or


[02/26/21 - 09:47 AM]
discovery+ Follows Acclaimed Nature Photographer Ian Shive on a Daring Journey Through One of the World's Most Remote Places
In this all-new nature special, Shive will take viewers along an awe-inspiring journey to the Aleutian Islands to document its incredible natural wonders and wildlife in "The Last Unknown" streaming Thursday, March 18 on discovery+.

[via press release from Discovery, Inc.]

DISCOVERY+ FOLLOWS ACCLAIMED NATURE PHOTOGRAPHER IAN SHIVE ON A DARING JOURNEY THROUGH ONE OF THE WORLD'S MOST REMOTE PLACES

THE LAST UNKNOWN Streams Thursday, March 18 on discovery+

(LOS ANGELES) - Alaska's Aleutian Islands remain one of the most inaccessible, remote and wild places on the planet - located in the freezing sea between Siberia and Alaska. It's a place few people have ever seen with most of the islands remaining completely uninhabited with no docks, trails or resources. In this all-new nature special, award-winning photographer Ian Shive will take viewers along an awe-inspiring journey to the Aleutian Islands to document its incredible natural wonders and wildlife in THE LAST UNKNOWN streaming Thursday, March 18 on discovery+.

"This isn't your typical wildlife documentary, but a groundbreaking, wild adventure that intertwines the human experience of going where few people have ever been before, and the emotionally charged, life-changing moments that can only happen when you stand amidst some of the most spectacular wildlife spectacles on Earth. I am so excited to bring audiences along for the ride!" Shive said.

"Ian's journey takes viewers to a part of the world that few people will ever get to see in real life. Showcasing the vital work being done to protect our diverse wildlife and ecosystem is an important part of Discovery's heritage and we are thrilled to share this latest addition to the vast collection of natural history documentaries available on discovery+," said Scott Lewers, Executive Vice President of Multiplatform Programming, Factual & Head of Content, Science.

The Aleutian Islands are a rugged, wild network of 2,500+ islands which swing out into the middle of the Bering Sea. They are not only protected by remote isolation, but by their designation as an Alaska Maritime National Wildlife Refuge.

"Watching swirling clouds of tiny seabirds at Kiska Island is one of the most awe-inspiring wildlife spectacles I have ever seen. The thousands of islands that are home to millions of birds and marine mammals make the Alaska Maritime National Wildlife Refuge an iconic example of our National Wildlife Refuge System," said Cynthia Martinez, Chief of the National Wildlife Refuge System for the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service. "I'm excited that viewers will get to experience the beauty of the Aleutian Chain, the traditional homelands of the Unangax̂ people."

There is only one way to reach this remote corner of the world - a daring, high-seas adventure with the U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service on a one-of a kind research mission. Ian joins along with a team of leading scientists to document their findings, share their stories and learn first-hand why these islands are so vital to the health of the planet.

The Aleutians are comprised of 80 large volcanoes, one of the most volcanic places in the world. It's the secret to the success of the wildlife that live here. The special will give viewers an up-close look at the millions of seabirds that swirl the Aleutians' jagged cliffs. It also traces some of the largest congregations of marine mammals anywhere on the planet including pods of orca, humpback whales and northern fur seals that face off to protect their territory. This is truly a place where it's survival of the fittest - with cameras capturing it all.

Ian and his crew were also the very first to film at the volatile active volcano (Bogoslof), home to one of the largest Northern Fur Seal colonies in the world. But there are more than just animals to the islands' story. Ian also explores and captures the first high-definition footage of World War II relics left behind by the Japanese troops that invaded and occupied the Aleutians.

As a photographer, author, film and television producer, conservationist, and educator, Ian has captured some of the world's most pristine environments and the vital message of conservation. In 2020, he launched the Discovery digital series "Nature in Focus," where Ian explored the planet as host and executive producer. In 2019, Ian led several expeditions to some of the world's most remote coral atolls for the giant-screen film, Hidden Pacific, which he directed and produced. Hidden Pacific brings to life in IMAX 3D the vibrant marine national monuments at the far reaches of the Pacific Ocean - thriving ecosystems filled with colorful coral reefs, large colonies of birds, and threatened species that depend on these habitats for survival. He is the author of several, best-selling books including the award-winning The National Parks: An American Legacy, and his latest best-selling book released in October 2020, Refuge: America's Wildest Places, which celebrates the National Wildlife Refuge System.

Follow the conversation on social media with #TheLastUnknown, and follow Discovery on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, and TikTok for more updates. You can also follow discovery+ on Instagram, Facebook and Twitter.

THE LAST UNKNOWN is produced by Tandem Stills + Motion, Inc. for discovery+. Ian Shive and Marc Summers are Executive Producers for Tandem. Christina Bavetta, Kristen Variola and Scott Lewers are Executive Producers for discovery+.

About discovery+

discovery+ is the definitive non-fiction, real life subscription streaming service. discovery+ features a landmark partnership with Verizon that gives their customers with select plans up to 12 months of discovery+ on Verizon. discovery+ has the largest-ever content offering of any new streaming service at launch, featuring a wide range of exclusive, original series across popular, passion verticals in which Discovery brands have a strong leadership position, including lifestyle and relationships; home and food; true crime; paranormal; adventure and natural history; as well as science, tech and the environment, and a slate of high-quality documentaries. For more, visit discoveryplus.com or find it on a variety of platforms and devices, including ones from Amazon, Apple, Google, Microsoft, Roku and Samsung.





  [february 2021]  
S
M
T
W
T
F
S
 


· LAST UNKNOWN, THE (DISCOVERY PLUS)





[01/24/22 - 08:04 AM]
Come Sail Away with Bravo's "Below Deck Sailing Yacht" as Season Three Premieres Monday, February 21 at 8PM ET/PT
Captain Glenn Shephard is back aboard Parsifal III, reuniting with last season's chief stew Daisy Kelliher, chief engineer Colin MacRae and first mate Gary King.

[01/24/22 - 07:35 AM]
Video: "Doomlands" - Official Trailer - The Roku Channel
Danny Doom and aspiring bartender Lhandi sling beers across a hellish wasteland in their mobile subterranean pub: The Oasis.

[01/24/22 - 07:01 AM]
Video: BET+ Originals - "The Millennial"
Chad Sterling, a young privileged millennial who recently receives his master' degree and sets out to pursue a career in his chosen field quickly finds out it's not as easy as he imagined.

[01/24/22 - 06:01 AM]
Video: "Guillermo del Toro's Pinocchio" - Official Teaser - Netflix
Directed by Guillermo del Toro and Mark Gustafson, the film features an all-star voice cast with Ewan McGregor as Cricket, David Bradley as Geppetto, and introducing Gregory Mann as Pinocchio.

[01/24/22 - 04:11 AM]
CBS News and Stations Reimagine and Expand Streaming Networks
CBS News' early commitment to streaming has drawn a significant audience across national and local streaming channels, delivering more than 1 billion streams for the second year in a row in 2021.

[01/23/22 - 06:01 PM]
Video: "Love Is Blind: Japan" - Official Trailer - Netflix
In this reality dating series, marriage-minded singles in Japan meet, date and get engaged - before ever setting eyes on each other.

[01/22/22 - 09:01 AM]
Video: "Rabbids Invasion Special: Mission to Mars Trailer" - Netflix Futures
They could have sent robots. Instead, they sent Rabbids. Join this unlikely team on a madcap mission to Mars where absolutely nothing goes as planned.

[01/21/22 - 05:16 PM]
Video: "Howard High" - Official Trailer - A Tubi Original
To save their high school from shutting down, a musical group must compete against a rival school while also battling their own issues from the inside.

[01/21/22 - 02:46 PM]
Reelz Adds "Meat Loaf: A Special Tribute" to Revised Wednesday, January 26 Primetime Lineup
The special is billed as an intimate look at the wild ride to the top taken by the multi-platinum artist who also acted in cult classics "Rocky Horror Picture Show," "Wayne's World" and "Fight Club."

[01/21/22 - 01:34 PM]
Video: Lifetime Debuts Trailer for Highly Anticipated New Series "My Killer Body with K.Michelle"
R&B chart topper K. Michelle will help men and women desperate to correct plastic surgery procedures and get their lives back.

[01/21/22 - 01:01 PM]
ABC News Presents a Two-Hour Primetime Event on the Infamous Gambino Mob Family Featuring a New Interview with One of the Most Notorious Hitmen in Mafia History, Sammy "The Bull" Gravano
"Truth and Lies: The Last Gangster" premieres Thursday, January 27 (8:00-10:00 p.m. EST), on ABC.

[01/21/22 - 10:40 AM]
All-New Season of "Lone Star Law" Premieres with Milestone 100th Episode on Discovery Channel Saturday Jan. 22 at 8PM ET/PT
This season, the men and women of Texas Parks and Wildlife tackle their biggest cases yet.

[01/21/22 - 10:33 AM]
Video: "The Nick Cannon Show" Comes to VH1
Fans can catch the inspiring, energetic and unpredictable syndicated talk show nightly Monday through Friday at 2AM ET beginning January 24.

[01/21/22 - 10:06 AM]
discovery+ and ID Highlights - Weeks of January 31 and February 7
Said offerings include "American Detective," with new episodes dropping Wednesdays on discovery+.

[01/21/22 - 10:00 AM]
"Big City Greens" Animated Series Inspires "Big City Greens" Movie Musical for Disney Channel and Disney+ and Begins Production on a Fourth Season for Disney Channel
The third season premiere of "Big City Greens" is Saturday, February 12 (9:00 a.m. EST/PST), on Disney Channel.