TUNE IN: ‘MEERKAT MANOR: RISE OF THE DYNASTY’ RETURNS
SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 4 AT 9 PM ET ON BBC AMERICA
“Gear up to again have your heartstrings tugged by the big emotions
these little creatures can evoke.” – Channel Guide Magazine
Meerkat Manor: Rise of the Dynasty, returns Saturday, September 4 at 9pm ET/8c following the finale of Eden: Untamed Planet. The seven all-new half-hour episodes are part of BBC AMERICA’s Wonderstruck programming line-up each Saturday, celebrating the elegance and power of our natural world.
Meerkat Manor: Rise of the Dynasty continues the compelling saga of the heartstring-tugging, dramatic tale of survival revolving around three families of meerkats who are descendants of the legendary meerkat matriarch, Flower. Neighbors and rivals who share a bloodline are forced to compete for food and resources in an environment that is undergoing a great deal of change: the Kalahari Desert in South Africa.
Narrated by BAFTA-winning actor Bill Nighy, the BBC AMERICA series is a co-production with Oxford Scientific Films.
Episode Seven – “Hard Times”
Saturday, Sept 4 at 9pm ET/8c on BBC America, available next day on AMC+
After losing her two previous litters Flint is expecting the arrival of her third but the land-grabbing Ubuntu threaten to make her homeless. Tensions at Whiskers, exacerbated by the extreme heat, cause loyal Brea to make an uncharacteristic move. An unexpected return signals sinister consequences.
Episode Eight – “Coming of Age”
Saturday, Sept 11 at 8pm ET/7c on BBC America, available next day on AMC+
Sencha returns to the Hakuna Matata family but her arrival sparks concern – what are her intentions toward Flint’s newborn pups? Trouble is brewing for Epsilon who is pregnant at the same time as her mother; and a severe dust storm leaves Swift down on numbers and treacherous Pandi with an opportunity.
Programming update: a new episode premieres weekly through October 16.