Wednesday, July 24, 2019

National Geographic reveals more details about its upcoming Hidden Kingdoms of China TV special.

National Geographic (DStv 181 / StarSat 220 / Cell C black 261) is revealing more details around its upcoming new natural history series, The Hidden Kingdoms of China, that it announced in May, saying that the 2-hour wildlife special will take viewers to 5 "very different worlds": the high mountains, tropical jungles, bamboo forests, great plains and temperate forests inside China.

Animals in these kingdoms include iconic and charismatic creatures ranging from the snow leopard, the giant panda and the Tibetan fox to the golden snub-nosed monkey, alongside a kaleidoscope of jungle creatures.

The Hidden Kingdoms of China will be broadcast on National Geographic worldwide this upcoming summer.

"National Geographic has long encouraged a spirit of exploration, and China's vast landscape and great variety of wildlife offer many hidden treasures," says Geoff Daniels, executive vice president of global unscripted entertainment for National Geographic Global Networks.

"In The Hidden Kingdoms of China, we unveil the wonder, mystery and myth surrounding these creatures."

Using high-specification drones, camera traps and the latest 4K camera technology to engage with these special animals, The Hidden Kingdoms of China brings China's magical realms to life in the most dramatic ways possible, says National Geographic.

"Both sweeping in scale and touchingly intimate in its depictions of wildlife, the special takes a closer look at a wild paradise that is like no other on Earth."

The Hidden Kingdoms of China is produced by Brian Leith Productions in association with CWCA and BiliBili. Ashley Hoppin is executive producer for National Geographic, and Janet Han Vissering is senior vice president of development and production.