Apple releases first look at new documentary series ‘Prehistoric Planet’

Apple has a new nature documentary series coming to Apple TV+, but this one is a little different than what we’ve seen so far.

Today, the company revealed a first look at “Prehistoric Planet,” a five-part documentary series that takes viewers 66 million years into the past to see what life was like for the dinosaurs and our world. The series is narrated by Sir David Attenborough and scored by Academy Award-winner Hans Zimmer.

You can check out the official sneak peek of the upcoming series below:

The series will debut on Apple TV+ on Monday, May 23 with each episode, released daily until the series finale on Friday, May 27.

Rolling out with one new episode per day, “Prehistoric Planet” combines award-winning wildlife filmmaking, the latest paleontology learnings and state-of-the-art technology to unveil the spectacular habitats and inhabitants of ancient Earth for a one-of-a-kind -kind immersive experience. This series is produced by the world-renowned team at BBC Studios Natural History Unit with support from the photorealistic visual effects of MPC (“The Lion King,” “The Jungle Book”). “Prehistoric Planet” presents little-known and surprising facts of dinosaur life set against the backdrop of the environments of Cretaceous times, including coasts, deserts, freshwater, ice worlds and forests. From revealing eye-opening parenting techniques of Tyrannosaurus rex to exploring the mysterious depths of the oceans and the deadly dangers in the sky, “Prehistoric Planet” brings Earth’s history to life like never before.

“Prehistoric Planet” will debut on Apple TV+ on Monday, May 23. If you want to watch the series in the best quality possible, check out our list of the Best TVs for Apple TV 2022.

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