Sky and Love Nature team up to offer new UHD on-demand content


Sky is to boost the amount of natural history content available in to its customers across the UK and Europe in the coming months.

The company is joining forces with Blue Ant Media's Love Nature channel to offer hundreds of hours of on-demand wildlife and nature-themed programming, starting from an as yet unspecified date later this year.

Shot in native 4K, Love Nature’s content promises to offer Sky viewers the highest resolution and brightest colours available, bringing them closer to nature than ever before. Sky Q users will be able to watch the content in 4K UHD. Love Nature will also become available on Now TV, according to Sky, although further details haven't been confirmed - Now TV currently doesn't offer 4K UHD.

Viewers in the UK will be taken on safari with specialist wildlife cameraman Nathan Pilcher as he takes viewers to the heart of Big Cat Country in Zambia's Luangwa Valley, one of most remote and brutal wildernesses in Africa. Sky viewers will be able to see programmes including like America’s Wild Seasons and Monkey Island

Love Nature will also appear as an on-demand service to Sky's subscribers in Germany and Italy.

Zai Bennett, Managing Director of Content, UK, said: 
This is what UHD was made for – you can’t get this close to nature in real life! Are you ready to bring the wild into your front room?

Ward Platt, CEO, Global Networks & Kids, Blue Ant Media, said: 
Over the last five years, we have commissioned over 500 hours of the highest quality 4K natural history programming with leading production companies around the world. We are thrilled that these amazing stories and breath-taking visuals are now available for Sky viewers to enjoy. Bringing Love Nature to Sky across Europe is a significant milestone for the brand’s ongoing global expansion.