The Morning Blend



Posted: 9:29 AM, Jan 29, 2019
Updated: 2019-01-29 09:29:35-05

The team behind the acclaimed nature series Planet Earth II, including world-renowned naturalist David Attenborough, present the next landmark nature series, DYNASTIES, premiering Saturday, January 19, simulcast on four networks: BBC America, AMC, IFC and SundanceTV. Painstakingly filmed over four years, DYNASTIES follows five endangered species – chimpanzees, emperor penguins, lions, tigers and painted wolves -- as they fight to survive and protect the next generation as their environments face destruction and change.

Emmy-winning® Executive Producer Mike Gunton can share the compelling, emotional stories of these animals who display relentless determination to overcome challenges from their rivals, their environment, and man’s impact on their fragile ecosystem to protect their families. Mike can let viewers know what to expect from this historic television event and discuss the future of these endangered species.

BBC Natural History Unit’s Mike Gunton has overseen approximately 120 wildlife films and critically acclaimed series and directed the Emmy-award® winning film One Life.He speaks internationally at media, entertainment and scientific gatherings as an ambassador for wildlife filmmaking, the BBC and the natural world.