National, February 13, 2023: The season of love is around the corner! Celebrating Valentine’s Day with its viewers, Sony BBC Earth has launched a special anthology titled ‘The Wild Affair’. The anthology is airing ‘The Mating Game’, ‘Nature’s Greatest Dancers’, and ‘The Perfect Planet’ captivating the viewers with heart-warming and dramatic animal love stories.
In five different ecosystems on six continents, ‘The Mating Game’ investigates the various, interesting, and downright odd methods that various animals employ to locate a partner. It gives a complete inside look at what it takes to win in the animal mating game. Viewers will learn how some animals like dancing and perform deftly timed moves to entice possible partners in ‘Nature’s Greatest Dancers’. The scientific explanation for these animals’ meticulously coordinated movements, from the gorgeous birds of paradise strutting their business to the ballet-dancing lemurs, is revealed in this delightful and amusing series. ‘Planet Earth II’ takes viewers on a journey to the four corners of the world to learn about the extraordinary forces that create life in each of these famous locations and the amazing ways that creatures have evolved to survive in the most remote areas of the planet.
Apart from the Valentine’s Day anthology – ‘The Wild Affair’, the channel is premiering ‘Ancient Invisible Cities’ and ‘Rick Stein’s Secret France’ in February. In Ancient Invisible Cities, historians and archaeologists explore some of the world’s oldest cities at great depths in search of secret chambers and artifacts. Whereas Rick Stein’s Secret France will take viewers on a specially curated culinary journey. To learn more about the renowned Byzantine Empire’s little-known history and cuisine and to experience the special food menu, Rick Stein embarks on a fascinating tour through Italy, Croatia, Albania, Greece, and Turkey.
The month of February will undoubtedly pique viewers’ interest in learning more about the endearing ways that animals express their affection as well as their desire for delectable French delicacies.
Check out the captivating slate of shows that Sony BBC Earth is airing this February!
Watch The Mating Game, Valentine’s Day-themed anthology on Sony BBC Earth, along with Nature’s Greatest Dancers and Planet Earth S2 every night at 9:00 PM. Additionally, watch the premiere of Ancient Invisible Cities and Rick Stein’s Secret France, Rick Stein’s From Venice to Istanbul every night at and at 08:00 p.m. and 10:00 p.m. respectively.
About Sony BBC Earth
Sony BBC Earth is a premium factual entertainment channel by MSM Worldwide Factual Media – a Joint venture between Sony Pictures Networks (SPN) and BBC Worldwide.
Sony BBC Earth is home to BBC’s award-winning factual programs and the work of some of the world’s foremost factual filmmakers. Rooted in the philosophy of ‘Feel Alive’, the channel promises a grand visual spectacle, positive insightful storytelling, and a new perspective on knowledge and entertainment.
The channel has diverse content offerings ranging from fun, insightful science, nature, and wildlife to adventure and human-interest stories with shows like The Green Planet, Blue Planet II, Serengeti I & II, Dynasties, Trust Me I’m a Doctor, Rick Stein’s India, Bang Goes the Theory, Deadly 60, Planet Earth II, Fishing Impossible, Where the Wild Men Are with Ben Fogle, etc.
The channel is broadcast in SD & HD and is available in English, Hindi, Tamil, and Telugu across India. Follow Sony BBC Earth on Facebook.com/ SonyBBCEarth, Twitter.com/ SonyBBCEarth, and Instagram.com/ SonyBBCEarth. For more information, visit www.sonybbcearth.com
About Culver Max Entertainment Private Limited (formerly known as Sony Pictures Networks)
Sony Pictures Networks is the consumer-facing identity of Culver Max Entertainment Private Limited, which is an indirect wholly-owned subsidiary of Sony Group Corporation, Japan.
The Company has several channels including Sony Entertainment Television (SET and SET HD), one of India’s leading Hindi general entertainment television channels; MAX, India’s premium Hindi movies and special events channel; MAX 2, another Hindi movie channel showcasing great India Cinema; MAX HD, a high definition Hindi movie channel airing premium quality films; WAH, the Hindi movies channel for rural markets; SAB and SAB HD the family-oriented Hindi comedy entertainment channels; PAL, a genre leader in rural Hindi speaking markets (HSM) showcasing the best of Hindi general entertainment and Hindi movies from its content library; PIX and PIX HD, Sony BBC Earth and Sony BBC Earth HD, the premium factual entertainment channels, Sony AATH, the Bangla entertainment channel; YAY!, the kids entertainment channel; Sony Sports Network – SONY SIX, SONY SIX HD, SONY TEN 1, SONY TEN 1 HD, SONY TEN 2, SONY TEN 2 HD, SONY TEN 3, SONY TEN 3 HD; SONY TEN 4, SONY TEN 4 HD; Sony मराठी, the Marathi general entertainment channel; SonyLIV – the digital entertainment VOD platform and Studio NEXT the independent production venture for original content and IPs for TV and digital media. The Company reaches out to over 700 million viewers in India and is available in 167 countries.
The Company is recognised as an employer of choice within and outside the media industry. It is a recipient of several awards, including India’s Best Companies to Work For 2021 by the Great Place to Work® Institute, India, ‘Aon Best Employers India’ awards in recognition of the company’s unique workplace culture and exceptional people practices, consistently ranked amongst India’s Top 10 Companies with Best Health & Wellness Practices by SHRM & CGP Partners and listed by Working Mother & AVTAR as one of the 100 Best Companies for Women in India.
The Company is in its 27th year of operations in India. Besides having overseas subsidiaries, it has a subsidiary MSM-Worldwide Factual Media Private Limited, and an affiliate, Bangla Entertainment Private Limited in India. For more information, log onto www.sonypicturesnetworks.com