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

Australian Families of Crime

A series of one-hour documentaries that gives an insight into some of Australia’s most infamous crime families who wielded power, fear and destruction through the community. These documentaries will explore how they became criminals, looking into their personal lives and backgrounds through interviews with their families, victims and the investigators who attempted to bring them to justice.


Episode Length: 00:52:00

Year: 2010

Episodes: 8


This documentary is available to watch for FREE on Planet Knowledge, a free to watch video on demand channel on Freeview HD (Channel 265), Youview, Samsung connected TV’s, selected smart TV’s, tablets and smartphones using Android or iOS.

  

History Cold Case: USA

In this series forensic experts from Texas State University Anthropology Laboratory investigate human skeletons found in the United States. From the bizarre burial of two bodies found on the site of a 19th century cemetery in Cincinnati, to the faceless remains that reveal the dark side of the Californian Gold Rush, each set of bones are examined in staggering detail.


Episode Length: 00:48:00

Year: 2012

Episodes: 4


This documentary is available to watch for FREE on Planet Knowledge, a free to watch video on demand channel on Freeview HD (Channel 265), Youview, Samsung connected TV’s, selected smart TV’s, tablets and smartphones using Android or iOS.

  

A Joey Called Jack

We go inside the kangaroo orphanage – with foster mum Enid Latham and her children – all 40 of them! She has been handraising joeys for years – but now she is about to face her greatest and smallest challenge ever – a pint size joey called ‘Jack’.


Episode Length: 00:50:00

Year: 2001

Episodes: 1


This documentary is available to watch for FREE on Planet Knowledge, a free to watch video on demand channel on Freeview HD (Channel 265), Youview, Samsung connected TV’s, selected smart TV’s, tablets and smartphones using Android or iOS.

  

Return to Africa’s Witch Children

Return to Africa’s Witch Children is a documentary that follows the work of Gary Foxcroft, an Englishman whose charity, Stepping Stones, raises funds to help care for more than 150 children accused of witchcraft, and blamed for catastrophes, death and famine. Narrated by Sophie Okonedo.


Episode Length: 00:50:00

Year: 2009

Episodes: 1


This documentary is available to watch for FREE on Planet Knowledge, a free to watch video on demand channel on Freeview HD (Channel 265), Youview, Samsung connected TV’s, selected smart TV’s, tablets and smartphones using Android or iOS.

  

Flying Fox Fairytale

With a wing span of up to three feet, the Flying Fox is amongst the largest bats in the world. Whilst these bats can be very dangerous, this documentary follows ‘Cinderella’, a Flying Fox whose only goal is to get her freedom back.


Episode Length: 00:48:00

Year: 2004

Episodes: 1


This documentary is available to watch for FREE on Planet Knowledge, a free to watch video on demand channel on Freeview HD (Channel 265), Youview, Samsung connected TV’s, selected smart TV’s, tablets and smartphones using Android or iOS.

  

Jaguar Adventures with Nigel Marven

Jaguar Adventure is a series that follows Nigel Marven to the Pantanal, the world’s biggest wetland and home to the planet’s largest population of jaguars. Can Nigel realise his childhood dream of coming eyeball to eyeball with a jaguar in the wild?


Episode Length: 00:45:00

Year: 2008

Episodes: 6


This documentary is available to watch for FREE on Planet Knowledge, a free to watch video on demand channel on Freeview HD (Channel 265), Youview, Samsung connected TV’s, selected smart TV’s, tablets and smartphones using Android or iOS.

  

Inside the Wildfire

With exclusive frontline access to pyrotechnic scientists around the world and Australia’s two largest fire departments. Simon Reeve and Kate Humble lead the documentary series by taking viewers on a journey into the heart of wildfires in what was widely regarded as one of the worst bushfire seasons in recent history.


Episode Length: 00:45:00

Year: 2014

Episodes: 2


This documentary is available to watch for FREE on Planet Knowledge, a free to watch video on demand channel on Freeview HD (Channel 265), Youview, Samsung connected TV’s, selected smart TV’s, tablets and smartphones using Android or iOS.

  

Banged Up

Documentary about 10 British teen boys who had several run ins with law enforcement. They spend time in an old prison to see what prison life would be like in a real prison.


Episode Length: 00:45:00

Year: 2008

Episodes: 4


This documentary is available to watch for FREE on Planet Knowledge, a free to watch video on demand channel on Freeview HD (Channel 265), Youview, Samsung connected TV’s, selected smart TV’s, tablets and smartphones using Android or iOS.

  

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