Hit TV series Blue Planet is getting a new spin-off, focusing on the seas around Britain.
Blue Planet II
The outstanding success of the Blue Planet series has perhaps unsurprisingly caught the interest of Netflix, according to a BBC chief.
Sir David Attenborough is the most popular person with the British public, according to a new survey by YouGov.
The BBC is aiming to “wake up” audiences with a live follow-up to the influential Blue Planet documentaries.
Sir David Attenborough said he has been “astonished” by the response to plastic pollution after Blue Planet II as he helped launch more BBC programming on the issue.
Stormzy’s surprise appearance on Love Island will compete with the reveal of Doctor Who’s 13th Time Lord and Ariana Grande’s emotional performance of One Last Time at One Love Manchester to be named TV must-see moment of 2017.
A “world first” plastic-free supermarket aisle is being unveiled in Amsterdam, prompting calls from campaigners for retailers to roll them out in the UK.
The BBC has launched a free virtual reality app on Android to enable users to enter the worlds featured in some of its best nature documentaries.
The BBC will ban single-use plastics from its operations by 2020, in the wake of its landmark series Blue Planet II which highlighted plastic pollution in the oceans.
Blue Planet and Tom Hardy drama Taboo helped the BBC iPlayer enjoy its most successful year.
Increasing numbers of businesses are removing plastic drinking straws from their operations as efforts to stem the “tide” of plastic waste gather pace.
Here are the top 10 most-watched TV shows of 2017, by the highest-rated instance of each programme:
The BBC shrugged off the loss of The Great British Bake Off in 2017 to once again broadcast the most-watched TV programme of the year – with a little help from a walrus mother and her pup.
Strictly Come Dancing’s quarter-final was a ratings winner, attracting more than twice as many viewers as the first part of the X Factor final.
The launch of this year’s I’m A Celebrity … Get Me Out Of Here! has become one of the most-watched programmes of the year so far, figures show.
The launch episode of I’m A Celebrity… Get Me Out Of Here! scored ITV its highest overnight ratings of the year, but still did not manage to surpass BBC One’s Strictly Come Dancing.
Fans of Sir David Attenborough’s Blue Planet II were left surprised when instead of great white sharks, dolphins or whales, the veteran presenter began telling the story of rubber ducks.
The latest episode of Blue Planet II has been the most successful of the series so far.
The latest episode of Blue Planet II has been the most successful of the series so far as the audience grew to nearly 11 million viewers.
Blue Planet II viewers have shared their amazement after learning that sixgill sharks only need to eat once a year.
Sir David Attenborough has urged the world to cut down on the use of plastics by “tomorrow” to curb increasing dangers to the ocean.
Sir David Attenborough has described the “heartbreaking” moment an albatross fed its chick plastic instead of fish in a sequence filmed for Blue Planet II.