ADDITIONAL NOTES: completed airing its first season on 3/18/14; has yet to be renewed for a second season
DESCRIPTION: (from BBC America's press release, January 2014) In this epic spectacular, the BBC Natural History Unit use a brand new approach to delve deep into the natural world and explore its most critical dimension - time. 24 Hours on Earth travels moment by moment through a virtual day and celebrates the most extraordinary and spectacular examples of how animals and plants are adapted to exploit the 24-hour cycle. The two-part series features returnable characters that show the huge highs and desperate lows they face across a single day in the wild. It celebrates the most mind-blowing adaptations that life uses to exploit tiny windows of time. 24 Hours on Earth is a BBC/BBC AMERICA co-production and is executive produced by James Honeyborne. It will premiere as part of BBC AMERICA's new BBC Earth programming block on Tuesdays.