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Frozen Planet: controversial BBC climate change episode to air in America
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Source: Daily Telegraph

Alec Baldwin is set to narrate the American version of "Frozen Planet", it has been confirmed, as executives announced a controversial climate change episode will air in the United States.

The Discovery Channel is set to air the documentary series, which is co-produced by the BBC, thoughout North America next March.

It will encompass all seven episodes, including the controversial program on climate change, which will be hosted by Sir David Attenborough.

On that seventh episode, the famed British naturalist will investigate what rising temperatures will mean for the planet and life on it.

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Episode 7 in on BBC here tonight in the UK.
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  -Frozen Planet: controversial BBC climate change episode to air in America dipsydoodle  Dec-07-11 04:14 AM   #0 
  - It is about...  GTurck   Dec-07-11 04:40 AM   #1 
  - Funny we have to have our own "version" of the show...  Magoo48   Dec-07-11 05:33 AM   #2 
  - They just don't like a British narrator  muriel_volestrangler   Dec-07-11 06:44 AM   #3 
     - That's sad, I love Attenborough's voice.  Odin2005   Dec-07-11 07:38 AM   #5 
        - What is really ace  dipsydoodle   Dec-07-11 04:00 PM   #15 
        - I always liked how he sounds completely enthralled by *anything* he's talking about  Posteritatis   Dec-09-11 04:16 AM   #17 
  - I wonder if the BBC/Attenborough version is available for sale?  Dover   Dec-07-11 07:28 AM   #4 
  - will release it tomorrow.  dipsydoodle   Dec-07-11 08:03 AM   #6 
  - I'd prefer the Attenborough version also. It's silly to "Americanize" the voice over.  Owl   Dec-07-11 10:42 AM   #12 
  - The Attenborough narrated DVDs of "Planet Earth" and "Life" outsell the American narrated ones...  bigworld   Dec-07-11 08:15 AM   #7 
  - Good, all the petitions worked!  sinkingfeeling   Dec-07-11 08:42 AM   #8 
  - Why...why is climate change still controversial?  antigone382   Dec-07-11 08:50 AM   #9 
  - What is "controversial"? The acceptance of science?  jtrockville   Dec-07-11 09:03 AM   #10 
  - Basically, yeah. (nt)  Posteritatis   Dec-09-11 04:16 AM   #18 
  - Why yes: Welcome to the post-modern world.  panzerfaust   Dec-17-11 03:15 PM   #20 
  - Kicked and recommended.  Uncle Joe   Dec-07-11 10:34 AM   #11 
  - Gee, they finally "grew a pair"...  SoapBox   Dec-07-11 10:54 AM   #13 
  - And people wonder why the US won't join the Kyoto Protocol (etc)...  Shoe Horn   Dec-07-11 01:16 PM   #14 
  - Right on!  Enthusiast   Dec-19-11 05:18 AM   #21 
  - Did you watch episode 7?  Owl   Dec-08-11 06:22 PM   #16 
  - Yes  dipsydoodle   Dec-09-11 04:47 AM   #19 
     - K&R!  KoKo   Dec-19-11 10:23 AM   #22 
  - Yes!  countryjake   Dec-20-11 02:37 PM   #23 

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