Planet Knowledge

Planet Knowledge is a free to watch video on demand channel on Freeview HD, Youview and Smart TV’s – On channel 265. Also available for all leading smartphones and tablets using iOS and Android.

Latest Shows

Children of 9/11

More than 3,000 children lost a parent on September 11th 2001. Some were not yet born – but were still in the womb when the towers collapsed. Their lives are linked by a terrible accident of fate that has made their childhoods part of the most significant and terrifying event of modern times.


Episode Length: 01:15:00

Year: 2011

Episode: 1


 

Knox on Trial: The Key Questions

Documentary examining the evidence surrounding the 2007 murder of Meredith Kercher.


Episode Length: 00:45:00

Year: 2013

Episode: 1


 

The Weather Business

From what we eat to how we travel; the cost of our clothes, energy bills and council tax, even the medicines chemists stock and the sporting events we attend, our climate impacts them all. With unique and unprecedented access to the UK Met Offices Exeter Headquarters at its busiest time of the year, The Weather Business follows the work of its staff; from the call centre to the forecasters, the super computer to the aviation desk, the meteorologists working on-site with customers to the press officers holding the fort at the HQ and gain an unparalleled insight into the vital role that the Met Office plays in the lives of individual and business nation-wide.


Episode Length: 00:24:00

Year: 2015

Episodes: 4


 

My Saga

My Saga follows the journey of Adam Harris, who several years ago was struck down with a brain tumour, and transformed something tragic into something positive. With the love of his family and his passion for Star Wars, he overcame this adversity to be given a chance to live a dream with his son, Jack Anakin Harris. This father and son have now embarked on a journey together to explore the bonds between generations of fans, as they document and experience the build up to the release of Star Wars Episode VII: The Force Awakens.


Episode Length: 01:00:00

Year: 2018

Episodes: 1


 

Declassified: Untold Stories of America

With the partnership of Congressman Mike Rogers, former chairman of the House Intelligence Committee a man who worked intimately with members of all sixteen intelligence agencies for a decade, Declassified will deliver unprecedented access to the secret world of espionage and the incredible men and women who protect our way of life.


Episode Length: 00:45:00

Year: 2016

Episodes: 1


 

The Space Shuttle’s Last Flight

The Shuttle, the worlds first reusable spacecraft, is an iconic symbol of Americas global dominance through the Cold War and beyond. It was an audacious piece of technology that aimed to make space flight routine and ultimately more economic. But two disasters shocked the world and broke the rhythm of that routine. Eventually the end of the Shuttle program was announced and with it came the end of an era.


Episode Length: 01:15:00

Year: 2011

Episodes: 1


 

Treasure Detectives

Curtis Dowling, and his team of investigators who dig into the history of potentially counterfeit items using high tech science. In each episode, the team will meet collectors and verify the authenticity of collectibles, artwork and antiquities using innovative technology and street smarts to determine whether they’re sophisticated forgeries or extremely valuable collectors’ items, answers that could cost or earn owners a small fortune. They trace not just where an item came from, but how it was made and in many cases, how it was faked.


Episode Length: 00:45:00

Year: 2013

Episodes: 1


 

Doomsday Volcanoes

April, 2010 and a relatively small Icelandic volcano turns much of the Northern Hemisphere into an ash-strewn no-fly zone. From Miami to Moscow flights are grounded, hundreds of thousands of people are stranded, but Eyjafjallajkull was just the start.


Episode Length: 00:52:00

Year: 2012

Episodes: 1


 

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