Earth at Night in Color

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Earth at Night in Color
GenreNature documentary
Directed by
  • Simon Muriel
  • Tom Payne
  • Joe Stevens
  • Justin Anderson
Narrated byTom Hiddleston
Country of originUnited States
Original languageEnglish
No. of seasons2
No. of episodes12 (list of episodes)
Executive producers
  • Alex Williamson
  • Isla Robertson
Running time30 minutes
Production companyOffspring Films
Original release
NetworkApple TV+
ReleaseDecember 4, 2020 (2020-12-04) –
April 16, 2021 (2021-04-16)

Earth At Night In Color is an American nature documentary television series created by Offspring Films and narrated by Tom Hiddleston. The series premiered on December 4, 2020 on Apple TV+, with a second season premiering on April 16, 2021.[1][2]


Using specialized low-light cameras,[2] Earth At Night In Color reveals the nocturnal behaviors of animals across six different continents around the world.[1]


Series overview[edit]

SeasonEpisodesOriginally released
16December 4, 2020 (2020-12-04)
26[2]April 16, 2021 (2021-04-16)[2]

Season 1 (2020)[edit]

No. in
Title [3]Directed byOriginal release date
11"Lion Grasslands"Simon MurielDecember 4, 2020 (2020-12-04)
After dark on Kenya's Maasai Mara grasslands, a lioness won't rest until she finds the young cubs she's lost.
22"Tarsier Forest"Tom PayneDecember 4, 2020 (2020-12-04)
As darkness falls, a family of tiny primates in Sulawesi ventures into the jungle to find food while protecting their babies.
33"Jaguar Jungle"Joe StevensDecember 4, 2020 (2020-12-04)
A jaguar fights to keep his river home in Brazil as the night brings both challenges and opportunities to hunt.
44"Bear Woodlands"Tom PayneDecember 4, 2020 (2020-12-04)
in the boreal forest of Europe, a young brown bear clashes with wolves and tries to find a mate beneath the stars.
55"Wild Cities"Justin AndersonDecember 4, 2020 (2020-12-04)
When Los Angeles, Chicago, and Toronto light up at nightfall, they create worlds of opportunities for the cleverest animals willing to take the risk.
66"Cheetah Plains"Simon MurielDecember 4, 2020 (2020-12-04)
In Kenya's Maasai Mara, two cheetah brothers attempt a high speed night hunt with a gang of powerful hyenas on their trail.

Season 2 (2021)[edit]

No. in
Title [3]Directed byOriginal release date
71"Elephant Plains"Simon MurielApril 16, 2021 (2021-04-16)
A family of African elephants leverage the cool night to journey in search of water but the darkness leaves them unexpectedly vulnerable.
82"Puma Mountain"Joe StevensApril 16, 2021 (2021-04-16)
A young puma coming of age in the Patagonian mountains must learn to survive on her own after her mother leaves to start a new family.
93"Kangaroo Valley"Tom PayneApril 16, 2021 (2021-04-16)
Trying to survive the Australian night, a family of kangaroos evade a pack of hungry dingoes hunting them in the darkness.
104"Coral Reef"Joe StevensApril 16, 2021 (2021-04-16)
As night descends, the coral reef world transform. A dazzling realm of hidden hunters and natural wonders emerge from the dark.
115"Seal Coast"Justin AndersonApril 16, 2021 (2021-04-16)
On Namibia's Skeleton Coast, a seal pup left home alone must outwit jackals and hyena ambushes to survive the night.
126"Polar Bear Winter"Robin DimblebyApril 16, 2021 (2021-04-16)
A mother polar bear must lead her cubs through one of the year's coldest, longest nights at the onset of arctic winter.


Earth At Night In Color was announced on August 26, 2020, along with the rest of the late-2020 docuseries lineup being released by Apple TV+, including Long Way Up, Tiny World, and Becoming You.[1] The six-episode first season was released on December 4, 2020, and the second six-episode season was released on April 16, 2021.[4][2]


  1. ^ a b c Low, Elaine (August 26, 2020). "Apple TV Plus to Debut Docuseries 'Tiny World,' 'Becoming You,' 'Earth at Night in Color'". Variety. Archived from the original on March 3, 2021. Retrieved March 25, 2021.
  2. ^ a b c d e "Breaking News - Apple TV+ Announces "The Year Earth Changed," An Uplifting Wildlife Documentary Special Narrated by David Attenborough, Heralding Earth Day 2021 |". The Futon Critic. March 29, 2021. Retrieved March 29, 2021.
  3. ^ a b "Earth At Night In Color - Episodes". Apple TV+ Press. Retrieved March 29, 2021.
  4. ^ Darwish, Meaghan (December 4, 2020). "'Earth at Night in Color' EP on Bringing Nocturnal Behaviors to Light for Apple TV+". TV Insider. Archived from the original on January 15, 2021. Retrieved March 25, 2021.

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