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Young People Are Watching Planet Earth 2 Than The X Factor

Young People Are Watching Planet Earth 2 Than The X Factor

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The BBC has confirmed the first three episodes of Planet Earth II brought in more UK viewers aged 16 to 34 than The X Factor. The series, of which four episodes have been shown so far out of a total of six, gained 12.26 million viewers in the first episode. Youngsters are being drawn in by the highest-definition shots yet of animals in their natural habitats. 'I'm told that we are attracting a larger than normal number of younger viewers and apparently the music of Hans Zimmer in particular is striking a chord,' Sir Attenborough told the Radio Times.  'That pleases me enormously.' Planet Earth II’s best ratings so far were for the 'Mountains' second episode. This episode brought in 1.8 million young viewers compared to The X Factor’s 1.4 million in the same week. Sir David Attenbo
Planet Earth II, narrated by Sir David Attenborough

Planet Earth II, narrated by Sir David Attenborough

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The BBC and Sir David Attenborough have always done stunning work and the trailer for Planet Earth 2 promises to be no different.The BBC has released a trailer for the long-awaited second series of Planet Earth – and it looks incredible.Displaying all the jaw-dropping cinematography we've come to expect from the Natural History Unit, there's birds, bats, insects, reptiles and more – including a couple of cheeky-looking monkeys.The scenery looks suitably stunning too, with cityscapes, mountains, sunrises, beaches, rivers and waterfalls all squeezed into the minute-long clip.David Attenborough is returning to narrate the series, which should start broadcasting on BBC1 later this month.We've been promised "the most immersive wildlife documentary experience to date", with t