Anyone watching in World Premium version, the title of this series is Life Force. Over at ASTRO, you won't see the title but just the words "Special Programme". This is the one, confirmed showing.
"Life Force" Prologue
Jan 10 (Mon) 6.30pm-7.43pm (Msia time)
Introducing NHK Special "Life Force," a documentary series focusing on "biodiversity hotspots" which is a place that accounts for just 3% of all the land on Earth, where 75% of the mammals, birds, and amphibians that currently face extinction are found. Masaharu Fukuyama, the navigator of the program, introduces the highlights and behind-the-scenes of the program.
A decent 10.6% since you know, it is a documentary and it is a prologue. I wonder how normally documentary fares in terms of ratings in Japan? Is Discovery Channel, Animal Planet, National Geographic and Sir David Attenborough big over there?
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PREVIOUSLY POSTED ON 06.01.2011
My schedule and NHK schedule says on 10.01.2011 at 7.30pm Japan time (which is 6.30pm Malaysia time) there will be a prologue to Hotspots : Saigo no Rakuen. This will be on NHK channel. Now problem is will there be a different version or at least English narrated version for the international version. That I do not know. But NHK World Premium will show this and for Malaysia it will be Ch 398 over at ASTRO. For Keyhole TV viewers, it will definitely be Japanese version. The password remains the same as far as I know.