MIPTV to Host Preview of NBCUniversal’s The Americas


MIPTV is set to host a preview of NBCUniversal’s The Americas, produced by the BBC Studios Natural History Unit, along with a fireside chat to introduce the series.

Toby Gorman, president of Universal Television Alternative Studio, and BBC Studios Natural History Unit’s Mike Gunton and Holly Spearing will offer insights on the revolutionary filmmaking technology they used to showcase the wonders of the Americas in the new ten-part series, which features narration from Tom Hanks and music by Hans Zimmer.

The Americas is executive produced by Gunton for BBC Studios Natural History Unit, in association with Universal Television Alternative Studio. Distribution is being handled by NBCUniversal Global TV Distribution. The series is set to premiere on NBC in 2025.

The preview and fireside chat event is scheduled to take place on Tuesday, April 9, at 11 a.m. in the Palais des Festivals.