BBC Knowledge to be rebranded to BBC Earth on 3 October
In line with their global strategy, BBC Worldwide had announced that BBC Knowledge will be rebranded into a new premium factual channel, BBC Earth, in Asia.
Showcasing the work of the world's foremost factual filmmakers, BBC Earth hopes to inspire audiences by sharing the incredible wonders of our universe.
David Weiland, EVP for BBC Worldwide Asia said: “The premiere of BBC Earth in Asia is an important step in BBC Worldwide’s strategy to inspire audiences with intelligent, distinctive content. With BBC Earth, we will now have a compelling way to share premium BBC factual content with audiences in Asia and around the world. With an increased investment into new and premiere content, we are confident that BBC Earth will strike a chord with viewers in Asia.”
A range of new documentaries and programmes will be introduced after this rebranding, so stay tuned to the OKJ Discoveries Documentary Premieres section to be updated with the next exciting new additions to the BBC Earth line-up.
BBC Earth will be launch on 3 October at 9pm (GMT+8) and is available in Singapore, Cambodia, Indonesia, Malaysia, Mongolia, South Korea, Taiwan, Thailand and Vietnam. There is also a BBC Earth block in Japan on Wowow.