowned, path breaking and breath-taking series Blue Planet II for the Indian audience on June 25th at 9 pm.

Given the spectacular prowess of its content, Sony BBC Earth released the first two episodes of the legendary series in theatres exclusively with PVR cinemas across 22 cities on 18th May 2018 and became the talk of the town with the kind of response and support it received. The show which is now ready for a television premiere has attracted marquee advertisers including Indian Oil as the Presenting Sponsor and Nivea, Too Yumm, Aquaguard and Abbott as Associate Sponsors.

PVR, which is the exclusive multiplex partner for Blue Planet II, will be running the show promo across 32 theatres in 9 cities - Mumbai, Delhi NCR, Bangalore, Kolkata, Hyderabad, Chennai, Pune, Ahmedabad for 2 weeks to promote the Indian television premiere. Additionally, Mad Over Donuts, India’s premium and most loved Donut brand, is the on-ground Partner and has launched a special ‘Blue Planet II themed’ menu comprising customized donuts and a beverage, which will be available across 55 outlets in India.

Narrated by the godfather of natural history Sir David Attenborough, Blue Planet II tells unique, untold stories of the ocean’s most astonishing creatures with a promise to make viewers feel alive not just with the visuals but also with the music that is composed by award-winning composer, Hans Zimmer. Shot over 1406 days with 125 expeditions across 39 countries, the series was filmed in depths as far as 8km across 4,000 dives with more than 6,000 hours of underwater footage! 

For the ones who saw it in theatres, loved it, raved about it and want more of it, can tune-in to their TV sets to catch all the 7 episodes. For the ones who missed out watching it on the big screen, here’s an opportunity to catch the much talked about, unmissable series from June 25 at 9PM on Sony BBC Earth.

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