Jon Favreau and Mike Gunton couldn’t be happier than when Apple TV+ renewed their super-hit nature documentary TV series, Prehistoric Planet, for the second season.
The renewal news was revealed approximately four days ago on Apple TV Plus’ main Twitter account in a post containing a 32-second video clip and a caption, “New dinosaurs. New habitats. New season.” The post also revealed the launch date for the upcoming season.
— Apple TV+ (@AppleTVPlus) March 2, 2023
When Did Prehistoric Planet First Premiere?
In May 2019, sources announced that Apple had ordered a new documentary show titled Prehistoric Planet with Favreau as the chief producer.
The first season arrived in May 2022 with five episodes, attracting 8.5/10 stars on IMDb and an incredible 100% average Tomatometer reinforced by a 94% average audience score.
What’s the Premise of Prehistoric Planet?
Prehistoric Planet tells the origin and stories of wild and splendid dinosaurs from 66 million years ago, with creatures re-made with computer-generated imagery technology.
The new season brings new dinosaur chronicles to the fans while expounding on some creatures covered in the first installment.
Who are Behind Prehistoric Planet?
Prehistoric Planet is chiefly produced by Gunton and Favreau, with Kara Talve, Anzé Rozman, and Hans Zimmer as the composers. The series is a co-accomplishment of Moving Picture Company, Golem Creations, and BBC Studios Natural History Unit for Apple TV+.
Season one of Prehistoric Planet won several awards and nominations, including the Best Original Score and Outstanding Score awards for the documentary TV show 2022 and Cinema Eye Honors and Annie Awards nominations.
When Should Fans Expect to Stream Prehistoric Planet Season Two?
Prehistoric Planet season two is set to arrive on Monday, May 22nd 2023 exclusively on Apple TV+, with five episodes. Sir David Attenborough returns as the series narrator in the upcoming season.
Fans can catch up or re-watch the first season on Apple TV+ at a $6.99 monthly plan, accompanied by a free seven-day trial after subscribing.