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

The Incredible Shrinking Woman

The true story of Connie Jackson, a woman trapped in a 619-pound (280kg) body. Only medical intervention involving radical new bariatric surgical techniques saved her life. Connie now weights just 223 pounds (100kgs) and her life has new purpose and direction. However, the surgery has left her with layer upon layer of baggy skin.


Episode Length: 00:45:00

Year: 2006

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.

  

Saving Africa’s Witch Children

An investigation into the horrific and terrifying phenomen of children stigmatised as witches in Nigeria.


Episode Length: 00:47:00

Year: 2008

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.

  

Mermaids: The Body Found

In 2004, when marine biologist Dr Brian McCormick stumbled across a recording of mysterious underwater sounds, he launched a scientific investigation to uncover the creature responsible. In search of conclusive proof, he and his research team are called out to an unusual whale stranding in South Africa. Here they find the part-digested remains of an animal none of them can identify.


Episode Length: 01:20:00

Year: 2010

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.

  

History Cold Case Season 1

Professor Sue Black OBE and her team use forensic science to investigate dug up remains. Includes an African skeleton found near a medieval monastery and the mummified body of a 19th century child.


Episode Length: 01:00:00

Year: 2011

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.

  

Inside Man Season 2

Morgan Spurlock investigates intriguing topics of our times by digging deep to learn how the real story unfolds from the inside.


Episode Length: 00:42:00

Year: 2014

Episodes: 7


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.

  

The Elephants’ Empire

The most influential creature on the African continent has to be the Elephant. In this trilogy we will travel with a herd into three distinct regions of the wilderness: Waterways and River Banks, The Savannah, The Woodlands and Forests. Each of the films will feature the elephant species amongst the animals, birds and plants which inhabit the vast home ranges of an elephant herd.


Episode Length: 00:52:00

Year: 2000

Episodes: 3


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.

  

Atom

Nuclear physicist Jim Al-Khalili tells the story of the discovery that everything is made of atoms, and of the minds behind the scientific breakthrough.


Episode Length: 00:50:00

Year: 2007

Episodes: 3


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 Place in the Wild

In the heart of Kenya, this magnificent wilderness is home to some of the world’s most endangered species. But the animals of this reserve face many threats, including poachers. Now after years of decline this 90,000 acre pocket of Africa has been taken over by two Englishmen and ahead of them lies a huge challenge.


Episode Length: 00:47:00

Year: 2009

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.

  

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